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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.
Brothers playing with magic
Brothers playing with magic powers and how they use their skills against each other.
Stories about how to take care of the deceased.
Encounter with Spirits
Encounter with Spirits, the event that takes place and the teachings from it.
These stories explain the events of what happens after death.
Story about magic and the attempt to stop the person involved.
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.
Giant Inuit woman
Hannah is telling a story about a giant Inuit woman, that people saw in the bush.
Hannah Natachequan`s family story
Hannah is telling a story about her family life and history, when she was a liitle girl.
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.
Memories and the lifestyle
Stories about life in the past and how the traditions are followed and the teaching of the way of life.
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Memoirs, Interview, Teachings
Family, Tradition, Celebrations, Past, Seasons, Animals, Places, Food, Man, Woman
Stories about traditions and the tale of the past and how the people lived in the communities.
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.
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.
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.`
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.
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.
Maggie recounts a story about how she and her brother helped another family from starvation.
A starving Innu
A starving Innu comes to Maggie`s winter camp.
Death of Maggie Sandy`s brother
Maggie is telling a story about her older brother`s death, how she grieved for him.