Saputi (Fish Traps)

ISUMA, Norman Cohn and Zacharias Kunuk

1993, 30:30 minutes, colour, Inuktitut with English or French subtitles


1930s, Igloolik area of the eastern Arctic.
As summer ends, three families build a saputi to trap fish going upriver for the winter.
The days are getting shorter and young people daydream while waiting for the fish to come.
Nature is not always predictable.

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