• Short Summary

    Traditional Native American techniques are used to catch salmon in British Columbia.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "B. Columbia. Adams River Salmon Run".

    British Columbia, Canada.

    LV Adams River. SV Fish swimming in the spawning grounds. CU Two fish, one turns and swims towards camera. SV Two fish fighting. SV Two fish that are paired for spawning,

    GV Native America ("Red Indian") fishermen in boat with spears. SV Group of Indians in full regalia / traditional costume. GV Indian fishermen, one of them pulls out spear and a fish is wriggling on the end, it drops into the boat. CU Indian in boat with a fish on end of his spear. CU Indian salmon princess. CU Two fishermen and Squaw holding fish. CU Indian chiefs watching.

    CU Squaw preparing fish for drying. CU Removing fish's backbone. CU Indian watching (not in traditional dress). CU Salmon being cut. SV Squaw walking with salmon to hang it on horizontal pole where many others are hanging. CU Salmon hanging on pole.

    GV Spawning grounds. SV Two fish skidding through shallow water, pan into BV.

    (Dupe Neg.)

    (Formerly in Overseas Reel of 58/94)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:38:00 / 01:32:17:00

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