STK-ID 8043

Several static and FOLLOW SHOTs of Cree and Chippewa men travelling in dog sled to hunting ground. LSs and MCSs of dog teams travelling through camp area, through snowy expanses, through bush land. MCSs of Indigenous men riding at back of sled, of dogs as seen from sled. Shot of man looking for lichen (caribou grass) under snow, finding it. CUs of dogs resting. Sequence on the two men preparing camp fire, eating, feeding dogs. Night shot of silhouettes of dogs' heads against reddish evening sky. Sequence on men digging in snow for lichen, cutting pieces of lichen and stacking them. TRAVELLING SHOT of dog team from sled. HAMLSs of dog team, sled full of lichen slabs arriving at Hudson's Bay Company post, unloading sled. Shot of men coming out of post with provisions, leaving in dog sled. Several shots of Hudson's Bay Company post, Indigenous men arriving mushing past camera in dog sleds, offering pelts to trader at door. Two MSs of facade of Hudson's Bay Company post, PANs to frigid-looking northern landscape.


Excerpt from
Caribou Hunters
Northern Manitoba
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
16mm original kodachrome, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio