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.

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ᒣᑕᐧᐃᓐ
Medawin

ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᑖᐹᑐᑖᒡ ᒣᑖᐧᐃᓐ ᐊ ᒉ ᐊᐱᑦᔥᑖᑦ ᒐᔫ ᐊᓐᑐᐧᐋᐃᑖᒃᒡ ᒦᒋ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ᙮ ᐊ ᒉ ᐁᒃᓵᑉᑎᑭᓅᒡ, ᒥᔥᑎᒃ ᐊᒋ ᐊᐱᑦᔥᑖᑦ ᓀᒫᔅ ᐊ ᒉ ᓀᑐᐧᐊᒫᒡ᙮

The first story tells about how rituals were performed to create good. It is a story about when a community nearly went into starvation and how an elder performed a shaking tent to prevent the community from this bad omen. The second story tells how an old man who was sick was brought back to health by similar rituals.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-028-001

File Size

2.90 mb

Duration

16.56 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Violet Bates/unknown interviewer

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

History, Geography

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Food, Starvation

ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᑳ ᓂᑑᑎᐦᐧᑳᔨᒡᐦ
Elder helping caribou hunters

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐋh ᐧᐄᐦ ᒦᒋᓱᒡ ᐧᐃᔮᐱᐦᑖᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᔖᔥ ᓈᔥᒡ ᓂᒥ ᔖᐱᒥᒋᐦᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᒑ ᒌᐦ ᓂᑑᐦᐅᒡ᙮ ᐧᐋᒑᐧᐋᑦ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᓯᐤᐦ ᒑ ᓂᑐᐧᐋᐱᒫᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᐧᐃᔮᐱᒫᒡ ᒥᔅᑯᒦᐦᒡ᙮ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓐ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᒋᓃᒋᓯᐤᐦ ᓰᑎᐤ ᒑ ᓈᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᓂᒥᒋᔨᐧᐋ ᒋᐦᒋᐱᐦᐄᑐᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮

A group of people are starving long ago and they find tracks of caribou. The hunters are already very weak and cannot chase the caribou. An elder goes with the hunters towards the caribou. They see the caribou on the lake ice. The elder instructs the hunters to simply walk towards the caribou. The caribou don`t flee and are killed.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-204-005

File Size

1.84 mb

Duration

2 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

Food, Man, Starvation, Supernatural, Animals

ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ ᐱᒫᐱᓰᐅᓐ
Long Ago

ᑌᐃᕕᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒣᐤ ᐯᔭᑰᑌᓅ ᐄᔨᔫᐦ, ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐱᒫᑎᓰᔭᒡ᙮ ᐅᒦᒋᒧᐧᐋᐤ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᑳ ᐅᒋ ᒦᒋᓲᐧᑖᐤ ᑲᔦᐦ ᒉᐧᑳᔫ ᑳ ᐋᐸᒋᐦᑖᐧᑖᐤ ᐁ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᐧᑖᐤ ᐅᒌᒫᓂᐧᐋᐤᐦ

How one family lived.

Their daily food.

What they used to make their canoes.

Age 10+
Code

EcEm-024-001

File Size

2.38 mb

Duration

14.13 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Rose Dixon-Gilpin

Described By

Rose Dixon-Gilpin

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Themes

Legends, Memoirs

Topics

Family, Tradition, Past, Seasons, Spring, Summer, Animals, Plants, Food, Starvation

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

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

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

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

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

ᑳ ᒥᔅᑭᐧᐋᑭᓂᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᒑᑳᑦ ᐋᐦ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ
Finding a starving camp

ᐹᔨᒄ ᓈᐹᐤ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐱᒧᐦᑖᑦ, ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑖᑦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐅᐧᐋᓂᐦᑭᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐋᑎᑐᐧᐃᓯᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᑳᐧᐋᑦ, ᐧᐋᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ᙮ ᒦᓐ ᒋᔮᒋᔖᐹᔮᔨᒡ, ᒋᑐᐦᑖᐦ, ᐄᑎᑰ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐋᐦ ᐱᒧᐦᑖᑦ, ᐧᐃᔮᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒥᐦᒑᑎᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐋᑯᑖᒡ ᓂᐧᑳᓐᐦ᙮ ᓈᐧᑳᑖᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐄᑐᐦᑎᑖᑦ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐧᐋᓂᐦᑭᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮

A hunter finds a camp of starving people who were already very weak. He returns home and tells his father. The next day, the elder tells his son to go back. On his way, he sees a large herd of caribou. The hunters set snares and capture many caribou. They brought the caribou to the starving camp and helped them survive.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-048

File Size

5.82 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

Supernatural, Family, Tradition, Past, Winter, Animals, Food, Man, Predictions, Starvation

ᑳ ᐋᔨᒥᐦᒡ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ
Hard times long ago

ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑖᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᒑᑳᑦ ᑳ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᒡ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᓰᑦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐧᐄᓵᐧᐋ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᒥᑯᔖᒌᔑᑳᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᓈᔥᑎᔨᒡ ᓂᒥ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᔮᐅᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑖᒡ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ, ᐊᑎᑎᐤ ᓈᔥᒡ ᒫᑯᐦᐄᑯᔨᐤᐦ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᓈᔥᒡ ᒌ ᒥᐦᒑᑎᔨᐤᐦ ᒥᐦᐄᐦᑭᓐᐦ, ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒦᑖᐧᑳᔮᒧᐦᒑᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᒃ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᐋ ᐃᑐᐦᑎᑎᐧᐋᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᒥᐦᒑᑐ ᒫᒃ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᒌ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐧᐹᐳᓂᔨᒡ᙮

George talks about a time of starvation when he was a teenager. It was around Christmas time and they had no food. They reached another camp where the people were hungry also. The wolves were driving the caribou away. They finally were able to get caribou. They went to the other camp to give them food. Many people had starved to death that winter.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-050

File Size

9.41 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, Interview

Topics

Starvation, Transportation, Family, Tradition, Celebrations, Past, Seasons, Winter, Animals, Places, Artifacts, Food

ᑳ ᐋᔨᒥᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ
Hardship in the Past

ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑖᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐧᐄᔨ ᓈᐦᐄᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᓈᑖᐦ ᐄᔑ ᐅᑖᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒫᑯᐦᐄᑯᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐊᔥᑎᐦᒋᑯᒡ, ᓈᔥᑎᔨᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒋᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᑳᐦᑳᒋᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒥᐦᒑᔑᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᒡ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑯᔥᑐᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐊᐱᔑᑭᒦᔑᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᑖᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐊᑎᑎᐤ ᐧᐋᐱᓅᑖᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐱᒋᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒥᔅᑎᓰᐲᐦᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᒡ ᐧᐋᔖᐅᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔖᐤ ᐋ ᐅᐦᒋᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᒫᑯᐦᐄᑯᔨᒡᐦ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐧᐋᔖᐅᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐧᒑᕐᒃ ᐋᑳ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᔥᑐᐦᑖᑐᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐄᑐᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒥᔮᑦ ᒑ ᐅᑯᔅᒑᔨᒡᐦ ᐋᐦ ᑯᔅᒑᔨᒡᐦ᙮

George tells a story of his life in the past. His family experienced hunger. They had cached food for the winter but crows and foxes ate everything from the cache. His family camped with people from Whapmagoostui at Apishikimiish (Lac Bienville). As they move further east towards Mistisiipii (George River), they meet up with Montagnais people from Waashaau (Sept Isles?). The Montagnais family was starving. George mentioned that it was hard to communicate with them. George helped the Montagnais by giving them some fish to use as bait for their fish hooks.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-201-055

File Size

21.89 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

Social studies, History, Geography

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

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

ᐋᐦ ᑎᐹᑎᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡᐦ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑯᑎᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᓐ ᐋᐦ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ
Interview about Legends and other explanations

ᐧᕌᐱᕐᑦ ᑳᓈᐅᑏᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᐤ ᑖᐱᔥᑯᓐ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐦᐁᑦᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᓈᐦᐄᑳᐴᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐄᔮᔨᒧᑎᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐱᒫᑎᓰᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᒑᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᑖᓂᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋᐱᔨᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᓂᐦᑳᓱᐧᐃᓐᐦ, ᐱᑯᓂᒑ ᓈᐦᐄᑳᐴ, ᐅᔥᒋᐧᑳᓂᔥ, ᐹᒑᐦᐋᓂᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐲᐹᐱᓂᐤ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᑎᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᐳᐧᐋᒧᐧᐃᓂᐦᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐅᐦᒋᐱᔨᔨᒡᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᐊᔅᒌᐦᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐅᐦᒋᐱᔨᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋᐱᔨᔨᒡᐦ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐᐦ, ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᑳ ᑖᐱᔥᑯᓐ ᐃᑖᔨᐦᑖᑯᓂᔨᒡᐦ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᓂᔮᑭᓐᐦ ᐋ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐳᐧᐋᒧᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᓂᒌ ᓂᑭᒧᓐᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᐅᒌ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐋᑳ ᓈᔥᒡ ᒑ ᐊᑎ ᐃᔨᐦᑎᑯᓂᔨᒡᐦ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐄᔑ ᓃᔥᑖᒥᐦᒡ᙮

Robert Kanatewat interviews both George Head and Samson Neacappo about legends and other aspects of life long ago and how the legends were told. Explanation about how traditional names came from and several names are explained, such as Neacappo, Head, Pachano and Pepabano. Names derived from dreams and nature. Origins of legends and time when legends were told. Difference between legends and stories. Information received from dreams and how songs were composed. The elders also predict how the legends will fade in the future.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-201-038

File Size

42.93 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

Art and Music, Social studies, Citizenship, History, Spirituality

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Food, Man, Woman, Predictions, Starvation, Family, Supernatural, Boy, Inter-racial, Girl, Tradition, Past, Seasons, Animals, Artifacts

ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒌᐦᒌᐧᑳᔪᔥ
Kuikuhaachaau and Chiihchiikwaayush

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᐹᔨᒄ ᐋᐦ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ᙮ ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑎᑯᑦ ᒥᐦᐄᐦᑭᓐᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒌᐦᒌᐧᑳᔪᔥ ᑳ ᐃᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᔨᒡᐦ ᒥᐦᐄᐦᑭᓐᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ᙮ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒋᔅᑎᒫᓰᑦ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ᙮ ᒧᔮᒻ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒥᑖᐅᐃᔨᐦᑎᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒥᐦᐄᐦᑭᓐᐦ ᐋᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᐧᐄᔨ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᑳ ᒌᐦ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ᙮ ᒫᔨᑯᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒥᐦᐄᐦᑭᓐᐦ ᒑ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒑ ᒌ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᓱᑦ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᐧᐄᔨ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ, ᓈᔥᒡ ᓂᑎᐧᐄ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᑦ᙮ ᐋᑎ ᒫᔥᑎᓂᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᒥᔨᑯᑦ ᒑ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᓱᑦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒥᓂᐦᐋᐦᑯᓈᑦ, ᐴᑎᒥᒄ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒋᐧᔖᐧᐋᐱᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐧᐄᐱᔅᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᒦᓐ ᐧᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᑯᑦ᙮ ᒥᒄ ᓂᒥ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᔮᔅᐱᐦᑎᒻ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒫᑯᑦ ᒑ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᓂᒥ ᒥᔪᐱᔨᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐦ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᑯᑦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑖᑦ ᑳ ᐅᒫᓂᑭᓂᔑᐤ᙮ ᓈᑎᐧᐋᔨᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐅᒫᓂᑭᓂᔨᐤ᙮ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᒫᑯᑦ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᒑ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ᙮ ᒥᒄ ᓂᒥ ᐃᐦᑎᐤ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒫᑯᑦ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᓂᒥ ᒌᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᐤ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮

This is one story of Kuikuhaachaau. Wolves reach Kuikuhaachaau. The leader of the wolves is named Chiihchiikwaayush. They begin living together. Kuikuhaachaau seems to be very pitiful compared to the wolves. The wolves seem to use shaman power in their hunt but Kuikuhaachaau is very unsuccessful. The wolves give him some of their power but Kuikuhaachaau uses it indiscriminantly. Another time when Kuikuhaachaau collects rock tripe, an arrow passes by him. The other person tries to help using special power but Kuikuhaachaau fails to follow the orders and the help fails. Then, Kuikuhaachaau reaches the man Kaa Umaanikinishiu. Kuikaahaachaau asks him for his caribou corral. Kaa Umaanikinishiu instructs Kuikuhaachaau how to use it but he fails to follow the instructions and isn`t able to kill any caribou.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-054

File Size

17.54 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

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Seasons, Winter, Animals, Places, Artifacts, Food, Clothing, Man, Woman, Starvation, Supernatural, Transportation, Family, Tradition, Past

ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐱᒫᑎᓰᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ
Life in the past

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒦᓐ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐱᐳᓂᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐊᑎ ᐱᒋᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑖᒡ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑯᔥᑐᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ, ᔖᔥ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᐱᔅᒑᐧᐋᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᒋᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐊᐱᔑᑭᒦᔑᐦᒡ, ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᐅᔥᑖᐦ 100 ᒌᐦ ᐃᑎᔑᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒡ᙮ ᓂᒧᐃ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᑳᐦ ᐹᒋᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒑᒃ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳᐦ ᐋᑎ ᒥᒦᐦᐧᑳᒋᐦᐅᒡ᙮

George tells a story of another winter where they were inland. As they moved inland, they met a Whapmagoostui man coming from the other direction. The man was already very thin from starvation. They lived together at Apishikimiish (Lac Bienville). At that camp, there were over 100 people. They didn`t have much success finding caribou. As George`s family moves away, they kill some caribou.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-201-056

File Size

7.41 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

Places, Artifacts, Food, Clothing, Man, Woman, Starvation, Transportation, Family, Tradition, Seasons, Fall, Winter, Animals

ᐹᔨᑯᐱᐳᓐᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐃᐦᑖᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ
One year of life in the bush

ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑖᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒋᔅᒋᓯᑦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᓈᔥᒡ ᑳ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔒᐅᐧᐃᑦ᙮ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒌᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᓈᐹᐅᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒑᒃ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐅᐧᐋᓂᐦᑭᑖᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐹᐳᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᓂᔮᓯᐹᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐄᔑ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑯᔥᑐᐦᒡ ᐋ ᒧᐧᐋᐱᒡ᙮ ᒥᔔ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᐊᔑᒥᑯᒡ ᐅᒋᒫᐤᐦ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒦᓐ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒥᔅᑭᐧᐃᓰᒡ ᐊᓂᒌ ᓈᐹᐅᒡ ᒑ ᒌᐦ ᓂᑑᐦᐅᒡ᙮

George recalls a time when he was very young. The hunters had a hard time getting caribou and food became scarce during the winter. The people traveled towards the coast to Whapmagoostui to get supplies. After getting supplies, the hunters gained their strength back.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-201-058

File Size

6.68 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

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

ᓈᐹᔑᔥ ᐋ ᒌᐅᔖᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᒑᑳᑦ ᑳ ᑯᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᔨᒡᐦ
Orphan boy saves people from starving

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᓈᐹᔑᔥ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐅᔖᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᒑ ᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒑᑳᑦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᒡ᙮

Story of an orphan boy who was able to lead a band of people to kill caribou and save them from starving.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-017

File Size

6.05 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

Discussion

Topics

Starvation, Boy, Winter, Animals, Food, Man

ᑳ ᑯᐦᑯᑖᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Starvation

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒥᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔑᐱᔑ ᒋᔅᑎᒫᑎᓯᔨᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐦ᙮ ᒌ ᒋᔅᒋᐤ ᒌᓵᓰᐲᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐃᔑᐱᒋᒡ ᑳ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᐦᑖᐦᒡ ᔫᓄᔨᐤ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᐦᒡ ᐊᐱᔒᔥ᙮ ᓂᒧᐃ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐋᔫᑎᓐ ᒦᒋᒻ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ᙮ ᒋᔅᒋᐤ ᒑᑳᑦ ᑳ ᑯᐦᑭᑖᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮

George tells a story of how poor the Crees were at one point. He remembers traveling to Chisasibi to trade for a little bit of food to survive. Wild game was scarce at the time. He recalls almost starving to death.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-015-002

File Size

1.15 mb

Duration

6 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Starvation, Animals, Places, Family, Food

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