STK-ID 19404

Shots of Gitxsan trapper Ben Risdale pitching tent in woods. CSs of bear trap, bear's foot in trap. Shots of trapper setting beaver traps, scraping beaver skin, loading rifle, skinning deer. Shots of hunter cleaning rifle. Shots of trapper examining pelts. Shots of trapper taking pelts into Hudson's Bay Company post, coming out. Several interior shots of elderly Indigenous woman weaving basket. Exterior shots of elderly Indigenous man carving miniature totem poles from argylite stone. Exterior shots of group of Indigenous women knitting "Cowichan type" sweaters.


Excerpt from
Skeena River Trapline
British Columbia
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
16mm original kodachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486