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Creator:
Boulton, Laura musicologist  Search this
Physical description:
757 ft (21 min) sound color video
Culture:
French-Canadians  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Scenic shots of shoreline
Place:
Canada
Quebec
North America
Date:
1943
Notes:
Supplementary materials: 1
Summary:
Edited film produced for the National Film Board of Canada depicting the arts and crafts of eastern Canadian Eskimos. Featured are scenic shots of shoreline, kayak building, leather scraping, boot making, ivory carving, net making, finger weaving, instrument making, and music, dance, and costume. Robert Flaherty is credited as consultant.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Costume--traditional  Search this
Music--traditional  Search this
Vessels--kayak  Search this
Manufacture--kayak building  Search this
Toys--toy kayak  Search this
Knife--"ulu"--woman's knife  Search this
Manufacture--boot making--"mukruk"  Search this
Processing--leather tooling--leather "scraping"  Search this
Manufacture--ivory carving  Search this
Carving--ivory carving--walrus tusks  Search this
Manufacture--net making  Search this
Manufacture--finger woven bands  Search this
Processing--preparation of animal skin  Search this
Manufacture--manufacture of fishing spears  Search this
Smoking--pipe smoking  Search this
Manufacture--manufacture of drums  Search this
Games--wrestling  Search this
Dance--traditional  Search this
Settlement--rural  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1987.9.19
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218876