People of the Seal: Eskimo Winter

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People of the Seal: Eskimo Winter

  • 1971 ----- color ----- 52 min ----- 16mm
  • The second co-production shows how families gather in communities on the sea ice to harpoon seal as they come up through the breathing holes in the ice. Mid-winter is seen, too, as a time of intense socializing in the communal igloo with games, contests and ceremonial activities.
  • Topics: (American Indian Studies, Canadian Studies)