LSs of group of canoes moving towards camera on river. Sequence on Indigenous man hunting with a traditional arrow-throwing stick. LSs of wild ducks swimming on river. FOLLOW SHOTs of black bear swimming in water, of wild ducks swimming through marsh, of squirrel running down tree, of Indigenous men moving down river in two canoes. Shots of men portaging through wooded area. Sequence showing them putting down canoe, preparing snare to catch partridge, catching partridge in tree, partridge dying on ground. MS of two men sleeping in tent. Shots of bear and moose tracks in mud. MS of portaging canoe through wooded area. Shots of bear tracks in mud, TILT UP to wooded area. FOLLOW SHOTs of bear swimming in water. MLS of hawk flying over river. Sequence on two men paddling on river in canoe, including views of man holding rifle from bow of canoe, of men jumping off canoe, climbing onto river bank, disapearing into forest. Shots of ducks swimming on river. MS of silhouette of man against sunset, calling moose with horn. Shots of men paddling through marsh in canoe. CSs of moose tracks. Sequence on men paddling towards camp on shore, of women in camp. LAMS of two nests atop trees. Several shots of men paddling down rivers in canoe. LAS of brown bear climbing up a tree. Shots of partridge in tree, of partridge dying on ground, man entering tent with partridge. BOATING SHOT of spruce tree tops. MS of men moving down river in canoe.


Excerpt from
Indian Moose Hunters
Quebec (province)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486