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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 Social Issues, Documentary, First Nations Studies, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Social Issues, Social Studies
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1972
Running Time:  17:49


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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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