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.

Page 7 of 11, showing 20 records out of 210 total, starting on record 121, ending on 140


How The Conjuring Tent Is Used

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᐧᐄᐦᑕᒻ ᓈᓈᐦᑰ ᒉᐧᑳᔫᐦ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᒌ ᐄᑕᐦᐸᒋᔥᑕᑲᓄᐄᑦ ᐊᓂᔫ ᒫᐦᑮ᙮

John Blackned talks about many different things, about how the conjuring tent is used.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Sidney Georgekish, and English removed]

Age 12+
Code

EcWk-705-034

File Size

9.24 mb

Duration

19 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2008

Collected By

Dick Preston / Sidney Georgekish

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends, Memoirs

Topics

Tradition, Animals

ᐄᓅᑦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐄᔅᒌᒣᐅᑎᒪᑦ
Indians and Huskies

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓚᑳᓀᑦ ᒉ ᐧᐄᐦᑕᒫᑯᓈᓅ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑑᑖᐦᑑᐧᑖᑦ ᐄᓅᑦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐄᔅᒌᒣᐅᑎᒪᑦ ᒣᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒨ ᑳ ᐄᐦᑖᐧᑖᑦ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᒡ᙮

John Blackned tells us the relationship between the Indians and the Huskies during the time when they lived on the same island.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-705-017

File Size

3.50 mb

Duration

3 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals, Family


Inuit People

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒣᐤ ᐄᔅᒋᒣᐅᐦ ᑖᓐᑌ ᐁᐅᒡ ᐱᒪᐦᒋᔔᑦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᒦᒋᒪᔫ ᐁ ᒦᒌᑦ ᐁᑳ ᑕᐦᑲᔥᑌᐄᑦ᙮

John Blackned talks about Inuit People, how they live. He talks about the food that they eat without cooking it.

[Note:;;;;;; Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 6+
Code

EcWk-705-023

File Size

7.85 mb

Duration

8.33 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends, Memoirs

Topics

Family, Animals, Food


Making Medicine

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᐁ ᐅᔥᑕᑲᓅᐃᐦᒡ ᓂᑐᐦᑯᔨᓃᐃᐤ ᑲᔦᐦ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᐦᑖᐧᑖᒡ ᐁ ᔮᑯᐦᓰᑦ ᐊᐧᐁᔫᐦ᙮

John Blackned talks about traditional medicine and he tells us what they did to help sick people.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 6+
Code

EcWk-705-011

File Size

7.93 mb

Duration

8 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends, Memoirs

Topics

Medicines, Tradition


Mamiteo

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᐊᔦᐦᒧᑕᒻ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐧᐁᔥᑳᒡ ᑳ ᒌ ᐊᔭᐦᔫᐊᑲᓅᐧᑖᑦ ᐃᔦᔫᒡ᙮ ᒌ ᐯᔭᑯᔔ ᐃᔦᔫ ᓈᔥᒡ ᒪᐦᒋᑦ ᐁ ᒌ ᐊᔦᐦᔫᐋᑦ ᐊᐧᐁᔫ, ᐧᐄ ᒌ ᓃᐦᑳᓂᔫ, ᒪᒥᑌᐤ ᒌ ᐄᔑᓂᐦᑳᑕᑲᓅ᙮

John Blackned talks about in the past when a lot of people were killed. There was one person who killed many people and he was a leader called Mamiteo.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, English removed]

Age 10+
Code

EcWk-705-030

File Size

22.96 mb

Duration

30 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2008

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Man


Master of the Bears

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐸᒋᒣᐤ ᒋᔑᔮᒄ ᐅᒋᒫᐤ, ᑲᔦᐦ ᑖᓐ ᐁ ᐃᑑᐦᑖᑑᐧᑖᑦ ᒋᔑᔮᑯᒡ᙮

John Blackned tells us the name of the master of the bears and talks about the relationship between bears.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 6+
Code

EcWk-705-013

File Size

4.93 mb

Duration

5 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals


Master Of The Fish

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᐧᐄᐦᑕᒻ ᑖᓐ ᐁ ᐃᓯᓇᐦᑳᓲᑦ ᓇᒣᔅ ᐅᒋᒫᐤᐦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᑎᐸᒋᒣᐤ ᒨᒃ ᑖᓐ ᐁ ᐃᐦᑌᐃᑦ ᐁ ᐄᐦᑌᓈᓅᐃᑦ᙮

John Blackned tells us the name of the master of the fish. The fish do whatever the master says.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 6+
Code

EcWk-705-014

File Size

5.17 mb

Duration

5 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals


Mistabeo And The Wolverine

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒉᒥᐤ ᒥᔅᑖᐯᐤ ᐁ ᒌ ᐯᔭᑰᔒᒡ ᐧᐁᔥᑳᒡ, ᒨᐄ ᐊᐧᐁᔫ ᐅᐦᒌ ᒥᔅᑯᐧᐁᐤ ᒨᒃ ᑯᐃᑯᐦᐋᒉᔒᔥ᙮

John Blackned talks about Mistabeo when he was alone in the old days, he didn`t find nobody but a wolverine.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 6+
Code

EcWk-705-018

File Size

1.59 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals


Nanimso

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒣᐤ ᓈᐯᐤᐦ, ᒥᔕᑳᒻ ᐁ ᒨᐦᒋᔅᑕᑳᑦ ᐊᐧᐁᔫ, ᐁᑳ ᒫᒃ ᒦᒌᑦ ᒉᐧᑳᔫ ᐁ

ᐸᒪᐦᓇᐧᐁᑦ, ᐃᔥᑰᑌᑦ ᐃᔥᐧᐁᐦᐸᓀᐤ᙮ ᐃᔅᐧᑫᐤ ᒌ ᐧᐋᓂᐦᐁᐤ ᓃᔓ ᐅᔅᑌᓵᐦ ᐅᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔫ ᓈᐯᐤᐦ᙮

John Blackned talks about a man, every time he has visitors, if they don`t eat what he cooks, he throws them into a fire. A woman lost her two brothers to him.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 12+
Code

EcWk-705-037

File Size

45.71 mb

Duration

49 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2008

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Man, Woman, Starvation, Family, Tradition, Animals

ᑳ ᒥᓯᐦᒋᔅᑖᑦ ᔑᑳᒃ
The Big Skunk

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐸᒋᒣᐤ ᑳ ᒥᓯᐦᒋᔅᑖᑦ ᔑᑳᒃ, ᐸᐦᒨᔥᑰᑌ ᔑᑳᒃ ᒉᑳ ᒋᓯᐁᐦᐄᑖᒻ, ᐁᒃ ᐧᐄᔦᔥ ᒉ ᐧᐄᐦᑐᑕᒃ ᐅᒋᔅᓲ᙮

John Blackned talks about the big skunk, if you follow its foot prints the skunk will know and will do something about his tail.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 10+
Code

EcWk-705-033

File Size

8.82 mb

Duration

9 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2008

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals

ᐱᔔ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᒉᒫᑦ ᐧᐋᐱᔥᑖᓐ
The Lynx that married a Marten

ᐱᔔ ᒌ ᐧᐄ ᓂᐸᐦᐁᐤ ᐊᓂᐅ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ (ᐧᐋᐱᔥᑖᓐ) ᑲᔦ ᑳ ᐧᐄ ᒨᐧᐋᑦ, ᐊᓐ ᐧᐋᐱᔥᑖᓐ ᒌᓯᓇᑯᓲ ᐧᐄ ᐁ ᒌ ᒨᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᐅ ᐱᔔᐦ᙮

The Lynx wanted to kill his wife (the marten) and wanted to eat it, but the marten ended up eating the lynx.

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-705-006

File Size

7.85 mb

Duration

8 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals


The Old Man Who Ate Nothing But Worms

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒣᐤ ᓈᐯᐤᐦ ᐁᑳ ᐅᒡ ᒦᒋᓲᐄᑦ ᒨᒃ ᒪᓂᒎᔥ ᐁ ᒌ ᒧᐧᐊᐄᑦ᙮

ᓇᒧᐃ ᐅᐦᒡ ᒌ ᒦᒎ ᒦᒋᒪᐧᐄ᙮ ᒨᒃ ᒫᒃ ᐋᐸᐦᒋ ᒌ ᓂᐸᐦᑖᐤ ᐁᒌ ᐧᐄ ᔐᒫᑦ ᐆ ᐯᔭᑯᐦᑌᓅ᙮

John Blackned tells us a story about a man who ate nothing but worms. He was looking for worms to eat, he didn`t want to eat food. He still killed animals for this family to eat.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 12+
Code

EcWk-705-036

File Size

1.20 mb

Duration

12.38 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2008

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Man, Family, Boy, Girl, Tradition, Past, Animals, Food, Clothing


The Old Woman Who Became A Whale

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓚᑳᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒣᐤ ᒋᔐᔫᐦ ᐁᒌ ᐧᐄᐦᒋᒫᐄᑦ ᓈᐯᔖᐦ, ᓈᔥᒡ ᐁᑳ ᑰᐃᔅᒃ ᐁ ᒌ ᐃᑑᐦᐧᑖᐃᑦ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᒫᒃ ᓈᐯᔥ ᐁᒌ ᐧᐄ ᔮᐦᔫᐊᑦ ᐊᓂᐅ ᒋᔐᔫᐦ, ᓇᒧᐃ ᒫᒃ ᐅᐦᒌ ᔮᐦᔫᐁᐤ, ᐅᒡ ᐊᓐ ᒋᔐᔫ ᐧᐋᐸᒣᒃ ᐁᒌ ᐄᔅᐸᐦᐧᐄᐅᑦ᙮

John Blackned talks about an old woman who lived with a young boy, She didn`t treat him right. Then the boy wanted to kill the old woman. He couldn`t kill her because the old woman became a whale.

[Note:;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 6+
Code

EcWk-705-009

File Size

7.67 mb

Duration

8 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Animals, Woman


The Old Woman Who Sang To The Tent

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓚᑳᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒣᐤ ᐃᔅᐧᑫᐤᐦ ᐁᒌ ᐄᐦᒋᒫᑦ ᐅᓯᒻ᙮ ᓇᒧᐃ ᔖᔥ ᒌᔒ ᐧᐁᔥᑖᐤ ᒫᐦᑮᐦ ᔖᔥ ᐁ ᒋᔐᔫᑦ᙮ ᒨᒃ ᒫᒃ ᐁ ᓂᑳᒨᑦ ᐁᐅᑳᑦ ᑳ ᒌ ᐧᐁᔥᑕᑦ ᐁ ᑳ ᑯᓂᐦᐧᐋᐸᒫᑯᑦ ᐊᐧᐁᔫᐦ᙮

John Blackned talks about an old woman who lived with her grandson. She couldn`t make tents because she was too old, but she would sing to the tent to make one, only when no one is watching her.

[Note:;;;;;; Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-705-020

File Size

6.13 mb

Duration

6 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Tradition, Woman


The Rabbit That Married A TreeFrog

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ ᐧᐋᐳᔥ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒉᒫᑦ ᒫᒉᑰᒡᐦ᙮ ᐄᔦᔫᐦ ᑳ ᐄᐦᑏᒡ ᐁ ᒌ ᐧᐄᐦᑌᐧᑖᑦ, ᒌ ᐃᑌᐤ ᐧᒑᓐ᙮

John Blackned tells us the story in the past when a rabbit married a treefrog. They wanted to do what people are doing, he said.

Age 6+
Code

EcWk-705-004

File Size

7.05 mb

Duration

7 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals


When A Men Ate His Wife and His Two Children

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓚᑳᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒣᐤ ᓈᐯᐤ ᐁ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋᔮᑦ ᒦᒋᒪᔫ, ᓈᔥᒡ ᐁ ᒌ ᐧᐄ ᒦᒋᓲᑦ, ᑳ ᔮᐦᔫᐊᑦ ᐅ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᓃᔔ ᐅᑕᐧᐋᔑᒻ, ᐁᒃ ᑳ ᒧᐧᐋᑦ᙮

John Blackned talks about a man who didn`t have food to eat, he was so hungry. The man killed his wife and his children, then he ate them.

[Note;; Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-705-024

File Size

4.26 mb

Duration

4.39 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Food, Man, Woman, Starvation


When Old Meskano Killed A Crazy Woman

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑳᓀᑦ ᑎᐸᒋᒣᐤ (;;;;;;;;;;;;ᒋᔐᐦᔫ);;;;;;;;;;;; ᒣᔅᑲᓅ, ᐁ ᒌ ᔮᐦᔫᐊᐄᑦ ᐃᔅᐧᑫᐤᐦ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᐃᔅᐧᑫᐤ ᐁ ᒌ ᒋᔥᒋᐸᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔖᐦ ᐁ ᒌ ᐧᐄᐦᒉᐧᐋᑦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐊᓐ ᐃᔅᐧᑫᐤ ᐁᒌ ᒥᔅᐧᑳᓅᑦ ᐊ ᒦᒋᑦ ᒦᔫᐦ᙮

John Blackned tells a story about Old Meskano, he killed a crazy woman. The woman ran away with a child and she was found eating bodies.

[Note:;;;;;;;;;;;; Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 10+
Code

EcWk-705-027

File Size

6.62 mb

Duration

7.13 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends, Memoirs

Topics

Family, Girl, Man, Woman

ᐧᐹᐦᑦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᑰᐦᑦ ᐃᔥᐧᑫᔥ
How boogiemen kidnapped a girl

ᐃᔥᐧᑫᔥ ᑳ ᐴᓯᐱᐦᑎᑯᑦ ᐧᐹᐦᑦ ᒣᐧᑳᐦᒡ ᐁ ᐱᒥᔥᑳᐦᒡ ᐁ ᓂᑯᐦᐧᐋᒡ ; ᐅᒋᔥᑐᑎᓐ ᒌ ᓂᑐᐧᐁᔨᐦᑎᒫᑰ ᐁᑯᐦ ᓇᒧᐃ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒦᔨᑰ ᑳ ᐊᔥᑕᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑦᐦ ᐲᐦᑐᑎᒡ, ᐁᑯᑦᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐴᓯᐱᐦᑎᑯᑦ᙮

These men were paddling along a river with their pretty sister, when some nasty men on another canoe came heading in their direction. They asked the young girl if they could see her hat. Instead of giving it back they threw the hat in their canoe and told the girl to come and get it. That`s how they got the girl into their canoe.

Age 4+
Code

EcEm-025-001

File Size

1.97 mb

Duration

11.28 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Roger MacDonnell Collection

Sound Editor

Florrie mayappo

Described By

Florrie mayappo

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Girl, Fall, Transportation

ᓈᐯᔥ ᑳ ᒌᔦᐱᐦᒋᑦ
The boy that grew fast

ᓈᐯᔥ ᑳ ᒋᐦᔨᐱᒋᑦ ᓯᒋᐆᓈᐴᔫ ᑳ ᒌ ᒥᓂᐦᐋᑲᓅᑦ᙮ ᐧᐄᐸᐦᒡ ᒉ ᒌ ᓂᑑᐦᐆᑦ ᐁ ᒌ ᐃᑌᔨᒫᑲᓅᑦ᙮

The boy was given urine to drink in order to grow fast so he could soon go hunting.

Age 10+
Code

EcEm-025-002

File Size

0.70 mb

Duration

4.03 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Roger MacDonnell

Sound Editor

Florrie Mayappo

Described By

Florrie Mayappo

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Past, Man, Woman

ᒋᐦᒋᑉ
Chihchip

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐋᐦ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᒋᐦᒋᑉ᙮ ᓃᔓ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᐧᐋᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒥᑖᐧᐋᐦᒃ᙮ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐋ ᒥᐦᒑᑎᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᓈᒥᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᒌᐦ ᐧᐃᔮᐦᑎᒻ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐋᐦ ᓃᒥᑦ, ᐹᐱᐦᐧᑳᐱᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐅᑎᑯᐦᑉ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᑖᐱᔅᑳᔨᒡ, ᐧᐋᑎᓈᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ᙮ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓈᔨᒡᐦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᐋᑎ ᒑᒋᔖᐹᔮᔨᒡ, ᐹᒥᔥᑳᑦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᒫᔑᑳᑦ, ᐧᐋᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ ᐅᐧᐄᒑᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ᙮ ᒧᔮᒻ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐄᓱᑦ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐧᐄᔨ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐧᐋᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐄᑯᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮

The legend of Chihchip. He acquires two wives as he heads to the main camp. At the camp, there`s a dance. He uses food to clothe himself. During the dance, the people tear the food off him. During the night, his wives are taken. He kills the men who took his wives. That morning, Chihchip was gone paddling. When he returned, people tell him his friends had been killed. He pretends to kill himself. He then reveals that he was the one that killed the men. The people try to get back at him.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-205-006

File Size

10.03 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, Citizenship

Themes

Legends

Topics

Man, Woman, Transportation, Family, Tradition, Celebrations, Past, Seasons, Animals, Artifacts, Food, Clothing