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Level

Community

Language

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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Jacob Georgekish

A man kills a bear and gives it to the elder of the camp

Part 1 - Jacob tells the story about a man that killed a bear and gives it to the elder of the camp.

Part 2 - Jacob tells the story of when they all eat together after the bear meat was cooked. Then he continues on how they found other food by using the shaking tent.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-014

File Size

2.05 mb

Duration

11 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship, History, Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Animals, Food, Man

A man`s sister that was taken by prospectors

This story is about a man, his mother and sister, once the man and his sister go out fishing and prospectors arrive upon them. The sister is tricked into getting on with the prospectors and is taken away.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-004

File Size

1.36 mb

Duration

7.54 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Song

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Woman, Inter-racial

Beaver Song

He sings the beaver song.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-009

File Size

0.98 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Described By

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Animals, Man

Earth Song

He sings the earth song

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-008

File Size

0.87 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Described By

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Song

Topics

Tradition

How salt water came to be

This a legend about how the salt water came to be.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-003-011

File Size

2.61 mb

Duration

15.11 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Colin Scot/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Frances Visitor

Described By

Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals, Transportation

Hunting Big & Small Game

He sings the value of hunting small & big game.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-003-002

File Size

0.26 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scot & Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Described By

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Song

Topics

Past, Seasons, Animals, Food

Kaanaawaat

A legend about a Giant. Told in high cree vocabulary.

Age 18+
Code

EcWe-003-001

File Size

3.90 mb

Duration

24 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Cheryl Visitor

Described By

Cheryl Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals, Monsters

Kiwiikwachaau that lived with children

Part 1 - Kiwiikwachaau that lived with children and believed to be his siblings.

Part 2 - When the animals are travelling they are wondering when Kiwiikwachaau will be coming.

Part 3 - Minituu and Minituuskwaau and their children Minituushishich are living at a camp when the Niipinsuu arrives upon the children and takes the Minituu`s food.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-015

File Size

3.58 mb

Duration

32 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Food, Man, Woman, Family, Boy, Girl, Summer, Animals

Man singing in a shaking tent

He sang the way the man sang when entering inside the tent. While the man is singing something fell and he tells what is happening, when entering in the shaking tent.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-007

File Size

0.98 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Described By

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Song

Topics

Tradition, Man

Shaking Tent

A old man used to sing when he went in the shaking tent. He would sing about the flowers that are growing, when a man goes in the shaking tent while singing something happens.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-003-006

File Size

1.03 mb

Duration

5.59 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Song

Topics

Man

Snowshoes Story

This song explains the value of snowshoes, he quotes "Everytime a man puts on his snowshoes, sometimes it brings him good luck but sometimes it didn`t."

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-003-003

File Size

0.32 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Tradition, Winter, Man

Songs

Traditional songs

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-003-013

File Size

0.72 mb

Duration

4.09 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Colin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Frances Visitor

Described By

Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music

Themes

Song

Topics

Tradition, Man

The Boy that lived with a bear

The bear kidnapped a boy and took care of him until he was old and then allowed him to return to his family.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-003-012

File Size

0.84 mb

Duration

4.54 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Colin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Frances Visitor

Described By

Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Animals

The Shaman and Shaking tent

A story about a shaman helping to provide some food for a family.

Age 18+
Code

EcWe-003-010

File Size

1.51 mb

Duration

9.48 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Cheryl & Frances Visitor

Described By

Cheryl & Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Animals, Food, Starvation, Supernatural

Various songs about animals

Part 1 - A song about a person who sang about another person.

Part 2 - A song about a bear

Part 3 - A song about a young goose.

Part 4 - A song about a hunter and how he finds miichim.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-017

File Size

0.50 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, History

Themes

Song, Teachings

Topics

Animals, Food

When a man lived with prospectors and how he was tortured

This legend is about a man that was taken by prospectors and lived with them. He was not allowed to be inside but kept outside during the winter.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-005

File Size

1.12 mb

Duration

7.54 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Girl, Winter, Animals, Food, Man

When the child was taken by the bear

A woman goes berry picking with her infant child. When the woman puts down her child to pick berries she sees a bear. The bear takes the child and runs away and the child is never seen again until he grows up and goes back to his mother.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-016

File Size

0.69 mb

Duration

3 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals, Woman, Boy, Summer

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