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The remarkable construction of the venerable snowshoe is demonstrated from start to finish. Atikamekw Elders Mariane and Athanas Jacob take us into the forest to select the tree that will become a fresh new pair of snowshoes.

This short is part of the Manawan series directed by Alanis Obomsawin.

Remastered on DVD in 2009.

1972, 07 min 27 s

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