Muktuk

Shot on the mosquito-ridden shores of the Mackenzie Delta in Canada's North-West territories, the film deals with the annual Beluga (white whale) hunt. Three families are followed who have migrated 110 miles in order to lay supplies for the winter. Central character, Buster Kalek and his grands...

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Main Author: Johnston, Graham
Other Authors: Kalek, Buster, Kalek, Trevor
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Royal Anthropological Institute 1983, 1983
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Shot on the mosquito-ridden shores of the Mackenzie Delta in Canada's North-West territories, the film deals with the annual Beluga (white whale) hunt. Three families are followed who have migrated 110 miles in order to lay supplies for the winter. Central character, Buster Kalek and his grandson Trevor, are seen in a dramatic Beluga chase. Elders of the Innuvialluit Eskimo feel that the survival of their way of life lies in the transmission of knowledge about traditional fishing
Item Description:Title from resource description page (viewed Feb. 27, 2013)
Physical Description:1 online resource (40 min.)