STK-ID 33799

Shadow of hunter and his dogteam on snow and good view of dogteam from sled as it skims over snow through forest on way to hunting grounds. View of sled and dogteam beside caribou which Aboriginal hunter has shot. He begins skinning caribou. He begins by removing head. CUs of skinning and removing head, cutting caribou up the middle and complete sequence of the actual removing of skin. The man spreads caribou skin on the snow to dry. Shots of hunter quartering and cutting up the meat, saving the edible portions and feeding the entrails to dogs. MS of dog eating. Shots of other dogs eating and relaxing after meal. Hunter washes his hands in snow. CU of blood splattered ground and various cuts of meat in the snow. LS of campfire along edge of forest with dogteam and meat on snow in foreground. MS of hunter warming himself over fire and roasting a choice cut of meat on a stick. CS of hunter using knife to cut steak he is eating. He takes the steak in his teeth, cuts off desired portion with his knife. Good evening sequence of dogteam and man silhouetted against sunset and evening sky as he returns home after a successfull day on the hunting grounds.


Excerpt from
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm original kodachrome, 16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080