STK-ID 12644

Indigenous people in Quebec: shots of elderly Innu (Montagnais) man collecting birchbark, of two Indigenous men paddling canoe on lake. Shot of Indigenous men, women and children arriving at Hudson's Bay Company post to shop. Interior scene showing them buying rifle shells in exchange for home made shoes. Shot of Indigenous man portaging birch canoe on his head. Shot of two men putting canoe in water and paddling across lake. Shot of trapper dousing campfire, shooting rapids in canoe, picking up other trapper and both travelling to settlement. Shot of woman dipping water, baby being rocked in hammock. Shot of birch bark being stripped from tree.


Excerpt from
Indians of Canada
Quebec (province)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
16mm original kodachrome, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486