STK-ID 33454

Various shots of water, ice floes, as the "Aklavik" leaves Cambridge Bay for Bathurst Inlet. Shots of Fairchild seaplane at Bathurst Inlet. AERIAL SHOT and interior shot of plane during trip to Bloody Falls on Coppermine River, site of alleged massacre ofCoppermine Inuit by Dene guides in the 1700's. Shot of the "Aklavik" being towed by outboard motorboat at Cambridge Bay. Several CUs of faces of Inuit. PAN over large crowd of Inuits on deck of "SS Bay Chimo". Several shots of Inuit crewmen, of Inuit being ferried ashore at Kugluktuk (formerly known as Coppermine). Shot of priest working crank camera. Shipboard shots on "Aklavik", Mackinnon at helm. Shots of the Canalaska Company schooner "Nigalik" being assisted off sand bar by Hudson's Bay Company ship "Blue Fox". Shots of Inuit at Kugluktuk (formerly known as Coppermine), "SS Bay Chimo" ferrying supplies ashore. Various shots of seaplane being worked on, of foundation of wireless station being prepared. Several CUs of Inuit faces at Kugluktuk, prospectors' tent camp. Shots of Sergeant Anderson and Henry Larsen in outboard motorboat. Various shaky shots of Sergeant Roch aground, of men working to free "SS Bay Chimo" from ice.


Excerpt from
Kugluktuk, Kiluhiqtuq, Cambridge Bay
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm print b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486