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Esquimaux, The Netsilik Eskimo Today ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB525925
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producers:  Marc Beaudet
Directors:  Gilles Blais
Producing Agencies:  Education Development Center Incorporated (Cambridge),National Film Board of Canada (Montreal),Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Canadian Politics, Canadian Politics, Canadian Social Issues, Canadian Social Issues, Documentary, Documentary, First Nations Studies, First Nations Studies, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous Peoples, Social Issues, Social Issues, Social Studies, Social Studies
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1972
Running Time:  17m 49s


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This film, made in 1972, shows the life of an Inuit family in the settlement of Pelly Bay inside the Arctic Circle. Under a federal government scheme, permanent heated housing, a school and a store are provided for the community. This film affords a glimpse of the Inuit adaptation to these changed conditions. (See also Yesterday -- Today: The Netsilik Eskimo).

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