Dialect

Level

Community

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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ᐧᐃᓕᔨᒻ ᑏ ᕕᓯᑎᕐ William D. Visitor

ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᐳᓂᐱᒫᒋᓯᔨᑦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐱᐦᒋᐳᐃᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᒥᓂᒎᔥ
A death in the family poisoned by an insect

ᓂᔥᑐ ᑳ ᐃᕪᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᐅᐦᒋᐱᔨᐤ ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ᙮ ᐧᐃᓕᔨᒻ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᒫᐤ, ᒥᓂᒎᔥ ᐋ ᒌ ᒫᑯᒥᑯᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᑳᐳᓂᐱᒫᒋᓯᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᓈᐹᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐃᑖᔨᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᐋ ᑳ ᐊᓂᑦ ᐋ ᑯᐧᐃᐦᑯᑖᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐅᐦᒋᐱᔨᒡ᙮

This story continues from story # 3. William talks about a man that they believed to have eaten an insect accidentally. The man died and they thought it didn`t have anything to do with starvation.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-013-004

File Size

0.84 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Starvation, Family, Winter, Food, Man

ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᐋ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᐅᓱᑦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ
Childbirth long ago

ᐧᐋᔅᑭᒡ ᑳ ᐃᔥᐱᔥ ᐋᔨᒥᓂᔨᒡ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᐋ ᐧᐄᐧᐋᐱᒫᐅᓱᑦ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᑎᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᓂᑎᐦᑯᔨᓂᔨᐤ ᐊᔨᒧᑎᒻ᙮

This is about how difficult it was for a woman to give birth without any kind of medication long ago.

Age 18+
Code

EcWe-013-001

File Size

0.21 mb

Duration

2.12 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

CP collection

Sound Editor

Cheryl and Frances Visitor

Described By

Cheryl and Frances Visitor

Modified

2016-09-28 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family

ᐋ ᓃᔓᑳᐳᐧᐃᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ/ᒥᓐᒎᔥ ᑳ ᐱᔥᑎᒫᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ
Co-habitation/marriage/tragic death

ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᓂᒌ ᒥᒄ ᐋ ᒌ ᓈᑎᑐᒡ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᐧᐄᒋᒥᑐᒡ᙮ ᒦᓐ ᑯᑎᒋᔨᐤ ᑳ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐱᔥᑎᒫᔨᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔫᐦ ᒥᓐᒍᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐳᓂᐱᒫᑎᓰᔨᒡ᙮

He begins by talking about cohabitation and marriage in the old days. Then he talks about a tragic death at the camp of the family whom he lived with.

Age 18+
Code

EcWe-013-003

File Size

0.23 mb

Duration

4.5 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

CP collection

Sound Editor

Cheryl and Frances Visitor

Described By

Cheryl and Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family

ᑳ ᐃᔥᐱᔥ ᐊᔨᒥᓂᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑖ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᐋ ᓂᑑᐦᐅᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Hardships of hunting

ᐊᓂᑖ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᑳ ᐃᔥᐱᔥ ᐊᔨᒥᓂᔨᒡ ᐋ ᓂᑐᐦᐆᒡ ᐄᔨᔩᐅᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᐊᓅᐦᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐋ ᐃᔥᐱᔥ ᐧᐋᔫᒋᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐋ ᐃᔮᐱᒋᐦᑖᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᒦᒋᑦ᙮

He talks about the scarcity of animals in his early hunting days. He also talks about how people today have plenty to use for hunting and eating. Also that the people don`t have the hardships that the people of long ago encountered.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-013-002

File Size

1.47 mb

Duration

8.2 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

CP collection

Sound Editor

Cheryl and Frances Visitor

Described By

Cheryl and Frances Visitor

Modified

2016-09-28 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family, Food

ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐧᑳᔅᐧᑳᔮᒡ
How the seasons change

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ 1: ᐋᑎᔪᐦᑳᓐ ᐆ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒌ ᓃᐱᐦᒡ, ᐱᐳᐦᒡ, ᑭᐧᑳᒋᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓰᑯᐦᒡ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒍ ᒋᐦᒋᐱᔨᒡ ᐋ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᓂᒌ ᓃᐱᓄᐦᑳᓂᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᑭᐧᒑᒥᑎᓈᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᓃᐱᓂᐱᔮᔒᔥᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᒥᔅᑯᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᐦᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐱᔮᔑᔥᐦ, ᒦᓐ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᐅᐦᑳᓐᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓈᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐅᔮᔨᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᒑ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᐋ ᐧᑳᔅᐧᑳᔮᔨᒡ᙮

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ 2: ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᑎᒫᒋᒫᒥᓂᐤ ᐊᒥᔅᒄᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓈᑦ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᔨᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ᙮

Part 1 - This is a legend about how it became summer, winter, fall and spring. The characters begin with summer animals and how the summer bird got stolen. Then they find their summer bird that the other seasonal animals had taken. They decide to split the summer bird so that the seasons change.

Part 2 - The story of Chikaapash and how he took a beaver that he wasn`t suppose to.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-013-005

File Size

1.91 mb

Duration

10.67 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Citizenship, History, Geography

Themes

Legends

Topics

Fall, Winter, Animals, Food, Seasons, Spring, Summer

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