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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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

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

ᑳ ᔑᐧᐁᔨᐧᑖᐤ
Starvation

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐧᐁᔅᑲᒡ ᐊᓐᑌ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔅᐸᔨᒡ ᐁ ᒌ ᔑᐧᐁᔨᐧᑖᐤ ᐆᒌ ᐯᑯᑌᓅ᙮ ᐁᑯᐦ ᒫᑲ ᒉᒃ ᐯᔭᐧᑳᐤ ᐁ ᒌᔑᑲᔨᒡ ᑳ ᐅᑎᑎᑯᐧᑖᐤ ᓈᐯᐤ (ᐧᕌᐸᕐ ᐧᓛᓐᒐᑉ) ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐆᑕᔅᒌᐧᐋᒡ᙮ ᐁᑯᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᔕᒥᐦᑯᐧᑖᐤ ᒉᒌ ᐧᐄᒉᐧᐋᐧᑖᐤ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐆᑕᔅᒌᐦᒡ᙮ ᐧᐁᔑ ᑖᐹ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᐸᐦᐁᐅᒡ ᓇᒣᓵᐦ᙮

This story is about a woman who had experienced starvation when she was young. One day a man (Robert Longchap) came to their hunting trap line and had asked them to go with him to his hunting trap line. The reason for this was because the family couldn`t catch any fish.

Age 12+
Code

EcMi-523-002

File Size

0.82 mb

Duration

4.45 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Adrien Tanner

Sound Editor

Linda Petawabano

Described By

Linda Petawabano

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History, Science

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Past, Starvation

ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑯᒥᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔥ
A Baby Infested With Hair Lice

ᐊᐧᐋᔥ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑯᒥᑦ ᐧᐋᓵ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒥᒥᔫᐦᑳᑯᑦ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ

A baby gets head lice because of his mother`s neglect.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-022-003

File Size

1.61 mb

Duration

10 mins

Year Of Recording

1986

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Elsie Visitor

Sound Editor

C. Visitor

Described By

C. Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family

ᐋ ᑳ ᒦᐦᐧᑳᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᐦᑖᑦ ᐋᐧᐋᓰᔅ
Scarcity of Animals

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᑳ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐋᔫᑎᓯᔨᑦ ᐋᐧᐋᓯᔅ᙮

A story about a time when there was a scarcity of animals.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-022-002

File Size

3.12 mb

Duration

19 mins

Year Of Recording

1986

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Elsie Visitor

Sound Editor

C. Visitor

Described By

C. Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Animals, Food, Woman

ᑳ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᐅᔮᓐ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐱᒫᑎᓯᔨᑦ ᓄᐦᑖᐧᐄ
When I was a child my father died.

ᐅ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐁ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒡ ᐸᒪᐦᒋᓰᐃᒡ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᒣᐧᑳᒡ ᐁ ᐊᐧᐋᔒᐅᒡ᙮ ᐅᔅᑌᔅᐦ ᑳ ᓂᐦᐄᑰᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐧᐋᐤᐦ᙮ ᒥᓯᐧᐁ ᐁ ᐯᔭᑯᑌᐅᓰᐧᑖᒡ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐅᒥᓯᒫᐤᐦ ᐅ ᓈᐯᒥᐦ ᓈᔥᑕᐧᐯ ᒌ ᒋᔅᑕᒫᑎᓰᐅᐦᒡ᙮ ᒌ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ ᐁᒌ ᓂᐸᐦᐁᔨᒡ ᐊᒥᔅᒄᐦ ᒣᐧᑳᒡ ᐊᓂᐅᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔅᐸᔨᒡ᙮ (ᐄᕙ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ)

A story of when her elderly father died when she was a young child. Her older brothers buried their father. The whole family including her older sisters with their husbands mourn their loss.

She also mentions how her mother had killed a large beaver after she had mourned the death of her husband(Eva`s father).

Age 8+
Code

EcMi-527-001

File Size

1.23 mb

Duration

7 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Marguerite MacKenzie

Sound Editor

Kenneth MacLeod

Described By

Kenneth MacLeod

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Girl, Past

ᑳ ᐳᔥᑯᓂᒫᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ
Dividing food among people

ᐧᐋᔥᒋᒡ ᐅᐦᐄ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐅᐦᒌ ᒦᒋᒻ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔨᐦᑐᐧᐃᓐ᙮ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᒫᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑯᓯᓯᒫᐤ ᐋ

This a collection of stories about the past, concerning the food and traditions. A father and son relationship with nature, family values. Song about the children. Animals.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-006-016

File Size

2.84 mb

Duration

16.35 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, History, Geography

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Song, Teachings

Topics

Boy, Girl, Tradition, Animals, Food, Clothing, Man, Woman, Transportation, Family

ᒥᑖᐦᑐ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑎᐳᐧᓈᓯᑦ ᑳ ᓂᑑᐦᐆᐧᐃᑦ
Hunting at age ten

ᐧᒑᕐᑏ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒦᓱᐧᐃᑦ, ᑳ ᒥᑖᐦᑐᐳᐧᓈᓯᑦ᙮ ᒌ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᑳ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔑᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᐋ ᓂᑑᐦᐆᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮

The story about Geordie Georgekish, hunting at age ten. He explains his hunting experience as a young man.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-026

File Size

0.67 mb

Duration

3.55 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Boy, Seasons, Animals, Inter-racial, Man

ᒌᔥᒋᑉ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ
Story about Chishchip

ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᐋᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ: ᒋᔥᒋᑉ ᑳ ᐅᑎᑎᐦᐧᐋᑦ ᓂᔓ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᑳ ᑭᐧᐋᒋᒥᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᒑ ᒌ ᐱᐹᒥᐱᔨᐦᐊᑦ ᐅᑑᑎᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋᐧᒫᔮ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐳᓯᔨᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐧᐄ ᒋᔥᑎᓈᐦᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᑖᐧᐹᐦ ᐋ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐧᐃᔨᐧᑳᓂᐦᐄ᙮

ᓃᔓ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ: ᒋᔥᒋᑉ ᑳ ᒥᔅᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᒨᔅᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐱᔅᒑᓯᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑖᑦ ᐅᐧᐄᒋᐦᐋᓂᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ, ᒑ ᒋᒋᔥᑭᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐱᔅᒑᓯᐧᐃᓐᐦ᙮

ᓂᔥᑐ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ: ᒋᔥᒋᑉ ᑳ ᑭᐧᑳᒋᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᐧᐄᒋᐦᐋᓂᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᑭᓂᐧᐋᔨᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᓃᔓ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᑦ ᐋ ᓂᑐᓃᒥᑦ᙮ ᒋᔥᒋᑉ ᑳ ᒥᔅᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᐋ ᓂᐹᔨᐦᒡ᙮

ᓈᐤ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ: ᒋᔥᒋᑉ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐴᓯᐦᒡ (ᓂᒧᐃ ᒌᔑᐱᔨᔨᐤ ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ)

Part 1 - Chishchip arrives upon two women and they ask him if they can have a ride with him in his canoe. Before they get on his makes them prove that they really are women.

Part 2 - Chishchip finds a moose and takes the body parts and tells his sister that he will wear the body parts.

Part 3 - Chishchip asks his sister to look after his two wives while he is away dancing. He goes home and finds his wives in bed.

Part 4 - Chishchip and his wives go on the canoe (story incomplete).

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-006-002

File Size

3.24 mb

Duration

18 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History, Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Song

Topics

Past, Animals, Food, Man, Woman

ᐋ ᒥᒌᔑᑳᒡ
Bad Weather

ᑎᐹᒋᒥᐤ ᑳ ᒑᔥᑎᓂᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᐋ ᒥᒌᔑᑳᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᒥᔅᑭᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐃᒋᔥᑎᑯᔑᒨᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᑰᑎᐧᐋᑦ; ᑳ ᐋᑎ ᑰᑯᐧᐃᔑᑦ᙮

Tells a story about when he was caught in bad stormy weather and found shelter under a tree and built a fire and fell asleep in it.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-035-011

File Size

0.77 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Past, Seasons, Winter, Places, Man

ᐋ ᐃᑖᐃᒥᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ
Interactions between the Cree and the Inuit

ᐅ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐧᐄᐦᑖᑯᐧᐃᓐ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔨᑖᔨᒥᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ᙮

This is a story about the relationships between the Inuit and the Cree.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-035-007

File Size

0.55 mb

Duration

3 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Man, Inter-racial

ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐤ ᐋ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ
Story of the Inuit

ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐤᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ᙮ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐱᒋᐦᒋ ᐅᓂᑑᐦᐆᔅᒌᐧᐋᐦᒡ᙮ ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑖ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᓈᓈᒥᒌᒻ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔮᐅᓈᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᓂᐱᔨᔨᐤ᙮ ᑳ ᒋᐦᒋᐱᒋᒡ ᐅᑖᓂᔅᐦ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒑᐧᐋᐤ ᒑ ᑭᓂᐧᐋᐱᒫᔨᐦᒡ ᐅᑖᒥᐧᐋᐤᐦ᙮ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᒄ ᒫᒃ ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᐅᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐱᔥᑳᐹᒋᐦᐅᐧᒫᑦ ᐅᑖᒻᐦ ᐅᐲᔖᑭᓈᐲᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ, ᑳ ᒥᒥᔪᐦᑯᐧᐋᑦ, ᐱᔥᒡ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐅᔮᓯᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᑯᔮᓐᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᒋᑖᒡ ᐅᒦᒋᒥᐧᐋᐤ᙮ ᒦᓐ ᑳ ᒋᑐᐦᑖᒡ, ᓈᔥᑎᔨᒡ ᓂᒥ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒧᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᓈᓈᒥᒋᔨᒻ ᐋᑎ ᒥᔪᒌᔑᑳᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳᐧᐋᐱᒫᒡ ᐋᐦᒋᒄᐦ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ᙮

This story about the Inuit.They went to their hunting ground. They were staying on the island and the water was getting further away.He went with his daughter to look after their dogs. They saw a polar bear on the ice. he cut off one of his dogs to run after the polar bear. He killed the polar bear; skins it and cuts off the meat. He felt the ice moving and it breaks; he took some of the meat and couldn`t leave the fur. They all the meat he took. They left and it was beginning to get sunny; they saw nothing and didn`t know where to go. They went away and they saw a seal and killed it.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-035-008

File Size

2.11 mb

Duration

12 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Geography

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Girl, Spring, Winter, Animals, Food, Man, Inter-racial

ᓂᒫᔅ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒥᒄ ᐋᐦ ᐊᐱᔖᔑᒡ ᓂᑑᐦᐆᐧᐃᓐ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐅᑖᐦᒋᐦᐅᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ
Surviving on fish and small Game

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐃᔮᐱᔖᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔫ ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᐦᑖᒋᐦᐅᐧᐃᒡ᙮

George tells the story about the time when hunting was not good and how they only survived by fish and small game.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-035-012

File Size

1.28 mb

Duration

7 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Interview

Topics

Family, Tradition, Animals, Food, Starvation

ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔮᐧᑳᒫᑦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᒑ ᑎᑯᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ
The old man who warned the people of Adush

ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᑳ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᒑ ᒧᔑᐦᐋᒡ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᔮᐧᑳᒫᑦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᒑ ᑎᑯᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ ᐋ ᐃᔨᐦᑖᒡ᙮

There was an old man who predicted that (Adoosh) a Monster would be coming to their camp with his family and warned the people.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-035-009

File Size

3.80 mb

Duration

17 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Teachings, Memoirs

Topics

Family, Man, Predictions, Monsters

ᒑᑳᑦ ᑳ ᑯᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᔮᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐄᒋᐦᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᑯᒡ
Almost starving and killing caribou

ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑖᐹᒋᒥᔨᓱᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᒑᑳᑦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᒡ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ, ᒑᒃ ᑳ ᐊᑎ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᑳ ᒌᐧᐋᑎᔅᑭᐧᐋᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒑ ᒌᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐹᔓᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᒡ᙮

George tells a personal story long ago when they almost starved and then were able to kill caribou. He also tells of the technique of driving a herd of caribou back to their camp so the kill can be made close to camp.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-016

File Size

5.99 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

Memoirs

Topics

Past, Animals, Food, Man, Woman, Starvation

ᒦᓐ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐱᐳᐦᒡ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐃᐦᑖᓂᐧᐃᒡ
Another year of life in the bush

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᒦᓐ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᒡ᙮ ᐧᕚᕐᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᒌ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐴᓱᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐄᔑ ᑯᔅᐱᐦᐊᐦᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒥᔅᑎᓰᐲᐦᒡ ᑳᐦ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔨᐦᑖᒡ᙮ ᓃᔓ ᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᐤ ᒋᔖᔮᒄᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᑎ ᑎᐧᑳᒋᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᑳᐧᐋᐧᐋᔮᐱᔅᑳᐤ ᒌ ᐃᐦᑖᐧᐃᒡ ᑳ ᐊᑎ ᒥᔥᑭᐧᐃᑎᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᒃ ᐃᔨᐦᒡ ᓵᑭᐦᐄᑭᓂᔨᐤ ᑳᐦ ᓈᒌᐱᒌᔥᑎᐦᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐊᑎᑎᐤ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐊᒡ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ᙮ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐋᐦ ᑎᐱᔅᑳᔨᒡ, ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑎᑯᒡ ᐧᐋᔖᐅᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᑎᐧᐄ ᒫᒃ ᒌᐦ ᒥᔮᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᐱᔒᔥ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᒑ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᑯᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐱᐳᓂᔨᒡ ᑳᐦ ᐹᑖᒋᒧᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ ᒋᔥᒋᐅᒋᒫᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᔨᐤᐦ (ᐧᐄᓵᐧᐋ 1936)᙮

George tells the story of a year living in the bush. His family left Fort George and paddled inland. They paddled up the river towards George River. He killed two black bears that fall. They fished at Kaawaawaayaapiskaau as the ice formed. Fish was scarce and they had a hard time catching fish. When they moved to another lake, they caught more fish. One night, a man from Waashaau arrives at their camp. They were able to give him some supplies. He mentions it was the year the Queen`s father`s father died (circa 1936).

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-201-059

File Size

11.01 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

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Animals, Places, Artifacts, Food, Man, Woman, Starvation, Family, Boy, Transportation, Tradition, Inter-racial, Past, Seasons, Fall, Winter

ᐋᐦ ᒥᑖᑭᐦᑖᑐᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᓂᒌ
Conflict between groups of people

ᓃᔓᔨᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᓂᒌ ᐋᐦ ᒋᔑᐧᐋᐦᐄᑐᒡ᙮ ᐋᐦ ᒥᑖᐦᑭᐦᑖᑐᒡ᙮ ᐹᔨᑯᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᒌ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐊᒑᓐᐦ ᐃᔮᐱᒋᐦᐋᒡ ᙮ ᐊᓂᒌ ᑯᑎᑭᒡ, ᒥᒄ ᐋᔮᔅᑭᐧᐄᔥᑎᐧᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐱᔮᐧᔖᔨᒫᒡ ᐧᐋᐦ ᓂᔑᐧᐃᓈᒋᐦᐄᑯᒡ᙮

Two groups of people become angry at each other. They use their shaman powers against each other. One group uses a giant cannibal against the other. But the other group defend themselves.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-047

File Size

5.64 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, History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Tradition, Past, Artifacts, Food, Man, Inter-racial, Predictions, Monsters, Supernatural

ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐱᒫᒋᐦᐅᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐋᐦᐧᒫᔮ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᒋᔥᑭᐧᐋᒡ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔑᔨᐤᐦ
Cree lifestyle before Contact

ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐋ ᔮᔨᐧᒫᐅᐦᐄᑯᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐱᒫᒋᐦᐆᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐋᐦᐧᒫᔮ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᒋᔥᑭᐧᐋᒡ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔑᔨᐤᐦ, ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐧᐃᔮᐦᑎᐦᒡ, ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ, ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᓂᑑᐦᐅᒡ, ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᓂᑑᑯᐦᐄᓱᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᑖᐧᐹᐅᔮᔨᐦᑎᐦᒡ᙮

George talks about lifestyle of Cree people before contact. Such as clothing, tools, hunting techniques, medicines and beliefs.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-018

File Size

34.12 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

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Past, Animals, Plants, Food, Clothing, Medicines, Monsters, Supernatural, Transportation, Tradition