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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ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᐅᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Cree Hymns

ᐋᐱᕐᐦᐋᒻ ᓂᑭᒨ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᔨᒧᑎᒻ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᑳ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒫᑯᑦ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᐅᒋᒫᐤᐦ ᐧᐋᓪᑎᓐ ᑳ ᐄᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᔨᒡᐦ ᒥᐦᒑᑎᐱᐳᓐᐦ ᐅᑖᐦᒡ᙮

Abraham sings and discusses cree hymn which he learned from Reverend Walton many years ago.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-008-008

File Size

0.81 mb

Duration

4.43 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music

Themes

Song, Discussion, Interview

Topics

Tradition, Man

ᐃᔮᔖᐤ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ
Iyaashaau`s Son

ᐋᐱᕐᐦᐋᒻ ᒋᔅᒋᓯᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᐃᔮᔖᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑯᓯᓰᔨᐤᐦ ᐋᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐃᔮᔖᐤ ᒌᐦ ᓂᑭᑖᐤ ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᐧᐋᐦᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᒡ, ᒥᒄ ᒫᒃ ᒋᔮᔥᒄᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᑯᔨᐤᐦ, ᐃᔮᔖᐤ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒥᔅᑭᒻ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᒑ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᑦ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐦ ᒋᐧᐋᑦ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᒫᒃ ᐅᑯᓯᓯᒫᐤ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᒃ ᐧᐄᒋᐧᐋᐤ ᑳ ᒋᔅᐱᓂᑎᒫᓱᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᐱᐦᑯᐦᐋᑦ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᔥᐦ, ᐱᔮᔒᔑᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐄᔑᓈᑯᐦᐋᑦ᙮

Abraham recounts the story of Iyaashaau and his son. Iyaashaau abandoned his son on an island far from home, but with the help of the seagull and fish, Iyaashaau`s son finds his way home. When the son returns home he seeks revenge on his father and sets his mother and siblings free by turning them into birds.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-008-007

File Size

3.55 mb

Duration

20.42 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

Spirituality, Citizenship, Science

Themes

Legends, Interview, Song, Teachings

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Animals, Places, Man, Woman, Transportation

ᐊᒥᒫᐦᑖᐅᐃᔨᐦᑎᐤ ᐊᓃᐧᔖᐹᐅᐧᐃᒡ
Brothers playing with magic

ᐊᑯᒋᐦᐃᑑᒡ ᐊᒥᒫᐦᑖᐅᐃᔨᐦᑎᐤ ᓈᐹᐅᒡ ᐊᐧᐄᒌᑖᑑᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ

Brothers playing with magic powers and how they use their skills against each other.

Age 18+
Code

EcWh-901-002

File Size

1.64 mb

Duration

9.31 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Teachings, Legends

Topics

Medicines, Supernatural

ᓂᐱᐧᐃᓐ
Death

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐋ ᓂᐦᐄᑯᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᐊ ᐴᓂᐱᒫᓯᔨᑦ᙮

Stories about how to take care of the deceased.

Age 12+
Code

EcWh-901-003

File Size

2.11 mb

Duration

12.18 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music, History

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Supernatural, Family, Tradition, Past, Man

ᐋ ᒧᔑᐦᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᓂᒌ
Encounter with Spirits

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐋ ᒧᔑᐦᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᓂᒌ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒫᒑᓄᐧᐃᒡ

Encounter with Spirits, the event that takes place and the teachings from it.

Age 18+
Code

EcWh-901-004

File Size

1.81 mb

Duration

10.32 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Monsters, Supernatural, Family, Tradition

ᒌᐲ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Ghost Story

ᐅᐦᐄ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐋ ᐃᑖᒋᒨᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐋᑏ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᐋ ᐳᓂᐱᒫᑎᓯᔨᑦ᙮

These stories explain the events of what happens after death.

Age 18+
Code

EcWh-901-005

File Size

2.94 mb

Duration

17.05 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Past, Supernatural, Family

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᒥᒫᐦᑖᐅᐧᐃᔨᐦᑎᐤ ᓈᐹᐤ
Magic powers

ᒥᑖᐅᐧᐃᓐ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓐ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᑳ ᒋᐦᒋᐱᔨᐦᑖᑦ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᒋᐱᒋᐦᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ᙮

Story about magic and the attempt to stop the person involved.

Age 18+
Code

EcWh-901-006

File Size

1.99 mb

Duration

10.14 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Man, Family

ᐧᐹᒋᑮ(ᒡ)
The Boogeyman(men)

ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ, ᐧᐹᒋᑮᒡ ᐋ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᒡ ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐋ ᔮᔮᐅᐧᐋᔮᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒉᐃᒥᔅ ᐯᐃ᙮ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᑭᓅᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐃᑖᔨᒥᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᒌ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᐋᑎᔑᒡ,

Cree stories about the boogeymen (prospectors) along the shores of James Bay. Tales on how they got along with each other and with the local guides.

Age 12+
Code

EcWh-901-008

File Size

9.75 mb

Duration

47 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, History

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Winter, Animals, Food, Tradition, Past, Spring

ᐊᐧᐋᔥ ᓃᔥᑕᒻ ᐁ ᒪᑯᐦᔕᐋᑲᓅᑦ
Child`s First feast

ᐋᓃ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᐅᔥᑲᒡ ᐁ ᐱᒧᐦᑕᐦᐋᑲᓅᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔥ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐁ ᒌ ᐊᑕ ᒪᑯᔐᐦᐋᑲᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ᙮

Annie tells a story about a walking out ceremony, portaging for children and having a feast after.

Age 8+
Code

EcMi-524-002

File Size

0.33 mb

Duration

1.52 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Bartlett`s Collection

Sound Editor

Anna Blacksmith

Described By

Anna Blacksmith

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Teachings

Topics

Tradition, Celebrations, Past, Family

ᑳ ᐯᑕᑲᓅᐦᒡ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐁᐧᐃᓐ
Arrival of Christian Religion

ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ ᓂᒧᔓᒻ ᓂᒌ ᐯᐦᑕᐧᐋᐤ ᐅᔫ ᐁ ᑎᐹᒋᒨᑦ, ᐁᑯᑦᐦ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᐅᐦᑎᓂᒫᓐ ᐆ᙮ ᐁᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᑕᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐁᐧᐃᓂᔫ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐯᒋ ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ᙮ ᐹᔅᑲᓐ ᐧᐁᒥᔅᑎᑯᔒᐤ ᑳ ᑕᑯᔒᐦᒃ ᐁᑯᑦᐦ ᐃᔮᒄ ᑳ ᒋᔅᑯᑕᒧᐧᐋᑲᓄᐧᑖᐤ ᐄᓅᒡ, ᐊᓂᔫ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐁᐧᐃᓂᔫᐦ᙮

Long time ago I heard my old grandfather telling this story. He said there was no religion in the old days; not until the whitemen came and that`s how the Natives were taught about religion.

Age 8+
Code

EcMi-515-002

File Size

0.46 mb

Duration

2.43 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Marguerite MacKenzie

Sound Editor

Edith Matoush

Described By

Edith Matoush

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Tradition, Past, Supernatural, Inter-racial

ᐱᐧᐋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Dreams

ᑖᓐ ᐊᔥᒌᔑᐧᐋᒥᑭᓂᔨᒡ ᐱᐧᐋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ

The meaning of various kinds of dreams.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-004-002

File Size

0.98 mb

Duration

8 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

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

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Predictions, Supernatural

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

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

ᑌᐃᓰ ᐆᐴᐧᐋᒨᐧᐃᓐ
Daisy`s dream

ᑌᐃᓰ ᑎᐸᒋᒨ ᑳ ᐧᐃᓂᐦᐋᑦ ᐆᐧᐄᒋᐋᐸᑎᓰᒫᑲᓐ, ᐁᑯᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑕᒃ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔑᓂᐦᒃ ᑳ ᐳᐧᐋᑖᑦ᙮

After losing a close colleague, Daisy talks about her dream.

Age 12+
Code

EcWk-702-001

File Size

1.11 mb

Duration

6.27 mins

Year Of Recording

2002

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Marie-Odile Junker

Sound Editor

Rose Dixon Gilpin

Described By

Rose Dixon Gilpin

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Woman

ᐊᑐᔒᔥ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Story of Atushiish

Age 8+
Code

EcMi-523-004

File Size

0.46 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 with noise

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Past, Woman

ᐋ ᐧᐄᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᐋᓱᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Walking Out Ceremony

ᐁᒥᓖ ᐦᔫᐹᐃ ᐊᔨᒧᑎᒧᐧᐋᐤ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ ᐋ ᐧᐄᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᐋᐅᓱᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᔅᑭᐤ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᔅᒑᒨ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒫᒐᓱ ᐋ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤ ᐊᔨᒥᑦ ᑭᔮ ᓕᓐᑖ ᕕᓯᑎᕐ ᐊᐧᑖᔥᑎᒧᐧᐋᐤ ᐋ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤ ᐊᔨᒥᑦ᙮

Emily Hughboy is discussing with a secondary three student of Maquatua Eeyou School about the traditions of a walking out ceremony. Throughout the recording Patrica, a Music/M.R.E. teacher of Maquatua Eeyou School in the early 1990`s is asking questions and Linda is translating for Emily.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-014-001

File Size

3.66 mb

Duration

21.19 mins

Year Of Recording

1990

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Linda Visitor

Sound Editor

Frances Visitor

Described By

Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

Social studies, Spirituality

Themes

Discussion, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Boy, Girl, Tradition, Celebrations, Spring

ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᒥᔅᐦ
Chakapash and her sister

ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᑳ ᐋᑏ ᐃᔨᐦᑎᒃ᙮ ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᐧᐄ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋᔨᒡ ᑳ ᑭᐧᑳᒋᒫᑦ ᐅᒥᔅᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᒫᒃ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔨᐦᑎᔨᒡ ᐅᓃᒋᐦᐄᒄ ᑳ ᓈᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᒫᒃ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑐᑎᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᐅᓃᒋᐦᐄᒄ᙮

The adventure of Chakapash. Chakapash is curious about where he came from and asks her sister about it. When he discovers what happened to his parent and decides to find the person involved.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-013

File Size

0.97 mb

Duration

5.37 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Legends

Topics

Monsters, Family, Boy, Girl, Man, Woman

ᑳ ᐳᔥᑯᓂᒫᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ
Dividing food among people

ᐧᐋᔥᒋᒡ ᐅᐦᐄ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐅᐦᒌ ᒦᒋᒻ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔨᐦᑐᐧᐃᓐ᙮ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᒫᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑯᓯᓯᒫᐤ ᐋ

This a collection of stories about the past, concerning the food and traditions. A father and son relationship with nature, family values. Song about the children. Animals.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-006-016

File Size

2.84 mb

Duration

16.35 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, History, Geography

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Song, Teachings

Topics

Boy, Girl, Tradition, Animals, Food, Clothing, Man, Woman, Transportation, Family

ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐱᔥᑎᐧᑳᔮᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᑳ
English and French arrive

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᑳ ᓂᒋᐦᑳᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐱᔥᑎᐧᑳᔮᐅᐧᐃᒡ, ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒫᑰᑦ ᐅᒥᔓᒻᐦ᙮ ᑖᓐ ᑳᑎ ᐃᔨᑖᐱᑎᓂᔨᒡᐦ ᐹᔅᒋᑭᓐᐦ᙮ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᒫᔑᐦᐄᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐱᔥᑎᐧᑳᔮᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐋᑖᐧᐋᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᔫᓄᔨᐤ᙮ ᑳ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑏᒃ ᒥᐦᒑᑐᐃᒡ ᒑ ᐃᔑᓈᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᐃᔨᐦᑐᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ᙮

A story about contact with French and English men, told to him by his grandfathers. How guns were not used long ago. How the French and the English fought each other for the fur trade. Prediction about a multicultural future.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-006-001

File Size

3.95 mb

Duration

23 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Sam Gilpin,Johnny Natawapineskum, John Murdoch, and others unknown

Sound Editor

Randy Kakabat

Described By

Randy Kakabat

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Man

ᑳᓈᐧᐋᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᑐᔥ
Kanawaat and the giant

ᑳᓈᐧᐋᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᔅᑖᔅᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᓈᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑐᔥᐦ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᐅᔅᑖᔅᐦ᙮ (ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᓂᒧᐃ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒌᔑᐱᔨᐤ)

The story about the Kanawaat and his brother. Kanawaat looks for the giant who took the life of his brother. `This story is not complete.`

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-006-015

File Size

1.28 mb

Duration

7.19 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Man, Monsters

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