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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Birds that flew away with people

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᐊᔦᐦᒧᑌᐤ ᐲᔦᐦᓲ ᐁᒌ ᐆᐱᐦᐆᔮᐦᐄᒡ ᐃᔦᔫᐦ᙮ ᒌ ᑖᐦᐅᒡ ᐯᔭᑰᑌᓅ, ᐊᓂᒌᑦ ᐅᓃᒋᐦᐄᑯᒫᐅᒡ ᒌ ᐆᐱᐦᐆᐄᑰᒡ ᐊᓃᐅᐦ ᐲᔦᐦᓲ, ᐊᓐ ᒫᒃ ᐊᐧᐋᔥ ᐧᐄ, ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᒋᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᐅᐦ ᐲᔦᐦᓲᐦ᙮

John Blackned talks about birds that flew away with people. There was a family, the parents were taken by the birds that flew away with them. The kid lived with the birds.

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-705-029

File Size

15.40 mb

Duration

20 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2008

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Animals, Man, Woman, Starvation


Blind Man Who Married His Daughter

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ, ᓈᐯᐤ ᐁᒌ ᑖᐃᑦ ᐁᑳ ᐅᒡ ᐧᐋᐸᐦᑖᒦᑦ, ᐊᐸᒡ ᐁᒌ ᐊᔭᐦᐸᑕᓰᑦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐁᒌ ᐊᓂᑑᐦᐅᑦ, ᓇᒧᐃ ᒋᐅᒡ ᐱᒫᐦᑕᓰᔫ ᐅᐧᐄᒋᒫᑳᓐᐦ, ᐅᑖᓂᓵᐦ ᒌ ᐧᐄᐦᒋᒥᐤ᙮

John Blackned talks about an old blind man, he was still working and went hunting, his wife passed away then he married his daughter.

[Note:; Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 6+
Code

EcWk-705-019

File Size

4.65 mb

Duration

5 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Girl, Man


Children learning Lifeskills

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓚᑳᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒉᒨ ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᒡ ᐁ ᒋᔅᑯᑕᒧᐧᐋᑲᓄᐧᑖᑦ ᐃᔦᔫ ᐄᐦᑑᓐ᙮

John Blackned talks about teaching lifeskills to children in the old days.

[Note: interview by Dick Preston, translated by Anderson Jolly, English removed]

Age 6+
Code

EcWk-705-007

File Size

8.61 mb

Duration

9 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Boy, Girl, Tradition


Cost of the Fox Furs

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓚᑳᓀᑦ ᐊᔨᐦᐄᒨᑌᐤ ᓈᓈᐦᑰ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᐦᑕᒉᒫᓅᐃᑦ ᒪᐦᒉᔔᔮᓐᐦ᙮

John Blackned talks about the different costs of the furs.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 10+
Code

EcWk-705-010

File Size

8.00 mb

Duration

8 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Tradition, Animals


Cree and Inuit Relationships

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐸᒋᒨᐤ ᐄᔨᔫᐦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐄᔅᒉᒣᐤ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᑑᐦᑖᑑᐧᑖᐤ ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ᙮

John Blackned tells us how Inuit and Cree people used to treat each other.

[Note: interview by Dick Preston, translated by Anderson Jolly, English removed]

Age 10+
Code

EcWk-705-001

File Size

2.84 mb

Duration

3 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston/ Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston/ Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Interview, Teachings

Topics

Animals


Cree People Moving Between Posts

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒣᐤ ᐄᔨᔫᐦ ᐁᒌ ᐊᔮᐦᒋᑕᐃᑦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑕᐧᑖᐤ ᐁ ᐊᐸᐦᑕᓰᐧᑖᒡ᙮

John Blackned talks about Cree people moving between posts and what they did for work.

[Note:;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-705-021

File Size

7.68 mb

Duration

8.24 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends, Memoirs

Topics

Family, Tradition, Animals, Places, Man, Woman


Hardship In The Bush

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᐧᐁᔥᑳᒡ ᐃᔦᔫᐦ ᑳ ᒌ ᔑᔫᐦᑌᐃᒡ ᑲᔦᐦ ᑳ ᒌ ᓂᐸᐦᑖᐧᑖᐤ ᒦᒋᒪᔫ ᑳ ᒌ ᒫᒨ ᓂᒫᐦᑑᐧᑖᑦ᙮

John Blackned talks about in the past when people were hungry and they shared the food they hunt with each other.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-705-008

File Size

6.60 mb

Duration

7 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Starvation, Food


How The Conjuring Tent Is Used

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᐧᐄᐦᑕᒻ ᓈᓈᐦᑰ ᒉᐧᑳᔫᐦ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᒌ ᐄᑕᐦᐸᒋᔥᑕᑲᓄᐄᑦ ᐊᓂᔫ ᒫᐦᑮ᙮

John Blackned talks about many different things, about how the conjuring tent is used.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Sidney Georgekish, and English removed]

Age 12+
Code

EcWk-705-034

File Size

9.24 mb

Duration

19 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2008

Collected By

Dick Preston / Sidney Georgekish

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends, Memoirs

Topics

Tradition, Animals

ᐄᓅᑦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐄᔅᒌᒣᐅᑎᒪᑦ
Indians and Huskies

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓚᑳᓀᑦ ᒉ ᐧᐄᐦᑕᒫᑯᓈᓅ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑑᑖᐦᑑᐧᑖᑦ ᐄᓅᑦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐄᔅᒌᒣᐅᑎᒪᑦ ᒣᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒨ ᑳ ᐄᐦᑖᐧᑖᑦ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᒡ᙮

John Blackned tells us the relationship between the Indians and the Huskies during the time when they lived on the same island.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-705-017

File Size

3.50 mb

Duration

3 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals, Family


Inuit People

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒣᐤ ᐄᔅᒋᒣᐅᐦ ᑖᓐᑌ ᐁᐅᒡ ᐱᒪᐦᒋᔔᑦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᒦᒋᒪᔫ ᐁ ᒦᒌᑦ ᐁᑳ ᑕᐦᑲᔥᑌᐄᑦ᙮

John Blackned talks about Inuit People, how they live. He talks about the food that they eat without cooking it.

[Note:;;;;;; Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 6+
Code

EcWk-705-023

File Size

7.85 mb

Duration

8.33 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends, Memoirs

Topics

Family, Animals, Food


Making Clothing

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓚᑳᓀᑦ ᐊᔨᐦᐃᒧᑕᒻ ᐋᐸᐦᒋᔥᑖᐅᓐ ᐁ ᐅᔥᑖᑲᓅᐃᑦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᒉᐧᑳᔫ ᑳ ᐊᔮᐦᐸᑕᓃᑦ᙮

John Blackned talks about making clothing and what they used.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-705-016

File Size

3.47 mb

Duration

3 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Tradition, Animals


Making Medicine

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᐁ ᐅᔥᑕᑲᓅᐃᐦᒡ ᓂᑐᐦᑯᔨᓃᐃᐤ ᑲᔦᐦ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᐦᑖᐧᑖᒡ ᐁ ᔮᑯᐦᓰᑦ ᐊᐧᐁᔫᐦ᙮

John Blackned talks about traditional medicine and he tells us what they did to help sick people.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 6+
Code

EcWk-705-011

File Size

7.93 mb

Duration

8 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends, Memoirs

Topics

Medicines, Tradition


Mamiteo

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᐊᔦᐦᒧᑕᒻ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐧᐁᔥᑳᒡ ᑳ ᒌ ᐊᔭᐦᔫᐊᑲᓅᐧᑖᑦ ᐃᔦᔫᒡ᙮ ᒌ ᐯᔭᑯᔔ ᐃᔦᔫ ᓈᔥᒡ ᒪᐦᒋᑦ ᐁ ᒌ ᐊᔦᐦᔫᐋᑦ ᐊᐧᐁᔫ, ᐧᐄ ᒌ ᓃᐦᑳᓂᔫ, ᒪᒥᑌᐤ ᒌ ᐄᔑᓂᐦᑳᑕᑲᓅ᙮

John Blackned talks about in the past when a lot of people were killed. There was one person who killed many people and he was a leader called Mamiteo.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, English removed]

Age 10+
Code

EcWk-705-030

File Size

22.96 mb

Duration

30 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2008

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Man


Man`s trip To Great Whale

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᐊᔦᐦᒧᑌᐤ ᐃᔦᔫᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔅᐱᔮᑦ ᐊᓐᑌ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᒪᑰᔥᑑ᙮ ᓀᐤ ᒌ ᐃᐦᑕᔔᑦ;;;;; ᐊᓂᒌᑦ ᓃᔔ ᓈᐯᐅᑦ ᓈᔥᑕᐧᐯ ᒌ ᒫᔭᐦᒣᐅᑦ ᐊᓂᐅᐦ ᐃᔅᒌᒣᐤ᙮ ᒉᑳᑦ ᒫᒃ ᒌ ᐊᔦᐦᔫᐄᑰᑦ ᐊᓂᐅᐦ ᐃᔅᒌᒣᐅᐦ᙮

John Blackned talks about people who went on a trip to Great Whale. There were four of them. The two men didn`t show respect to the Inuit people, they almost got killed by the Inuits.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 10+
Code

EcWk-705-032

File Size

17.59 mb

Duration

21 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2008

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Tradition, Animals, Man, Woman, Transportation


Master of the Bears

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐸᒋᒣᐤ ᒋᔑᔮᒄ ᐅᒋᒫᐤ, ᑲᔦᐦ ᑖᓐ ᐁ ᐃᑑᐦᑖᑑᐧᑖᑦ ᒋᔑᔮᑯᒡ᙮

John Blackned tells us the name of the master of the bears and talks about the relationship between bears.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 6+
Code

EcWk-705-013

File Size

4.93 mb

Duration

5 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals


Master Of The Fish

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᐧᐄᐦᑕᒻ ᑖᓐ ᐁ ᐃᓯᓇᐦᑳᓲᑦ ᓇᒣᔅ ᐅᒋᒫᐤᐦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᑎᐸᒋᒣᐤ ᒨᒃ ᑖᓐ ᐁ ᐃᐦᑌᐃᑦ ᐁ ᐄᐦᑌᓈᓅᐃᑦ᙮

John Blackned tells us the name of the master of the fish. The fish do whatever the master says.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 6+
Code

EcWk-705-014

File Size

5.17 mb

Duration

5 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals


Mistabeo And The Wolverine

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒉᒥᐤ ᒥᔅᑖᐯᐤ ᐁ ᒌ ᐯᔭᑰᔒᒡ ᐧᐁᔥᑳᒡ, ᒨᐄ ᐊᐧᐁᔫ ᐅᐦᒌ ᒥᔅᑯᐧᐁᐤ ᒨᒃ ᑯᐃᑯᐦᐋᒉᔒᔥ᙮

John Blackned talks about Mistabeo when he was alone in the old days, he didn`t find nobody but a wolverine.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 6+
Code

EcWk-705-018

File Size

1.59 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals


Nanimso

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒣᐤ ᓈᐯᐤᐦ, ᒥᔕᑳᒻ ᐁ ᒨᐦᒋᔅᑕᑳᑦ ᐊᐧᐁᔫ, ᐁᑳ ᒫᒃ ᒦᒌᑦ ᒉᐧᑳᔫ ᐁ

ᐸᒪᐦᓇᐧᐁᑦ, ᐃᔥᑰᑌᑦ ᐃᔥᐧᐁᐦᐸᓀᐤ᙮ ᐃᔅᐧᑫᐤ ᒌ ᐧᐋᓂᐦᐁᐤ ᓃᔓ ᐅᔅᑌᓵᐦ ᐅᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔫ ᓈᐯᐤᐦ᙮

John Blackned talks about a man, every time he has visitors, if they don`t eat what he cooks, he throws them into a fire. A woman lost her two brothers to him.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 12+
Code

EcWk-705-037

File Size

45.71 mb

Duration

49 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2008

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Man, Woman, Starvation, Family, Tradition, Animals


Respecting Bears

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᔮᐦᐃᒨᒣᐤ ᒋᔑᔮᒄᐦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐧᐄᐦᑕᒻ ᑖᓐ ᒉ ᐄᔅᐸᐦᐄᑦ ᐊᐧᐁᓐ ᐊᑳ ᒋᔥᑌᔨᐦᐃᒫᑌᐦ ᒋᔑᔮᒄ ᐁᓂᐦᐲᑦ ᐊᓂᐆ ᐅᔅᑲᓐᐦ ᓀᔥᑦ ᒥᔥᑎᐧᑳᓃᐆ ᑲᔦᐦ ᑎᐸᒋᒣᐤ ᓈᐯᐤᐦ ᒉᑳᑦ ᐁ ᒌ ᔮᐦᔫᐄᑯᑦ ᒋᔑᔮᒄ᙮

John Blackned talks about bears and what happens to someone who disrespects a bear. And he tells us a story about a man who almost got killed by a bear.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-705-012

File Size

7.38 mb

Duration

8 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Animals, Man

ᐱᔔ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᒉᒫᑦ ᐧᐋᐱᔥᑖᓐ
The Lynx that married a Marten

ᐱᔔ ᒌ ᐧᐄ ᓂᐸᐦᐁᐤ ᐊᓂᐅ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ (ᐧᐋᐱᔥᑖᓐ) ᑲᔦ ᑳ ᐧᐄ ᒨᐧᐋᑦ, ᐊᓐ ᐧᐋᐱᔥᑖᓐ ᒌᓯᓇᑯᓲ ᐧᐄ ᐁ ᒌ ᒨᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᐅ ᐱᔔᐦ᙮

The Lynx wanted to kill his wife (the marten) and wanted to eat it, but the marten ended up eating the lynx.

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-705-006

File Size

7.85 mb

Duration

8 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals