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Level

Community

Language

Teaching

Theme

Topic

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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Battle with the Inuits

This is a story of long ago when the Crees and the Inuits were still fighting and killing each other.

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Age 10+
Code

EcWh-901-001

File Size

7.93 mb

Duration

47 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Cree Program Collection

Sound Editor

Alice Duff

Described By

Alice Duff

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals, Food, Man, Supernatural, Past, Winter

Brothers playing with magic

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

Death

Stories about how to take care of the deceased.

Age 12+
Code

EcWh-901-003

File Size

2.11 mb

Duration

12.18 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, History

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Supernatural, Family, Tradition, Past, Man

Encounter with Spirits

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

Ghost Story

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

Magic powers

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

The Boogeyman(men)

Cree stories about the boogeymen (prospectors) along the shores of James Bay. Tales on how they got along with each other and with the local guides.

Age 12+
Code

EcWh-901-008

File Size

9.75 mb

Duration

47 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, History

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Winter, Animals, Food, Tradition, Past, Spring

Giant Inuit woman

Hannah is telling a story about a giant Inuit woman, that people saw in the bush.

Age 12+
Code

EcWh-902-003

File Size

0.61 mb

Duration

3.36 mins

Year Of Recording

197?

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Emily Masty

Sound Editor

Maggie Sheshamush George

Described By

Maggie Sheshamush George

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Past, Monsters, Supernatural

Hannah Natachequan`s family story

Hannah is telling a story about her family life and history, when she was a liitle girl.

Age 10+
Code

EcWh-902-001

File Size

0.95 mb

Duration

5.33 mins

Year Of Recording

197?

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Emily Masty

Sound Editor

Maggie Sheshamush George

Described By

Maggie Sheshamush George

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Past

Hannah Natchequan`s family story 2

Hannah is telling the story of a little girl, and how she was taught not to check on the hunters, to see when they arrive.

Age 12+
Code

EcWh-902-002

File Size

1.79 mb

Duration

10.35 mins

Year Of Recording

197?

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Emily Masty

Sound Editor

Maggie Sheshamush George

Described By

Maggie Sheshamush George

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family, Girl

Memories and the lifestyle

Stories about life in the past and how the traditions are followed and the teaching of the way of life.

Age 4+
Code

EcWh-902-005

File Size

3.63 mb

Duration

20 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Celebrations, Past, Seasons, Animals, Places, Food, Man, Woman

Tradition life

Stories about traditions and the tale of the past and how the people lived in the communities.

Age 8+
Code

EcWh-902-004

File Size

6.68 mb

Duration

37 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

Poor

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Celebrations, Past, Seasons, Places, Man, Woman

The elder man with three sons

A man and his wife lived with their 3 sons and their wives. They had no food to eat and they became weak. The man of the family has a dream of the caribou that his sons will find when he instructs them to go to a lake.

Age 6+
Code

EcWh-904-001

File Size

1.78 mb

Duration

10 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Food, Woman, Starvation, Family, Boy, Past, Winter, Animals

The man and the caribou

There was a man long ago who went out to find caribou. He only took his gun and a small pot. He came upon a woman who told him that she has set up her camp on his way.

Age 6+
Code

EcWh-904-002

File Size

0.84 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Winter, Animals, Food, Man, Woman

The man that was chasing caribou

A man chasing the caribou all night long and made them tired. As he arrived to the area where the caribou were resting from running the man talks to the caribou and asks them `Why are you doing sitting down? If I were you I would still be running.`

Age 6+
Code

EcWh-904-003

File Size

0.48 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs, Jokes

Topics

Winter, Animals, Man

The young man who never killed anything

A young man is unhappy because he can never kill anything when he went hunting. Until one day he goes out and begins to cry, he cries to the point where he falls asleep. During his sleep all kinds of animals gathered around him. Each animal sits on a part of his body and say that when he hunts he will kill that kind of animal.

Age 6+
Code

EcWh-904-004

File Size

3.27 mb

Duration

19 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Boy, Animals, Food, Man

Legend of Chiihchiiuchaanish

This is a legend about Chiihchiiuchaanish who took a child. Chiihchiiuchaanish wished for that child to have lice. The parents left behind the child. The child had many lice. The child had lived with Chiihchiiuchaanish.

Age 6+
Code

EcWh-900-020

File Size

4.14 mb

Duration

24 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Rhonda Iserhoff

Described By

Rhonda Iserhoff

Dialect

Northern

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Places, Man, Woman

Maggie`s Journey

Maggie recounts a story about how she and her brother helped another family from starvation.

Age 10+
Code

EcWh-900-019

File Size

4.02 mb

Duration

23 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Rhonda Iserhoff

Described By

Rhonda Iserhoff

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family, Past, Winter, Places, Food, Man

A starving Innu

A starving Innu comes to Maggie`s winter camp.

Age 8+
Code

EcWh-900-001

File Size

1.04 mb

Duration

6 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Sound Editor

Louisa George

Described By

Louisa George

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Starvation

Death of Maggie Sandy`s brother

Maggie is telling a story about her older brother`s death, how she grieved for him.

Age 10+
Code

EcWh-900-012

File Size

3.74 mb

Duration

21.53 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Emily Masty

Sound Editor

Maggie Sheshamush George

Described By

Maggie Sheshamush George

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Past

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