Tuktu and the trials of strength

Canada, 1968

Film
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Episode of Series “The Stories of Tuktu”.
Strong and hardy Inuit hunters demonstrate and test their strength in boxing, tug-of-war, and other strenuous activities. We see and hear the drum dance, a demonstration of Inuit poetry and rhythm.

Credits

director

Laurence Hyde

producer

David Bairstow

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:14:13:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29801

Subject categories

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

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Inuit - 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)

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