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The Mississippi Arts Hour | John Ruskie

Melody Moody Thortis speaks with artist, canoe builder and river guide, John Ruskey. Owner of Quapaw Canoe Company and former curator of the Delta Blues Museum, John is one of the most experienced guides on the lower Mississippi river. Melody and John talk about his passion for nature and his passion for passing down traditions including the process for making dug-out canoes and his work with young apprentices.