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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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Maria Scipio

Bush Life In the Fall

Part 1- Maria talks about life in the bush with her parents and how they prepared dried food the season ahead.

Part 2 - Maria talks about how they kept dried food and how it was cooked.

Part 3 - Maria talks about how she remembers when they travelled by boat using paddles for hours and hours.

Part 4 - Maria talks about the way they build a dwelling, how it kept them warm in the cold winter.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-033-003

File Size

3.09 mb

Duration

18 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Marie-Odile Junker

Described By

Marie-Odile Junker

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Past, Seasons, Fall, Animals, Food, Man, Woman, Transportation, Family, Boy, Girl

How to prepare for childbirth

Part 1- Maria talks about how woman prepared for childbirth long ago.

Part 2- Maria talks about her mother when she was pregnant and how the other women knew that something was not right with the child that is still in the womb.

Part 3 - Maria talks about how woman today raise their children and how different it is than how it was back in the day.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-033-001

File Size

4.09 mb

Duration

23.55 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Marie-Odile Junker

Described By

Marie-Odile Junker

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Tradition, Past, Woman

Story of Fall

Part 1- In the Fall people went out in the James Bay by boat to hunt for seal.

Part 2 - Maria talks about the process of cleaning the sealskin, what they used it for, how they cleaned the skin. They made things like boots that were waterproof and mittens.

Part 3- Maria talks about the string made out of sealskin and used to tie dogs and sleds together, also made a whip out of sealskin to make dogs run faster.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-033-005

File Size

2.80 mb

Duration

16 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Marie-Odile Junker

Described By

Marie-Odile Junker

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Winter, Animals, Food, Clothing, Man, Woman, Transportation, Family, Tradition, Fall

Story of Spring

Part 1 - In the Spring of 1962 Maria and her family left Fort-George by dog sleds travelling West.

Part 2 - When the ice began to melt they knew that they would be expecting other people to come for a visit to their camp.

Part 3 - Maria talks about how people enjoyed staying in the bush because of the food the men hunted and killed. The stayed long without the men having to leave to get supplies because they had enough supplies to last them long.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-033-004

File Size

2.06 mb

Duration

11 mins

Year Of Recording

2003

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Marie-Odile Junker

Sound Editor

Marie-Odile Junker with Maria Scipio

Described By

Marie-Odile Junker with Maria Scipio

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Man, Transportation, Family, Past, Spring, Animals, Food

Story of Winter

Maria talks about when they first had ski doos and the people believed ski doos made work and travel easier. However not many people had ski doos, only those who worked. The main use of ski doos was to get fire wood and it was far away where they got their firewood. When their children were away at school, the women went to visit them and bring them warm clothing.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-033-006

File Size

1.09 mb

Duration

6 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Marie-Odile Junker

Described By

Marie-Odile Junker

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family, Woman, Transportation, Boy, Girl, Tradition, Past, Winter, Clothing, Man

When a girl first had her menstruation

Part 1 - Maria talks about when a girl`s first menstruation begins and how she was cared for.

Part 2 - Maria talks about how a girl was isolated from others when several families lived together.

Part 3 - Maria talks about when she had her menstruation while her and her family were in the bush at that time.

Part 4 - Maria talks about when boys and girls that watch what others are doing and believed to be that those boys and girls are going to grow up knowing how to do things for themselves.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-033-002

File Size

1.69 mb

Duration

9 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Marie-Odile Junker

Described By

Marie-Odile Junker

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Woman, Family, Boy, Girl, Tradition, Celebrations, Food, Clothing

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