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Creator:
Hubbard, Bernard R (Bernard Rosecrans) 1888-1962  Search this
Physical description:
360 ft (10 min) sound b&w video
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
North America
Date:
1939
Notes:
Supplementary materials: 1
Summary:
Edited film depicting the diet of the Inupiat of King Island, Alaska. Shown are scenes of women picking blue berries and "Eskimo spinach," preparing salmon and other foods for eating and storage, packing babies on their backs, and cutting walrus flippers. Men are shown preparing kayaks to go fishing, fishing, and carving ivory. Boys are also shown collecting puffin, auklet, and murre eggs. Hubbard narrates the film explaining their diet.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Local number:
HSFA 1993.1.2
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219187