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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.

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ᓂᑐᔮᔥ
Nituyaash

ᐊᓐ ᓂᑐᔮᔥ ᑳ ᐃᔑᓂᐦᑳᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ, ᐋᐅᒄ ᐊᓐ ᐋᐦ ᓈᐅᑳᑖᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒥᓯᐧᐋᐱᔨᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᐦ ᓈᑎᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᓃᔓ ᓈᐹᐅᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᐦᑐᒡ ᒫᑎᐦᑖᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒥᐦᒑᑐᐦᑖᔨᒡᐦ, ᐋᐅᑯᓂᒡ ᑯᔨᑯᔮᑑᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᔮᔥᑯᔖᐱᔨᔑᐤ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐃᔮᐱᐦᑎᐧᒫᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒥᑎᐦᑎᑯᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᑐᔮᔥᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐱᔅᒑᔨᒡᐦ ᒑ ᓈᑎᒥᔨᒡᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᐧᐋᔨᐤ ᑎᐱᔅᑳᔨᒑ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᒌ ᓈᐹᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᔖᓂᐧᐋᐦᐋᒡ ᒑ ᑎᑯᔑᓂᔨᒡᐦ ᓂᑐᔮᔥᐦ᙮ ᐱᔮᒋ ᓵᒋᔅᐧᑳᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᒦᒋᐧᐋᐦᐱᐦᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐅᐦᑑᑳᔨᐦᒡ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐅᒋᐱᑖᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒨᐦᒌᔥᑎᐧᐋᒡ᙮

Nituyaash is a monsterous being that has four legs and eats caribou whole and attacks camps. Two brothers named Kuyikuyaatuush and Waayaashkushaapiyishiu are following a trail of a large group of people and notice that Nituyaash has been following also and had gone off the trail to wait for the night. The brothers warn the group and they wait for Nituyaash to come. Nituyaash pokes it`s head into the lodge and the brothers grab it by the ears and attack it.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-201-031

File Size

11.39 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2006

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Monsters, Supernatural, Family, Animals, Man, Woman, Predictions

ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐊᑎ ᐊᒑᓂᐅᑦ
Old Man turns Cannibalistic

ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐊᑎ ᐊᒑᓂᐧᐃᑦ᙮ ᐧᐄᒋᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᑯᑦ᙮ ᓂᒥ ᒌᐦ ᐃᐦᑑᑎᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ ᐅᔑᔑᒥᔥᐦ ᒑ ᒌᐦ ᓈᐧᑖᐱᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᑎᐦᒑᐲᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᓈᑎᐧᐋᔨᒫᒡ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᒨᔥ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐹᔨᑯᔑᔨᒡᐦ ᒑ ᐹᒋ ᓈᑖᓈᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᐦᒑᐲᐦ᙮

An old man on the verge of turning cannibalistic. The only way to reverse this was to break his bow. His grandsons try to break but are unable to. They fetch another man who always lives alone to break the bow.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-201-005

File Size

1.16 mb

Duration

4.03 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2005

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Man, Monsters, Supernatural

ᐱᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ
Partial Kuikuhaachaau Legend

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᒋᐦᑖᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ, ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᓈᑖᑦ ᐧᐋᓂᔫᔮᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐋᑦ ᑳ ᒫᑖᐦᐄᑯᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑳ ᐅᔑᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐧᐋᓂᔫᔮᐤ᙮ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒑᒃ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐧᐋᓂᔫᔮᐤ.

This is the beginning of the Kuikuhaachaau legend, of how Waaniyuuyaau pursues his victims. Kuikuhaachaau and his family flee from Waaniyuuyaau the giant skunk. And how Kuikuhaachaau was able to defeat Waaniyuuyaau.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-014

File Size

10.96 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2006

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Tradition, Winter, Animals, Man, Woman, Predictions, Monsters, Supernatural

ᐱᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ
Partial Kuikuhaachaau Legend

ᐧᐄᓵᐧᐋ ᐋᐱᐦᑎᐤ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒋᐦᑖᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᐆ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ᙮ ᐋᐅᒄ ᐊᓐ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐋᑦ ᐧᐋᓂᔫᔮᐤᐦ. ᒑᒃ ᒦᓐ ᑳ ᓂᒋᔥᑭᐧᐋᑦ ᒥᓂᑑᐦ, ᐋᐅᒄ ᐊᓐ ᑳ ᒫᐃᓰᑦ ᒥᓂᑑ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐋᑦ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤᐦ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐄᐦ ᐊᓯᐦᒑᑦ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐧᐄᔨ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐋᑦ ᒥᓂᑑᐦ᙮

This legend starts about half way through the legend. Legend of Kuikuhaachaau defeating Waaniyuuyaau. Kuikuhaachaau then encounters Minituu, the selfish person. Minituu tries to kill Kuikuhaachaau because he doesn`t want to share the caribou that are killed. Kuikuhaachaau gets back at Minituu.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-201-009

File Size

25.42 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2006

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Winter, Animals, Man, Woman, Predictions, Monsters, Supernatural, Family, Tradition, Summer

ᐱᑯᒌᔨᔨᐤ
Pikuch Iiyiyiu

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᐱᑯᒌᔨᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ ᐱᑯᒋᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ᙮ ᐱᑯᒋᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᔒᒻᐦ ᓈᑑᐦᐅᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐅᔒᒻᐦ, ᓂᒥ ᓂᐦᑖ ᒦᔅᐧᑳᓵᐱᐦᑎᒥᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᓂᑐᐦᐅᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᐹᑎᔥ ᒥᒄ ᓈᐱᐦᑖᐧᐋᑦᐦ᙮ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ, ᐧᑳᑎᑯᓃᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᑳᔥᑖᒋᑦ ᐱᑯᒌᔨᔨᐤ ᒑ ᒨᐦᒌᔥᑖᑯᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᑳᓵᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐱᑯᒌᔨᔨᐤ᙮ ᐅᔮ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᒌᔑ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᒑᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ, ᐊᑎᑎᐤ ᒥᒋᓐ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᐅᔮ ᐋᔥᒌᐧᔖᒥᑭᓂᔨᒡ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓂᔨᐤ᙮

The legend of Pikuch Iiyiyiu who lived with Pikuchiskwaau. Pikuch Iiyiyiu and his brother go hunting. But the brother never sees the game that Pikuch Iiyiyiu sees, such as the loon and caribou. Only after Pikuch Iiyiyiu kills the game, that`s when the brother sees the game. One time when the brothers go hunting, they kill many caribou and stay the night away from camp. That`s when Pikuch Iiyiyiu fears an attack from strangers. Pikuch Iiyiyiu also performs the shaking tent. George also explains the legend in detail at the end.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-201-040

File Size

11.18 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2006

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends, Discussion, Interview

Topics

Food, Man, Woman, Predictions, Supernatural, Family, Tradition, Past, Seasons, Animals, Artifacts

ᑳ ᒥᑖᐅᑖᐹᓈᔅᑯᐦᒑᑦ
Shaman Toboggan

ᐋᐅᒄ ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᒥᑖᐅᑖᐹᓈᔅᑯᐦᒑᑦ ᑳ ᐄᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᑦ, ᐋᐅᒄ ᐧᐄᔨ ᑳ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᒑ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᒡ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ᙮ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᒑ ᐱᒋᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᐦᐧᒫᔮᐦ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᑦ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ, ᒑᒋᓈᔨᒡᐦ ᒥᐦᐄᐦᑭᓐᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᐳᔅᒋᓈᒥᐧᐋᐤᐦ, ᐋᔪᐧᐃᑯᓐᐦ ᐅᔮᐦ ᐅᑖᐱᒋᐦᐋᑭᓂᔨᐤᐦ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐃᔮᔥᑭᐧᐄᔥᑎᐧᐋᒡ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑎᑯᒡ, ᒌᒥᓈ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᔨᒡᐦ ᐅᑏᔨᔨᒻᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᒑᒃ ᐧᐄᔨ ᑳ ᒥᑖᐅᑖᐹᓈᔅᑯᐦᒑᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᒌᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᓈᑐᐱᔨᔥᑎᐧᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᒡ᙮

The man named Shaman Toboggan knows that they`ll have an encounter with enemies. He tells the others at the camp to move away. Just before the enemies arrive, a wolf runs towards his camp. The men prepare for the enemies. As the enemies arrive, they kill many of the men and take the women. Shaman Toboggan and his brothers fight back and kill all the enemies.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-201-053

File Size

8.31 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Winter, Animals, Artifacts, Man, Woman, Predictions, Supernatural, Transportation, Inter-racial

ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐅᐧᐋᑭᓐ
The Cannibal

ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐧᐋᑭᓐ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐃᓂᐦᐄᒑᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᒌᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ ᓂᔮᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐧᐋᑭᓐ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒧᔮᒻ ᐋ ᐧᐄᒑᐧᐋᑭᓂᑦ ᐋᐦ ᐃᐦᑐᑎᐧᐋᑦ᙮ ᐧᐃᔥᑦ ᐋᐦ ᐃᔨᑖᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ ᒧᔮᒻ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᒥᔅᑎᓯᐤᐦ᙮ ᓂᔮᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒥᔅᑎᓯᐤᐦ ᐊᓐ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐧᐋᑭᓐ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐅᒨᐦᑯᒫᓂᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᐧᐋᑦ᙮

A cannibal kills a man while the man is trapping. The man`s brother searches for the cannibal and pretends to befriend the cannibal. The man tricks the cannibal by mentioning an eagle in the distance and the man kills the cannibal with cannibal`s own knife.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-201-028

File Size

5.77 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2006

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Family, Seasons, Man, Supernatural

ᒋᔪᔑᐧᐋᔥ
Chiiyuushwaash

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᒌ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᒑᐤ ᒋᔪᔑᐧᐋᔥ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ᙮ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐧᐋᔑᔒᒥᐦᑯᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᑳ

George tells the legend of Chiiyuushwaash. George talks about that time chiiyuushwaash got a young lady pregnant and she had his child.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-015-003

File Size

1.41 mb

Duration

8.11 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Girl, Tradition, Places, Man, Woman, Supernatural, Family, Boy

ᒑᐧᑳᑦ ᑳ ᐊᑐᔑᐧᐃᑦ ᓈᐹᔑᔥ
A boy that almost turned cannibal

ᓈᐹᔑᔥ ᑳ ᓂᑭᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑳ ᒋᑎᐦᑐᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᐅᐧᐄᒋᒫᑭᓐᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᓈᓂᑑᒥᔅᐧᑳᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ, ᑳ ᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᒥᔅᒄᐦ ᐋᑳ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᔑᒫᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒋᑭᔅᒋᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᒥᔅᒄᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑖᔨᐦᑎᒃ᙮

A boy stays behind when his father and the other people leave. He goes to hunt for beaver and kills, cooks and eats it. He eats the beaver raw and tells the people how he felt.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-038-008

File Size

0.91 mb

Duration

2.49 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

Boy, Food, Man

ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᑯᑦ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ
A girl is taken from her brother by prospectors

ᐆ ᐋᑎᔪᐦᑳᓐ ᓈᐹᔥ, ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᒫᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ᙮ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐋ ᒌᔑᑳᔨᒡ ᓈᐹᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᑳ ᓈᑎᐦᐄᐹᒡ, ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᐧᐃᒡ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᓐ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᒌᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᔥ ᑳᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᑎᓂᑯᔨᐦᒡ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐋ ᒌᔑᑳᔨᒡ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᔥ ᑳ ᓈᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᔥᐦ, ᑳ ᒥᔅᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᐋ ᐃᔮᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥ᙮

This legend is about a boy, a girl and their mother. One day the boy and girl went out to check their fish net and then prospectors arrive. The girl is taken by the prospectors and lives with them. The boy goes home and informs their mother what happened to his sister. Then one day the boy goes and looks for his sister and finds her with a child.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-038-003

File Size

1.25 mb

Duration

7 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

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Girl, Food, Woman, Inter-racial

ᐊᑑᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ ᑳ ᔒᐅᑖᒡ
Atuush and his son are hungry

ᐊᑑᔥ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑖᑦ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ ᒑ ᒫᔑᐦᐄᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓐ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᒑ ᒫᑭᐦᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᐋᐅᒃ ᒑ ᒧᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋ ᒫᔑᐦᐄᑐᐧᐃᒡ, ᐊᑑᔥ ᑳ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᑎᒻᐦ ᐋ ᐱᒥᐱᐦᑖᔨᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐋ ᐱᒥᐱᒌᐦᒡ᙮ ᐊᑑᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ ᑳ ᒋᐱᐦᒌᒡ ᐋ ᒫᔑᐦᐄᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᑳ ᐧᐄ ᒥᔪᐲᐦᑖᒡ ᒑ ᐃᐦᑐᑎᐧᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮

Atuush tells his son that they should fight and which ever loses will be the broth. While they are fighting, Atuush sees a dog running then people travelling on foot. Atuush and his son stop fighting and begin planning what they will do to them.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-038-004

File Size

0.72 mb

Duration

4 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

Legends

Topics

Family, Animals, Food, Monsters

ᑳᓂᐧᐋᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᑑᔥ
Kaanwaat and the atuush

ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ - ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳᓂᐧᐋᑦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᒧᒋᔔᒫᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐋᒋᔮᒥᑯᐧᐃᑦ᙮

ᑳ ᒌᐧᐋᑦ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᑎᔨᔨᒻᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᒑ ᑎᑯᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑖᑦ, ᒑ ᐧᐄ ᓈᑭᑎᐧᐋᔨᒥᓱᔨᐦᒡ᙮

ᓃᔓ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ - ᓈᐹᐤ ᒥᔥᑎᑯᔥᐦ ᑳ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓈᒋᓂᑭᒥᑯᔨᐤ ᐋ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᑦ, ᓃᑳᓐ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᓂᒋᔥᑯᐧᐋᐧᑖᐧᐋ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤᐦ᙮ ᒌ ᐊᔓᒦᔮᐤ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᑰᓯᔅᐦ ᒥᐧᐋᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ᙮

ᓂᔥᑐ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ - ᓈᐹᐤ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓃᔓ ᐅᑖᓂᔅᐦ ᒦᒋᐧᐋᐦᐱᔑᐦᒡ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒎᒡ᙮ ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᒧᐧᐋᐱᑦ, ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋ ᐃᑎᓂᐦᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᓂᒥ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐱᒫᑎᓯᔨᐤᐦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᑎᑯᔑᐦᒃ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᑖ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑖᒡ ᑳ ᐧᐄᑎᒫᑯᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᑖᓂᔅᐦ ᐋ ᑳ ᐱᒫᑎᓯᔨᐦᒡ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ᙮

Part 1 - A man named Kaanwaat arrives upon a village of atuush. He visits and is greeted by the atuush. Then he goes home and tells his people about the atuush and predicts that they will be coming. He tells his people how to protect themselves.

Part 2 - A man uses young trees to make a shaking tent to do predictions of the first contact of white man. He was able to pass his gift of predicting to his sons.

Part 3 - A man and his wife and two daughters lived in a teepee. One day the man leaves to get supplies while he is away his wife passes away. He comes back to his daughters and finds that his wife passed away.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-038-005

File Size

2.26 mb

Duration

13 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

Legends

Topics

Food, Man, Predictions, Starvation, Monsters, Family, Boy, Girl

ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐤ ᐋ ᒌᐧᐄ ᐧᐃᓂᒧᔮᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑑᔥ ᒧᔮᒻ ᐋ ᒥᔅᑯᒋᑦ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ
The inuit that pretends to be frozen and is taken by the atuush

ᐊᑑᔥ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐹᔨᑯᑖᐅᓯᔨᑦ, ᐆ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ᙮ ᐊᑑᔥ ᒌᐧᐋᐱᒫᐤ ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐤᐦ ᐋ ᐱᒥᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᒥᔥᑯᐧᐃᒋᔨᐦᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᒋᐧᑳᒑᔨᑯᐱᓈᓂᐦᐄ᙮ ᐊᑑᔥ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓇᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ, ᑳ ᒋᐧᐋᑎᐦᐋᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᐅᒦᒋᒥᐦᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᐅᑏᔨᔨᒻᐦ᙮

This is a legend about the Atuush and his family. The atuush sees an inuit man that had been fishing that is lying on the ground frozen. Atuush takes the man and brings him to his family as food.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-038-001

File Size

0.55 mb

Duration

3 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

Citizenship, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Food, Man, Monsters, Family

ᑳ ᑎᑯᔑᐦᒃ ᐊᑑᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᓈᑭᔑᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥᐦ
When atuush walks and listens for children

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᑳ ᒌ ᐄᑖᑭᓂᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔑᒡ ᐋᑳ ᒑ ᐃᔮᔑᐦᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᑎ ᐅᑖᑯᔑᔨᒡᐦ, ᒑ ᐹᐦᑖᑯᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ᙮

Long ago children were told not to scream and yell in the evening because atuush would be listening for noise coming from anywhere.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-038-006

File Size

0.71 mb

Duration

6.09 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

Boy, Girl, Predictions, Monsters, Inter-racial

ᐋᔥᒄ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᒑᐧᑳᓐ ᐋ ᒌ ᐊᔨᒦᒥᑭᐦᒡ
When everything used to talk

ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ ᐆ, ᐧᐄᔥᑭᒑᓂᔥ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᐋᔅᒄ ᐋ ᒌ ᐊᔨᒥᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥᐦ ᐋ ᐱᒫᑎᓯᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑦ, ᐧᐋᐱᓈᐦᒄ ᑖᓐ ᒑ ᐃᑖᐱᑎᓯᔨᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᓈᐹᔥᐦ ᐋ ᐱᒫᑎᓯᔨᐦᒡ, ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᒥᐧᔮᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑦ, ᐧᐋᔥ ᐋᐅᒄ ᒑ ᓂᑐᐦᐆᐧᐃᑦ᙮

This legend is about the Canada jay when he used to talk. He is told a girl is born and says that they should throw her away and what`s the use of her. Then he is told that a boy is born and how he is happy because he`s going to be the one to hunt.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-038-002

File Size

0.24 mb

Duration

1 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

Citizenship, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Girl, Animals

ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᑳ ᒧᔑᐦᐋᑦ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤᐦ ᒑ ᑎᑯᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ
When the eeyou made predictions about the white man

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑳ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᒫᒡ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤᐦ ᒑ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᒡ᙮ ᓈᐹᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᑳ ᓂᒋᔥᑭᐧᐋᒡ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑎᒡ ᑳ ᒦᔥᑯᑎᓂᒫᑐᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᐅᒋᐦᒋᐱᔨᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐊᑖᐧᐋᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᔨᐧᐃᓐ᙮

Long ago, they predicted the white man will arrive. A man and his wife made the first contact with white men and how they traded their clothing with them. That was when the fur trade began.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-038-007

File Size

1.06 mb

Duration

6.11 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

Spirituality, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Predictions, Inter-racial, Clothing, Man, Woman

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

ᒑᐧᑳᓐ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᔒᐧᐋᑭᒥᒡ ᓂᐲ ᐊᓂᑖ ᐧᐄᓂᐹᑯᒡ
How salt water came to be

ᐊᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᓐ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᔒᐧᐋᑭᒥᒡ ᓂᐲ ᐊᓂᑖ ᐧᐃᓂᐹᑯᐦᒡ᙮

This a legend about how the salt water came to be.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-003-011

File Size

2.61 mb

Duration

15.11 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Colin Scot/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Frances Visitor

Described By

Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals, Transportation

ᑳᓈᐧᐋᑦ
Kaanaawaat

ᒥᔥᑖᐹᐤ ᐅ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᐆ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ᙮ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᐊᔨᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᒌ ᐋᐱᑎᓐ ᑳ ᐋᑎᔪᐦᒑᓄᐧᐃᒡ᙮

A legend about a Giant. Told in high cree vocabulary.

Age 18+
Code

EcWe-003-001

File Size

3.90 mb

Duration

24 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Cheryl Visitor

Described By

Cheryl Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals, Monsters

ᑯᐃᑯᐦᐧᐋᒑᐤ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥᐦ
Kiwiikwachaau that lived with children

ᓂᔥᑎᒻ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᑯᐃᑯᐦᐧᐋᒑᐤ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥᐦ, ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᔥᐦ ᑳ ᐃᑖᔨᒫᑦ᙮

ᓃᔓ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᐱᐹᒦᐦᑖᒡ ᐋᐧᐋᓰᓯᒡ ᐋ ᐱᔅᑯᓈᔨᒫᒡ ᑯᐃᑯᐦᐧᐋᒑᐤᐦ ᑳ ᑎᑯᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ᙮

ᓂᔥᑐ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᒥᓂᑎᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒥᓂᑑᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑎᐧᐋᔑᒥᐧᐋᐤᐦ ᒥᓂᑑᔑᔑᔥᐦ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᑳᓱᐧᐃᒡ, ᑳ ᑎᐅᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ ᓃᐱᓂᓯᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑖᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᐧᒫᑦ ᒥᓂᑎᐤ ᐅᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮

Part 1 - Kiwiikwachaau that lived with children and believed to be his siblings.

Part 2 - When the animals are travelling they are wondering when Kiwiikwachaau will be coming.

Part 3 - Minituu and Minituuskwaau and their children Minituushishich are living at a camp when the Niipinsuu arrives upon the children and takes the Minituu`s food.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-015

File Size

3.58 mb

Duration

32 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

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Food, Man, Woman, Family, Boy, Girl, Summer, Animals