STK-ID 37483

CS of Inuk cutting hole in snow. MS of Inuk bringing block of ice, dropping it next to other Inuk who inspects it, then cuts cavity in block with knife. PAN to other Inuk lighting skin containing meat with lighter, some standing around watching, while first Inuk continues cutting into block of ice. Shot of Inuk placing flaming skin in hole in snow, while other covers it with hollowed-out block of ice serving as lid. MS PAN of Inuit watching fire under ice, removing block of ice to check meat inside skin, replacing block. Various shots of fire burning under ice, Inuit watching fire. MS of Inuit watching fire, one digs next to hole to give fire air from underneath. CS of Inuk walking away holding flaming piece, placing it farther off, digging another hole.


Excerpt from
Debout sur leur terre
Nord-du-Quebec (region)
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio