Dialect

Level

Community

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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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ᑳ ᐧᐄᓂᑎᔨᑦ ᓈᐹᐤ
The dishonest man.

ᐅᐦᐄ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᓈᐹᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᒥᐧᔮᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᐋ ᑳ ᑯᐃᔅᒄ ᐃᐦᑐᑎᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋᐱᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ᙮

Stories about a man who liked to deceive the people and the outcome of his behavior.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-012

File Size

1.97 mb

Duration

13 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, History

Themes

Teachings, Legends

Topics

Past, Places, Man

ᐊᑑᔥ ᐅᒌᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᑦ
The Giant on the hill

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐲᓯᐧᒫᐦᑖᐦᒡ ᐧᐄᒥᓐᒌᐦᒡ ᐋᔨᒧᐧᐃᑖᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᓂᒋᔥᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ᙮ ᐧᐄᐦᑖᑯᐧᐃᓐ ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ᙮

The story takes place south of Wemindji and describes the encounter with a giant and what the message

from the story is.

Age 4+
Code

EcCh-001-014

File Size

0.72 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, History, Geography

Themes

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Man, Supernatural, Boy, Animals

ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᐳᑭᐦᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᐅᑎᐦᓵᒻᐦ ᐋ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᐋᑦ᙮
The man who escaped with snowshoes

ᓵᐃᒥᓐ ᐧᒑᕐᒋᑮᔥᐦ ᑎᑖᒋᒫᐤ, ᐅᒥᔓᒻᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑯᔅᐦ ᑳ ᐱᒧᐦᑖᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒥᔨᐦᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᐱᒧᐦᑖᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᔫᐦ ᐊᓵᒻᐦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᐊᔨᐦᒡ, ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓂᑎᐦᑯᔨᓂᑭᒥᑯᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐱᑯᐦᐅᔨᐦᒡ᙮

Tells a story about Simon Georgekish, his grandfather and his son who walked and found a snowshoe trail of a man who escaped from the Chisasibi hospital by snowshoe.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-001-033

File Size

5.26 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Suzanne House-Grant

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Fall, Places, Man, Transportation

ᐅᐦᑰᒥᔅᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ
The story about his uncle

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐅᐦᑰᒥᔅᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒌ ᐱᐅᑉᓂᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐃᑖᒋᒧᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᐱᐧᐹᒧᐦᑖᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᐦᑰᒥᔅᐦ, ᑳ ᔖᑭᒋᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐃᒌᔨᐤ᙮ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᒧᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐃᔥᐱᒥᐦᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐋ ᒧᓵᔅᑯᔨᐦᒃ, ᐋ ᒥᓈᐧᐋᑎᒧᔨᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᓂᒧᐦᒡ ᐃᑖᔨᐦᑎᒻ ᒑ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ, ᒥᒄ ᐋ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒑᔥᑎᓈᐦᐅᐧᐃᑦ᙮

He is telling a story about his uncle. It was during the winter. His uncle was taking a walk and went up on the mountain. When he got to the top, he saw someone going straight on the ice, at the narrow of the land. He didn`t feel like going there; because he wasn`t sure whom he saw.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-037

File Size

3.04 mb

Duration

3 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB Collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Geography

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family

ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᐋ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐄᐅᓈᐹᒥᑦ᙮
The young lady who did not want to marry

ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᐋ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᑖᐧᐹᐦᑎᒃ ᒑ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔫᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ ᓂᐲᐦᒡ᙮

A story about a young girl who didn`t believe that she was worth marrying and was taken by beings from the water.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-054

File Size

5.34 mb

Duration

5.5 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Suzanne House-Grant

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Citizenship

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Girl, Spring, Woman, Monsters, Supernatural

ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᓯᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᒌᔨᔨᐤᐦ
The young man and his brother

ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ, ᐧᐄᒌᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᐦᑯᒥᓯᐧᐋᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮

Tells story of a man and his brother and their uncle.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-001-047

File Size

2.22 mb

Duration

2.25 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB colllection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Suzanne House-Grant

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Boy, Man, Family

ᐋᑳ ᒥᐧᔮᔨᐦᑖᑯᓯᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ
Unfriendly person

ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐋᑦ ᐅᐧᐄᒋᒫᑭᓐᐦ᙮

ᓈᔥᑖᐧᐹ ᐹᐦᑳᒡ ᐹᐦᑖᑯᓐ᙮

About a person killing the people he lives with. Recording voice is very low.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-001-004

File Size

1.40 mb

Duration

8.07 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Matthew Ratt

Sound Editor

Lucy Shem

Described By

Lucy Shem

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Past

ᑳ ᒫᐦᒌᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᑯᒡ
When the Caribou had disappeared

ᐊᑎᐦᒄ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᐋᑎ ᒫᐦᒌᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᑳ ᓂᑐᒫᑭᓂᑏᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑎᑭᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᒌ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᒫᒃ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ᙮ ᐋᔥᒄ ᐋ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᔨᒡ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ, ᑭᔮᐦ ᒫ ᓂᑎᐧᐋᔨᐦᑖᑯᓯᔨᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᔫᔨᐤᐦ ᒑ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᔨᒡ᙮

He tells a story about when the caribou was scarce and a man was invited into a spirit world through a shake tent. This man went where no man has ever been or should never go.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-044

File Size

6.64 mb

Duration

7 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Suzanne House-Grant, Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Past, Animals, Man

ᑎᐹᓐ ᐋᑎᔮᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ
Young girls rituals

ᐄᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᑭᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑎᐹᓐ ᐋᒋᐦ ᐧᐃᑎᑎᑯᑦ ᐃᔅᐧᑲᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᑳᐦ ᐹᐧᑖᑯᑦ ᐅᑳᐧᐄ ᐅᒥᒋᒻ ᑳᐧᐄᐦᒦᒋᑦ ᓂᒥᐧᐃᒋᑎᑯᓂᔨᐤ᙮ ᑳᐧᐄᐦ ᒌᐧᐋᑦ ᑳᒥᔅᑭᐧᐋᑦ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᐋᐧᐋᔨᐤ ᐋᒋᐦ ᐳᓂᐱᒫᑎᓰᑯᐱᓈᓂᐦᐄ᙮

Story is about a young girl who after her first period was put in a teepee by herself and given fish to eat. She was unable to eat right away and when she went back to it, it was all gone. She went to her parents camp only to find them all dead.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-001-046

File Size

4.83 mb

Duration

5.16 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Margaret Nine O`Clock

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Woman, Family, Girl, Tradition

ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᐊᔨᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᑭᔮ ᐃᐦᑐᐧᐃᓐ ᑳ ᓂᑐᐧᐄᔥᑎᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Cree Language and Culture Conference

ᒋᓂᔥᑑᐧᐄᓈᓂᐤ ᐊᓐᑖᐦ ᒋᓵᓰᐲᐦᒡ᙮ ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᐊᔨᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᑭᔮ ᐃᐦᑐᐧᐃᓐ ᒌ ᐃᔮᔨᐧᒫᐤᐦᐄᐧᐋᐤ᙮

Members of the Cree Nation share their views and opinions on keeping the cree language and traditions alive.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-037-001

File Size

9.45 mb

Duration

55 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Cree School Board

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship, History

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion

Topics

Woman, Tradition, Celebrations, Man

ᒌᐅᔑᐧᐋᔥ
Chiiushwaash

ᒥᑲᔥ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᒌᔫᐧᔖᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐹᔨᑯᑖᐅᓯᔨᒡ᙮ ᓈᔥ ᐋ ᒌ ᒫᔅᑯᐧᐋᔮᐱᑎᓯᔨᑦ ᒌᐅᔑᐧᐋᔥ ᐅᓂᑐᐦᐆᔅᒌᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑖᑦ᙮ ᒌᐅᔑᐧᐋᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐹᔨᑯᑖᐅᓯᔨᑦ, ᒌ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᓂᔨᐤ ᐹᐦᐹᔨᒄ ᐋ ᐃᑖᐱᑎᓯᔨᒡ ᒑ ᒌ ᐃᔑ ᑭᓂᐧᐋᐱᒥᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᐱᒫᑎᓯᔨᒡ᙮

Mukash tells the story of Chiiushwaash and his family. Chiyuushwaash lived a productive life in the bush. Chiiushwaash and his family each had their own roles to fufill among themselves as the basis of the relationship.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-030-003

File Size

1.73 mb

Duration

10 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Citizenship

Themes

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Woman, Family, Tradition, Man

ᐋ ᓂᑐᐦᐆᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Hunting Trip

ᒥᑳᔥ ᒋᔅᒎ ᐋᒌ ᓂᑑᒋᔥᐧᑳᑦ,ᓂᑑᐱᐧᔖᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒥᐦᒑᔓᐧᐋᑦ᙮

Mukash reminisces about going hunting for otter, lynx and fox.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-030-002

File Size

2.54 mb

Duration

14 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Song

Topics

Tradition, Animals, Food, Man

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Traditional singing

ᒧᑳᔥ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᑖᐤ ᐋ ᓂᑑᐦᒑᔓᐧᐋᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᓂᒋᐦᒄ᙮

Mukash sings about hunting for the lynx and the otter.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-030-004

File Size

0.80 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs, Song, Teachings

Topics

Tradition, Animals

ᐧᐋᔮᔖᐤ
Waayaashaau

ᒧᑳᔥ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᐧᐋᔮᔖᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᓃᔑᔨᒡ ᐧᐄᐅᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐹᔨᒃ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑎᐧᐋᔒᒥᔨᐦᒡ ᑳ ᓈᐹᔒᐅᐧᐃᔨᐦᒡ᙮

Mukash tells the story about Waayaashaau, his two wives and one of his sons. He abandoned his son on an island for mistreating one of his wives. His son goes on a journey trying to find his way home with the help of some animals.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-030-001

File Size

3.63 mb

Duration

21.07 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Cree School Board

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies

Themes

Legends, Song

Topics

Past, Animals, Man, Family, Woman, Boy, Transportation, Tradition

ᐊᑳ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᑦ
Akaa Kaa Nipihtaat

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐋ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᑳ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᑦ, ᐋᐅᒄ ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᓯᐤ ᐋᑳ ᓂᐦᑖ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᑦ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒫᔮᔨᒥᑯᑦ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ᙮ ᐅᓃᒋᐦᐄᒄᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᒥ ᓂᐦᑖ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᐤ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐃᔮᑎ ᓂᑑᐦᐅᒡᐦ᙮ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐱᐹᒧᐦᑖᑦ, ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᑭᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ᙮ ᐋᐱᑦ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐄᔮᒄ ᒑᔅᒑᔨᒥᑯᑦ ᓂᑑᐦᐅᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ᙮ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᐱᔮᒋ ᓈᑎᑯᑦ ᓂᑑᐦᐅᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᒫᑯᑦ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᒥᑯᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᒫᑯᑦ ᒑ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᑦ ᔖᔥ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᒃ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒦᒋᒫᐹᐧᐃᑦ, ᑭᔮᐦ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐃᔒᐦᑳᑯᑦ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ᙮

The legend of Akaa Kaa Nipihtaat, the young man that never killed any game. The women made fun of him. He lived with his parents and never killed any game even when he hunted. One time as he hunted, he became very frustrated. As he sat there, the animals began to notice him. All the animals approached him and explained that they didn`t know he existed. The animals tell the young man that he would be able to kill game now. After that, he became a successful hunter and all the women were attracted to him.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-034-030

File Size

7.08 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

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Tradition, Past, Animals, Artifacts, Food, Clothing, Man, Woman, Supernatural, Transportation

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

ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑯᐦᐄᑭᓐ
Beluga Whale Song

ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᓈᑭᒧᑦ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᐅᐦᑯᒥᔅᐦ ᐅᓂᑭᒧᓂᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑯᐦᐊᒥᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᐅᐦᑯᒥᔅᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒥᐦᒑᐧᑖᐤ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒦᒋᓱᐦᐋᔨᒡᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮

Samson sings a song from his uncle Kaa Uchipichishkwaat. This is a song about the beluga whale and Samson explains that his uncle was a great hunter and provided food to many people.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-034-018

File Size

2.29 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, Art and Music

Themes

Song

Topics

Family, Animals, Food

ᒋᔖᔮᒄ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓈᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥᐦ
Boy taken by Bear

ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ ᐊᓐ ᒋᔖᔮᒄ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓈᑦ ᓈᐹᔑᔥ ᒑ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ, ᒑᒃ ᑳ ᐱᑯᐦᐄᑯᑦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᔑᔥ᙮ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᔑᔥ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑯᐃᔅᒄ ᒑ ᐧᐄᐦ ᐃᔑ ᓈᓂᑎᐧᐋᔨᒫᑦ ᒋᔖᔮᒄᐦ ᐋ ᐧᐄᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ᙮

Legend of a boy taken by the bear and stays with the bear until rescued by his father. And how the boy is taught to properly hunt the bear.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-034-014

File Size

11.19 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

Themes

Legends

Topics

Man, Supernatural, Family, Boy, 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

ᒌᐅᔑᐧᐋᔑᔥ
Chiiwish Awaashish

ᐋᐅᒄ ᒌᐅᔑᐧᐋᔑᔥ ᒥᒄ ᐅᐦᑯᒻᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᐤ᙮ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒫᔮᔨᒥᑯᑦ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᒫᑦ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔑᔥᐦ ᒑ ᐊᔑᒥᑯᑦ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ, ᓂᒥ ᐊᔑᒥᑰ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐊᑯᔮᑦ ᒌᐅᔑᐧᐋᔑᔥᐦ ᒥᑖᐦᑐᒌᔑᑳᐤᐦ ᒑ ᔫᑳᐱᐧᐃᑦ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᔫᑎᓂᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᒥ ᒌᐦ ᓈᑎᐦᐄᐹᔨᐤᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐧᑳᓵᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᒌᐅᔑᐧᐋᔑᔥ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᓂᔨᒡᐦ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᐅᔮᑭᓂᐧᐋᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑎᔅᒋᐦᑯᐧᐋᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᒌ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᐧᐋᑯᔑᐦᐋᑦ ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ᙮ ᐧᐋᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᒥᔑᐤ ᒑᔅᒑᔨᒥᑯᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑯᔑᔑᐦᐄᑯᑦ ᐊᓐ ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᔅᐧᑳᐤ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓈᑭᒧᑦ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐅᔮ ᐋᐦ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᒑᑦ᙮

Chiiwish Awaashish is an orphan living with his grandmother. Others tease him and mock him. He asks a group of girls for some fish but they refuse. He threatens to bring strong wind. The people cannot check their fish nets. He performs the shaking tent and is able to fill people`s bowls and pots with food. He also gets a young woman pregnant and marries her after the woman`s father finds out who the father of the child is. This legend also includes a song by Samson.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-034-022

File Size

21.96 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

Themes

Legends, Song

Topics

Food, Man, Woman, Predictions, Supernatural, Boy, Girl, Tradition, Animals