Navigating Discourse Genres:  Shows two small kids paddling a canoe

Parallel Texts in American Sign Language and English
on Canoeing in the Boundary Waters

with Eric Larson and Jenny Stenner
Interpretations by Anthony Verdeja

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is a federal wilderness in Northeastern Minnesota that is administered by the United States Forest Service. It’s a land of lakes and trees and rocks that is visited by millions of wilderness seekers every year. It is made up of several large areas and to access it you must have a permit. The map below shows its location as well as marking entry points.

BWCA entry point map

For more information on the BWCA, you can go to the following websites.

For General information about the Boundary Waters:

For Information on the Pemitting and Reservation Process:

For two different perspectives on the re-introduction of motors in the Boundary Waters: