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Boats and Fishermen of the Arctic & The Tropics
Description: Pathé Science Series film contrasting boat types and methods of fishing used by Central Eskimo and the Fiji Islanders.

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Clip #: TFA-244B
Length: 16:13
Year: 1928
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1920s
Region: Arctic
Subject: Boats
Original: 16mm
Keywords:
1920s, Arctic, Central Eskimo, Central Inuit, Inuits making kayaks by sewing sealskin stretched over driftwood frame, Inuits paddling kayaks through waves, Inuit rolling over in kayaks, Eskimo roll, Kayak roll, Inuit paddling kayak over another kayak, women rowing umiak boat, sealskin boots drying in sun on harpoon points on umiak, Fiji Islanders, Fijian paddling canoes made from tree trunks, Fijians out at sea paddling large canoes made of planks sewn together, canoe sails, outrigger, Fijian fishermen loading nets with long vine ropes attached onto outrigger canoe and paddling out to reefs, fishermen wading in water, fishermen carrying net ropes and forming circle, fishermen beating water with poles to drive quarry into net at the end of ropes, fishermen near net pulling on ropes to make circle close, circle of fishermen lifting up net out of water and onto outrigger canoe, Fijians carrying catch in net ashore, Fijians divvying up catch and stringing their share on vine or strip of bark, Fijian man holding up catch, Fijian man paddling canoe solo, Fijian fisherman wearing goggles swimming underwater in coral reef and spearing fish, fisherman carrying lobster out of water and putting into canoe, Inuit climbing out of kayak in icy water and carrying onto large cake of ice, Inuit crossing ice patches and fishing in icy water, Inuit fisherman using ivory lure on seal hide line, Inuit fisherman loading catch onto kayak and climbing inside


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