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The Eskimo: Fight for Life

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A record of the life of the Netsilingmiut in the area around Kugaaruk (formerly Pelly Bay) in the Canadian Arctic during their last migratory camp. This film was produced, with commentary, from footage filmed over a period of three years, from summer 1963 to the late winter of 1965, and released in 1967 for the Netsilik series. The series was an attempt to recreate the traditional lifestyle of Netsilingmiut. It shows some traditional Inuit culture, the communal life of the seal hunters and their families, and their complete relationship to their environment. (Adapted from the Netsilik Eskimos series.)

1970, 51 min 06 s

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Blue Ribbon Award
Itinerant - American Film and Video Festival
May 11 to 15 1971, New York - USA