STK-ID 38930

Various shots of Cree girls carrying spruce boughs into winter hunting lodge in Northern Quebec, light snow falling. Various interior shots of Cree women laying spruce boughs on floor in lodge. CS of Cree mother and her baby boy lying on floor, little boy sleeping and mother watching him with a smile. CS of young girl with PAN to mother and her baby, PAN back to young girl watching them, PAN with ZOOM IN on mother and baby. Several shots from different angles of Cree girl walking in snow from lodge to lake with buckets in hand, breaking ice with a long pick and shovelling snow from hole, filling her buckets with lake water, of her walking back to lodge. MCSs, ZOOM IN CSs of Cree woman sitting on the ground in lodge playing hand string games including CS of baby sleeping next to her.


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