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Ayashaau, Mishikaakihkiyaahkwaau and Piipiihchaau.
3 legends about Ayashaau, Mishikaakihkiyaahkwaau and Piipiihchaau. Traditonal songs that go with the legends.
Story about magic and the attempt to stop the person involved.
A legend about a family whose father got kidnapped by a monster and never returned home.
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Annie tells about child birth and how she was the midwife for her mother while she was in the bushes with her parents.
Child`s First feast
Annie tells a story about a walking out ceremony, portaging for children and having a feast after.
meeting on Education- CLIP ,teenagers. Chisasibi
1. Bertie Wapachee
2. Moses Sandy
3. Roderick Pachano
4. Linda Visitor
The author talks about the old times when her dad had hard times feeding them because they didn`t have any store bought food. They would only live off the wildlife food. There were times when their dad couldn`t catch any game, also when they didn`t have any money or government cheques coming. It was really hard in those days.
Arrival of Christian Religion
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.
Long ago, when people went hunting, they used bows and arrows and they traded their furs to French Europeans.
A man that left his son on an Island
story is unfinished
Inuit and the Polar Bear
A story of an Inuk going to set a net at a lake in his kayak. A young friend watches from the shore. He paddles to a small island to look for eggs and is chased by a polar bear. He gets attacked by the polar bear and the young man watches. His brother takes revenge on the polar bear. After killing the polar bear, he sees that it was a very strong animal, full of sinew and muscle.
The boy who was raised by a bear
A story about a boy who was raised by a bear for a period of time. The parents of the boy search for the boy for along time and during this time the bear is teaching the boy different things like how to pick boughs properly so that humans won`t notice the broken branches. Eventually, the boy is found and from then on he has a connection to bears or a greater understanding that other people don`t have.
How food was preserved back in the day
Charlotte talks about how food was stored back then before they had freezers. How everything was saved from the animal that was killed.
She talks about the differences of marriages now and then.
Preservation of food long ago
She talks about the preservation of small and large game and how everything and all the parts of animals were preserved and cooked.
Respect For The Husband
The various ways of respecting one`s husband.
Respecting animals and food
She talks about respecting the animals that are killed for food and not to be too wasteful.
The different roles of men and women
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.
The roles and responsibilities of men and women
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.
When beaver was first killed
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.