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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ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᑭᓂᐧᐋᔨᐦᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᒦᒋᒻ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ
Preservation of food long ago

ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᐋ ᒌ ᒥᓈᐦᐅᓈᓂᐧᐄᒡ ᒥᒄ ᑖᓐ ᐋᔑᓈᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔫ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐊᑎ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᐋ ᐱᔖᔑᔨᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᐋ ᓂᐦᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮

She talks about the preservation of small and large game and how everything and all the parts of animals were preserved and cooked.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-004-003

File Size

1.01 mb

Duration

5.54 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

Social studies

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Tradition, Animals, Food, Man, Woman

ᐋ ᒋᔥᑖᔨᐦᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᓈᐹᐤ
Respect For The Husband

ᒥᐦᒑᑐᔨᒡ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᒋᔥᑖᔨᒫᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᐅᓈᐹᒻᐦ᙮

The various ways of respecting one`s husband.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-004-010

File Size

1.43 mb

Duration

8 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

Social studies

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Seasons, Animals, Man, Woman

ᐋ ᒋᔥᑖᔨᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᐋ ᐃᔑᓈᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔫ ᐋ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ
Respecting animals and food

ᐋᔫ ᐊᔨᐧᒫᐦᐄᑭᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔥᐱᔥ ᒋᔥᑖᔨᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐄᒡ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᐋ ᐃᔑᓈᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔫ ᐋ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᑭᔮ ᒫᒃ ᐋᑳ ᒑ ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᓂᒥᔨᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔫ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᐋᑳ ᐧᐄᒦᒋᔨᒡ᙮

She talks about respecting the animals that are killed for food and not to be too wasteful.

Age 18+
Code

EcWe-004-004

File Size

3.55 mb

Duration

20.22 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

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Tradition, Food

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

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


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

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

1982 ᑳ ᐃᔨᒋᐦᑖᒡ ᐋ ᐱᐳᒡᐦ
Back in the year 1982

ᑌᐃᕕᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥ ᐋ ᐧᐊᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᑳ ᒦᒋᓲᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ ᐋ ᒑᒋᔖᐹᔮᔨᒡ, ᒑᑳᑦ ᐋ ᑯᐦᑯᑖᔨᐦᒡ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐃᐦᑖᑦ ᑎᐹᔨᐦᒋᒑᓯᐤ ᐄᐦᒡ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᔨᐤ᙮

Talks about how he sees some children and knows how they are not being well fed because of the ways that we are living now and the changes that have come from the government.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-032-002

File Size

1.74 mb

Duration

10.06 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Suzanne C. House

Described By

Suzanne C. House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Food, Man, Woman, Starvation, Inter-racial

ᐄᔅᑎᒣᐃᓐ ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ
Story of the man from Eastmain

ᑌᐃᕕᑦ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᐄᔅᑎᒣᐃᓐ ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᐦᒌᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑯᓯᓯᔫᐦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋ ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᑰᐦᑯᑖᔨᐦᒡ᙮

David tells the story of a man who came from Eastmain with his sons during the Depression.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-032-003

File Size

3.11 mb

Duration

18.05 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Suzanne C. House

Described By

Suzanne C. House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Man, Starvation

ᑌᐃᕕᑦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐃᐦ ᐅᐱᐧᐋᒧᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ
The Dream of David`s father

ᑌᐃᕕᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᐋ ᒌ ᐳᐧᐋᒥᔨᒡ ᐅᑖᐧᐄᐦ᙮ ᐅᓂᒋᐦᐄᒄᐦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐃᐦᑖᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓂᑑᐦᐆᔅᒌᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᐋᔨᒥᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋ ᒌ ᐧᐄ ᓅᐦᑖᐱᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥ ᐋ ᒌ ᑯᐦᑯᑖᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᔑᐱᔥ ᐃᐦᑖᔨᐦᒡ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᑳᒥᐦᐱᓃᐦ ᓂᒧᐃ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᑯᐧᐃᒡ᙮

This is a story about when David`s parents lived throught the hardships of not having any food and living throught starvation and having to see a boy die because of the ways of the White man that came from the Hudson`s Bay company.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-032-001

File Size

1.70 mb

Duration

9.54 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Suzanne C. House

Described By

Suzanne C. House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Boy, Food, Man, Starvation

ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᑳ ᓃᔑᔨᒡ
Chikaapash and his two wives

ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᒌ ᐋᑯᔥᑎᒋᐦᐋᐤ ᐋ ᒌ ᒧᒥᔅᐧᑳᑦ, ᑖᐹ ᐅᐦᒌ ᒋᑐᐦᑖᐤ᙮ ᐹᔨᒄ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᑳ ᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒥᔨᒡ ᒥᐦᑦᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᑯᑎᐦᒃ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᔨᒡ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑖᑦ᙮

Edith tells the legend of Chikaapash and his two wives. Chikaapash has a stomach ache from the beaver he ate therefore, he can`t leave to go anywhere. He has one of his wives to get firewood and the other one to stay with him.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-012-004

File Size

0.33 mb

Duration

1.56 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, Citizenship

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals, Food, Man, Woman

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

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

ᑯᑎᓈᐦ ᐋ ᐊᑎᔫᐦᑭᐦᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ
Legend about Kutinaah

ᑯᑎᓈᐦ ᐋ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑭᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ, ᑯᑎᓈᐦ ᐅᑎᓂᑭᐤ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ᙮ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔑᒡ ᒌ ᐃᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᒑ ᓂᑯᐦᑕᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ, ᑯᑎᓈᐦ ᐋᐅᒄ ᒫᒡ ᒑ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒥᓐ ᐋ ᒌᔑᑳᒡ, ᑳ ᒫᑐᐧᐃᑦ᙮

ᑳ ᐃᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᒑ ᐅᔑᑖᑭᓄᐧᔨᒡ ᐅᑎᐊᔥᐱᔥᑖᑭᓐ, ᐊᑯᓐᐦ ᐊᓂᐦᐄ ᒑ ᐋᐱᑎᐦᒡ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔑᒡ ᑳ ᐹᑖᒡ ᒥᐦᑦᐦ ᒌ ᐃᑖᑭᓂᐤ᙮

This is a legend about Kutinaah. Kutinaah was taken by prospectors. The girls were told to pick up wood. Kutinaah was told that it is the last you`ll see the daylight and he cried. He was told that his mat will be made, with the wood that girls brought.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-019-003

File Size

1.88 mb

Duration

12 mins

Year Of Recording

1986

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Unknown

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Jokes

Topics

Girl

ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑯᒥᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔥ
Little boy who had lice and nits

ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑯᒥᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔥ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑲᓅ ᐆᑦᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓂᒡ, ᐁ ᒌ ᒥᐦᒉᑎᔨᒡ ᐅᑎᐦᑯᒻᐦ᙮ ᐁᑯᐦ ᐆᒌ ᐅᓂᒌᐦᐄᑯᒫᐅᒡ ᑳ ᓂᑲᑕᐧᑖᐤ ᐆᔫᐦ ᐅᑖᐧᐋᔒᒧᐧᐋᐤᐦ᙮ ᐅᒥᔔᒻ ᑲ ᒥᓯᑳᑯᑦ ᐁᑯᐦ ᑳ ᓅᑎᐦᑯᒫᑎᑯᑦ᙮ ᐁᑯᐦ ᑳ ᒋᔅᑐᑌᐧᑖᐤ ᑳ ᓈᓂᑐᐧᐋᐸᒫᐧᑖᐤ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐅᐦᑕᐧᐄ, ᐁᑯᐦ ᒫᒃ ᒉᒃ ᑳ ᒥᔅᑲᐧᐋᐧᑖᐤ, ᒥᒄ ᒫᒃ ᓇᒧᐃ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒌ ᒥᔦᔨᐦᑕᒻ ᐆ ᓈᐯᔥ ᐁᑯᐦ ᒉᒃ ᐯᔭᐧᑳᐤ ᐁ ᒣᑕᐧᐁᑦ ᐧᐄᐧᐄᑕᒥᐦᒡ ᒌ ᐧᐊᓂᐦᐋᑲᓅ᙮

This story is about a boy, who had a lot of lice and nits. The parents packed all their belongings and left their son behind. His grandfather found him and killed all the lice and nits. The little boy found his parents again, but he was never happy in the bush.

Age 6+
Code

EcMi-523-001

File Size

1.24 mb

Duration

7.15 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Linda Petawabano

Described By

Linda Petawabano

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History, Science

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Past, Summer, Animals, Places, Man

ᓂᑮᔖᓐ
Nikiishaan

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᓐ ᐆᔅᑎᓃᒎ ᓇᔅᒋᐦ ᐁᒌ ᐧᐃ ᒪᔦᔨᐦᑖᑯᓯᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒪᑲᓅ᙮ ᐅᔫᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐆ ᐧᐃᒋ ᐅᔅᑎᓂᒎ ᐯᔮᐧᑳᐤ ᐁ ᒌᔑᑲᔨᒡ ᒌ ᓂᑕᐧᐋᐸᒣᔫ ᒋᔐᐅᒋᒫᐤ ᓂᑕᐧᐄᓐ ᐁᓂᑐ ᐃᑖᒋᒧᓯᑖᐧᐋᐧᑖᐤ᙮ ᐁᑯ ᑳ ᐃᑖᐧᑖᐤ ᒋᔅᒉᔨᐁᒫᐤ ᐋ ᓂᑮᔖᓐ ᑖᓐ ᐁᐃᑌᑦ, ᓂᐹ ᒌ ᒥᔅᑲᐧᐋᔫ ᐊᓂᔫᐦ ᐅᑕᓂᔖᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐋᓂᐦᑫᐦ ᒋᔐᐅᒋᒫᐤ᙮ ᐁᑯ ᒫᑲ ᐯᔭᐧᑳᐤ ᐁ ᒌᔑᑲᔨᒡ ᑳ ᐧᐄᔖᒥᑯᑦ ᑳᑲᔦᐦ ᒋᔐᐅᒋᒫᐤ ᓂᑮᔖᓐ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐁᐃᑖᔨᒡ᙮ ᐁᑯᓐ ᐋ ᑕᐧᐯ ᑲᐃᑌᓀ ᓂᐹ ᒌ ᒥᔅᑳᐧᐋᔫᐦ ᒌᔐᐅᒋᒫᐤ ᐅᑕᓂᔑᐦ ᑳᐧᐋᓇᐦᑫᐤ᙮ ᓈᒧᐧᐃ ᐃᑌᐤ ᓂᑮᔖᓐ᙮ ᓈᓂᑕᐧᐋᐸᒥᐧᑖᐅᐧᐁᒋᐦ ᒥᓯᐧᐁ ᒋᐧᑳᓐ ᒋᑲ ᒦᑎᓐ ᐁᐃᑖᐸᔅᑖᔨᓐ

ᑲᔦ ᐯᔨᒄ ᓂᑕᓂᔥᐦ ᒋᑲ ᒦᑎᓐ ᒉ ᐧᐄᒋᒥᑦ᙮

This story is about a young man who was bullied by his fellow men on the work site. These men went to the governor and told him lies of what Nikiishaan was saying. They said that Nikiishaan said that he could find the governor`s daughters, whom he had lost a long time ago. Then one day the governor asked Nikiishaan to come to his place. He said, "is it true what you said? that you can find my daughters?" Nikiishaan said "no".

"Well I think that`s what you said, so you will go and find my daughters. If you find them, I will give you everything that you need and I will also give you permission to marry one of them." So then Nikiishaan left the village.

Age 10+
Code

EcMi-523-003

File Size

3.91 mb

Duration

22.57 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Linda Petawabano

Described By

Linda Petawabano

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Science, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Celebrations, Past, Man, Woman