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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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Harriet Georgekish

A boy that almost turned cannibal

A boy stays behind when his father and the other people leave. He goes to hunt for beaver and kills, cooks and eats it. He eats the beaver raw and tells the people how he felt.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-038-008

File Size

0.91 mb

Duration

2.49 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

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Food, Man

A girl is taken from her brother by prospectors

This legend is about a boy, a girl and their mother. One day the boy and girl went out to check their fish net and then prospectors arrive. The girl is taken by the prospectors and lives with them. The boy goes home and informs their mother what happened to his sister. Then one day the boy goes and looks for his sister and finds her with a child.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-038-003

File Size

1.25 mb

Duration

7 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

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Girl, Food, Woman, Inter-racial

Atuush and his son are hungry

Atuush tells his son that they should fight and which ever loses will be the broth. While they are fighting, Atuush sees a dog running then people travelling on foot. Atuush and his son stop fighting and begin planning what they will do to them.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-038-004

File Size

0.72 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

Legends

Topics

Family, Animals, Food, Monsters

Kaanwaat and the atuush

Part 1 - A man named Kaanwaat arrives upon a village of atuush. He visits and is greeted by the atuush. Then he goes home and tells his people about the atuush and predicts that they will be coming. He tells his people how to protect themselves.

Part 2 - A man uses young trees to make a shaking tent to do predictions of the first contact of white man. He was able to pass his gift of predicting to his sons.

Part 3 - A man and his wife and two daughters lived in a teepee. One day the man leaves to get supplies while he is away his wife passes away. He comes back to his daughters and finds that his wife passed away.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-038-005

File Size

2.26 mb

Duration

13 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

Legends

Topics

Food, Man, Predictions, Starvation, Monsters, Family, Boy, Girl

The inuit that pretends to be frozen and is taken by the atuush

This is a legend about the Atuush and his family. The atuush sees an inuit man that had been fishing that is lying on the ground frozen. Atuush takes the man and brings him to his family as food.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-038-001

File Size

0.55 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

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Food, Man, Monsters, Family

When atuush walks and listens for children

Long ago children were told not to scream and yell in the evening because atuush would be listening for noise coming from anywhere.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-038-006

File Size

0.71 mb

Duration

6.09 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, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Girl, Predictions, Monsters, Inter-racial

When everything used to talk

This legend is about the Canada jay when he used to talk. He is told a girl is born and says that they should throw her away and what`s the use of her. Then he is told that a boy is born and how he is happy because he`s going to be the one to hunt.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-038-002

File Size

0.24 mb

Duration

1 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

Citizenship, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Girl, Animals

When the eeyou made predictions about the white man

Long ago, they predicted the white man will arrive. A man and his wife made the first contact with white men and how they traded their clothing with them. That was when the fur trade began.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-038-007

File Size

1.06 mb

Duration

6.11 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

Spirituality, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Predictions, Inter-racial, Clothing, Man, Woman

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