Building a Kayak: Part 1

Building a Kayak: Part 1

| 32 min

This short documentary on the Netsilik Inuit depicts the initial steps in the construction of a kayak. The run-off is in full flow and it is time for the Inuit to build a watercraft. The whole family is involved in shaping this invaluable tool.

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Credits
  • director
    Quentin Brown
  • producer
    Quentin Brown
  • executive producer
    Kevin Smith
  • consultant
    Asen Balikci
    Guy Mary-Rousselière
  • camera
    Richard Bergman
    Ken Campbell
    Ken Post
    Douglas Wilkinson
    Robert Young
  • sound
    Jacques Drouin
  • editing
    Elvin Carini
    Michel Chalifour
    William Gaddis
    Jack Hirschfield
    Bill Tannebring
  • sound editing
    Malca Gillson
    Ken Page
    Don Wellington

  • mmiles54

    Wonderful film. Subtle yet engaging story telling and a valuable Canadian cultural artifact.

    mmiles54, 30 Jun 2012
  • Aatami

    I always wondered who the stars of the programs are.

    Aatami, 13 Jun 2012
  • Dmytro

    Well done. Enjoyed every minute of it. Especially how the boy copied everything the adults would do. Very unique and hence valuable documentary.

    Dmytro, 26 Apr 2012