Vietnamese bamboo bowl boat
Mandan willow-frame buffalo skin boat
Tibetan willow-frame yak skin boat (kudru) w/ yak butter grease (ghee) waterproofing
Large baskets from Yosemite valley Paiute/Miwok (Pen-uti-an) woman:
http://content.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt15801729/ (Yosemite valley flooded)
Words in Penutian, Maidun (water: momim ~ omi -danubian/Yoruba; miwok - kiku/liwa)
Penutian from pen (2) and uti (2), not an original tribal name.
British Celtic mai-dun, meaning a "great hill." (maidun hill fort, British south coast)
Situla: 7th c BC bronze age bucket/pail (Etruscan, Slovene, Egypt (mammaeform bottom cf Polynesian kavakava coconut bowl), probably derived from pitch-lined basket bowl cf shield)
Slovene: adjacent to Venice, 'origin' of Venetian/Veneti/Finnic/Uenn/Phoenician/Punic/Punt/Pun (red sea Ochre trade), linked via Danube to Nile Anu/danubia, always bordering empires (Rome, Austria, Ottoman), had Uralic languages.
mapiloa(N)=point/show with finger
Malays point with thumb, not finger (rude)
Maples have hand-like leaves (pentadactyle)
thumbs/fools/uei mapipiltin(N)who shone at small tlacuicuiliztli(N)=sculpture,=taquiyya(Arab)=
sweeping [no tree bark in desert, so cairns/stone markings/sweeping (also Peru)]
similar to shaving/sco(lpt)ring/scrap(pt)ing/stripping bark(beaver/bear/moose/mammoth), possibly related to first scripting/writing/runes/cuneiforms not stamped, cf alif/alpha/elf/eleve/vette|i(spade)
(tre/a/uck-travel/ois-trade-drag-troika) trunk/kudru(tibet coracle)/thung chai(Viet coracle)/thumb; first tropical coracle/hut-tent from plants, first ex-tropical coracle/hut-tent) may have been mammoth/elephant pelt, only much later defurred waxed/yak-buttered sewn leathers.
Giant art gallery yacht, Seafair, stops in Miami: http://www.expoships.com/