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In Celebration of Nunavut - Netsilik - Volume 2

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This extraordinary series is a record of the traditional way of life of the Netsilik people, through the seasons of the year. Presented with no commentary or music, these videos are in Inuktitut, with no subtitles.Volume 2 contains: At the Caribou Crossing Place: Part 1 (30 min. 15 sec) September scenes of a family staying in two skin tents. The men return with a caribou; the animal is skinned, and the meat is hung up to dry. One of the men carves a piece of bone into an arrow. (1967); At the Caribou Crossing Place: Part 2 (29 min. 21 sec.) Two caribou appear at the camp, and one man chases them towards the inuksuit (rock cairns usually in the shape of humans; used as landmarks). The inuksuit frighten the caribou, driving them into the water. The men get into their kayaks and spear them. The caribou are skinned and cleaned. The woman cooks the meat, a feast follows. (1967) Some graphic hunting footage. Please preview before view.

1999, 60 min 39 s

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