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Community

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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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How they made fire before matches

An elder from Whapmagoostui describes how they built fires before the introduction of matches. He explains two different ways his father made fire. He also includes a story of how his father defeated his enemy using fire as a weapon.

Age 8+
Code

EcWh-905-001

File Size

2.88 mb

Duration

49 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Science, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Tradition, Past, Man

Hunting for Caribou

An elder from Whapmagoostui shares his memories of going caribou hunting with his father for the first time.

Age 6+
Code

EcWh-905-002

File Size

5.67 mb

Duration

33 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Tradition, Animals, Food

Memekweshuu

This is a legend about memekweshshuu that they discovered while checking their nets. This tape is of poor quality.

Age 10+
Code

EcWa-801-001

File Size

0.86 mb

Duration

5.18 mins

Year Of Recording

1969

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Marguerite Mackenzie

Sound Editor

Edith Matoush

Described By

Edith Matoush

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Waswanapi

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Tradition, Past, Animals

Stories from the past

This is a person who is telling a story about his life and family and how they used to hunt and travel in the past. It is also about how his father and his brother taught him how to hunt and trade their furs and pelts for goods such as stoves and flour from the white travelers that came by ships to their camps.

Age 10+
Code

EcWh-906-001

File Size

12.05 mb

Duration

70 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Transportation, Family, Boy, Girl, Tradition, Past, Places, Man, Woman

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