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The Owl Who Married a Goose: An Eskimo Legend ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB527885
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producers:  Pierre Moretti
Directors:  Caroline Leaf
Producing Agencies:  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, Canadian Literature, Children's Stories, First Nations Studies, Health and Medicine, Indigenous Peoples, Literature, Media and Communications, Science
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1974
Running Time:  7m 38s


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In this Inuit legend it is plausible enough that a goose should capture the fancy of an owl and that the owl should be quite bewildered by what follows. The sound effects and voices are Inuktitut, but the animated pictures leave no doubt as to the happenings that transpire. It is a story with the wry humour characteristic of many Inuit tales, for audiences young or old.



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