STK-ID 9482

Rear shot and LS of Inuit paddling kayak at dusk. LS of flock of geese in "V" formation. Sequence showing Inuit family in summer tent, woman emerging from tent, PAN to father and son carving stone, woman checking pelts drying on bar. CSs of carving in progress. MS of woman throwing meat to dogs. Shots of two Inuit men firing rifles from flat punt. CS of Inuit carver drilling stone using unique method. Shot of hands putting black polish on stone, rubbing it in. Various shots of Inuit woman doing housekeeping outside tent, of family in tent carving stone, weaving baskets. Shots of Naimaloak carving stone, of woman chewing old boot, of another woman weaving basket. TILT DOWN from baby on mother's back to mother's hands kneading mukluk. CS of hands unwrapping carving of loon, TILT UP to smiling Inuit face. Shots of hands unwrapping carvings, of smiling faces. LS of Inuit looking for stones suitable for carving. CSs of elk, of Inuit hunter, of owls, of walrus. Sequence on Inuit launching his kayak, getting in, shoving off. CS of white whale on pier. PAN across bay to three summer tents in distance. Sequence showing Inuit paddling kayak, collecting stones, removing fish from night line.


Excerpt from
Eskimo Carvings
Canadian Arctic
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio