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Level

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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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Joseph Rupert

Aaishaa

The story is about a man called Aaishaa who had 2 wives.

Hard to understand.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-002-020

File Size

0.00 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Sound Editor

Francine Snowboy

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Past, Man, Woman, Family

Alone on the Island

The story about a girl who was left alone on an island and her travel home.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-002-006

File Size

6.89 mb

Duration

35.04 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Food, Woman, Supernatural, Transportation, Past, Animals

Camp life

This story was told by his father. It is a story about starvation within his family. He also talks about his family and ate the things that have not been eaten before.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-002-003

File Size

1.17 mb

Duration

6 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Violet Bates

Sound Editor

Alice Duff

Described By

Alice Duff

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Interview

Topics

Family, Man, Starvation

Cree Hymns

Joseph sings and discusses cree hymns.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-002-015

File Size

2.03 mb

Duration

11.51 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music, History

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Interview, Song, Teachings

Topics

Tradition

Elder telling story about the medow

Woman telling story about the medow and what happened when she saw the medow. The story about the magic of the medow.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-002-011

File Size

0.32 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

unknown

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Tradition, Past, Food, Man, Woman, Supernatural, Transportation

Girl starting the cycles of adulthood

Story about young girl starting her menstrual cycle and how the people treated the special event.

Age 4+
Code

EcCh-002-008

File Size

1.42 mb

Duration

8 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Tradition, Celebrations, Past, Man, Woman, Family, Girl

Goose calling

song: goose calling by Joseph Rupert

Joseph Rupert says the older goose has a deeper voice than the younger ones.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-002-001

File Size

0.23 mb

Duration

1.2 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Violet Bates/ Lynn Whidden

Sound Editor

Alice Duff

Described By

Alice Duff

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Song, Teachings

Topics

Family, Animals

How news travelled in the old days.

How news travelled in the old days. How people got their news and information.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-002-009

File Size

0.30 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

unknown

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Citizenship, History, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Girl, Tradition, Past, Seasons, Spring, Summer, Fall, Places, Man, Transportation, Family, Boy

Snowshoe, sunrise, & fish song

Explains and sings about snowshoes, the sunrise, and the fish (trout).

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-002-010

File Size

0.64 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

1982

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Lynn Whidden, Violet Bates

Sound Editor

Daisy Herodier

Described By

Daisy Herodier

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Song

Topics

Animals

Stories about trappers

Stories about trappers and the time they had to stay out hunting without food or drink.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-002-005

File Size

3.09 mb

Duration

18.06 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Citizenship, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family, Past, Food, Man, Woman

The Crow

The story about a man named Crow, who decided to steal a woman.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-002-007

File Size

0.97 mb

Duration

4.56 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Teachings, Legends

Topics

Tradition, Past, Man, Woman, Supernatural, Inter-racial

The goose season

Spring hunting story. The first flight of the geese and what it meant to the people. The message and a song.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-002-013

File Size

0.44 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

unknown

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies, History, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Song, Teachings

Topics

Boy, Girl, Tradition, Celebrations, Seasons, Animals, Food, Man, Woman, Predictions, Family

The stories of the medow

The stories told by people of the medow and his skills. The story about his vision and the coming of the first ship. The tales of how he saw the future using his power.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-002-012

File Size

1.33 mb

Duration

7 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

unknown

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies, History, Geography

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Past, Places, Man, Predictions, Inter-racial, Tradition

Traditional Cree Songs

Joseph sings and discusses songs about the goose, the hunt and the fish.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-002-014

File Size

2.88 mb

Duration

16.47 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

Art and Music, History, Spirituality

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Interview, Song

Topics

Animals

Traditional Cree Songs

Joseph sings and discusses cree songs about the fox and muskrat.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-002-016

File Size

1.64 mb

Duration

9.33 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music

Themes

Memoirs, Interview, Song, Teachings

Topics

Animals

Traditional songs and hymns

Traditonal songs about geese, new gun, fishing. 2 hymns. Fox and muskrat songs. Discussion of each song.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-002-004

File Size

6.79 mb

Duration

40 mins

Year Of Recording

1984

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Violet Bates, Lynn Whidden

Sound Editor

Alice Duff

Described By

Alice Duff

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Song, Legends, Discussion, Interview

Topics

Animals, Artifacts, Food, Cree values

When food was scarce for my family

The author is telling a story about when his family was almost starving. One of the men killed a caribou & that is how they all survived.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-002-002

File Size

1.81 mb

Duration

10.31 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Violet Bates, Lynn Whidden

Sound Editor

Alice Duff

Described By

Alice Duff

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Animals, Food, Man, Woman, Starvation

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