STK-ID 38926

Construction of winter lodge: MS to MCS in evergreen forest of Cree men walking from tent on lakeside to construction site with axes and power saw including PAN and ZOOM IN on woman entering tent and PAN back to men arriving at lodge. Various shots of boy serving tea to men at work. MS of man transporting log on his shoulders. MS of another one putting moss between each new log erected on wall. Various CSs of man sawing and axing log on wall with boy hanging it. Several shots from different angles of men erecting lodge walls including MLSs of trees falling in forest and of man transporting logs from forest to construction site, little bit of snow on trees. MS of Cree girl in bush transporting on her back two big bags of moss for lodge insulation. Several shots from different angles of Indigenous woman and children in bush pulling up moss and carrying it to construction site in bags or cover. Several shots from different angles of men raising roof beams including shots of women watching and children playing around.


Excerpt from
Cree Hunters of Mistassini
Mistassini, Nord-du-Quebec (region)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080