Dialect

Level

Community

Teaching

Theme

Topic

Storyteller


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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.

Page 2 of 4, showing 20 records out of 63 total, starting on record 21, ending on 40

ᐋᔥᑐᐃᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ, ᒥᑖᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Canoe, shaman song

ᑯᐃᔅᒄ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᑦ ᐆᑎᔨᐤ, ᒧᔮᒻ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᒫᑯᔑᔑᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒫᒧᔅᒋᓂᐦᒃ ᒥᐦᑦᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᐋᔥᑐᔨᓈᓂᐧᐃᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᒥᑖᔥᐦ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᐊᐤ᙮

He explains and sings about making a canoe, referring it to a young loon and sings about the gathering of the wood that is used to make a canoe. He sings about a young shaman.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-010-001

File Size

0.99 mb

Duration

6.18 mins

Year Of Recording

1982

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Lynn Whidden, Violet Bates

Sound Editor

Daisy Herodier

Described By

Daisy Herodier

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Interview, Song

Topics

Animals, Man

ᓈᐹᐤ ᒌ ᐅᑎᓂᑯᔫᐦ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ ᐅᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᐧᑳᐤᐦ
A man`s sister that was taken by prospectors

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᓈᐹᐤ, ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᒌ ᓂᑐᐧᐃᒋᐧᑳᒑᐅᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒑᐧᐋᐤ᙮ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔫᐦ, ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐅᓂᒦᑯᑦ ᐊᓐ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ, ᑳ ᒋᐦᒋᐱᐦᐄᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᓐ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ᙮

This story is about a man, his mother and sister, once the man and his sister go out fishing and prospectors arrive upon them. The sister is tricked into getting on with the prospectors and is taken away.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-004

File Size

1.36 mb

Duration

7.54 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Song

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Woman, Inter-racial

ᐊᔅᒌᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Earth Song

ᐊᔅᒌᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᓂᑭᒥᐤ᙮

He sings the earth song

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-008

File Size

0.87 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Described By

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Song

Topics

Tradition

ᓂᑑᐦᐅᐧᐃᓐ ᐋ ᒥᔖᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐱᔖᔑᒡ
Hunting Big & Small Game

ᓂᑭᒧᐦᑖᐤ ᐋ ᒋᔥᑖᔨᐦᑖᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᐋ ᒥᔖᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐱᔖᔑᔨᒡ ᓂᑐᐦᐅᓂᔨᐤ᙮

He sings the value of hunting small & big game.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-003-002

File Size

0.26 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scot & Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Described By

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Song

Topics

Past, Seasons, Animals, Food

ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ ᐲᐦᑎᑭᒥᐦᒡ ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓂᐦᒡ
Man singing in a shaking tent

ᑳ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐲᐦᑎᑭᒥᒡ ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓈᒋᓂᑭᒥᑯᐦᒡ ᒧᔮᒻ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐃᑑᐦᑖᑯᓯᔨᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᑯᓯᑦ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐋ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒥᐧᑖᐦᑎᓂᔨᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐧᒑᐧᑳᔨᔨᐤ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐃᔨᓂᔨᒡ᙮

He sang the way the man sang when entering inside the tent. While the man is singing something fell and he tells what is happening, when entering in the shaking tent.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-007

File Size

0.98 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Described By

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Song

Topics

Tradition, Man

ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓐ
Shaking Tent

ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᑳ ᒌ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᑦ ᐹᐦᒑᑦ ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓂᐦᒡ᙮ ᓃᐲᔥᐦ ᒌ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᑖᐤ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᓂᐦᑖᐅᒋᓂᔨᐦᒡ, ᐹᐦᒑᐦᑦ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᔮᔨᐤ ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓂᐦᒡ, ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᔨᐤ᙮

A old man used to sing when he went in the shaking tent. He would sing about the flowers that are growing, when a man goes in the shaking tent while singing something happens.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-003-006

File Size

1.03 mb

Duration

5.59 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Song

Topics

Man

ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Songs

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ

Traditional songs

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-003-013

File Size

0.72 mb

Duration

4.09 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Colin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Frances Visitor

Described By

Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music

Themes

Song

Topics

Tradition, Man

ᓂᓈᐦᑭᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Various songs about animals

ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᐆ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᓂᑯᒥᐦᐧᐋᐤ ᑯᑎᐦᒃ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮

ᓃᔓ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᒋᔖᔮᒄ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ᙮

ᓂᔥᑐ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᓂᔅᒋᔥ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ᙮

ᓈᐤ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᓈᐹᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᐧᐋᑭᓂᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑕᓂᑖᐦ ᒫᔅᑭᐦᒃ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮

Part 1 - A song about a person who sang about another person.

Part 2 - A song about a bear

Part 3 - A song about a young goose.

Part 4 - A song about a hunter and how he finds miichim.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-017

File Size

0.50 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, History

Themes

Song, Teachings

Topics

Animals, Food

ᐊᑎᐦᒄ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Caribou songs

ᓂᔮᓈᓈᐤ ᐃᔨᑎᓐᐦ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ᙮ ᐱᔥᒡ ᐧᐄᐦᑖᑯᓐᐦ ᐋᔥᒌᐧᔖᒥᑭᐦᒡᐦ᙮

Eight songs about the caribou. Some explanation about each song.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-007-003

File Size

1.31 mb

Duration

7 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Job Bearskin

Sound Editor

Lucy Shem

Described By

Lucy Shem

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Song

Topics

Animals

ᐋᑏᔫᐦᑳᓐ (ᐋᒑᓐ)
Legend (aachaan)

Story about a giant who tries to scare off people from their living quarters.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-007-001

File Size

1.63 mb

Duration

9.21 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Job Bearskin

Sound Editor

Lucy Shem

Described By

Lucy Shem

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Themes

Legends, Song

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Animals, Man, Woman, Monsters

ᐋᑏᔫᐦᑳᓐ (ᐋᒑᓐ)
Legend (aachaan)

ᐋᑎ ᐹᒋᒪᑭᓅᑦ ᐋᒐᓐ ᐋᒋ ᐧᐄᒋᔅᐧᑖᒧᐦᒐᑦ ᐄᔨᔫᐦ ᐊᓂᑕ ᐊᒌ ᐧᐄᒌᐦᒡ ᑮᔮ ᓂᑭᒨᓐᐦ,

Story about a giant who tries to scare off people from their living quarters.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-007-001

File Size

1.63 mb

Duration

9.21 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Job Bearskin

Sound Editor

Lucy Shem

Described By

Lucy Shem

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect, Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends, Song

Topics

Animals

ᓂᒋᑯᐦᐄᑭᓐᐦ
Otter songs

ᓃᔭᔫ ᓂᑲᒨᓐᐦ ᓂᒋᒃ ᐊᓂᑯᒧᐦᐊᑭᓅᑦ

Five songs about the otter.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-007-002

File Size

0.93 mb

Duration

5.24 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Job Bearskin

Sound Editor

Lucy Shem

Described By

Lucy Shem

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Song

Topics

Animals

ᓰᐲᐦ ᓂᑲᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
River songs

ᓂᑯᐧᑖᔥᒡ ᓂᑲᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᓰᐲᐦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐸᐅᔥᑎᑰᐦ ᐁ ᓂᑲᒧᑖᑲᓄᐧᐃᐧᑳᐤᐦ᙮

ᐯᔭᒄ ᓂᑲᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐆᑦ ᐁ ᓂᑲᒧᑖᑲᓄᐧᐃᒡ

Six songs about the river and rapids. One song about making a canoe.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-007-004

File Size

1.64 mb

Duration

9.34 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Job Bearskin

Sound Editor

Lucy Shem

Described By

Lucy Shem

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Song

Topics

Past

ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᐅᓂᑭᒧᓐᐦ
Cree Hymns

ᒎᓯᕝ ᓂᑭᒨ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᔨᒧᑎᒻ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᐅᓂᑭᒧᓐᐦ᙮

Joseph sings and discusses cree hymns.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-002-015

File Size

2.03 mb

Duration

11.51 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, History

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Interview, Song, Teachings

Topics

Tradition

ᐋ ᒋᔅᑐᐦᐄᔅᒑᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Goose calling

ᒎᓯᕝ ᕉᐱᕐᑦ ᐋ ᒋᔅᑐᐦᐄᔅᒑᑦ

ᒎᓯᑉ ᕉᐱᕐᑦ ᑯᔮᑦ ᐋᑎᑎᑐ ᒋᔖᔪᑖᑯᓯᐧᐃᒡ ᒋᔖᓂᔅᑭᒡ ᐋᐦ ᑎᒡ ᐊᓂᒌᐦ ᓂᔥᒋᔑᐦᒡ

ᒪᕐᑭᕃᑦ ᓈᐃᓂᑭᐧᓛᒃ

song: goose calling by Joseph Rupert

Joseph Rupert says the older goose has a deeper voice than the younger ones.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-002-001

File Size

0.23 mb

Duration

1.2 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Violet Bates/ Lynn Whidden

Sound Editor

Alice Duff

Described By

Alice Duff

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Song, Teachings

Topics

Family, Animals

ᐋᓴᒥᐦᒡ, ᐊ ᐸᒋ ᓵᑳᔅᑑᐧᐋᑦ ᐲᓯᒻ, ᑮᔭ ᓂᒪᔥ ᓂᑭᒧᓐᐦ
Snowshoe, sunrise, & fish song

ᑎᐹᒋᒪᐤ ᑮᔭ ᓃᑭᒨᐦᐋᐤ ᐊᓴᒻ, ᐊ ᐸᒋ ᓴᑲᔅᑑᐧᐋᐄᒡ ᐲᓯᒻ, ᑭᔮ ᓂᒪᔥ,

Explains and sings about snowshoes, the sunrise, and the fish (trout).

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-002-010

File Size

0.64 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

1982

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Lynn Whidden, Violet Bates

Sound Editor

Daisy Herodier

Described By

Daisy Herodier

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Song

Topics

Animals

ᐋ ᓂᑐᐦᐆᔅᑳᒡ
The goose season

ᐋ ᓰᑯᐦᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ᙮ ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᐋ ᐱᒥᐦᔮᑦ ᓂᔅᒃ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᑭᓂᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᐦᒡ᙮ ᐊᔨᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ᙮

Spring hunting story. The first flight of the geese and what it meant to the people. The message and a song.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-002-013

File Size

0.44 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

unknown

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies, History, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Song, Teachings

Topics

Boy, Girl, Tradition, Celebrations, Seasons, Animals, Food, Man, Woman, Predictions, Family

ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Traditional Cree Songs

ᒎᓯᕝ ᓂᑭᒨ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᔨᒧᑎᒻ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᔅᒃᐦ, ᓂᑐᐦᐅᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ᙮

Joseph sings and discusses songs about the goose, the hunt and the fish.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-002-014

File Size

2.88 mb

Duration

16.47 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

Art and Music, History, Spirituality

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Interview, Song

Topics

Animals

ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᓐᐦ
Traditional Cree Songs

ᒎᓯᕝ ᓂᑭᒨ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᑎᒻ ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᓐᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒥᐦᒑᔑᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐃᒋᔥᒄᐦ᙮

Joseph sings and discusses cree songs about the fox and muskrat.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-002-016

File Size

1.64 mb

Duration

9.33 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

Memoirs, Interview, Song, Teachings

Topics

Animals

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐊᐅᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Traditional songs and hymns

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᓂᔅᑭᒡ ᐋ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᐊᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ, ᑳ ᐅᔥᑳᒡ ᐹᔅᒋᑭᓐ, ᐋ ᐅᒋᐧᑳᒑᓄᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᒥᐦᒑᔑᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐃᒋᔥᒄ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ᙮ ᐃᔮᐃᒧᑎᑭᓂᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᐦᐄ ᐹᐦᐹᔨᒄ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ᙮

Traditonal songs about geese, new gun, fishing. 2 hymns. Fox and muskrat songs. Discussion of each song.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-002-004

File Size

6.79 mb

Duration

40 mins

Year Of Recording

1984

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Violet Bates, Lynn Whidden

Sound Editor

Alice Duff

Described By

Alice Duff

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Song, Legends, Discussion, Interview

Topics

Animals, Artifacts, Food, Cree values