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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ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᑳᐦᑳᐹᑦ George Kakabat

ᑳ ᑖᒋᐦᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᒌᒫᓂᒋᒫᐤᐦ
Assistant Ship Captain

ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒻ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᐹᔑᐧᑳᑎᓂᔨᒡ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᑳ ᐅᒌᒫᓂᒋᒫᔒᐅᐧᐃᑦ, ᒋᓵᓰᐲᐅᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᒡ ᐧᐄᒦᓂᒌᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋᐱᔨᒡ᙮ ᒑᑳᑦ ᐋᒌ ᐃᔮᔫᐦᐅᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ᙮

He had experienced a severe storm while assisting on a vessel from Wemindji (Paint Hills) to Fort George that almost cost the lives of his shipmates.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-015-001

File Size

1.47 mb

Duration

8 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Bartlett Collection

Sound Editor

Abraham Matches

Described By

Abraham Matches

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Past, Fall, Transportation

ᒋᔪᔑᐧᐋᔥ
Chiiyuushwaash

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᒌ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᒑᐤ ᒋᔪᔑᐧᐋᔥ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ᙮ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐧᐋᔑᔒᒥᐦᑯᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᑳ

George tells the legend of Chiiyuushwaash. George talks about that time chiiyuushwaash got a young lady pregnant and she had his child.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-015-003

File Size

1.41 mb

Duration

8.11 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Girl, Tradition, Places, Man, Woman, Supernatural, Family, Boy

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᑳᒌ ᒋᐦᒋᐱᔨᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐋ ᓂᑐᐦᐆᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Hunting Trips long ago

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐊᔮᔨᒧᐧᐃᑎᒻ ᐋ ᓂᑑᐦᐆᐧᐃᒡ ᑳ ᒌ ᐱᒥᐱᒋᒡ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ᙮ ᒋᔅᒋᐤ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐋᐦᒋᒄ᙮ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᒌ ᐋᔨᐧᒫᐅᐦᐄᑭᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᒌ ᐧᐄᒋᒡᐦ ᒥᐦᑐᑳᓂᐦᒡ᙮

George talks about hunting trips they went on a long time ago. He remembers a time when he killed a seal. George also mentions the dwelling made of tree saplings.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-015-004

File Size

1.08 mb

Duration

6 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Tradition, Animals, Food, Man, Woman

ᑳ ᑯᐦᑯᑖᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Starvation

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒥᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔑᐱᔑ ᒋᔅᑎᒫᑎᓯᔨᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐦ᙮ ᒌ ᒋᔅᒋᐤ ᒌᓵᓰᐲᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐃᔑᐱᒋᒡ ᑳ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᐦᑖᐦᒡ ᔫᓄᔨᐤ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᐦᒡ ᐊᐱᔒᔥ᙮ ᓂᒧᐃ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐋᔫᑎᓐ ᒦᒋᒻ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ᙮ ᒋᔅᒋᐤ ᒑᑳᑦ ᑳ ᑯᐦᑭᑖᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮

George tells a story of how poor the Crees were at one point. He remembers traveling to Chisasibi to trade for a little bit of food to survive. Wild game was scarce at the time. He recalls almost starving to death.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-015-002

File Size

1.15 mb

Duration

6 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

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Starvation, Animals, Places, Family, Food

ᓂᔅᒃ
The Canadian Goose

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᓂᔅᒃᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᒥᓯᒋᔅᑎᔨᐦᒡ ᐱᔮᐦᓯᐤᐦ᙮ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᑖᐃᔅᑉ ᒫᒋᓱᔨᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᔅᐱᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᐊᔅᑎᓂᒻ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᒥᔓᒻᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒫᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᒑ ᒋᔥᑖᔨᒫᑦ ᑳ ᒥᓯᒋᔅᑎᔨᐦᒡ ᐱᔮᐦᓯᐤᐦ᙮

George speaks about the canadian goose and other large birds. He mentions what they eat and the migration period. Moreover, George shares advice his grandfather gave him on respecting large birds.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-015-005

File Size

4.06 mb

Duration

23 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Tradition, Animals, Food, Man

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