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Group Hunting on the Spring Ice, Part 1
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Group Hunting on the Spring Ice, Part 1
Part of the Series: Netsilik Eskimo Series

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At the Autumn River Camp, Part 1
It is late autumn and the Eskimos travel through soft snow and build karmaks, shelters with snow walls and a roof of skins, in the river valley. The geese are…
At the Autumn River Camp, Part 2
The men build an igloo and the household goods are moved in. They begin the complicated task of making a sleigh, using the skins from the tent, frozen fish, caribou…
At the Caribou Crossing Place, Part 1
The time is early autumn. The woman wakes and dresses the boy. He practices with his sling while she spreads a caribou skin to dry. The boy picks berries and…
At the Caribou Crossing Place, Part 2
Two men arrive at the camp and the four build from stones a long row of manlike figures, inukshult, down toward the water. They wait for caribou and then chase…
At the Spring Sea Ice Camp, Part 1
Part 1, color, 27 minutes Two Eskimo families travel across the wide sea ice. Before night falls they build small igloos and we see the construction in detail. The next…
At the Spring Sea Ice Camp, Part 2
Part 2, color, 27 minutes The men are hunting seal through the sea-ice in the bleak windy weather. The wind disturbs the "tell-tales," made of eider down or a hair…
At the Spring Sea Ice Camp, Part 3
Part 3, color, 27 minutes The hunter is traveling alone with sled and dogs. There is a sharp sound and he sees a ground squirrel, sets his snare and soon…
At the Winter Sea Ice Camp, Part 1
Part 1, color, 36 minutes In late winter when the cold is severe, the people and dogs are glad to stop their trek and make camp. In the blue dusk…
At the Winter Sea Ice Camp, Part 2
Part 2, color, 36 minutes In the morning the women spread the furs over the igloos to air. The children play, striking a ball of fur with a bone bat.…
At the Winter Sea Ice Camp, Part 3
Part 3, color, 30 minutes Work begins on a big community igloo, and all share in the building of it; one cuts, one carries, one builds, and so on. The…
At the Winter Sea Ice Camp, Part 4
Part 4, color, 35 minutes A bitter wind blows and the dogs huddle in the snow. In the igloo, the children scratch in the rime on the ice window. A…
Building a Kayak, Part 1
Part 1, color, 32 minutes Now it is July - summer. The run-off is in full spate and open water shows offshore. Ice cakes melt on the shingle. On the…
Building a Kayak, Part 2
Part 2, color, 33 minutes As the kayak takes shape there are more ribs to be split and shaped to fit, more soaking, bending and binding, more skins to soak…
Fishing at the Stone Weir, Part 1
Part 1 Full summer, and the tundra is bare; skin tents are up and it is time to attend to the fishing as the fish move upstream. The men are…
Fishing at the Stone Weir, Part 2
Part 2, color There are many men fishing now and even the children on shore imitate the motions of the men. Rain sweeps over the tundra but the work goes…
Group Hunting on the Spring Ice, Part 1
Part 1, color, 34 minutes Late June, and much of the land is bare. There are sounds of running water, and melt ponds shine everywhere. The woman carries heather and…
Group Hunting on the Spring Ice, Part 2
Part 2, color, 28 minutes The men are out on the sea ice and the women work at the tasks of camp. Seal skins are pegged to dry in the…
Group Hunting on the Spring Ice, Part 3
Part 3, color, 33 minutes The men are moving about on the sea ice, probing for unsafe ice and watching for seals. The snow cover is nearly gone now, and…
Jigging for Lake Trout
More signs of winter's end as more wildlife returns. The family makes an excursion for fresh fish from a lake. They build a karmak and move in the furs, cooking…
Stalking Seal on the Spring Ice, Part 1
About Stalking Seal on the Spring Ice Part 1, color, 25 minutes - launch preview watch a preview The family is on the shore of Pelly Bay in May-June. A…
Stalking Seal on the Spring Ice, Part 2
About Stalking Seal on the Spring Ice Part 2, color, 34 minutes - launch preview watch a preview A seal is seen nosing from a snow-melt pool. The hunter sits…

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