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.

Page 6 of 8, showing 20 records out of 146 total, starting on record 101, ending on 120

ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᐋ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒋᐦᒋᐱᔨᒡ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐅᐧᐃᑦ
Girl starting the cycles of adulthood

ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔑᔥ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᒋᔖᔨᔥᐧᑳᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔥᐱᔥ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐧᐄ ᑭᓂᐧᐋᔨᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ᙮

Story about young girl starting her menstrual cycle and how the people treated the special event.

Age 4+
Code

EcCh-002-008

File Size

1.42 mb

Duration

8 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

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Tradition, Celebrations, Past, Man, Woman, Family, Girl

ᐋᐱᒥᐲᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ
How news travelled in the old days.

ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᔓᒨᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐅᑖᐦᒡ᙮ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒌ ᑳᒋᔅᑎᓂᐦᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑯᑎᒋᔨᐤ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᔨᐤ᙮

How news travelled in the old days. How people got their news and information.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-002-009

File Size

0.30 mb

Duration

1 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

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Citizenship, History, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Girl, Tradition, Past, Seasons, Spring, Summer, Fall, Places, Man, Transportation, Family, Boy

ᑳᐦᑳᒋᐤ
The Crow

ᑳᐦᑳᒋᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᑳ ᐄᑖᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᒑ ᐅᑎᓈᑦ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ᙮

The story about a man named Crow, who decided to steal a woman.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-002-007

File Size

0.97 mb

Duration

4.56 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

Themes

Teachings, Legends

Topics

Tradition, Past, Man, Woman, Supernatural, Inter-racial

ᐋ ᓂᑐᐦᐆᔅᑳᒡ
The goose season

ᐋ ᓰᑯᐦᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ᙮ ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᐋ ᐱᒥᐦᔮᑦ ᓂᔅᒃ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᑭᓂᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᐦᒡ᙮ ᐊᔨᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ᙮

Spring hunting story. The first flight of the geese and what it meant to the people. The message and a song.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-002-013

File Size

0.44 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

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies, History, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Song, Teachings

Topics

Boy, Girl, Tradition, Celebrations, Seasons, Animals, Food, Man, Woman, Predictions, Family

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐋ ᒥ ᒫᐦᑖᐅᐃᔨᐦᑎᒡ
The stories of the medow

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐃᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑳ ᐊᔨᑖᒋᒧᐧᐃᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒥᑖᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐊᑎᔨᐦᑎᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒥᔨᐦᒡ ᒑ ᐹᐲᔨᒡ ᒌᒫᓂᔨᐤ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᒥᒫᐦᑖᐅᐃᔨᐦᑎᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒥᔨᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐃᔑ ᓃᑳᓐ᙮

The stories told by people of the medow and his skills. The story about his vision and the coming of the first ship. The tales of how he saw the future using his power.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-002-012

File Size

1.33 mb

Duration

7 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

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies, History, Geography

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Past, Places, Man, Predictions, Inter-racial, Tradition

ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Traditional Cree Songs

ᒎᓯᕝ ᓂᑭᒨ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᔨᒧᑎᒻ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᔅᒃᐦ, ᓂᑐᐦᐅᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ᙮

Joseph sings and discusses songs about the goose, the hunt and the fish.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-002-014

File Size

2.88 mb

Duration

16.47 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, Spirituality

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Interview, Song

Topics

Animals

ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᓐᐦ
Traditional Cree Songs

ᒎᓯᕝ ᓂᑭᒨ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᑎᒻ ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᓐᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒥᐦᒑᔑᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐃᒋᔥᒄᐦ᙮

Joseph sings and discusses cree songs about the fox and muskrat.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-002-016

File Size

1.64 mb

Duration

9.33 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

Memoirs, Interview, Song, Teachings

Topics

Animals

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐊᐅᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Traditional songs and hymns

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᓂᔅᑭᒡ ᐋ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᐊᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ, ᑳ ᐅᔥᑳᒡ ᐹᔅᒋᑭᓐ, ᐋ ᐅᒋᐧᑳᒑᓄᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᒥᐦᒑᔑᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐃᒋᔥᒄ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ᙮ ᐃᔮᐃᒧᑎᑭᓂᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᐦᐄ ᐹᐦᐹᔨᒄ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ᙮

Traditonal songs about geese, new gun, fishing. 2 hymns. Fox and muskrat songs. Discussion of each song.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-002-004

File Size

6.79 mb

Duration

40 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

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Song, Legends, Discussion, Interview

Topics

Animals, Artifacts, Food, Cree values

ᒑᑲᑦ ᑳ ᑰᑭᑖᐦᑦ ᐧᐋᓴᐧᐄᔨᔫ
A starving Innu

ᒫᑮ ᑳᐧᐆᐦᑎᑎᑯᒡ ᐧᐋᓴᐧᐄᔨᔫ ᒑᑲᐦᑦ

ᑳᑯᑭᐦᑕᔩᒡ ᐊᐴᐱᐦᓃᒡ᙮

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

Modified

2017-07-08 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Starvation

ᒪᑮ ᑲ ᐄᔅᐸᐦᒋᒡ ᐧᐋᐱᒪᑰᔅᑐᐦᒡ
Maggie`s journey to Whapmagoostui

ᒫᑮ ᓃᔅᑎᐦᒻ ᑲ ᐧᐋᐱᑕᐦᒃ ᐧᐋᐱᒪᑰᔅᑐᐦᒡ

Maggie`s first

journey to Whapmagoostui.

Age 6+
Code

EcWh-900-003

File Size

0.74 mb

Duration

4.2 mins

Year Of Recording

197?

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

CP collection

Sound Editor

Louisa George

Described By

Louisa George

Modified

2017-07-08 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Past, Summer, Places, Transportation

ᒫᑮ ᑳᐧᐃᓯᐸᐦᒫᑕᓯᑦ
Maggie`s life

ᒫᑮ ᑏᐸᒋᒨ ᐊᓂᑕ ᐧᐋᔅᑭᒡ ᑳ ᐹᒋ ᐊᐧᐋᓯᐦᐧᐅᑦ᙮

Maggie talks about her roles

when she was a young woman.

Age 6+
Code

EcWh-900-002

File Size

0.92 mb

Duration

5.24 mins

Year Of Recording

197?

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Louisa George

Described By

Louisa George

Modified

2017-07-08 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Past

ᒌ ᐊᔭᒪᓐ ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ
Hard Times

ᒣᕇ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒧ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔥᐱᔥ ᐋᔨᒥᓂᔨᒡ ᐁ ᐧᐄ ᐱᒫᒋᐦᐆᓈᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᐁ ᐃᐦᑖᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐁᑳ ᐃᐦᑕᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔫ.

Mary tells how hard it was long ago to provide food for the family when there wasn`t much to hunt for.

Age 12+
Code

EcMi-513-001

File Size

0.30 mb

Duration

1.46 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Margurite MacKenzie

Sound Editor

Anna Blacksmith

Described By

Anna Blacksmith

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Food

ᑳᐅᑎᓯᓃᐅᐧᐃᑎᐤ
A man called Stone Bag

ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ ᐆ, ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᑳᐅᑎᓯᓃᐅᑎᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔑᓂᐦᑳᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ᙮ ᓈᔥᑖᐧᐹᐦ ᒌ ᒫᔮᑎᓯᐤ᙮ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐋᑎᔨᑦ ᒋᐦᒋᐧᐋ ᒌ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᔨᐤ᙮ ᓈᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᔨᐤᐦ, ᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᐤ᙮

This story is a legend about an old man called Stone Bag. He was really bad. When he said something was going to happen, it really happened. Everytime he met people, he killed them.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-043

File Size

15.13 mb

Duration

16 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Illustrated By

Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Past, Man, Woman

ᐊᓯᓃ ᑳ ᐊᔨᒥᑦ
A Rock that could speak

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᐃᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒪᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐃᔮᔥᑖᐦ ᑳᓂᔮᐱᔅᑳᐤ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐹᔓᒡ ᒌ ᑎᑯᓂᔨᐤ ᐊᓯᓂᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐊᔨᒦᒥᑭᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐄᑯᐧᐃᒡ᙮

The story was about people who lived around Caniapscaau. The people knew there was someone close to that place. There was a rock that could speak. The rock spoke to people.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-001-048

File Size

1.49 mb

Duration

1 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

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Legends

Topics

Supernatural

ᐋ ᐅᑎᓂᒑᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋ ᒦᔥᑯᑎᓂᑭᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᔨᐤ
Buying from the trading posts

ᑏᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋ ᒦᔥᑯᑎᓂᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᓂᐦᐄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔑᓈᐦᑯᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐃᐦᑖᐅᐧᐃᓂᐦᒡ᙮

Stories about the trading post and how it evolved through the years and the changes that came with it.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-023

File Size

1.01 mb

Duration

5 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

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Seasons, Artifacts, Man, Transportation, Inter-racial

ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᒫᐅᒡ ᐋ ᐱᒥᓈᐅᓱᐧᐃᒡ
Fathers supporting the family

ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ ᐋ ᒋᑎᐹᒋᒫᔨᐦᒡ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳᑎᔨᐦᒡ ᐅᐱᒫᓯᐅᓂᔨᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᐱᒥᓈᐅᓱᔨᐦᒡ, ᑭᔮᐦ ᒑ ᐃᔥ ᐅᑎᒥᓂᒥᔨᐦᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᔨᐤ ᒑ ᐧᐄ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᒡ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐋ ᑎᑳᔅᐧᑳᔮᔨᒡ᙮

Mother`s story about her father. How he managed all his life to support his family, to purchase material for the season.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-019

File Size

2.45 mb

Duration

13 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

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Teachings

Topics

Seasons, Plants, Places, Food, Clothing, Man, Woman, Transportation, Family, Boy, Girl, Past

ᑳ ᐹᐦᑎᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᒌᐲ ᒥᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ
Ghost heard in the woods

ᒌ ᐹᐦᑎᐧᐋᐤ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᔨᐤ ᑳ ᑎᐱᔅᑳᔨᒡ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᒑᐧᑳᓐ ᑳ ᐹᐦᑖᑯᐦᒡ ᒥᔮᐊᒻ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐹᒋᑮ ᑳ ᐄᐧᑖᐧᐋᐦᑖᑦ᙮

The boy who heard someone in the night. The thing that was making that noise was the boogeyman.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-013

File Size

1.48 mb

Duration

4.12 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

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Man, Inter-racial

ᑳ ᐃᑖᔑᑯᐧᐃᑦ
Kaayitaashikuut

ᑳ ᐃᔨᑖᔑᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ, ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᑭᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᒥᑭᐤ ᒉᐃᑭᑉ ᐧᒑᕐᒋᑮᔥᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐄᓂᐹᑯᐦᒡ᙮

Story of Kaayitaashikuut told by his father and witnessed by Jacob Georgekish out in the Bay.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-045

File Size

2.95 mb

Duration

3 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

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Supernatural

ᓂᑐᐦᐄᔨᔨᐤ-ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ
Legend of the Bush Man

ᐊᓐ ᑖᐃᔅᑉ ᑳ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᒡ, ᑳ ᓂᒋᔥᑯᐧᐋᒡ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᐹᔓᒡ ᐃᐦᑖᐅᐧᐃᓂᐦᒡ᙮

The events that took place when they encountered

the man near the village.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-001-016

File Size

1.90 mb

Duration

11 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

Family, Tradition, Places, Man, Supernatural

ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ᙮
Living with the Boogeyman(s)

ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᓈᐹᔥ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᑭᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑕᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒌ ᐱᑯᐦᐅᐧᐃᑦ᙮

Story about a native boy who lived with the boogeymen and how he escape

from boogeymen.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-011

File Size

2.29 mb

Duration

13.24 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

Teachings, Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Past, Inter-racial