Tuktu and the magic bow

Canada, 1968

Film
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Episode of Series “The Stories of Tuktu”.
The Inuit in far-off times used the bow and arrow for hunting. We see a bow being made and how the Inuit practise their shooting skill by aiming arrows at snow men and snow bears. Tuktu’s father proves himself the best at this test of hunting skill.

Credits

director

Laurence Hyde

producer

David Bairstow

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:15:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29797

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Eskimos - Hunting

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Inuit - Canada

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

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)

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