Cree hunters of Mistassini

Canada, 1974

Film
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During the winters, since times pre-dating agriculture, the Cree Indian people of Mistassini have gone to the bush of the James and Ungava Bay area to hunt. Three hunting families agreed to meet an NFBC crew, who filmed the building of the winter camp, the hunting , the relationship to the land, the rhythms of Cree family life. This sensitive film expresses Cree beliefs and ecological principles that are the foundation of their lives. (Awards include: Melbourne, Toronto, London)

Credits

co-director

Boyce Richardson

Tony Ianzelo

producer

Colin Low

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:58:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33852

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Awards

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Canada

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Indians of North America - Canada

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

Places → Canada

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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