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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ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐧᒑᕐᒋᑮᔥ George Georgekish

ᐋ ᒥᒌᔑᑳᒡ
Bad Weather

ᑎᐹᒋᒥᐤ ᑳ ᒑᔥᑎᓂᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᐋ ᒥᒌᔑᑳᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᒥᔅᑭᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐃᒋᔥᑎᑯᔑᒨᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᑰᑎᐧᐋᑦ; ᑳ ᐋᑎ ᑰᑯᐧᐃᔑᑦ᙮

Tells a story about when he was caught in bad stormy weather and found shelter under a tree and built a fire and fell asleep in it.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-035-011

File Size

0.77 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Past, Seasons, Winter, Places, Man

ᐋᐦ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐱᐳᓂᑳᓐ
Building a lodge

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒫᒑᐤ ᐋ ᐅᔑᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐱᐳᓂᑭᒥᑯᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔑᓂᐦᑳᑖᔨᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐋ ᐃᔮᐱᑎᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᑖᔑᐱᑖᑭᓂᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔮᔨᐧᒫᐅᐦᐄᑭᐤ ᐋ ᐊᒋᔅᑖᓱᑭᒥᑯᔨᒡ, ᒑ ᐋᐦᑳ ᒋ ᐱᒫᔨᐦᑎᒥᔨᐦᒡ ᐋᐧᐋᓰᔅᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮

George is teaching how to build lodges and he describes also how food was stored in caches so that other animals would not be able to get to the food.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-035-010

File Size

2.81 mb

Duration

8 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Science

Themes

Interview, Teachings, Discussion

Topics

Tradition, Animals, Artifacts, Food

ᑖᓂᑖ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᑭᔥᑯᐧᐃᒡ
How it became foggy

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᒌ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᒑᐤ ᑖᓐᑖ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᑭᔥᑯᐧᐃᓂᔨᒡ᙮

George tells the legend of how it became foggy.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-035-003

File Size

1.42 mb

Duration

6 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne C. House

Described By

Suzanne C. House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Geography

Themes

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Supernatural

ᐋ ᐃᑖᐃᒥᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ
Interactions between the Cree and the Inuit

ᐅ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐧᐄᐦᑖᑯᐧᐃᓐ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔨᑖᔨᒥᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ᙮

This is a story about the relationships between the Inuit and the Cree.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-035-007

File Size

0.55 mb

Duration

3 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Man, Inter-racial

ᒥᑖᐧᐃᓐ
Shamanism

ᐧᐊᔥᑭᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐋ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒥᐧᔮᐃᐦᑎᒥᐦᐄᑯᐧᑖᐤ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᒌ ᒥᑖᐧᐃᑎᐧᐋᐅᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᒥᔥᑯᐧᐋᔨᒡ ᐅᒥᑖᐧᐃᓂᐧᐋᐤ᙮

Long ago when people were not happy with others, they used their powers in a harmful way.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-035-002

File Size

0.21 mb

Duration

3.1 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Suzanne C. House

Described By

Suzanne C. House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Man, Woman, Predictions

ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ (ᐋ ᓂᑐᐦᐆᑖᓱᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ)
Song

ᒌ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᑳ ᐃᑖᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐋ ᓂᑑᐦᐅᑖᓱᓈᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐋᑎ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ᙮

He talks a little about what he thought about taking supplies by canoe and then he sings.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-035-005

File Size

0.22 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music

Themes

Song

Topics

Family, Man

ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Song

ᓂᑭᒥᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ᙮

He sings a song.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-035-004

File Size

0.19 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Song

ᓂᑳᒨ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ
Song and story

ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐆ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ᙮

This is a song and story

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-035-006

File Size

0.42 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Song, Legends

Topics

Animals

ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐤ ᐋ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ
Story of the Inuit

ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐤᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ᙮ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐱᒋᐦᒋ ᐅᓂᑑᐦᐆᔅᒌᐧᐋᐦᒡ᙮ ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑖ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᓈᓈᒥᒌᒻ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔮᐅᓈᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᓂᐱᔨᔨᐤ᙮ ᑳ ᒋᐦᒋᐱᒋᒡ ᐅᑖᓂᔅᐦ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒑᐧᐋᐤ ᒑ ᑭᓂᐧᐋᐱᒫᔨᐦᒡ ᐅᑖᒥᐧᐋᐤᐦ᙮ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᒄ ᒫᒃ ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᐅᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐱᔥᑳᐹᒋᐦᐅᐧᒫᑦ ᐅᑖᒻᐦ ᐅᐲᔖᑭᓈᐲᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ, ᑳ ᒥᒥᔪᐦᑯᐧᐋᑦ, ᐱᔥᒡ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐅᔮᓯᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᑯᔮᓐᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᒋᑖᒡ ᐅᒦᒋᒥᐧᐋᐤ᙮ ᒦᓐ ᑳ ᒋᑐᐦᑖᒡ, ᓈᔥᑎᔨᒡ ᓂᒥ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒧᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᓈᓈᒥᒋᔨᒻ ᐋᑎ ᒥᔪᒌᔑᑳᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳᐧᐋᐱᒫᒡ ᐋᐦᒋᒄᐦ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ᙮

This story about the Inuit.They went to their hunting ground. They were staying on the island and the water was getting further away.He went with his daughter to look after their dogs. They saw a polar bear on the ice. he cut off one of his dogs to run after the polar bear. He killed the polar bear; skins it and cuts off the meat. He felt the ice moving and it breaks; he took some of the meat and couldn`t leave the fur. They all the meat he took. They left and it was beginning to get sunny; they saw nothing and didn`t know where to go. They went away and they saw a seal and killed it.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-035-008

File Size

2.11 mb

Duration

12 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Geography

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Girl, Spring, Winter, Animals, Food, Man, Inter-racial

ᓂᒫᔅ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒥᒄ ᐋᐦ ᐊᐱᔖᔑᒡ ᓂᑑᐦᐆᐧᐃᓐ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐅᑖᐦᒋᐦᐅᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ
Surviving on fish and small Game

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐃᔮᐱᔖᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔫ ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᐦᑖᒋᐦᐅᐧᐃᒡ᙮

George tells the story about the time when hunting was not good and how they only survived by fish and small game.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-035-012

File Size

1.28 mb

Duration

7 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Interview

Topics

Family, Tradition, Animals, Food, Starvation

ᐋᑑᔅᐧᑳᐤ
The giant woman

ᐊᑑᔥ ᑳᐃᔅᐧᑳᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᑭᓂᐤ᙮ ᓃᔓ ᐅᑖᓂᔅᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ

This is a story about a giant woman who lived with her two daughters.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-035-001

File Size

4.36 mb

Duration

25.23 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne C.House

Described By

Suzanne C.House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Girl, Woman, Monsters

ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔮᐧᑳᒫᑦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᒑ ᑎᑯᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ
The old man who warned the people of Adush

ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᑳ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᒑ ᒧᔑᐦᐋᒡ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᔮᐧᑳᒫᑦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᒑ ᑎᑯᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ ᐋ ᐃᔨᐦᑖᒡ᙮

There was an old man who predicted that (Adoosh) a Monster would be coming to their camp with his family and warned the people.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-035-009

File Size

3.80 mb

Duration

17 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Teachings, Memoirs

Topics

Family, Man, Predictions, Monsters

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