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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ᓂᒧᔓᒻ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ
My Grandfather`s Father

ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑖᐹᒋᒫᑦ ᒑᕐᓖ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᐅᑖᐦᐧᐄᔨᐤᐦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᔨᐤᐦ, ᐅᑖᓂᔥᑭᐧᐃᔒᒻᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐅᔥᑭᒡ ᑳ ᐃᔮᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐹᔅᒋᓯᑭᓂᔨᐤ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒫᑯᐦᐄᑯᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᒫᔅᑭᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ, ᒑᕐᓖ ᐅᑖᓂᔥᑭᐧᐃᔒᒻᐦ, ᓂᐧᑳᓐᐦ ᑎᔨᑯᒡ ᒌᐦ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᐧᐃᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᒫᒃ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᓈᐧᑳᑖᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮

Charlie talks about his father`s father`s father; his great-grandfather. This story is at a time when the Cree people began having guns. This is a time when they had little food. Finding a herd of caribou, Charlie`s great-grandfather decides to use snares instead of using the gun and catches the entire herd of caribou.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-204-001

File Size

5.36 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2006

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Tradition, Past, Animals, Artifacts, Food, Man, Supernatural

ᐊᓵᒥᐦᒑᓯᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᔥᑐᔨᐦᒑᓯᐤ
Snowshoe and Canoe Makers

ᒑᕐᓖ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒋᔅᒋᓰᐦᑎᑎᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐄᔥᒌᒫᐅᐧᐋᔅᑳᐦᐄᑭᓂᐦᒡ᙮ ᐹᔨᒄ ᐊᓐ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᐹᔨᑯᒌᔑᑳᐤᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒌᔑᐦᐋᐤ ᐊᓵᒻᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐅᔑᐦᐋᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓐ ᑯᑎᒃ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᐃᔪᐧᐃᔥ ᒌᐦ ᒌᔑᐦᑖᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐊᔥᑐᔨᑦ᙮

Charlie talks about elders he remembered from Fort Chimo. One made a pair of snowshoes in one day and the other made a canoe in one day also.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-204-006

File Size

3.11 mb

Duration

3.23 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2006

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Places, Artifacts, Man, Past

ᐋᐧᐋᓰᓯᒡ ᐅᐱᔅᒑᓱᐧᐃᓂᐧᐋᐤᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑐᑭᓂᔨᐦᒡ
How animal parts tell people stories

ᔖᕐᓕᑦ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᐋ ᓄᑯᓂᔨᐦᒡ ᒋᔥᒋᓂᐧᐋᒋᐦᒋᑭᓐᐦ ᐋᐧᐋᓰᔅᐦ ᐅᐱᔅᒑᓱᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤᐦ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᓂᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᐋ ᐃᔥᒌᐧᔖᒥᑭᓂᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᐱᔅᒑᓱᐧᐃᓐᐦ, ᐧᑳᐧᔖ ᐋ ᒥᔖᒡ ᒦᒌᒻ ᒑ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐱᔥᒡ ᐅᐱᔅᒑᓱᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐧᑳᐧᔖ ᐋ ᐊᐱᔖᔑᒡ ᒦᒌᒻ ᒑ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᓂᑐᐦᐅᐧᑖᐧᐋ ᓈᐹᐅᒡ᙮

Charlotte talks about the signs they see on animal parts. She talks about certain parts that could mean large animals are going to be killed and certain parts that mean small animals will be killed when the men are hunting.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-004-017

File Size

1.49 mb

Duration

8 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

History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Woman, Tradition, Animals, Food, Man

ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᑭᓂᐧᐋᔨᐦᑎᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᒦᒋᒻ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ
How food was preserved back in the day

ᔖᕐᓕᑦ ᑯᐃᔅᒄ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᑖᓐ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᒌ ᐧᐄᑭᓂᐧᐋᔨᐦᑎᑭᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᐋᐧᒫᔮ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᓂᔨᐦᒡ ᒥᔅᑯᒦᐅᑭᒥᒄ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᒑᐧᑳᓐ ᐋ ᒌ ᐧᐄ ᑭᓂᐧᐋᔨᐦᑎᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐄᐦᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᓰᔅ᙮

Charlotte talks about how food was stored back then before they had freezers. How everything was saved from the animal that was killed.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-004-016

File Size

1.30 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

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Tradition, Animals, Food, Man, Woman

ᐋ ᓃᔓᑳᐳᐧᐃᓇᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Marriage

ᐋ ᓃᔓᑳᐳᐧᐃᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᑳ ᐄᔅᐱᔨᒡ ᐧᐋᔅᑭᒡ ᑭᔮ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓅᐦᒡ ᐋᔅᐱᔨᒡ᙮

She talks about the differences of marriages now and then.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-004-001

File Size

0.98 mb

Duration

1.03 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Jacqueline Blackned

Sound Editor

Frances Visitor

Described By

Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies, Citizenship, History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Tradition, Celebrations, Man, Woman

ᐄᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐃᔑᓈᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᓈᐹᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐅᒡ ᐅᑖᐱᑎᓰᐅᓂᐧᐋᐤ
The different roles of men and women

ᔖᕐᓕᑦ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᐋ ᐃᑖᐱᑎᓰᓈᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᒋᔖᔮᒄᐦ ᐋ ᒥᔪᐦᑯᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᐋ ᐱᒥᓂᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒑᒄ ᐱᔅᒑᓱᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᒫᒌᐦᒡ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᒋᔖᔮᒄᐦ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑖᔨᐦᒡ᙮

Charlotte talks about the roles that women have when cleaning a bear and the men when cooking the bear. She also talks about the parts of the bear a woman eats and the parts that a man eats.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-004-014

File Size

1.52 mb

Duration

8 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, Citizenship, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Animals, Food, Man, Woman

ᐱᐧᐋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᒌᐧᔖᒥᑭᐦᒡ
The meaning of dreams

ᓂᔥᑎᒻ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᔖᕐᓕᑦ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᐳᐧᐋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒑ ᐅᐦᒋ ᑭᐧᐋᔨᐦᑎᒫᓱᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᒑ ᒌ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ᙮

ᓃᔓ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᔖᕐᓕᑦ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᑳ ᐳᐧᐋᒧᐧᐃᑦ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐋ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᔥᑐᐦᑎᐦᒃ, ᐹᑎᔥ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳᔑᑳᔨᒡ ᑳ ᐹᔓᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᒋᔖᔮᒄ᙮

ᓂᔥᑐ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᔖᕐᓕᑦ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᓂᓈᐦᑭᐤ ᐋ ᐃᔑᓈᑯᓂᔨᐦᒡ ᐳᐧᐋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ᙮ ᐳᐧᐋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐋ ᐳᓂᐱᒫᓯᔨᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᐋ ᐳᐧᐋᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ, ᒋᐱᐦᒌ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ᙮ ᒃᑎᒃᐦ ᐳᐧᐋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐋ ᒥᑖᐧᐋᒋᓰᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐋᑯᓐᐦ ᐧᐋᔥ ᐅᓵ ᐊᓄᐦᒡ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᐦᒡ᙮

Part 1 - Charlotte talks about what dreams mean and why to keep some dreams to oneself and other dreams to tell about.

Part 2 - Charlotte talks about a dream she had about her husband and not knowing what her dream meant until the day she saw him bring home a bear.

Part 3- Charlotte talks about the different types of dreams that one has. Dreams that have someone dying are the ones you should talk about. Other dreams that involve shamanism are usually the ones that have somekind of a presence.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-004-018

File Size

1.70 mb

Duration

9 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

Spirituality, History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Woman, Predictions, Tradition, Animals, Food, Man

ᐅᑖᐱᑎᓰᐅᓂᐧᐋᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᒋᒫᐅᐧᐃᓂᐧᐋᐤ ᓈᐹᐅᒡ
The roles and responsibilities of men and women

ᔖᕐᓕᑦ ᐅᑖᐱᑎᓰᐅᓂᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᒋᒫᐅᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ, ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᓂᑐᐦᐅᐧᐃᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᐃᔮᔨᐧᒫᐅᐦᐄᑭᐤ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᐧᐋᔅᑳ ᐊᓂᑦ ᐋ ᐃᔨᐦᑖᒡ᙮ ᒦᔥᑯᒡ ᒫ ᒥᔪᓂᑐᐦᐅᔨᐦᒡ ᐅᓈᐹᒥᐧᐋᐤᐦ᙮

Charlotte talks about the role and responsibility of a woman when her husband is away hunting. She talks about the chores a woman has around the camp. Therefore when the man is away he is able to hunt very well.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-004-013

File Size

1.50 mb

Duration

8 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, Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Animals, Food, Clothing, Man, Woman, Predictions

ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᒥᔅᒄ
When beaver was first killed

ᔖᕐᓕᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒥᐤ ᐋ ᑎᐧᑳᔅᐧᑳᔮᔨᒡ ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᐋᑎ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᑖᑯᐧᓵᑭᓄᐧᐃᐦᑦ ᐊᓐ ᐊᒥᔅᒄ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᐊᔑᒫᑭᓂᐤ᙮ ᐃᔮᔨᐧᒫᐅᐦᐄᑭᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᐋᐧᐋᔒᔥᐦ ᔮᐱᒡ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑐᑎᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᔨᐦᒡ, ᐋ ᒫᑎᓂᒫᑐᓈᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮

Charlotte talks about when a beaver is killed at the beginning of the season the beaver is cooked and distributed to everyone. She also talks about other animals that are killed at the beginning of each season how they share the food.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-004-015

File Size

1.56 mb

Duration

9 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, Citizenship, History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Tradition, Animals, Food, Man, Woman

ᐄᔨᒦᒋᒻ
Wild Meat

ᐋ ᐱᒥᓂᐧᐋᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐃᔨᑎᑭᓯᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐄᔨᒦᒋᒻ᙮

Cleaning and preserving the meat of wild animals for food.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-004-011

File Size

2.67 mb

Duration

15 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Colin Scott Frances Visitor

Sound Editor

C.Visitor

Described By

C.Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Animals, Food, Man, Woman, Cree values, Family, Tradition


TO BE DESCRIBED

Age 6+
Code

EcEm-024-003

File Size

0.51 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Rhonda Iserhoff

Described By

Rhonda Iserhoff

Dialect

Southern

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Past

Story about Aachik
Story about Aachik

The story tells about Aachiik.

Age 6+
Code

EcEm-024-004

File Size

1.24 mb

Duration

7.12 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Rhonda Iserhoff

Described By

Rhonda Iserhoff

Dialect

Southern

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Animals

ᓈᐯᔥ ᑳ ᓂᑲᑖᑲᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ
Story of boy who was abandoned on an Island.

ᓈᐯᔥ ᐁ ᒌ ᓂᑲᑖᐦᑲᓅᒡ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ, ᑳ ᒥᔅᑲᒃ ᑖᓂᑌᐦ ᒉ ᐅᒡ ᒌᐧᐁᑕᐦᐃᓲᑦ᙮

Story of a boy who was abandoned on a Island by his father and finds his way back home.

Age 8+
Code

EcEm-024-006

File Size

2.22 mb

Duration

12 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Rhonda Iserhoff

Described By

Rhonda Iserhoff

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Food, Man, Woman, Family, Boy, Seasons, Summer, Places

ᑳᒌᑐᔅᒃ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Story of Kaachiitusk

ᐅ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᓈᐯᔥ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐁ ᒌ ᐄ ᒋᔅᒉᐃᐦᑕᒃ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐄᔅᐸᐦᔮᒡ ᐅᓃᒋᐦᐄᒄᐦ᙮ ᐅᔅᑌᓵᐦ

ᑳ ᑰᐧᐁᐦᒋᒪᑦ ᐁᒄ ᑳ ᐧᐄᑕᐦᒪᑰᒡ, ᑳ ᑲᒋᔥᑕᑦ ᒋ ᓈᓂᑑᐧᐁᐦᐃᑕᒃ ᑳᒌᑐᔅᒃ᙮

Story is about a boy who wanted to know what happened to his parents and asked his older brother about it and his brother tells him, so he tries to look for Kaachiitusk.

Age 8+
Code

EcEm-024-005

File Size

0.36 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Rhonda Iserhoff

Described By

Rhonda Iserhoff

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Past

Story of the Boy who went to visit.
Story of the Boy who went to visit.

His Brother tells him not to go and see these people, but the next morning, he got up and went to go visit these people.

Age 6+
Code

EcEm-024-002

File Size

1.00 mb

Duration

5.48 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Rhonda Iserhoff

Described By

Rhonda Iserhoff

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Winter, Places, Man

ᑳᐅᑎᐦᑯᒥᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥ
The child that was infested with lice

ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓂᔥ-ᐅᑳᐧᐃᒥᒫᐤ ᑳ ᒥᔅᑯᐧᐋᐦᐋᑦ ᐅᑎᐧᐋᔑᔒᒻᐦ ᐋ ᐅᑎᐦᑯᒥᔨᒡ᙮ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᒫᐤ ᑳ ᐃᑖᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᒑ ᐋᑳ ᒌ ᐱᒫᔨᒫᑦ ᐅᑎᐦᑯᒥᔨᐤᐦ

Part 1 - A mother discovers that her child is infested with lice. The mother believes it impossible it is to take the lice out.

Part 2 - Atuush and the child travel to where the mother and father went and arrives upon the mother setting camp.

Part 3 - The mother asks the atuush to do something and atuush had warned the family that he would leave them if he was asked to do something.

Part 4 - A variety of animals plan to find a summer bird in order for the child to be happy because atuush had left him earlier.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-012-006

File Size

3.94 mb

Duration

22.56 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

Monsters, Transportation, Family, Boy, Summer, Animals, Man, Woman

ᒋᔖᔨᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᑳ ᓂᑭᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᒄᐦ
The old woman that was left behind and lives with a polar bear

ᒋᔖᔨᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᒌ ᓂᑭᑎᑰ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᐋᑎᔑᔨᒡ ᐅᐧᐄᒋᒫᑭᓐᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐧᐄ ᑯᑭᑎᐦᐄᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᒥᒄ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᓱᐧᐃᑦ᙮ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᒄ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒥᑯᐧᐃᑦ᙮

There was an old woman that was left behind by the people she lived with. The people predicted that she would starve to death because she was not able to care for herself. A polar bear comes and lives with her.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-012-005

File Size

0.83 mb

Duration

4.51 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

Animals, Food, Woman, Predictions, Starvation

ᐧᐋᔥᑳᒡ ᐊᔨᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Older Words

ᐧᐋᔥᑳᒡ ᐊᔨᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᔒᐅᐋᐳᐃ, ᐋᒌᔑᐧᐋᑭᒥᑖᔑᒡ ᓂᐲ, ᑳᐧᐋᔅᑎᑭᒫᒡ, ᐲᓯᒻ ᐃᑖᐦᒑ ᐋᔨᐦᑖᑦ, ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᔥ, ᓂᐲ ᐋᑎᑳᔥᑖᐱᔨᒡ, ᐊᒥᔅᑯᔥ, ᒨᓱᓃᐅᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ, ᐋ ᔮᔮᐅᐧᐋᔮᒡ,ᐋ ᓂᔓᐧᐄᒍᑭᐱᐦᑎᒡ, ᓄᐦᒋᒥᔨᐦᒡ, ᒋᓵᓵᑭᐦᐄᑭᓐ, ᐊᓯᓃᐦᒡ ᐋᐦᒋᐱᔨᒡ ᓂᐲ, ᐊᒥᔅᒄ ᑳ ᒥᔖᔨᒡ ᐅᓲᐃ, ᐋ ᐃᔑᓂᐦᑳᑖᒡ ᐋ ᐱᒫᔑᑯᐧᐃᒡ ᓂᐲ, ᒋᓵᓯᓃ, ᐄᔅᒣᓂᐧᐄᔨᐤ, ᑳ ᐧᐄᐱᔑᑭᔮᑦ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ,

Talking about Cree Words: Salt Water, Cool Water, Kawastickgomatch, Description of a Name, Direction of Sun, Little Island, Reflection on Water, Little Beaver, Moosonee Old Man, By the Lake, Two Rivers coming together, Inland, Big Lake, Water running through a rock, Beaver with Big Tail, Description a water flow, Big Rock, Eastmain Man, Dark Skin Little Girl, Pot Holders, Old Beaver Dam, Snow Shovel, Beaver Dam (at the edge of lake), Steep Bank, White Grass, Water Bugs, Tall Man, Eating Sturgeon at this place, Eating moose at the place, Steep rock, Little Island, Big Lake, Passing through the Lake, Two Lakes dividing into two, Sturgeon Lake, Charlotte Lake, Two Lake side by side, Camp with lots of rabbits, Bad river/lake, Two small lakes together, Red mud lake, Beaver Dam, Beaver won`t came out, Wolverine Lake, Burnt Lake, Rocks look like waves, Small Lake, Eastmain Old woman, Small Pike, Eastmain Old Man`s Nickname, Eastmain Lake, Very Hard Beaver Meat, Lots of Beaver, Eastmain Old Man`s Lake, The river goes into it, Two Big Lakes, First lake, Rocky Shore Lake, Willows, Two little Lakes together, Sidney`s father`s Nickname, Lake between two mountains, Winding Lake, Burnt Lake, Almost at the Shore, Lake Near by the Bay, Narrow in the Middle Lake, Very Narrow by the Lake, Narrow Lake, Old Word, White Beaver, White Moss, Bug, Weeds, Round Lake, Lots Of Fish, Sounds of Paddling, Small Branch, Suckers Lake, Long and Narrow Lake, Big White Fish, Steep Bank lake, Lots of water, White weeds growing in the water, Dirty water, Porcupine Lake, White Seal/Fish, Wolverine killed the beaver, Otter, Sturgeon Nets, wood (in water), White caribou, River & Lake.

Age 4+
Code

EcEm-027-001

File Size

10.40 mb

Duration

60 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Rhonda Iserhoff

Described By

Rhonda Iserhoff

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History, Geography, Science

Themes

Discussion, Interview, Jokes

Topics

Tradition, Past, Seasons, Animals, Plants, Places, Food

ᐋ ᔮᔮᐅᐧᐋᐲᐦᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᒑᐧᑳᓂᐦᐄ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐄᓂᐹᑯᐦᒡ
Coastal Carrier

ᐊᓂᔮ ᐁᑦᐧᐃᕐᑦ ᒫᒋᔅ, ᒌ ᐱᐹᒦᐦᑖᐤ ᐊᑎᒻᐦ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᐊᑦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᔫᓂᔨᐤ ᐋ ᐊᑖᐧᐋᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ, ᔮᔮᐤ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒉᐃᒥᔅ ᐯᐃ᙮ ᐹᑭᒥᔑᐧᒫᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒋᐤ ᓂᔥᑐᒥᑎᓄᐧᐋᑎᐱᐦᐄᑭᓐ ᐃᔑ ᐲᓯᐧᒫᐦᑖᒡ ᐧᐄᒥᓐᒌᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋᔅᑰ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒧᓲᓂᐦᒡ ᒌ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᐤ ᓂᑐᓯᓂᐦᐄᑭᓐᐦ ᐋ ᐃᔅᐲᐦᑖᑦ ᐧᐋᔅᑳᐦᐄᑭᓂᔑᐦᒡ, ᐄᔅᒣᐃᓐ, ᐹᑭᒥᔑᐧᒫᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᕚᕐᑦ-ᐧᒑᕐᒡ (ᒋᓵᓰᐲᐅᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ)᙮

The Late Edward Matches was a Coastal Carrier by Dog team during the Fur Trade, along the East coast of James Bay. He lived at Old Factory 30 km south of Wemindji (Paint Hills). There were times he would travel to Moosonee to get mail for Waskaganish, Eastmain, Old Factory and Fort George.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-019-001

File Size

0.99 mb

Duration

5 mins

Year Of Recording

1986

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Elsie Visitor

Sound Editor

Abraham Matches

Described By

Abraham Matches

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Interview

Topics

Family, Past, Places, Man, Transportation

ᔫᓂᔨᐤ ᐋ ᐊᑖᐧᐋᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᑳ ᐱᐹᒥᐦᐅᑖᑦ
Fur Trade Carrier

ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐁᑦᐧᐃᕐᑦ ᒫᒋᔅ ᒌ ᒌᐦᑐᑎᒻ ᒑ ᐃᑎᐦᐅᑖᑦ ᒑᐧᑳᔫᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐹᑭᔑᐧᒫᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑖᐱᔅᑳᔨᒡ ᐹᐦᒑᒥᑭᓂᔨᒡ᙮

The Late Edward Matches managed to get some supplies into the community of Old Factory the night before Christmas.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-019-002

File Size

3.14 mb

Duration

18 mins

Year Of Recording

1986

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Elsie Visitor

Sound Editor

Abraham Matches

Described By

Abraham Matches

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Man, Transportation, Tradition, Celebrations, Past