Tuktu and the caribou hunt

Canada, 1968

Film
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Episode of Series “The Stories of Tuktu”.
When the caribou cross the small lakes to reach new grazing ground, the Inuit hunt the animals from their kayaks. Tuktu’s father has bad luck with his hunting and a caribou escapes his spear. But we see him bringing one home, and the film ends with an outdoor fire and everyone enjoying a feast.

Credits

producer

David Bairstow

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:14:10:00

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

29794

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Zoology - Arctic regions

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Arctic regions

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Eskimos - Hunting

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

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Hunting and gathering societies

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Hunting

Places → Arctic regions

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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