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Level

Community

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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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Matthew Ratt

A man called `Itshchipsh`

This a story about a man called Itshchips. He went canoeing. He had a small canoe. He saw women while he was canoeing. He picked them up on his way back.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-001-040

File Size

11.77 mb

Duration

12 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Man

A man called Stone Bag

This story is a legend about an old man called Stone Bag. He was really bad. When he said something was going to happen, it really happened. Everytime he met people, he killed them.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-043

File Size

15.13 mb

Duration

16 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Illustrated By

Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Past, Man, Woman

A man had lost his sons

There was this old man who had told his sons to retrieve their nets, they both drowned. He did a shaking tent to ask his spirit guide (mishtabow) if he could spare their lives, Mistabow said he could, but there would be consequences.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-055

File Size

5.87 mb

Duration

6 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Suzanne House- Grant

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends, Memoirs

Topics

Family, Boy, Past, Man

A man who saw spirits

A story about a man who saw something (spirits) that looked like a dog.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-030

File Size

2.03 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Suzanne House-Grant

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Animals, Monsters, Supernatural

A Rock that could speak

The story was about people who lived around Caniapscaau. The people knew there was someone close to that place. There was a rock that could speak. The rock spoke to people.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-001-048

File Size

1.49 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB Collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Legends

Topics

Supernatural

Adush-encountering the monster

Adush story with a Bigfoot.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-001-002

File Size

0.73 mb

Duration

4.15 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Matthew Ratt

Sound Editor

Lucy Shem

Described By

Lucy Shem

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family

Atuush Stories

Contains actual outside or supernatural stories of Atuush. Tells of how people dealt with this phenomenon.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-001-010

File Size

0.00 mb

Duration

37.12 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Matthew Ratt

Sound Editor

Daisy Herodier

Described By

Daisy Herodier

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends, Memoirs

Topics

Family, Man, Woman, Monsters, Supernatural

Beaver Man

Story about a hunter. Low voice, hard to hear.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-001-003

File Size

0.29 mb

Duration

1.41 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Matthew Ratt

Sound Editor

Lucy Shem

Described By

Lucy Shem

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Past

Beaverman

This is a story about the beaverman. While he was walking searching for beavers, he saw someone. He was accused of killing people. Two boys were missing and he disappeared after. There was a story that he had killed a youth before, that`s why he was accused of killing them.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-034

File Size

2.79 mb

Duration

3 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Man

Box of food

Dry meat was packed for use of next fall. Low voice, poor sound.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-001-001

File Size

0.31 mb

Duration

1.51 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Matthew Ratt

Sound Editor

Lucy Shem

Described By

Lucy Shem

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Food

Buying from the trading posts

Stories about the trading post and how it evolved through the years and the changes that came with it.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-023

File Size

1.01 mb

Duration

5 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

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Seasons, Artifacts, Man, Transportation, Inter-racial

Elder`s prediction

He tells a story of how an elder predicted that a person would experience something bad during the summer because of the weather.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-031

File Size

4.53 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Suzanne House-Grant

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies, Geography

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Spring, Summer, Animals, Man, Predictions, Monsters, Supernatural

Elijah`s father`s story

As told by Elijah`s father, the story he tells is about tall/big beings disguised in white from the water seen while hunting. Also seen by white people who could not land their plane.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-051

File Size

5.49 mb

Duration

5.59 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB Collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Suzanne House-Grant

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Man, Monsters

Fathers supporting the family

Mother`s story about her father. How he managed all his life to support his family, to purchase material for the season.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-019

File Size

2.45 mb

Duration

13 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, History, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Teachings

Topics

Seasons, Plants, Places, Food, Clothing, Man, Woman, Transportation, Family, Boy, Girl, Past

Ghost heard in the woods

The boy who heard someone in the night. The thing that was making that noise was the boogeyman.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-013

File Size

1.48 mb

Duration

4.12 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

Spirituality, History

Themes

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Man, Inter-racial

His brother who walked in the woods

He is talking about his brother, who used to walk in the woods. He saw tracks and checked who it was. He saw prints from a bird that landed on snow.

Hard to understand...

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-038

File Size

6.71 mb

Duration

7 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings, Legends

Topics

Past, Spring, Animals, Man, Monsters, Supernatural

Kaayitaashikuut

Story of Kaayitaashikuut told by his father and witnessed by Jacob Georgekish out in the Bay.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-045

File Size

2.95 mb

Duration

3 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Suzanne House-Grant

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Supernatural

Legend of the Bush Man

The events that took place when they encountered

the man near the village.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-001-016

File Size

1.90 mb

Duration

11 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

Spirituality, History, Geography

Themes

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Places, Man, Supernatural

Living with the Boogeyman(s)

Story about a native boy who lived with the boogeymen and how he escape

from boogeymen.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-011

File Size

2.29 mb

Duration

13.24 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

Spirituality, History, Geography

Themes

Teachings, Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Past, Inter-racial

Mamagoshuu kumik

How Mamagoshuu kumik got it`s name.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-029

File Size

2.92 mb

Duration

3.11 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Suzanne House-Grant

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies, History, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Supernatural, Past, Animals, Places

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