STK-ID 8057

Sev MS to MLS of a man and two Cree women walking on snowshoes to frozen river. Various shots of man shovelling snow and watching beaver trap. Shots from different angles of them walking on snowshoes near river to another beaver trap, of them walking in bush to hare's snare and woman checking it, of them walking back in bush. Various shots of Cree man and his son snowshoeing on clearing and in bush. Shots from different angles of them with dog and sled near river at beaver trap, of them shovelling snow and breaking ice with pick, taking beaver in trap out of hole, of dead beaver lying in snow, of another dead beaver lying beside first one, of man entering wooden branch in beaver's nose and attaching them. MS of man arriving at lodge pulling beaver attached with rope, woman getting beaver in lodge.


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