Dialect

Level

Community

Teaching

Theme

Topic

Storyteller


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Here you can listen to and download stories and other audio material (mp3) in East Cree. You can also select them and download them to put on a CD to share with your class. We ask that you do not transcribe, translate or reproduce these stories without prior permission from the Cree School Board.

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ᐊᒥᒫᐦᑖᐅᐃᔨᐦᑎᐤ ᐊᓃᐧᔖᐹᐅᐧᐃᒡ
Brothers playing with magic

ᐊᑯᒋᐦᐃᑑᒡ ᐊᒥᒫᐦᑖᐅᐃᔨᐦᑎᐤ ᓈᐹᐅᒡ ᐊᐧᐄᒌᑖᑑᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ

Brothers playing with magic powers and how they use their skills against each other.

Age 18+
Code

EcWh-901-002

File Size

1.64 mb

Duration

9.31 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Teachings, Legends

Topics

Medicines, Supernatural

ᐋ ᒧᔑᐦᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᓂᒌ
Encounter with Spirits

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐋ ᒧᔑᐦᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᓂᒌ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒫᒑᓄᐧᐃᒡ

Encounter with Spirits, the event that takes place and the teachings from it.

Age 18+
Code

EcWh-901-004

File Size

1.81 mb

Duration

10.32 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Monsters, Supernatural, Family, Tradition

ᒌᐲ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Ghost Story

ᐅᐦᐄ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐋ ᐃᑖᒋᒨᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐋᑏ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᐋ ᐳᓂᐱᒫᑎᓯᔨᑦ᙮

These stories explain the events of what happens after death.

Age 18+
Code

EcWh-901-005

File Size

2.94 mb

Duration

17.05 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Past, Supernatural, Family

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᒥᒫᐦᑖᐅᐧᐃᔨᐦᑎᐤ ᓈᐹᐤ
Magic powers

ᒥᑖᐅᐧᐃᓐ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓐ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᑳ ᒋᐦᒋᐱᔨᐦᑖᑦ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᒋᐱᒋᐦᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ᙮

Story about magic and the attempt to stop the person involved.

Age 18+
Code

EcWh-901-006

File Size

1.99 mb

Duration

10.14 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Man, Family

ᐋ ᒋᔥᑖᔨᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᐋ ᐃᔑᓈᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔫ ᐋ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ
Respecting animals and food

ᐋᔫ ᐊᔨᐧᒫᐦᐄᑭᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔥᐱᔥ ᒋᔥᑖᔨᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐄᒡ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᐋ ᐃᔑᓈᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔫ ᐋ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᑭᔮ ᒫᒃ ᐋᑳ ᒑ ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᓂᒥᔨᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔫ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᐋᑳ ᐧᐄᒦᒋᔨᒡ᙮

She talks about respecting the animals that are killed for food and not to be too wasteful.

Age 18+
Code

EcWe-004-004

File Size

3.55 mb

Duration

20.22 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Jacqueline Blackned

Sound Editor

Frances Visitor

Described By

Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Tradition, Food

ᑳᓈᐧᐋᑦ
Kaanaawaat

ᒥᔥᑖᐹᐤ ᐅ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᐆ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ᙮ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᐊᔨᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᒌ ᐋᐱᑎᓐ ᑳ ᐋᑎᔪᐦᒑᓄᐧᐃᒡ᙮

A legend about a Giant. Told in high cree vocabulary.

Age 18+
Code

EcWe-003-001

File Size

3.90 mb

Duration

24 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Cheryl Visitor

Described By

Cheryl Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals, Monsters

ᒋᔖᔨᔫ ᑳ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ
The Shaman and Shaking tent

ᒋᔖᔨᔫ ᑳ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᒑ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᑦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ ᔖᔥ ᒫᒃ ᐋ ᒌ ᒧᐧᐋᐧᐋᑯᐱᓈ᙮

A story about a shaman helping to provide some food for a family.

Age 18+
Code

EcWe-003-010

File Size

1.51 mb

Duration

9.48 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Cheryl & Frances Visitor

Described By

Cheryl & Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Animals, Food, Starvation, Supernatural

ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐋᐧᑖᐤ ᑳ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᐸᔭᒡᐦ
Social Services

ᐊᓂᒌ ᐋᐸᑎᓰᓲᒡ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐋᐧᑖᐤ ᑳ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᐸᔭᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᑦᐦ ᐯᔭᑰᑌᓅ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐊᓂᑦᐦ ᐁ ᐧᐋᐦᑰᐦᑐᓈᓅᐦᒡ ᒉᐧᑳᓐ ᐁ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᐸᔨᐦᒡ ᐁᑯᑦᐦ ᑎᔮᐦᑲᐦᐄᒉᐸᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓐ ᒫᒃ ᒥᓂᐦᐧᑫᐅᐧᐃᓐ ᐁᐅᒄ ᒫᐅᒡ ᑎᔮᐦᑲᐦᐄᒉᐸᔩᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᑦᐦ ᐸᔅᒡ ᐧᐄᒋᐧᐋᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐁᓂᒌ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔕᒡ ᐅᑎᓈᑲᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐄᒉ ᒉ ᒌ ᐃᐦᑖᐧᑖᐤ ᐊᓂᑦᐦ ᒉ ᒌ ᒥᔦᔨᒧᐧᑖᐤ. ᐊᓂᒌ ᐋᐸᑎᓰᓲᒡ ᓈᔥᑖᐧᐯᐦ ᐊᔭᔨᒪᓂᔫ ᐅᑖᐸᑎᓰᐧᐃᓇᐧᐋᐤ ᐊᓂᔫ ᐁ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐋᐧᑖᐤ ᑳ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᐸᔭᒡᐦ.

Social Services workers have to deal with family and relatives with problems. Drinking is the major problem in some homes and children have to be removed from the home for their own safety. Social work is very hard for social workers

Age 18+
Code

EcMi-509-001

File Size

1.63 mb

Duration

9.28 mins

Year Of Recording

2002

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Francois Gunner

Sound Editor

Charlie Loon

Described By

Charlie Loon

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship

Themes

Interview

Topics

Family, Spring

ᑖᓐ ᐋ ᐃᔥᒌᐧᔖᒥᑭᐦᒡ ᑳᒥᑦ
The meaning of the Name `Gamit`

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓚᑲᓂᑦ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᑖᓐ ᐁᔥᒌᔔᐧᐁᒪᑲᓃᒡ ᑳᒥᑦ ᙮

John Blackned tells what is the meaning of the name `Gamit`

Age 18+
Code

EcWk-704-001

File Size

0.00 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

1999

Collected By

Richard J. Preston III

Sound Editor

Susan M. Preston

Described By

Susan M. Preston

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect, English

Themes

Interview

Topics

Man

ᐳᔅᒋᓈᐅᑭᒥᒄ
Shelter made with tree saplings

ᐲᑎᕐ ᐋᒋᓈᔮᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᒡ ᐊᓐᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᑳᑎᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐳᔅᒋᓈᐅᒥᒄ ᐋ ᐧᐄᑳᐳᐦᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ᙮

Peter Atsyina along with his wife, describe how a shelter made with tree saplings was made in the old days.

Age 18+
Code

EcWe-016-001

File Size

0.00 mb

Duration

7 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Interview, Discussion

Topics

Tradition, Food, Man, Woman

ᐊᒥᔅᒄ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Beaver Song

ᓵᒥᓯᓐ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐋᐤ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᐅᓐᑭᒧᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ᙮ ᓵᒥᓯᓐ ᐊᒥᔅᒄ ᓂᑭᒧᔥᑎᐧᐋᐤ᙮

Samson sings his father`s song. Samson sings his song about the beaver.

Age 18+
Code

EcCh-034-003

File Size

0.77 mb

Duration

7.11 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, History

Themes

Song

Topics

Winter, Animals, Food

ᐋ ᓂᑐᑎᐦᐧᑳᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐋ ᐱᐳᐦᒡ
Caribou hunting in the winter

ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᒡ: ᓵᒥᓯᓐ ᒌ ᐋᔨᒧᑎᒻ ᑳ ᐊᐧᐋᔒᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᑳ ᓂᑐᑎᐦᐧᑳᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᒌᔖᑭᒋᐧᐋᑦ ᐆᒌᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᔨᐤ ᑳ ᒌ ᐄᑖᐱᑦ᙮

ᓃᔓ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᒡ: ᒌ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᐋᐤ ᓂᔅᒃᐦ ᐋ ᐱᒥᐦᔮᔨᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐧᐋᓵᔅᑯᓂᔪᒡ᙮ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᑳ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔨᑎᑯᒋᓂᔨᐦᒡ ᓂᔅᒃᐦ᙮

Part 1 - Samson talks about his younger days when he hunted for caribou. Going up high hills and looking far ahead.

Part 2 - Sings a song about the geese flying in the clear sky. He tells how he enjoyed the scene of geese flying.

Age 18+
Code

EcCh-034-004

File Size

1.24 mb

Duration

14.24 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, History

Themes

Song

Topics

Boy, Spring, Winter, Animals, Food, Man

ᒋᐦᒋᐱᐦᑖᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Running song

ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ - ᓵᒥᓯᓐ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᑖᐤ ᐋ ᒋᐦᒋᐱᐦᑖᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮

ᓂᔓ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ - ᐧᐋᐱᒫᒄ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ

Song 1 - Samson sings a song about running.

Song 2 - Whale song.

Age 18+
Code

EcCh-034-002

File Size

0.97 mb

Duration

10.09 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, History

Themes

Song

Topics

Animals, Food, Winter

ᐳᐧᐋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐋ ᓂᑯᒧᐦᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᐦᒡ
Singing about dreams

ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᑎᐹᒋᒥᐤ ᐹᐧᐋᒧᔨᐦᒡ ᒫᓐ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓂᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐅᐦᒋᐱᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓂᐦᒡ ᐧᐋᔥ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐅᔥᑖᑭᓂᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᐦᐄ ᐳᐧᐋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ᙮ ᔫᓂᔨᐤ ᒌ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᑖᐤ, ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᑳ ᐊᑖᐧᐋᑦ, ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᑎᓂᐦᒃ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐊᑖᐧᐋᐅᑭᒥᑯᐦᒡ᙮

Samson tells the story when people had dreams that`s where the songs came from. Songs were made up from dreams. He sings a song about the fur he traded for supplies at the store.

Age 18+
Code

EcCh-034-005

File Size

1.45 mb

Duration

6 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, History

Themes

Song, Teachings

Topics

Animals, Food, Man

ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᐋ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᐅᓱᑦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ
Childbirth long ago

ᐧᐋᔅᑭᒡ ᑳ ᐃᔥᐱᔥ ᐋᔨᒥᓂᔨᒡ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᐋ ᐧᐄᐧᐋᐱᒫᐅᓱᑦ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᑎᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᓂᑎᐦᑯᔨᓂᔨᐤ ᐊᔨᒧᑎᒻ᙮

This is about how difficult it was for a woman to give birth without any kind of medication long ago.

Age 18+
Code

EcWe-013-001

File Size

0.21 mb

Duration

2.12 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

CP collection

Sound Editor

Cheryl and Frances Visitor

Described By

Cheryl and Frances Visitor

Modified

2016-09-28 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family

ᐋ ᓃᔓᑳᐳᐧᐃᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ/ᒥᓐᒎᔥ ᑳ ᐱᔥᑎᒫᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ
Co-habitation/marriage/tragic death

ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᓂᒌ ᒥᒄ ᐋ ᒌ ᓈᑎᑐᒡ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᐧᐄᒋᒥᑐᒡ᙮ ᒦᓐ ᑯᑎᒋᔨᐤ ᑳ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐱᔥᑎᒫᔨᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔫᐦ ᒥᓐᒍᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐳᓂᐱᒫᑎᓰᔨᒡ᙮

He begins by talking about cohabitation and marriage in the old days. Then he talks about a tragic death at the camp of the family whom he lived with.

Age 18+
Code

EcWe-013-003

File Size

0.23 mb

Duration

4.5 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

CP collection

Sound Editor

Cheryl and Frances Visitor

Described By

Cheryl and Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family

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