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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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Ronnie Loon

This elder is Ronnie Loon who was born in the bush Inland of Neoskweskau north of Mistissini in the year of 1928. Ronnie Loon had a chance to get married and he married Gertie Voyageur of Mistissini. They had eight children all together and also had a chance to deliver as a midwife one of his first sons at birth. This was before the arrival of doctors. Ronnie and his wife love the bush life and that`s how they supported their children through their hunting skills.

A birth in the bush

Ronnie Loon tells how he was a midwife to his wife Gertie while they were in the bush and he delivered their first child, a son.

Age 12+
Code

EcMi-520-001

File Size

1.74 mb

Duration

10.07 mins

Year Of Recording

2003

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Mistissini workshop

Sound Editor

Anna Blacksmith

Described By

Anna Blacksmith

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Celebrations, Man, Woman

Hunting Skills

Ronnie Loon tells a story of how his brother John taught him hunting skills.

Age 12+
Code

EcMi-520-003

File Size

0.00 mb

Duration

4.03 mins

Year Of Recording

2003

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Mistissin workshop

Sound Editor

Anna Blacksmith

Described By

Anna Blacksmith

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Geography, Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Tradition, Celebrations, Past

When my father died

Ronnie Loon talks about the accidental death of his father while they were in the bush. Their mother had to look after the seven of them after his father died.There was no one living near their camp to tell them what had happened and Ronnie talks about how they survived all spring.

Age 12+
Code

EcMi-520-002

File Size

2.83 mb

Duration

12.29 mins

Year Of Recording

2003

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Mistissini workshop

Sound Editor

Anna Blacksmith

Described By

Anna Blacksmith

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Past

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