Saputi (Fish Traps) 1993

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uploaded by: Norman Cohn

uploaded date: 28 octubre 1993

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Third Isuma recreated fiction, 1993. As summer ends near Igloolik in the 1930's, three families build a saputi to trap fish going upriver for the winter. The days are getting shorter and young people daydream, while waiting for fish to come. But nature is not always predictable....

Saputi is a part of the Unikaatuatiit (Story Tellers) Series.

Filmmakers: Paulossie Qulitalik, Zacharias Kunuk, Norman Cohn

Year of Production: 1993

Filmmaker Contact: info [at] isuma [dot] ca; www.isuma.ca

Distributor Information: Vtape

Country: Canada

Region: Igloolik; Nunavut, Canadian Arctic

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Duration:

30m 35s

Tagged:

fire bow, fishtraps, ift_community_OldIglulik, qijuttaq (fire plant), saputi, Unikaatuatiit (Story Tellers) Series

Languages:

Inuktitut

Location:

Igloolik, NU, Canada

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