Dialect

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Community

Teaching

Theme

Topic

Storyteller


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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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ᒣᕇ ᐧᒑᕐᒋᑮᔥ-ᐧᒑᓖ Mary Georgekish-Jolly

Mary Georgekish was born in the bush Inland of Eastmain. It was only when she got married to Johnny Jolly that she ended up with the Mistissini Crees. Mary was always in the bush hunting with her husband and that’s how she lived for survival.

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ᐁᐅᒄ ᐆ ᒣᕇ ᐧᒑᕐᑮᔥ ᐧᒑᓖ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᐁᑯᑌᐦ ᑳ ᐱᒫᑎᓰᑦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐄᔅᒣᓂᐦᒡ ᐁᑯᑌᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒌᑦ ᒥᒄ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᒥᔅᑎᓯᓃᐦᒡ ᒌ ᐄᔑ ᐅᓈᐯᒨ, ᐧᒑᓃ ᐧᒑᓖ ᑳ ᐃᓯᓇᐦᑳᓱᔨᒡ ᒥᔅᑎᓯᓃᐅᐄᓅᐦ ᐁᐅᑯᓐ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ᙮ ᐆ ᒫᒃ ᒣᕇ ᐱᔑᒄ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᐁᑯᑌᐦ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᓂᑑᐦᐆᐧᑖᐤ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐁᑯᑌᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᑖᒋᐦᐆᑦ ᐊᓂᑦᐦ ᒣᐧᑳᒡ ᑳ ᐯᒋ ᓂᑑᐦᐆᐧᑖᐤ.

ᒌ ᐊᔭᒪᓐ ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ
Hard Times

ᒣᕇ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒧ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔥᐱᔥ ᐋᔨᒥᓂᔨᒡ ᐁ ᐧᐄ ᐱᒫᒋᐦᐆᓈᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᐁ ᐃᐦᑖᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐁᑳ ᐃᐦᑕᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔫ.

Mary tells how hard it was long ago to provide food for the family when there wasn`t much to hunt for.

Age 12+
Code

EcMi-513-001

File Size

0.30 mb

Duration

1.46 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Margurite MacKenzie

Sound Editor

Anna Blacksmith

Described By

Anna Blacksmith

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Food

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