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In Celebration of Nunavut - Stories of Tuktu - Volume 5

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This series centres on the reminiscences of Tuktu, a fictional elder, recalling the traditional Inuit ways of his childhood. The Tuktu series was compiled from footage of the Netsilik people of Pelly Bay. Volume 5 contains: Tuktu and His Eskimo Dogs (14 min. 10 sec.) The playful puppies born to one of the Tuktu's family dogs quickly learn to do the work that is expected of them: acting as pack dogs in the summer, pulling sleds and sniffing out seal breathing holes in the winter. (1968); Tuktu and His Animal Friends (14 min. 13 sec.) Tuktu describes many of the smaller creatures of the Arctic--from gulls and terns, to weasels and lemmings. (1967)

1999, 29 min 22 s

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