In celebration of Nunavut stories of Tuktu. volume 1

Published 2016
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This series centres on the reminiscences of Tuktu, a fictional elder, recalling the traditional Inuit ways of his childhood. The Tuktu series was compiled from footage of the Netsilik people of Pelly Bay. Volume 1 contains: Tuktu and His Nice New Clothes (14 min. 13 sec.) A tribute to the importance of women in traditional Inuit families. Without their unparalleled skill in sewing clothes and boots, nobody would survive winter. (1968); Tuktu and the Big Kayak (14 min. 16 sec.) Kayak-making from start to finish. Tuktu recalls his eagerness to use the bone drill and to cut wood--but instead, he must watch his father and learn. (1967); Tuktu and the Clever Hands (14 min. 8 sec.) Making a hunting knife, a fishing spear and a cooking pot, storing blubber in a sealskin, and splitting wood for binding hair--these are just some of the long-forgotten things Tuktu recalls his parents making and doing. (1968).

1 videodisc : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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