The Resource Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Canada : The Bison Precipice, Global Screen, (electronic resource)

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Canada : The Bison Precipice, Global Screen, (electronic resource)

Label
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Canada : The Bison Precipice
Title
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Canada
Title remainder
The Bison Precipice
Statement of responsibility
Global Screen
Contributor
Film distributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In southwest Alberta, the remains of marked trails and an aboriginal camp and a tumulus where vast quantities of buffalo (American bison) skeletons can still be found are evidence of a custom practiced by indigenous peoples of the North American plains for nearly 6,000 years. Using their excellent knowledge of the topography and of buffalo behavior, they killed their prey by chasing them over a precipice; the carcasses were later carved up in the camp below
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
9 - 12
Language note
Closed-captioned
Runtime
12
Series statement
Treasures of the World: North America and the Caribbean Sea
Label
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Canada : The Bison Precipice, Global Screen, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released by Global Screen, 2003
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on October 12, 2017
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Canada: The Bison Precipice (12:30);
Control code
1000144035
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (12 min., 30 sec))
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color.
Publisher number
  • 144035
  • [144033]s
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
1000144035
System details
  • Streaming video file
  • System requirements: Films On Demand platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Canada : The Bison Precipice, Global Screen, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released by Global Screen, 2003
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on October 12, 2017
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Canada: The Bison Precipice (12:30);
Control code
1000144035
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (12 min., 30 sec))
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color.
Publisher number
  • 144035
  • [144033]s
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
1000144035
System details
  • Streaming video file
  • System requirements: Films On Demand platform
Video recording format
other

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