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The Owl and the Raven: An Eskimo Legend ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB525860
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producers:  Pierre Moretti
Directors:  Co Hoedeman
Producing Agencies:  Canada. Dept. of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (Ottawa),Canada. Ministère des affaires indiennes et du Nord canadien (Ottawa),National Film Board of Canada (Montreal),Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Animation, Animation, Arts, Arts, Canadian Literature, Canadian Literature, Children's Stories, Children's Stories, Education, Education, First Nations Studies, First Nations Studies, Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous Peoples, Literature, Literature
Language:  English
Grade Level:  6 - 8, 9 - 12
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1973
Running Time:  6m 39s


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According to this Inuit legend the raven was not always the jet-black bird that it is today. The owl had something to do with it. What happened makes an engaging story acted out by two life-like puppets made of seal fur. The film, narrated partly in Inuktitut, partly in English, is largely the work of Inuit artists.

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