Eskimos: Winter in Western Alaska (1950)

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Typical activities of Alaskan Eskimo life throughout a long winter. Depicts the Eskimo’s dependence upon fish as a food supply and illustrates methods of obtaining fish. Portrays food, clothing, and household activities and shows methods of keeping warm. Reveals dangers incident to a seal hunt and ends with an authentic Eskimo dance.

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