STK-ID 33376

HALS PAN over town of Aklavik. MS of white doctor and Indigenous woman at entrance of North Star Inn. AERIAL SHOTs over barren, rocky ridges, of river, of Mackenzie Delta, of rocky wastes in delta, lakes and streams in distant background. Shots of men boarding Noorduyn Norseman seaplane, Inuit men, women and children looking on from shore, of plane taxiing and taking off as Inuit watch in foreground. Shots of Inuit children posing along shore, Noorduyn Norseman seaplane in background. Shots of nuns and nurse talking with elderly Inuit woman, of women laughing. Front shots of men sitting around table, man in front of table signing paper and getting money. CU of Indigenous trapper speaking. Shot of Inuit man with his family being interviewed by white man in office.


Excerpt from
Community of the North
Aklavik, Mackenzie River
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486