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Tuktu and his Eskimo Dogs

1967 14 min
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This short docu-fiction film illustrates how traditionally dogs were used by the Netsilik Inuit, in winter and summer. We see puppies and sled dogs used as pack animals. Eskimo dogs were also used for hunting, being particularly skilful at sniffing out seal blowholes when deep snow covered the winter sea ice.

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Tuktu and his Eskimo Dogs

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This short docu-fiction film illustrates how traditionally dogs were used by the Netsilik Inuit, in winter and summer. We see puppies and sled dogs used as pack animals. Eskimo dogs were also used for hunting, being particularly skilful at sniffing out seal blowholes when deep snow covered the winter sea ice.

  • director
    Laurence Hyde
  • script
    Laurence Hyde
  • editing
    Laurence Hyde
  • producer
    David Bairstow
  • sound editing
    Marguerite Payette
  • music
    Robert Fleming
  • narrator
    Tommy Tweed

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