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Storyteller


About this catalogue
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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Chikashtutinaahwaau

A legend about a family whose father got kidnapped by a monster and never returned home.

Age 4+
Code

EcEm-026-001

File Size

1.05 mb

Duration

6.06 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

CP collection

Sound Editor

Florrie Mayappo

Described By

Florrie Mayappo

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family

Older Words

Talking about Cree Words: Salt Water, Cool Water, Kawastickgomatch, Description of a Name, Direction of Sun, Little Island, Reflection on Water, Little Beaver, Moosonee Old Man, By the Lake, Two Rivers coming together, Inland, Big Lake, Water running through a rock, Beaver with Big Tail, Description a water flow, Big Rock, Eastmain Man, Dark Skin Little Girl, Pot Holders, Old Beaver Dam, Snow Shovel, Beaver Dam (at the edge of lake), Steep Bank, White Grass, Water Bugs, Tall Man, Eating Sturgeon at this place, Eating moose at the place, Steep rock, Little Island, Big Lake, Passing through the Lake, Two Lakes dividing into two, Sturgeon Lake, Charlotte Lake, Two Lake side by side, Camp with lots of rabbits, Bad river/lake, Two small lakes together, Red mud lake, Beaver Dam, Beaver won`t came out, Wolverine Lake, Burnt Lake, Rocks look like waves, Small Lake, Eastmain Old woman, Small Pike, Eastmain Old Man`s Nickname, Eastmain Lake, Very Hard Beaver Meat, Lots of Beaver, Eastmain Old Man`s Lake, The river goes into it, Two Big Lakes, First lake, Rocky Shore Lake, Willows, Two little Lakes together, Sidney`s father`s Nickname, Lake between two mountains, Winding Lake, Burnt Lake, Almost at the Shore, Lake Near by the Bay, Narrow in the Middle Lake, Very Narrow by the Lake, Narrow Lake, Old Word, White Beaver, White Moss, Bug, Weeds, Round Lake, Lots Of Fish, Sounds of Paddling, Small Branch, Suckers Lake, Long and Narrow Lake, Big White Fish, Steep Bank lake, Lots of water, White weeds growing in the water, Dirty water, Porcupine Lake, White Seal/Fish, Wolverine killed the beaver, Otter, Sturgeon Nets, wood (in water), White caribou, River & Lake.

Age 4+
Code

EcEm-027-001

File Size

10.40 mb

Duration

60 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Rhonda Iserhoff

Described By

Rhonda Iserhoff

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History, Geography, Science

Themes

Discussion, Interview, Jokes

Topics

Tradition, Past, Seasons, Animals, Plants, Places, Food

Chikaapaash and the sun

A Legend about a boy who snared the sun.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-022-001

File Size

1.21 mb

Duration

7 mins

Year Of Recording

1986

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Elsie Visitor

Sound Editor

C. Visitor

Described By

C. Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Geography

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Girl, Tradition, Animals

Aadush story

Florrie Mark Stewart is telling a legend about how Aadush treated people after killing them.

Age 4+
Code

EcEm-020-005

File Size

2.44 mb

Duration

14.46 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Marie-Odile Junker

Sound Editor

Florrie Mayappo

Described By

Florrie Mayappo

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Themes

Legends, Memoirs

Topics

Boy, Winter, Places, Man, Monsters, Transportation

The giant porcupine

Florrie Mark Stewart is telling a story of how the giant porcupine kidnapped a woman who was alone in her teepee while the husband was out hunting.

Age 4+
Code

EcEm-020-006

File Size

0.87 mb

Duration

5.04 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Marie-Odile Junker

Sound Editor

Florrie Mayappo

Described By

Florrie Mayappo

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Animals, Man, Woman, Monsters, Supernatural, Transportation

Caribou hunting story

Story about men out on the hunt for the caribou. The time they spent during the hunt and the stories about the hunt.

Story not complete.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-027

File Size

1.05 mb

Duration

6.06 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Seasons, Animals, Man

Chakapash and her sister

The adventure of Chakapash. Chakapash is curious about where he came from and asks her sister about it. When he discovers what happened to his parent and decides to find the person involved.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-013

File Size

0.97 mb

Duration

5.37 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Legends

Topics

Monsters, Family, Boy, Girl, Man, Woman

Chiikaapaash and the Sun.

This is the legend of Chiikaapaash. This is the tale about Chiikaapaash and how he set a trap on a trail and only to find out that it was the sun`s trail. The adventure continues when he has to figure out how to free the sun from the snare.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-018

File Size

0.92 mb

Duration

5.22 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Girl, Tradition, Past, Seasons, Supernatural, Family, Boy

Cree names that elders sing

Cree songs, cree names. The elders sing songs because they love to sing and it also helps them remember the people.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-022

File Size

1.01 mb

Duration

5.54 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Seasons

Goose and Bear Songs

These are songs about the goose and the bear and the meaning behind the songs. What the songs mean to the Crees.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-019

File Size

0.81 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, History

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Seasons

Hunting at age ten

The story about Geordie Georgekish, hunting at age ten. He explains his hunting experience as a young man.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-026

File Size

0.67 mb

Duration

3.55 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Boy, Seasons, Animals, Inter-racial, Man

Maamiichaahaau

Story about a man named Maamiichaahaau and his encounter with the giant.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-014

File Size

0.83 mb

Duration

4.52 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Past, Man, Monsters

Maamiitaahaau people

The Maamiitaahaau people and their way of life.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-024

File Size

0.80 mb

Duration

4.38 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Seasons, Monsters

Man and Maamiitaahaau

The story of a man working along with the Maamiitaahaau. Hunting with the Maamiitaahaau.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-023

File Size

1.30 mb

Duration

7.34 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Seasons, Monsters

Man and the monkey

What happens when you meet myhtical being. Hunting bear and Maamaakwaausuu story.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-020

File Size

0.51 mb

Duration

2.56 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, History

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Animals, Monsters

Porcupine story

Story about the porcupine and how to cook it. How to take care of the food and this story is followed by a song.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-010

File Size

0.53 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, History

Themes

Song, Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Animals

Preserving Cree Songs

The importance of the cree songs and why people should preserve the songs that are sung during the hunt. Songs about animals. Cree songs helps people in their daily life.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-021

File Size

0.40 mb

Duration

2.19 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Seasons

Seal Hunting Out On The Bay

Seal hunting out on the bay using boat

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-025

File Size

0.53 mb

Duration

3.06 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Seasons, Winter, Animals, Food, Transportation

Stories and Songs

Stories of animal and followed by songs: The porcupine and the geese`. These are stories about how to look for the porcupine and the what happens in the spring when the goose come up north during the migration.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-009

File Size

1.57 mb

Duration

9 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, History

Themes

Song, Teachings

Topics

Past, Seasons, Family, Tradition

The adventures of Chakapash

The adventures of Chakapash, he sees people on the river and decides to investigate who they are, even without the approval of the sister.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-012

File Size

0.87 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Legends

Topics

Seasons, Family, Past

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