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Footage of Ooligan Harvest and Production of Ooligan Grease
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- Moving images
Willie Schooner, Sampson Schooner, Thommy Walkus, canoe unloading net & canoe & pit pictures okay
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[between 1961 - 1967] (Creation)
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1 film reel (3 min. 38 sec.) : acetate, col., original, mute ; 16 mm
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Scope and content
Footage of thee men in dugout canoe bringing in ooligan nets full of ooligan fish on what is believed to be the Bella Coola river. Two of the men bring in the net while the third bails water. The men then bring in the canoe to shore using long poles. Women then join and help transport the fish to shore and then place the fish in large "stink box" where they are stirred with a stick.
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The original 16mm films have been reformatted onto VHS video cassette tape. In 2011 the film was digitized and is available as a digital file and on DVD.
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Films available via usage of digitized access copies. Access to VHS and original film masters are restricted for conservation reasons. See archivist for details.
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Personal or academic use of audiovisual material is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the UNBC Archives for further information.
Generated finding aid
This footage was used in Al Elsey's commercial film titled: "Grease: Ooligan Oil Production on the Bella Coola River, Including BBQ Spring Salmon," located in UNBC Archives 2006.25.1.81.