STK-ID 34479

At the autumn river camp: Various shots of a group of Inuit men and women carrying packs of provisions and children on their backs, with their husky dogs also carrying packs, trekking across snow-covered terrain, on their way to the autumn river camp. Various shots of two men cutting blocks of snow with their snow knives, starting to construct a karmak (snow house with skin roof), and placing skins on top of completed walls of karmak. MSs of men cutting snow blocks and placing them around outside of completed karmak as extra protection against the weather. Various shots of two men cutting blocks of snow and building exterior fireplace against the wall of the karmak, placing stones on which to put the soapstone cooking pot. Evening shots, MSs and MCSs of a woman cooking at exterior fireplace. MSs of men leaving camp to go fishing. MCSs and CSs of man making a fishing hole in the river ice. Several shots from different angles of two men at fishing holes jigging with decoy lures and spearing salmon trout with their leisters (two-pronged spears), then packing their catches in skin holders.


Excerpt from
Netsilik Eskimos
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Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm color master pos
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720 x 486