Emerick, Richard anthropology graduate student (1926- ) Search this
1,222 ft (35 min) silent color video
Edited film about Iglulingmiut hunters shot on the island of Igloolik, northeast Melville Peninsula, Northwest Territories, Canada. Shot between May and October 1954, the film was sponsored by the Danish National Museum and the University Museum, Philadelphia. Footage documents Iglulingmiut fishing and hunting in spring ice with focus on hunters killing and slaughtering seals, walrus, and polar bear and burying a cache of meat for later access during winter. Film also includes footage of some domestic activities in summer camp and archeological work.
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD