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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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ᒑᕐᓖ ᑎᒃ Charlie Dick

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

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