Dialect

Level

Community

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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ᐋᔮᔖᐤ, ᒥᔑᑳᐦᑭᔮᐦᐧᑳᐤ
Ayashaau, Mishikaakihkiyaahkwaau and Piipiihchaau.

ᓂᔥᑐ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐᐦ ᐋ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐋᔮᔖᐤ, ᒥᔑᑳᐦᑭᔮᐦᐧᑳᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐲᐲᐦᒑᐤ

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᓂᑭᒧᓐᐦ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐄᒑᐦᑐᒥᑭᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓂᐦᒡ

3 legends about Ayashaau, Mishikaakihkiyaahkwaau and Piipiihchaau. Traditonal songs that go with the legends.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-008-004

File Size

0.00 mb

Duration

27 mins

Year Of Recording

1984

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Violet Bates and Lynn Whidden

Sound Editor

Alice Duff

Described By

Alice Duff

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends, Interview

Topics

Tradition, Past, Animals, Man

ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᐅᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Cree Hymns

ᐋᐱᕐᐦᐋᒻ ᓂᑭᒨ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᔨᒧᑎᒻ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᑳ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒫᑯᑦ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᐅᒋᒫᐤᐦ ᐧᐋᓪᑎᓐ ᑳ ᐄᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᔨᒡᐦ ᒥᐦᒑᑎᐱᐳᓐᐦ ᐅᑖᐦᒡ᙮

Abraham sings and discusses cree hymn which he learned from Reverend Walton many years ago.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-008-008

File Size

0.81 mb

Duration

4.43 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music

Themes

Song, Discussion, Interview

Topics

Tradition, Man

ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐄᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ
Crees and Inuits

ᐋᐱᕐᐦᐋᒻ ᒌᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒋᐦᒋᐱᔨᔨᒡ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑐᐱᔨᑎᑖᑐᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐄᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ᙮

Abraham begins to tell the story of battles that were fought among the cree and Inuk people.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-008-005

File Size

0.62 mb

Duration

3 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Interview

Topics

Man, Inter-racial

ᓂᔅᒃ ᓂᑲᒧᓐ
Goose song

ᐁᐃᐱᕐᐦᐊᒻ ᓂᑭᒥᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᐊᓂᔮ ᓂᔅᒃᐦ ᐋ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᐊᑦ᙮ ᐹᔨᒄ ᒦᓐ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᓐ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᒥᒄ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒫᐦᒡ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐋ ᐹᐦᑖᑯᐦᒡ᙮ ᐹᔨᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᐅᓂᑭᒧᓂᔨᐤ ᓂᑭᒥᐤ᙮

Abraham sings and explains about his goose song.There is also a story that is missing its beginning. He also sings one Cree hymn.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-008-001

File Size

1.25 mb

Duration

7.16 mins

Year Of Recording

1982

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Lynn Whidden, Violet Bates

Sound Editor

Daisy Herodier

Described By

Daisy Herodier

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Discussion, Song

Topics

Animals

ᐃᔮᔖᐤ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ
Iyaashaau`s Son

ᐋᐱᕐᐦᐋᒻ ᒋᔅᒋᓯᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᐃᔮᔖᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑯᓯᓰᔨᐤᐦ ᐋᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐃᔮᔖᐤ ᒌᐦ ᓂᑭᑖᐤ ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᐧᐋᐦᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᒡ, ᒥᒄ ᒫᒃ ᒋᔮᔥᒄᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᑯᔨᐤᐦ, ᐃᔮᔖᐤ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒥᔅᑭᒻ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᒑ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᑦ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐦ ᒋᐧᐋᑦ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᒫᒃ ᐅᑯᓯᓯᒫᐤ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᒃ ᐧᐄᒋᐧᐋᐤ ᑳ ᒋᔅᐱᓂᑎᒫᓱᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᐱᐦᑯᐦᐋᑦ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᔥᐦ, ᐱᔮᔒᔑᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐄᔑᓈᑯᐦᐋᑦ᙮

Abraham recounts the story of Iyaashaau and his son. Iyaashaau abandoned his son on an island far from home, but with the help of the seagull and fish, Iyaashaau`s son finds his way home. When the son returns home he seeks revenge on his father and sets his mother and siblings free by turning them into birds.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-008-007

File Size

3.55 mb

Duration

20.42 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

Spirituality, Citizenship, Science

Themes

Legends, Interview, Song, Teachings

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Animals, Places, Man, Woman, Transportation

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Traditional Cree Songs

ᐋᐱᕐᐦᐋᒻ ᓂᑭᒨ ᐱᔥᒡ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᓂᑭᒧᓐᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐋᐧᐋᓰᔅᐦ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᓂᔅᒃᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒥᐦᒑᔑᐤᐦ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔨᑎᐦᐋᒧᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋᐱᔨᔨᒡ ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᑳᓯᓂᐧᑳᐹᑭᐦᐄᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮

Abraham shares some traditional songs about animals, specifically the goose and fox. He also mentions the introduction of the fiddle and how it was adopted.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-008-006

File Size

1.95 mb

Duration

11.22 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

Art and Music, History

Themes

Discussion, Interview, Song

Topics

Tradition, Past

ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᓐᐦ
Traditional songs

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᐋᐧᐋᓰᓯᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᑑᐦᐅᐧᐃᓐ᙮

Traditional songs about animals and hunting animals.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-008-003

File Size

0.00 mb

Duration

10 mins

Year Of Recording

1984

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Violet Bates, Lynn Whidden

Sound Editor

Alice Duff

Described By

Alice Duff

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Themes

Discussion, Song

Topics

Animals, Tradition

ᒣᑕᐧᐃᓐ
Medawin

ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᑖᐹᑐᑖᒡ ᒣᑖᐧᐃᓐ ᐊ ᒉ ᐊᐱᑦᔥᑖᑦ ᒐᔫ ᐊᓐᑐᐧᐋᐃᑖᒃᒡ ᒦᒋ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ᙮ ᐊ ᒉ ᐁᒃᓵᑉᑎᑭᓅᒡ, ᒥᔥᑎᒃ ᐊᒋ ᐊᐱᑦᔥᑖᑦ ᓀᒫᔅ ᐊ ᒉ ᓀᑐᐧᐊᒫᒡ᙮

The first story tells about how rituals were performed to create good. It is a story about when a community nearly went into starvation and how an elder performed a shaking tent to prevent the community from this bad omen. The second story tells how an old man who was sick was brought back to health by similar rituals.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-028-001

File Size

2.90 mb

Duration

16.56 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Violet Bates/unknown interviewer

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

History, Geography

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Food, Starvation

ᑰᐃᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ ᐋᐦᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ
The legend of the wolverine

ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᔥᒄ ᐋ ᒌ ᐊᔨᒥᑦ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᐅᐧᐃᐦᑳᓐᐦ, ᑯᐃᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ ᒌ ᓂᒋᔥᑯᐧᐋᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒌ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᐤ ᐅᐧᐃᑳᓐᐦ

ᐧᒫᐦᒡ ᑎᐱᔨᐧᐋ ᐋ ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᑦ

ᓈᔥᑖᐧᐹ ᐋᔨᒥᓐ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᓂᔅᑐᐦᑎᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ

Once upon a time animals were still talking. The wolverine met all kinds of other animals and talked to them as if they were his brothers and sisters.

(Cree terminology is very hard to understand.)

Age 12+
Code

EcWh-901-010

File Size

9.61 mb

Duration

56 mins

Year Of Recording

1960

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Alice Duff

Described By

Alice Duff

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals

ᐋ ᒌ ᓂᔥᑐᐧᐃᔨᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Meeting

ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒫᒑᐧᐃᓐ ᐋ ᒌ ᓂᔥᑐᐧᐃᔨᔥᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ

ᐋ ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔑᒡ, ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᓯᐅᒡ, ᒋᓵᓰᐲ

1᙮ ᐱᕐᑏ ᐧᐋᐹᐦᒌ

2᙮ ᒨᓱᔅ ᓵᓐᑏ

3᙮ ᐧᕌᑎᕆᒃ ᐹᒑᐦᐋᓅ

4᙮ ᓕᓐᑖ ᕕᓯᑎᕐ

meeting on Education- CLIP ,teenagers. Chisasibi

1. Bertie Wapachee

2. Moses Sandy

3. Roderick Pachano

4. Linda Visitor

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-023-001

File Size

8.50 mb

Duration

49 mins

Year Of Recording

199?

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

unknown

Sound Editor

Alice Duff

Described By

Alice Duff

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Citizenship, History

Themes

Teachings, Discussion, Interview

Topics

Family, Girl, Woman, Medicines

ᐋᐱᐦᑎᐧᐋᐱᐧᓈᔥᑭᒻ
Aapihtuwaapinwaashkim

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐋᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐋᐱᐦᑎᐧᐋᐱᐧᓈᔥᑭᒻ ᐋᐦ ᐱᒥᔥᑳᒡ ᐧᐄᓂᐹᑯᐦᒡ ᒑᒃ ᓈᔥᒡ ᔑᔥᒋᑯᒡ ᐋᐦ ᔫᑎᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᑯᑎᑭᒡ ᑳᐦ ᐃᑖᔨᒫᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐅᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᒫᒃ ᑭᔨᐧᐹ ᑳ ᒌᐦ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ ᐋᑳ ᒑ ᒌᐦ ᑯᑎᐹᔑᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒥᑖᐧᐃᑎᑖᑯᑦ ᐄᔥᒌᒫᐤᐦ᙮

Aapihtuwaapinwaashkim was paddling with his family out in the bay when a sudden wind storm came. Others believed he didn`t survive. He was able to steer his canoe from tipping over. An Inuit shaman was trying to kill him.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-204-003

File Size

4.80 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2006

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Past, Man, Supernatural, Transportation, Inter-racial

ᑳ ᓂᑐᐦᑯᐦᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᓈᐹᐤ
Curing the Sick Man

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐋᐦᑯᓯᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐃᑖᔨᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐋᑳ ᒑ ᐱᒫᑎᓰᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᒫᒃ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᑳ ᓂᑐᐦᑯᐦᐄᑯᑦ ᓂᐲᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒥᓂᐦᐄᑯᑦ ᐋᐦ ᒋᔖᑭᒥᑖᔨᒡ᙮

A story of a man who was very sick and hope is fading for him to get better. An elder cures him by giving him with hot water to drink.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-204-002

File Size

5.67 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2006

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Past, Man, Medicines

ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᑳ ᓂᑑᑎᐦᐧᑳᔨᒡᐦ
Elder helping caribou hunters

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐋh ᐧᐄᐦ ᒦᒋᓱᒡ ᐧᐃᔮᐱᐦᑖᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᔖᔥ ᓈᔥᒡ ᓂᒥ ᔖᐱᒥᒋᐦᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᒑ ᒌᐦ ᓂᑑᐦᐅᒡ᙮ ᐧᐋᒑᐧᐋᑦ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᓯᐤᐦ ᒑ ᓂᑐᐧᐋᐱᒫᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᐧᐃᔮᐱᒫᒡ ᒥᔅᑯᒦᐦᒡ᙮ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓐ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᒋᓃᒋᓯᐤᐦ ᓰᑎᐤ ᒑ ᓈᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᓂᒥᒋᔨᐧᐋ ᒋᐦᒋᐱᐦᐄᑐᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮

A group of people are starving long ago and they find tracks of caribou. The hunters are already very weak and cannot chase the caribou. An elder goes with the hunters towards the caribou. They see the caribou on the lake ice. The elder instructs the hunters to simply walk towards the caribou. The caribou don`t flee and are killed.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-204-005

File Size

1.84 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2006

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Food, Man, Starvation, Supernatural, Animals

ᑳ ᒥᑖᐤ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ
Elder with Shaman power

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒥᑖᐧᐃᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᒥᔅᒄᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᒌᔑ ᐹᐦᑳᐦᒃ ᐹᔓᒡ ᐧᐄᔥᑎᐦᒡ, ᐋᑖᑭᔥᑖᑦ ᐧᐋᐳᔮᓂᔨᐤ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐱᔮᒋ ᑭᐹᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᐊᒥᔅᒄᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐊᐱᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᐳᔮᓂᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᒥᔅᒄᐦ᙮

An elder long ago had shaman power and could easily catch beaver. After he chiselled a hole in ice near a beaver lodge, he laid out a blanket and the beaver came out of the water to sit on the blanket.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-204-004

File Size

3.39 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2006

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Past, Animals, Man, Supernatural

ᐄᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᒄ
Inuit and the Polar Bear

ᐄᔥᒌᒫᐤ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑑᐱᔅᒋᔅᑎᐦᐧᐋᑦ ᓵᑭᐦᐄᑭᓂᐦᒡ ᐅᑑᑦ ᐋᐦ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᑦ᙮ ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᓯᐤᐦ ᐧᐋᒑᐅᑯᑦ᙮ ᐹᒥᔥᑳᑦ ᐊᓐ ᐄᔥᒌᒫᐤ ᓂᔮᑖᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒥᓂᓵᑯᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑎᐧᐋᐧᐋᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᓂᔮᑎᐦᐅᑯᑦ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᒄᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐄᑯᑦ ᐊᓐ ᐄᔥᒌᒫᐤ᙮ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᓈᓈᑭᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓐ ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᓯᐤ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐧᐄᒌᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᒄᐦ᙮ ᒥᔑᐤ ᒫᒃ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᔨᒡᐦ ᐧᐋᔨᐦᐋᑦ, ᐧᐃᔮᐱᒫᑦ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒥᔅᑭᐧᐃᓯᔨᐦᑯᐱᓈᓂᐦᐄ, ᐱᔑᔑᒄ ᐋᐦ ᐅᒑᔥᑎᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒑ ᐧᐃᔮᓯᐧᐃᔨᑯᐱᓈᓂᐦᐄ᙮

A story of an Inuk going to set a net at a lake in his kayak. A young friend watches from the shore. He paddles to a small island to look for eggs and is chased by a polar bear. He gets attacked by the polar bear and the young man watches. His brother takes revenge on the polar bear. After killing the polar bear, he sees that it was a very strong animal, full of sinew and muscle.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-204-007

File Size

11.02 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2006

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Boy, Animals, Food, Man, Supernatural, Transportation, Inter-racial

ᓂᒧᔓᒻ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ
My Grandfather`s Father

ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑖᐹᒋᒫᑦ ᒑᕐᓖ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᐅᑖᐦᐧᐄᔨᐤᐦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᔨᐤᐦ, ᐅᑖᓂᔥᑭᐧᐃᔒᒻᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐅᔥᑭᒡ ᑳ ᐃᔮᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐹᔅᒋᓯᑭᓂᔨᐤ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒫᑯᐦᐄᑯᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᒫᔅᑭᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ, ᒑᕐᓖ ᐅᑖᓂᔥᑭᐧᐃᔒᒻᐦ, ᓂᐧᑳᓐᐦ ᑎᔨᑯᒡ ᒌᐦ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᐧᐃᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᒫᒃ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᓈᐧᑳᑖᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮

Charlie talks about his father`s father`s father; his great-grandfather. This story is at a time when the Cree people began having guns. This is a time when they had little food. Finding a herd of caribou, Charlie`s great-grandfather decides to use snares instead of using the gun and catches the entire herd of caribou.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-204-001

File Size

5.36 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2006

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Tradition, Past, Animals, Artifacts, Food, Man, Supernatural

ᐊᓵᒥᐦᒑᓯᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᔥᑐᔨᐦᒑᓯᐤ
Snowshoe and Canoe Makers

ᒑᕐᓖ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒋᔅᒋᓰᐦᑎᑎᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐄᔥᒌᒫᐅᐧᐋᔅᑳᐦᐄᑭᓂᐦᒡ᙮ ᐹᔨᒄ ᐊᓐ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᐹᔨᑯᒌᔑᑳᐤᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒌᔑᐦᐋᐤ ᐊᓵᒻᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐅᔑᐦᐋᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓐ ᑯᑎᒃ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᐃᔪᐧᐃᔥ ᒌᐦ ᒌᔑᐦᑖᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐊᔥᑐᔨᑦ᙮

Charlie talks about elders he remembered from Fort Chimo. One made a pair of snowshoes in one day and the other made a canoe in one day also.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-204-006

File Size

3.11 mb

Duration

3.23 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2006

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Places, Artifacts, Man, Past

ᒉ ᐄᔑ ᐱᒧᐦᑖᑲᓅᐦᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᐧᐄᔓᐧᐁᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Referendum

ᐧᐃᓖ ᑕᕌᐸᕐ ᑳ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᑦ ᐄᓅᐦ ᑳ ᐋᐸᑎᔒᔥᑕᒧᐧᐋᔨᒡᐦ ᐋᐸᑎᓰᓲᐦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᒌ ᑲᐧᑫᒋᒣᐤ ᑖᓐ ᐁ ᐃᑌᔨᐦᑕᒪᐦᐄᑯᔨᒡ ᐅᔫ ᒉ ᐄᔑ ᐱᒧᐦᑖᑲᓄᔨᒡ ᐧᐄᔓᐧᐁᐧᐃᓐᐦ᙮

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐧᐋᐦᐹᒌ (ᓀᒥᔅᑳᐤ)

ᒫᕢᔫ ᒪᑳᔥ (ᐧᐋᐱᒣᑯᔥᑐᐄ)

ᐋᓃ ᐦᐋᐅᔅ (ᒋᓭᓰᐲ)

ᐧᐃᓕᔮᒻ ᒥᔮᓂᔅᑲᒻ (ᒥᔅᑎᓯᓃ)

ᐧᕌᑦᕆᒃ ᐹᐦᒑᓄᔅ (ᒥᔅᑎᓯᓃ)

ᐁᐃᐸᓪ ᐧᐹᐅᓯᒻ (ᐅᒉᐳᑯᒨ)

Willie Trapper Interviews Cree Politicians and asks them what they think about the up coming 1996 referendum:

George Wapachee(Nemaska)Matthew Mukash (Whapmagoostui)

Annie House (Chisasibi)

William Mianscum (Mistissini)

Roderick Pachanos(Chisasibi)

Abel Bosum (Ouje-Bougoumou)

Age 12+
Code

EcMi-505-001

File Size

3.27 mb

Duration

19 mins

Year Of Recording

1996

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Willie Trapper

Sound Editor

Titus Shecapio

Described By

Titus Shecapio

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Nemaska, Chisasibi, Mistissini, Ouje-Bougamou, Eastmain

Languages

Northern Dialect, Southern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship

Themes

Interview

Topics

Inter-racial

ᐋᔮᔖᐤ
Aayaashaau legend

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᐋᔮᔖᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑳ ᓂᑭᑎᐦᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ, ᒦᓐ ᓲᐦᒃ ᑳᐦ ᑯᒋᐦᑖᑦ ᒑ ᒌᐧᐋᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑳ ᒥᔮᔥᑭᐦᒃ ᐋᔮᔖᐤ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐧᐄᐦ ᓂᑳᐦᐅᑯᑦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᒑ ᒌᐦ ᒌᐧᐋᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳᐦ ᐊᑎ ᐅᔅᒋᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᔅᒌᔨᐤ ᐋᔮᔖᐤ᙮

Aayaashaau legend of how he was left on an island and tries to get back home. The boy Aayaashaau overcomes many obstacles to return home. Aayaashaau also purifies the land of people who do wrong.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-202-001

File Size

12.72 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2006

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Animals, Man, Woman, Predictions, Supernatural

ᑳ ᐅᑎᓯᓃᐅᑎᐤ
Stone Canoe

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐋᐦ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑳᐅᑎᓯᓃᐅᑎᐤ, ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐋᑦ ᐅᓂᐦᐋᒋᒻᐦ᙮ ᐋᐅᒄ ᑳᐅᑎᓯᓃᐅᑎᐤ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐋᑦ ᐅᓂᐦᐋᒋᒻᐦ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐧᐄᔨ ᑎᔨᑯᒡ ᑳ ᐄᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ᙮

Legend of Stone Canoe as he tries to kill his son in law. Stone Canoe tries several times to kill his son in law but only finds that his attempts have failed and get back at him.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-202-002

File Size

11.94 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2006

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Supernatural, Animals, Man, Woman, Transportation

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