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Brown, Quentin

Overview
Works: 63 works in 155 publications in 5 languages and 340 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Personal narratives‡vCanadian  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Biography  Case studies 
Roles: Director, Producer
Classifications: E99.E7, 970.3
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Most widely held works by Quentin Brown
The Eskimo fight for life ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the life and hunting skills of the Netsilik Inuit at a seal hunting camp on the Artic Sea near Pelly Bay in northern Canada. Shows six families trekking across the sea ice and setting up camp, building a ceremonial igloo, dividing a seal, playing games, and packing up to search for game in another area
At the caribou crossing place by Asen Balikci ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Netsilik Eskimos in early autumn, showing the men hunting caribou and the women working at the skins, cleaning sinews, and hanging them to dry
Fishing at the Stone Weir by Asen Balikci ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the traditional Eskimo life of the Netsilik Eskimos in the summer when the tundra is bare. Shows the family attending to the fishing as the fish move upstream, pointing out that each family member has a particular duty. Natural sounds, no narration
This green & pleasant land : chronicles of Cavan Township ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jigging for Lake Trout by Asen Balikci ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part of a series on the Netsilik Inuit as documented by the Education Development Center. In this part, more wildlife returns as winter draws to an end. The family is now living in a ikarmak r. The man chips a hole on the lake ice and jigs the line to attract the fish. His wife joins him, and both remain at the hole through a severe blizzard. Film without words
Building a kayak ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is July, and time to build a kayak. Two men assemble scraps of wood, bone, sealskin and sinews. The woman helps by cutting thongs and scraping skins. A man harpoons a fish and all stop to eat
At the spring sea-ice camp ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the traditional life among the Netsilik Eskimos. Shows the men hunting seal through the ice and hunting other animals, as two Eskimo families travel across the sea ice and build small igloos
At the winter sea-ice camp ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cameras follow the men on a seal hunt. Each man with his dogs explores the white waste seeking scent of a seal's breathing hole. Then he waits in the cold to make his strike. He kills, and the others gather for a feast of liver and blubber
Group hunting on the spring ice ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the traditional way of life of the Netsilik Eskimos in late June when much of the land is bare. Shows a man making a bow from bone and sinews and a woman doing her chores. Shows men going out on the sea ice to watch for seals
People of the seal Eskimo summer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents the traditional lives of the Netsilik Eskimos of the Canadian Artic before coming generations abandon their many customs. Examines the Eskimos' spring and summer activities, including fishing, searching for bird eggs, gathering moss, constructing a kayak and hunting caribou
At the Autumn River camp ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reveals the reality of traditional Eskimo life before the European acculturation. Shows men building an igloo and making a sleigh
Stalking seal on the Spring ice ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the traditional Eskimo life of the Netsilik Eskimos. Shows a family on the shore of Pelly Bay in May and June. Shows how seals are hunted and how the man and his wife skin the seals
Ethnographic filming and the Netsilik Eskimos by Asen Balikci ( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Netsilik Eskimos at the winter sea-ice camp ( Visual )
in Inuktitut and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows scenes of Netsilik Eskimos of the Canadian Arctic at their winter sea-ice camp. Scenes include: building a large ceremonial igloo, hunting seal, trials of strength for men and games for women, story-telling, juggling, engaging in the drum dance, and sharing seal meat
The army's Mister Brown : a family trilogy, 1941-1952 by Elizabeth B Brown ( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the Autumn River Camp: Part 2 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and Kaltdlisut and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les hommes construisent un igloo et y emménagent. On fabrique un traîneau complexe, avec des peaux, du poisson congelé, des andouillers et des lanières de phoque, tandis que la femme confectionne un coupe-vent en peau de caribou. On charge le traîneau et la famille descend vers la côte
At the Caribou Crossing Place: Part 2 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part of a series on the Netsilik Inuit as documented by the Education Development Center. In this part, two men join the four people at camp. The men build a row of inukshuit, manlike figures which they use to deflect the oncoming caribou into the water, where they are subsequently speared and floated ashore. A great feast follows. Film without words
At the Winter Sea Ice Camp: Part 2 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows various scenes of women and children playing. The men are shown waiting patiently for signs of seal. When they eventually bring home their catch, the women dress the seals. A number of games are played and a story told
At the Winter Sea Ice Camp: Part 4 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part of a series on the Netsilik Inuit as documented by the Education Development Center. This film shows the life of the community inside the igloo. A stone chip is removed from a woman's eye. Men and women gamble at spear-the-peg game. Day ends with a drum performance. The next day the big igloo is deserted and the Inuit are again trekking over the broad expanse of sea ice. Film without words
Building a kayak by Asen Balikci ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Yupik languages and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indiqué sur la jaquette : Part 1 : Now it is July - summer. The run-off is in full spate and open water shows offshore. Ice cakes melt on the shingle. On the bay are ducks. It is time to build a kayak, a task shared by two men. They gather materials: valuable scraps of wood, bone, seal skins and sinews. Now there is much cutting, fitting, joining and binding. The woman helps by cutting additional thongs, scraping skins, providing food. She must also amuse the child who seems left out by the single-minded work of the men. Then the work breaks and a man harpoons a fish in a tide pool; all share the pleasure of fresh food
 
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Brown, John Quentin
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