STK-ID 38931

Various exterior shots of Cree woman scratching beaver skin on hoop with a knife including shots of a little girl watching her. Various outside shots of Cree couple watching beaver pelts on hoops hanging on rack and attaching hoops all together including shots of children playing around, snow in evidence. MSs of pack bones hanging on tree and PAN MS on pelts. MSs of Cree couple flicking off snow from pelts and of them walking back to lodge. MS of a man and his daughter snowshoeing to mink trap with MCS of them getting mink out of trap and leaving. CS of man hanging bones on tree branch and TILT UP CS on tree full of bones, furs and bone enveloped in paper. MS of same tree with lots of snow on it. Various shots of Cree man attaching dog to sled, of another one putting his snowshoes on, of man and son snowshoeing with dog and sled on lake in snowstorm with rifle on shoulder. LS of man, boy and dog on lake with ZOOM IN MLS of them and ZOOM OUT to LS again. MS of man and his son with a rifle in bush, snow in evidence. PAN, ZOOM IN on partridge on a tree, falling. MS of boy catching it, breaking his neck, starting to moult it, taking the heart out and hanging it on tree, man washing his hands in snow.


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