Tuktu and his nice new clothes

Canada, 1968

Film
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Episode of Series “The Stories of Tuktu”.
Tuktu and other children are shown being fitted for and dressed in warm winter clothes, beautifully made by the Inuit women. We see the cutting, stitching and use of Arctic clothing, and we learn how important it is for Inuit mothers to be clever seamstresses.

Credits

producer

David Bairstow

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:14:15:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1968

Appears in

The Stories of Tuktu

Group of items

The Stories of Tuktu

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29791

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Arctic regions

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Eskimos - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Inuit - Canada, Northern - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Netsilik Eskimos

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - Canada

Crafts & Visual Arts → Clothing and dress

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Clothing and dress

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Clothing and dress

Places → Arctic regions

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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