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Cree Hunters of Mistassini

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During the winter since times predating agriculture, the Cree of Mistassini have gone to the bush of the James and Ungava Bay area to hunt. Three hunting families agreed to meet an NFB crew, who filmed the building of the winter camp, the hunting, the relationship to the land, and the rhythms of Cree family life. This sensitive film expresses Cree beliefs and the ecological principles that are the foundation of their lives.

1974, 57 min 53 s

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Etrog for Best Documentary over 30 minutes
Genie Awards
October 7 to 12 1975, Niagara-on-the-Lake - Canada

Television Award - Silver Boomerang given to the Best Entry specifically Made for Television
International Film Festival
June 6 to 21 1975, Melbourne - Australia

Robert Flaherty Award
BAFTA / British Academy of Film & Television Awards
March 1 1975, London - England