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At the Winter Sea Ice Camp: Part 1


10 November 2021

1309 ḵing gan

Filmed over a period of three years, from summer 1963 to the late winter of 1965, and released in 1967, the Netsilik series is about the tradtional lifestyle of Netsilingmiut living in the area around Kuugaruk.

In this episode, it is now late winter and the familes stop their trek and make camp. The men cut blocks for an igloo while the women shovel the site. During the day, the men sit patiently on the ice, waiting for seals. 

Dir: Quentin Brown. NFB. 1967.


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35m 42s






Kugaaruk; Nunavut

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Ḵwaan sda: NFB Content Licensed for Uvagut November 2021