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ᐧᑖᒥᔅ ᕉᐱᕐᑦ Thomas Rupert

ᐋᔮᔖᐤ
Aayaashaau

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐋᔮᔖᐤ ᑳ ᓂᑭᑎᐦᐧᐋᑦ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ᙮ ᒥᐦᒑᓂᔨᐤᐦ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐋ ᐧᐄᐦ ᓂᑳᔥᑳᑯᑦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᔑᔥ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐦ ᒌᐧᐋᑦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑐᑖᑯᑦ ᐅᒥᑖᐅᐧᐋᑎᓰᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᒃ ᒑᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᔑᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᑳᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᑳ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᓯᐦᒃ ᐊᔅᒌᔨᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᐲᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐅᐦᑖᐱᔨᔨᒡ, ᒋᐦᐋᑳ ᒌᐦ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᒫᔮᑖᔨᐦᑖᑯᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐧᐋᔑᐦᐋᑦ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ, ᐲᐲᐦᒑᐦᐊᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔑᓈᑯᐦᐋᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᔨ ᐱᔮᓰᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐄᓯᓈᑯᐦᐄᓱᑦ᙮ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᑳᒋᒡ ᐋ ᓃᐱᓂᔨᒡ ᐋᑯᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐄᔅᐱᐦᔮᒡ, ᐋᑯᑖᐦ ᐋᐦᑖᒡ᙮

The legend of Aayaashaau and how he abandons his son on an island. The son has many obstacles trying to get back home because the father uses shaman power against his son. The son finally reaches home and confronts his father. The son burns the land and makes the water boil to rid the land of evil. After he changes his mother into the robin and he changes into a bird, they fly far away where it is always summer.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-203-020

File Size

26.31 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, Boy, Animals, Artifacts, Food, Clothing, Man, Woman, Supernatural, Transportation

ᐋᔮᔖᐤ
Aayaashaau

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᐋᐦ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐋᔮᔖᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᓂᑭᑖᑦ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ᙮ ᒥᐦᒑᓂᔨᐤᐦ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐦ ᓂᑳᔥᑳᑯᑦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᔑᔥ ᒑ ᒌᐧᐋᑦ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑐᑖᑯᑦ ᐅᒥᑖᐅᐧᐋᑎᓰᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᒃ ᒑᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᔑᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᑳᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᒃ ᐋᔅᐧᑳᓯᐦᒃ ᐊᔅᒌᔨᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑖᐱᔨᔨᒡ ᓂᐲᔨᐤ ᐋᑯᐦ ᒫᒃ ᒑ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᑦ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᒫᔮᑖᔨᐦᑖᑯᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᐧᐋᔑᐦᐋᑦ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ ᐲᐲᐦᒑᐦᒡ ᐋᔑᓈᑯᐦᐋᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᔨ ᐱᔮᓰᐦᒡ ᐋᓯᓈᑯᓯᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᑳᒋᒡ ᐋᐦ ᓃᐱᓂᔨᒡ ᐋᐦᑖᒡ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ᙮

The legend of Aayaashaau and how he abandons his son on an island. The son has many obstacles trying to get back home because the father uses shaman power against his son. The son finally reaches home and confronts his father. The son burns the land and makes the water boil to rid the land of evil. After he changes his mother into the robin and he changes into a bird far away where it is always summer.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-203-019

File Size

27.19 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

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Tradition, Summer, Animals, Man, Woman, Predictions, Supernatural

ᒥᔅᑖᐦᒋᑯᐦᐄᑭᓐ
Bearded Seal Song

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᒥᔅᑖᐦᒋᒄ ᐋᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓅᑯᓯᑦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒥᐧᔮᑭᒥᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓈᔥᑎᔨᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒋᒥᔥᑎᓂᔨᒡ᙮

This song is about the bearded seal as it surfaces to breathe while the water is very calm and still.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-203-013

File Size

0.88 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

Song

Topics

Animals

ᑭᔑᔥᑖᐅᐦᒑᔑᐅᐦᐄᑭᓐ
Black Fox Song

ᐧᑖᒥᔅ ᓂᑭᒨ ᑭᔑᔥᑖᐅᐦᒑᔑᐅᐦᐄᑭᓂᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᐱᔒᔥ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ ᐋ ᐊᑖᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᑭᔑᔥᑖᐅᐦᒑᔑᐅᔮᓐᐦ᙮

Thomas sings about the black fox and explains how he used to trade the fox fur.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-203-005

File Size

1.30 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

Art and Music, History

Themes

Song

Topics

Animals

ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐅᐧᐋᑭᓐ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Cannibal Story

ᐧᐃᔮᐱᒫᑦ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐅᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ ᓈᐹᐤ, ᐋᒄ ᓂᒥ ᐧᐄᐦ ᒋᔅᒋᓯᐤ᙮ ᐋᒄ ᒑᒃ ᐹᒥᓂᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ, ᐧᐃᔮᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐅᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ ᐋ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐱᔅᐹᐱᔨᒡᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒋᔥᑐᐦᐄᑭᓂᐦᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᐅᑎᔅᒋᐦᑯᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋᒄ ᐱᔮᔅᒋᐦᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐅᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ ᐋᑳ ᑭᓂᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ᙮

A hunter sees a horrible looking cannibal, giving him amnesia. The wife is cooking food and sees the cannibal from the reflection from the broth. The cannibal is looking into the teepee from the smoke hole . The husband shoots the cannibal without looking at it.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-203-003

File Size

3.81 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

Teachings

Topics

Woman, Monsters, Family, Man

ᐊᑎᐦᑯᐦᐄᑭᓐ
Caribou Song

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᐊᑎᐦᑯᐦᐄᑭᓐ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᑖᔥᑭᓐᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐅᐧᐋᔑᐦᐆᐧᐋᒑᑦ᙮

This song is about the caribou and the antlers as beautiful adornments.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-203-011

File Size

1.43 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

Song

Topics

Animals

ᐱᑯᑎᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᐅᓂᑭᒧᓐ
Caribou Woman Spirit Song

ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐅᔮ ᐱᑯᑎᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᐅᓂᑭᒧᓐ᙮ ᐋᐅᒄ ᒨᔥ ᑳ ᒌ ᐧᐄᐦ ᑖᐱᒫᑦ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐧᐄᔨ ᐊᑎᑎᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐃᔨᑦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮

This song is about Caribou Woman Spirit who always tries to surpass other women in their qualities. She`s a spirit who always spoke against other Cree women during the shaking tent ceremony saying that she was better.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-203-012

File Size

2.30 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

Song

Topics

Animals, Woman, Supernatural

ᒑᑭᔥᑐᑎᓈᐦᐧᑳᐤ
Chaakishtutinaahkwaau

ᐋᐅᒄ ᓈᑐᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᒑᑭᔥᑐᑎᓈᐦᐧᑳᐤ ᒑ ᐧᐃᔨᐧᐄᑦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᑎᐱᔅᑳᔨᒡ, ᐋᒄ ᓈᐱᐦᐄᑯᑦ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐅᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ᙮ ᐋᒄ ᒑᔅᒑᔨᒥᑯᑦ ᐧᐄᒌᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐋᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᑦ᙮ ᓂᔮᓂᑐᐧᐋᐱᒫᒡ᙮ ᐧᐃᔮᐱᒫᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐅᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ ᔖᔥ ᐋ ᐱᒥᓂᐧᐃᓱᔨᒡᐦ ᒑᑭᔥᑐᑎᓈᐦᐧᑳᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᒄ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐅᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ᙮

Chaakishtutinaahkwaau is tricked to go outside at night and is killed by a cannibal. His brothers discover that he is gone and look for him. They find the cannibal cooking Chaakishtutinaahkwaau and they kill the cannibal.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-203-004

File Size

3.24 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

Teachings

Topics

Man, Monsters

ᑳ ᐅᐦᑳᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᒥᑖᐤ
Confronting the Shaman

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑳᐦᐄᑭᓂᔑᔑᐦᒡ ᐅᐦᒋᐱᔨᐤ, ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᓂᑎᐦᐅᑖᓱᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᑎᑎᐦᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᒥᑖᐤ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑎᐦᐋᑦ ᒫᓐᐦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐅᒌ ᑳ ᓂᑎᐦᐅᑖᓱᒡ ᐧᐋᑎᑎᐦᐧᐋᒡ ᐅᔮᐦ ᒥᑖᐤᐦ᙮ ᐧᐋᐦᑳᒫᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᔨᐧᐋᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐦ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑎᐦᐄᑯᒡ ᐅᔮᐦ ᒥᑖᐤᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᐧᑳᓵᐱᐦᑎᐦᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᒌ ᓂᔥᑯᔥᑎᐧᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒥᑖᐤᐦ᙮

Story from the Waskaganish area when men were taking supplies inland. A shaman killed people by keeping animals away from people and the group of men reached the shaman and had a confrontation. After leaving, the shaman does the same to these men, starving them out. They confront the shaman using the shaking tent ceremony.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-203-015

File Size

10.83 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

Memoirs

Topics

Past, Animals, Places, Food, Man, Predictions, Starvation, Supernatural

ᒥᐦᒑᔔᐦᐄᑭᓐ
Fox Song

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᒥᐦᒑᔑᐅᐦᐄᑭᓐ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐧᑖᒥᔅ ᐅᔮ ᑳ ᒌ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐅᐧᐋᔨᔥᑖᑦ ᐅᒥᐦᒑᔑᐅᓂᐦᐄᑭᓐ᙮

Traditional song about the fox. Thomas explains this song as a song he sang setting a trap for the fox.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-203-008

File Size

1.13 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

Song

Topics

Animals

ᐱᔮᓲᐦᐄᑭᓐ
Goose Song

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᐱᔮᓲᐦᐄᑭᓐ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐧᑖᒥᔅ ᓈᔥᒡ ᒑᒋᔖᐹ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒋᑐᐦᑖᑦ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑑᐦᐅᑦ, ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐋᑎᔥᑳᑯᑦ ᐱᔮᓯᐤᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐱᒥᐦᔮᔨᒡᐦ᙮

This is a traditional goose song by Thomas. He explains how early he got up to go hunting for geese.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-203-009

File Size

1.54 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

Song

Topics

Animals

ᐱᔮᓯᐅᐦᐄᑭᓐ
Goose Song

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐅᔮ ᓈᑭᒧᑦ ᐧᑖᒥᔅ ᐱᔮᓯᐅᐦᐄᑭᓂᔨᐤ᙮

Thomas sings about the goose.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-203-006

File Size

0.71 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

Song

Topics

Animals

ᐱᔮᓲᐦᐄᑭᓐᐦ
Goose Songs

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐱᔮᓲᐦᐄᑭᓐ ᐊᓐ ᒫᐦᒋᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐊᑎ ᒌᐧᐋᐦᔮᒡ ᐋᐦ ᑎᐧᑳᒋᓂᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒦᓐ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᒦᓐ ᐧᐄᐱᒡ ᒑ ᐹᐱᐦᔮᑦ᙮

Songs about geese as the last flock is leaving for the winter and the promise that they`ll be back again in the spring.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-203-010

File Size

3.20 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

Art and Music

Themes

Song

Topics

Animals

ᐋᔅᐳᓂᓰᐤ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ
Greedy Elder

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐋ ᒌ ᐋᔅᐳᓂᓰᑦ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᐋ ᒌ ᒋᒧᑎᒃ ᒋᔖᔮᒄ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐱᒦᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ ᐋ ᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᒌ ᑭᒑᒧᑎᒃ ᐊᓐ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᑳ ᐧᐄᔨ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐅᒋᔖᔮᑯᒥᐦᑯᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ᙮ ᐆ ᒫᒃ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᐋᐅᒄ ᐋᔥᒄ ᐊᓐ ᐋ ᒌ ᒥᔥᑎᑰᒡᐦ ᐧᐃᔮᑭᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᒋᓵᐱᔅᒋᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓯᓃᒡ ᑳ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐋ ᐱᑳᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᒦᒋᒻ᙮

Old story of a greedy elder who stole bear meat and fat from his own son. The elder stole the bear meat because the bear was not given to him. This story refers to a time when wooden bowls and hot stones were used for boiling food.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-203-001

File Size

11.68 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

Family, Past, Winter, Man

ᑳᒥᑖᐧᐃᑦ
Kaa Mitaaut

ᑳᒥᑖᐧᐃᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᒥᒄ ᐋᐦ ᓃᔑᒡ᙮ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐋᐦ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᑦ ᒋᐦᒋᐧᐋ ᐱᒦᔨᐤ, ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐅᑎᔅᒋᐦᒄ᙮ ᓂᒧᐃ ᒦᓐ ᒌᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᐤ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᐧᐋᐧᐋᓂᐦᑭᑖᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᐧᑳᓵᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᑳᒥᑖᐧᐃᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒦᓐ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᒌᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮

Kaa Mitaaut and his wife live alone. He kills a caribou. While rendering fat from the bones, he spills the pot. After, Kaa Mitaaut cannot kill anymore caribou. Food becomes scarce. Kaa Mitaaut performs the shaking tent and is able to kill more caribou.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-203-016

File Size

8.89 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, Food, Man, Woman, Starvation

ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ
Legend of Chihkaapaash

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᐋᐦ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᑳ ᑭᐧᐃᑭᒥᑯᑦ ᒫᒥᐦᑯᒋᐦᒋᑭᔑᐤᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒦᓐ ᑳ ᓂᒋᔥᑭᐧᐋᑦ ᒥᔥᑖᐹᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᒫᑦ ᐅᒥᔅᑎᒥᔅᑯᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒦᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐋᑦ ᑳᒌᑎᐧᐃᔅᒄᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒦᓐ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐅᑦ ᓃᔓ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᑳ ᒌᔑᓂᐱᐦᐄᒫᑦ ᐅᑳᐅᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐊᑑᔑᔅᐧᑳᐅᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒦᓐ ᒌᔑᑯᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐧᐄᒋᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᓂᐧᑳᑖᑦ ᐲᓯᒻᐦ᙮

Five tales of Chihkaapaash. First is his encounter with the giant fish and being swallowed whole by the fish. Second is encountering the Spirit people and the incident with the giant beaver. Third is the encounter with the giant being that killed the parents of Chihkaapaash and his sister. Fourth is the getting married to two sisters after killing their cannibal mother. And the fifth one is about their move into the land of the sky and snaring the sun.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-203-014

File Size

28.48 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

Clothing, Man, Woman, Predictions, Monsters, Supernatural, Family, Boy, Girl, Animals, Food

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᐧᐃᓐ
Religion long ago

ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᒫᐤ ᐧᑖᒥᔅ ᕉᐱᕐᑦᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐃᔑᓈᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᐋᐦᐧᒫᔮᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐹᒋ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒫᒑᔨᒡᐦ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔑᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐅᑎᔨᒥᐦᐋᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ᙮ ᒥᒄ ᒫᒃ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐧᑖᒥᔅ ᔖᔥ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᐅᔮ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔑᔨᐅᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐅᒧᔔᒥᐧᐋᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐱᒫᑎᓯᔨᒡᐦ᙮

Josie Sam Sr. interviews Thomas Rupert about religion before christianity. But Thomas explains that he doesn`t really know about the religion system because christianity has been used for a few generations before him.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-203-022

File Size

5.48 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, Discussion, Interview

Topics

Tradition

ᒫᐃᓰᐤ ᐅᓯᓯᒫᐤ
Stingy Father-in-law

ᐊᑎᒫᐲᓯᒧᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᒌᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᐤ ᐲᓯᐧᒫᐦᑖᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ᙮ ᓂᒥ ᒌᐦ ᓂᑑᐦᑎᐧᑳᐤ ᐋᑳ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒑ ᒌᐦ ᐋᔅᒑᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐊᓐ ᐅᓯᓯᒫᐤ ᒑᒃ ᓂᒥ ᐊᔑᒫᐤ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᓂᐦᐋᒋᒻᐦ, ᐄᔮᒥᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑎᐦᐋᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᒑᒃ ᓈᑐᐧᐃᑎᐦᐧᑳᑦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ᙮ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᒑᒃ ᐃᔨᐦᒡ ᐋᑖᔨᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᓂᐦᐋᒋᒻᐦ ᐊᓐ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ᙮

A man from the north marries into a southern family. The man cannot hunt caribou and is not familiar with hunting beaver. The father-in-law stops giving food to his son-in-law making him starve. The man finally decides to go caribou hunting and kills caribou. The father-in-law changes his attitude towards his son-in-law.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-203-021

File Size

5.34 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

Teachings

Topics

Man, Woman, Transportation, Family, Tradition, Winter, Animals, Artifacts, Food

ᒫᐃᓰᐤ ᐅᓯᓯᒫᐤ
Stingy Father-in-law

ᐊᑎᒫᐲᓯᒨᐅᔨᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐲᓯᐧᒫᐦᑖᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᓂᒥ ᒌᐦ ᓂᑑᐦᐆ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒑ ᒌᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄ ᐧᐋᔥ ᑖᐹ ᐃᐦᑖᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐧᐄᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᒧᐃ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᒫᐤ ᐊᒥᔅᒄᐦ ᒑ ᒌᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐊᓐ ᐅᓯᓯᒫᐤ ᒑᒃ ᓂᒥ ᐊᔑᒫᐤ ᐅᓂᐦᐋᒋᒻᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐃᔮᒥᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑎᐦᐋᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᒑᒃ ᓈᑎᐧᐃᑎᐦᐧᑳᑦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ᙮ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᒑᒃ ᐃᔨᐦᒡ ᐋᑖᔨᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᓂᐦᐋᒋᒻᐦ ᐊᓐ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ᙮

A man from the north marries into a southern family. The man cannot hunt caribou and is not familiar with hunting beaver. The father-in-law stops giving food to his son-in-law making him starve. The man finally decides to go caribou hunting and kills caribou. The father-in-law changes his attitude towards his son-in-law.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-203-017

File Size

7.91 mb

Duration

8.38 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

Memoirs

Topics

Animals, Food, Man, Woman, Starvation, Family

ᐅᑖᐹᓈᔅᑯᐦᒑᓯᐤ
Toboggan Maker

ᓈᐹᐤ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐲᓯᐧᒫᐦᑖᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐅᐦᒌᑦ ᐧᐋᐦ ᐅᔑᐦᐋᑦ ᐅᑖᐹᓈᔅᒄᐦ,ᐊᑯᔮᑦ ᒑ ᒌᐦ ᐅᔑᐦᐋᑦ ᐄᔨᑖᐹᓈᔅᒄᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐊᑎᒫᐲᓯᒻ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒧᔑᐧᐋᔨᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᒃ ᐧᐋᒋᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐊᑎᒫᐲᓯᒻ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒧᔑᐧᐋᔨᒡ᙮ ᐊᐧᑳᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᒑ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᑦ ᐄᔨᑖᐹᓈᔅᒄᐦ᙮ ᐅᒥᑖᐧᐋᑎᓰᐧᐃᓐ ᐃᔮᐱᒋᐦᑖᑦ ᒑ ᒌᐦ ᒥᔅᑭᐧᐋᑦ ᐋᐦ ᒥᐧᔮᔅᑯᓯᔨᒡᐦ ᒥᔅᑎᒄᐦ ᒑ ᒌᐦ ᐅᔑᐦᐋᑦ ᓃᔓ ᐄᔨᑖᐹᓈᔅᒄᐦ᙮

A man from the south makes a joke that he could make a toboggan in the north where there are no trees. Eventually, he lives up north in the barrens and is told to make a toboggan. He uses his shaman power to find good trees and makes two nice toboggans.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-203-018

File Size

6.18 mb

Duration

6 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

Memoirs

Topics

Past, Artifacts, Man, Supernatural, Transportation

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