Tuktu and the big seal

Canada, 1968

Film
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Episode of Series “The Stories of Tuktu”.
A big seal gets away after being harpooned by Tuktu’s father. Perhaps it is the same seal that has, in the past, escaped the harpoons of other hunters. But Tuktu’s father does bring home a seal in the end.

Credits

director

Laurence Hyde

producer

David Bairstow

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:14:27:00

Colour

Colour

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29793

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Seals (Animals)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Eskimos - Hunting

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Indigenous peoples - Canada

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

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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