STK-ID 15370

Various shots from fishermen's boats and from other boat, of Indigenous men (Cree?) fishing singly and in pairs, pulling in nets, unhooking fishes, throwing nets back into water. LS of Canso flying boat arriving at pier. Front HAS of Canso at pier, Indigenous man, government inspector on nose of plane. MS of two Indigenous men checking document on pier. MS of document. Shots of cartons labelled "Northland Fish Limited" being loaded into Canso. LS of Canso taxiing along shore. HAS of Indigenous men rolling cart-loads of frozen fish onto pier, loading fish into Canso. MS of Indigenous woman turning around to reveal baby on her back. Shot of young Indigenous children near their mother. LS of refrigerated van backing up to small ice house. Various shots of boxes of fish being loaded into truck, of driver getting into cab, doors of van being closed and locked. MLS of Canso gaining altitude, forest in background. Various shots of white fish being washed at freezing plant, being filleted, weighed by Indigenous men and women, government inspectors looking on. Various shots of freezing plant, of camp at Island Lake. Low level AERIAL SHOTs of Island Lake, islands, Canso.


Excerpt from
Manitoba Fishing
Island Lake (town)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080