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Cree Hunters of Mistassini

1974 57 min
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An NFB crew filmed a group of three families, Cree hunters from Mistassini. Since times predating agriculture, this First Nations people have gone to the bush of the James Bay and Ungava Bay area to hunt. We see the building of the winter camp, the hunting and the rhythms of Cree family life.

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Cree Hunters of Mistassini

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An NFB crew filmed a group of three families, Cree hunters from Mistassini. Since times predating agriculture, this First Nations people have gone to the bush of the James Bay and Ungava Bay area to hunt. We see the building of the winter camp, the hunting and the rhythms of Cree family life.
  • director
    Boyce Richardson
    Tony Ianzelo
  • producer
    Colin Low
  • executive producer
    Len Chatwin
  • script
    Boyce Richardson
  • narrator
    Boyce Richardson
  • photography
    Tony Ianzelo
  • sound
    Richard Besse
    Jean Guy Normandin
  • editing
    Ginny Stikeman
  • sound editing
    John Knight
  • re-recording
    Michel Descombes
    Claude Delorme

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Ages 14 to 17
Make an anchor chart illustrating the relationships of the people in the community who provide for themselves and each other. What are the roles and responsibilities? Is this fair? In what ways do these relationships exist in other cultures, including our own? Examine how these lines of interdependence influence or reflect the values in a culture.
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