Won’t be sorry at all to see our leaky unreliable hand pump faucet go

Won't be sorry at all to see our leaky unreliable…

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@gooddoghazel watches the Secret History media cabinet

@gooddoghazel watches the Secret History media cabinet

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A River Playlist [AUDIO]

A music playlist that you can use as the moody…

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Shantyboat workday

Shantyboat workday

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Found in Alex’s bathroom near the shantyboat

Found in Alex's bathroom near the shantyboat

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At the shantyboat this morning making lists

At the shantyboat this morning making lists

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Secret History Lyrical Trailer [VIDEO]

The Secret History lyrical trailer from the talented Lauren Kincaid-Filbey…

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Great rewards – Check out the Kickstarter

The work we do with the Secret History of American…

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How shantyboats helped build a culture [VIDEO]

A great video about the project by Kirsten Dirksen “I…

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Fair Companies: How shantyboats down the Mississippi helped build a culture

Long before Wes Modes began planning a journey down the…

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Laughing Squid: Artist Rides Rivers in a Homemade Shantyboat to Learn About the People Who Live on the Banks

Wes Modes, an artist and lecturing professor at UC Santa…

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Outfit the Shantyboat

As part of our upcoming fundraiser to support our summer…

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Ask Me Anything!

We did a Reddit AMA. We've done AMAs in 2014…

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Looking Back at the War Against the Dakota People in Minnesota [AUDIO]

I was reminded of these interviews recently, and how little…

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Miah marveling at the amazing generous gifts flooding in

Miah in total amazement at the amazing generous gifts flooding…

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People ask all the time about how the shantyboat was built

Now, all of the shantyboat build process is available on…

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“Secret History shantyboat at sunset”

"Secret History shantyboat at sunset

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“Secret History shantyboat under stormy skies”

"Secret History shantyboat under stormy skies

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“A day off on the Secret History shantyboat”

"A day off on the Secret History shantyboat

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Gerty Tonjum, boathouse owner, talks about river time [Video]

Gerty Tonjum, boathouse owner in Winona, MN along the banks…

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Secret History shantyboat clean-up day and mouse habitat exploration [video]

Secret History shantyboat clean-up day and mouse habitat exploration

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Freddie’s Dead

You may remember that our 1978 20 hp Mercury outboard…

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A sad mouse casualty aboard the shantyboat. He may or may not have died of natural causes

A sad mouse casualty aboard the shantyboat. He may or…

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What surprises await us in the Secret History installation media cabinet?

What surprises await us in the Secret History installation media…

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Secret History Shantyboat after a long wet winter

Secret History Shantyboat after a long wet winter

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This Summer’s Expedition on the Sacramento River

In previous years, Modes has exhibited the project in the…

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Secret History shantyboat nestled in the redwoods in California

Secret History shantyboat nestled in the redwoods in California

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A Journey Home

Two weeks in Paducah and then a hellbent journey across…

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Tribune-Courier: Floating Artist

In general, when people are posed with the question, ‘What…

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Shantyboat home in Felton California

Shantyboat home in Felton California. Benzy has to lift the…

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Shantyboat in the Paducah Labor Day Parade

Shantyboat in the Paducah Labor Day Parade. Nathan Lynn playing…

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