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Date produced: 1948

Filmmaker(s):

G. Clifford Carl

Languages:

English

Length:

467 ft

Format:

16mm

Colour:

B&W

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

BC Archives list of titled amateur films.

Description:

"Oolichan fishing; the preparation and rendering of oil from oolichans by the Kwakiutl [First Nation]." (Camera West)

The oolichan or eulachon, sometimes known as the "candlefish," provides an oil or grease which is a historic dietary staple of the First Peoples of the Pacific Northwest.

Resources:

Duffy, "Camera West," entry #N/06.

Locations:

  • Knight Inlet, BC (Filming)

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Repository:

Anthropology Audio-Visual Collection, Royal BC Museum