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Angotee: Story of an Eskimo Boy, 1953

Catalog Data

Physical description:
reference 1 videocassette (30 min.) snd. col. 1/2 inch VHS
master 1 videocassette (30 min.) snd. col. 3/4 inch
print 1 reel (1,062 ft.) snd. col. 16mm
Culture:
Inuit  Search this
Indians of North America Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
North America
Canada
Date:
1953
Addl. KW Subjects:
Eskimo
Eskimo
Summary:
Edited film, produced by National Film Board of Canada, chronicles the life of Angotee (who is from near Baffin Island) from birth to age 20, when his own child is born. Film shows scenes of his mother, father, and grandmother; Angotee as a baby; his first caribou skin clothes; playing with sled dogs; his sisters learning to chew seal skin for boots and mitts; death of his mother; killing his first seal at age 12; his marriage in the Catholic Church at age 18; and Angotee with his wife and son leaving the family igloo at age 20.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Local number:
HSFA 1993.16.1
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219193