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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ᐃᔮᔖᐤ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ
Iyaashaau`s Son

ᐋᐱᕐᐦᐋᒻ ᒋᔅᒋᓯᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᐃᔮᔖᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑯᓯᓰᔨᐤᐦ ᐋᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐃᔮᔖᐤ ᒌᐦ ᓂᑭᑖᐤ ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᐧᐋᐦᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᒡ, ᒥᒄ ᒫᒃ ᒋᔮᔥᒄᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᑯᔨᐤᐦ, ᐃᔮᔖᐤ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒥᔅᑭᒻ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᒑ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᑦ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐦ ᒋᐧᐋᑦ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᒫᒃ ᐅᑯᓯᓯᒫᐤ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᒃ ᐧᐄᒋᐧᐋᐤ ᑳ ᒋᔅᐱᓂᑎᒫᓱᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᐱᐦᑯᐦᐋᑦ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᔥᐦ, ᐱᔮᔒᔑᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐄᔑᓈᑯᐦᐋᑦ᙮

Abraham recounts the story of Iyaashaau and his son. Iyaashaau abandoned his son on an island far from home, but with the help of the seagull and fish, Iyaashaau`s son finds his way home. When the son returns home he seeks revenge on his father and sets his mother and siblings free by turning them into birds.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-008-007

File Size

3.55 mb

Duration

20.42 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, Citizenship, Science

Themes

Legends, Interview, Song, Teachings

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Animals, Places, Man, Woman, Transportation

ᐋ ᒌ ᓂᔥᑐᐧᐃᔨᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Meeting

ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒫᒑᐧᐃᓐ ᐋ ᒌ ᓂᔥᑐᐧᐃᔨᔥᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ

ᐋ ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔑᒡ, ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᓯᐅᒡ, ᒋᓵᓰᐲ

1᙮ ᐱᕐᑏ ᐧᐋᐹᐦᒌ

2᙮ ᒨᓱᔅ ᓵᓐᑏ

3᙮ ᐧᕌᑎᕆᒃ ᐹᒑᐦᐋᓅ

4᙮ ᓕᓐᑖ ᕕᓯᑎᕐ

meeting on Education- CLIP ,teenagers. Chisasibi

1. Bertie Wapachee

2. Moses Sandy

3. Roderick Pachano

4. Linda Visitor

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-023-001

File Size

8.50 mb

Duration

49 mins

Year Of Recording

199?

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

unknown

Sound Editor

Alice Duff

Described By

Alice Duff

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Citizenship, History

Themes

Teachings, Discussion, Interview

Topics

Family, Girl, Woman, Medicines

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

ᒋᔖᔨᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᒄᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ
The old woman who lived with a polar bear

ᐄᑎᕪ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᒋᒑᔨᐦᑖᑯᓯᑦ, ᐋ ᒥᐧᔮᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᐋᑎᔪᐦᑭᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥᐦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᐋᑎᔪᐦᑳᓂᔨᐤ ᑯᐃᔅᒄ ᒌ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᐤ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥᐦ, ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒌ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᔨᐦᒡ ᒋᔖᔨᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᒄᐦ᙮

Edith is a person who likes to share legends with the young children. And in this legend, she explains how the old lady came to live with a polar bear.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-012-002

File Size

0.73 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

1975

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

unknown

Sound Editor

Barbara Georgekish

Described By

Barbara Georgekish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Girl, Animals, Woman, Family

ᑯᑎᓈᐦ ᐋ ᐊᑎᔫᐦᑭᐦᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ
Legend about Kutinaah

ᑯᑎᓈᐦ ᐋ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑭᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ, ᑯᑎᓈᐦ ᐅᑎᓂᑭᐤ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ᙮ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔑᒡ ᒌ ᐃᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᒑ ᓂᑯᐦᑕᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ, ᑯᑎᓈᐦ ᐋᐅᒄ ᒫᒡ ᒑ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒥᓐ ᐋ ᒌᔑᑳᒡ, ᑳ ᒫᑐᐧᐃᑦ᙮

ᑳ ᐃᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᒑ ᐅᔑᑖᑭᓄᐧᔨᒡ ᐅᑎᐊᔥᐱᔥᑖᑭᓐ, ᐊᑯᓐᐦ ᐊᓂᐦᐄ ᒑ ᐋᐱᑎᐦᒡ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔑᒡ ᑳ ᐹᑖᒡ ᒥᐦᑦᐦ ᒌ ᐃᑖᑭᓂᐤ᙮

This is a legend about Kutinaah. Kutinaah was taken by prospectors. The girls were told to pick up wood. Kutinaah was told that it is the last you`ll see the daylight and he cried. He was told that his mat will be made, with the wood that girls brought.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-019-003

File Size

1.88 mb

Duration

12 mins

Year Of Recording

1986

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Unknown

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Jokes

Topics

Girl

ᐄᔥᐧᑫᔅ ᑳ ᓇᓂᑐᐧᐋᐸᒫᑦ ᒦᔅᒋᓲ
The girl who looked for Miischisuu.

ᐃᔥᐧᑫᔥ ᑳ ᓈᓂᑑᐧᐋᐸᒫᑦ ᒥᒋᓲ, ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ, ᑳ ᒪᔅᑰᐧᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᐅᐦ ᒥᒋᓲ ᐁᒄ ᑳ ᔭᒥᐦᐊᒡ᙮

A girl looks for Miischiisuu and she takes off into the bush and finds him and she talks to him.

Age 12+
Code

EcWa-802-001

File Size

1.03 mb

Duration

5 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Rhonda Iserhoff

Described By

Rhonda Iserhoff

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waswanapi

Languages

Southern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Girl

ᐧᐋᐳᔥ ᓂᐧᑳᓐᐦ ᑳ ᓂᑑᑯᑖᔭᐦᒡ
Setting Rabbit Snares

ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᐆ ᐃᔥᐧᑫᐤ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑎᐧᑖᐤ ᑳ ᓂᐧᑳᑖᐧᑖᐤ ᐧᐋᐳᔥ ᐅᔒᒥᔥ ᐁ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒉᐧᐋᑦ᙮ ᐁᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᐲᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᔫᐦ ᐧᐋᐳᔥ ᑳ ᓂᐧᑳᑖᐧᑖᐤ᙮ ᐁᑯᐦ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐲᐦᑕᑲᒥᔨᒡ ᐅᒦᒋᐧᐋᐸᒋᐧᐋᒡ ᐁ ᒌ ᐱᐹᒥᐸᐦᑖᔨᒡ᙮

A girl sets rabbit snares with her younger brother and they snared a rabbit that was not killed by the snare. She tells about how the rabbit ran around inside the teepee.

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-701-001

File Size

1.26 mb

Duration

9.53 mins

Year Of Recording

2003

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Marie -Odile Junker

Sound Editor

Ruth Salt

Described By

Ruth Salt

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Boy, Girl, Animals

ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᐦᑏᔮᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᓂᑑᐧᐄ
Survival in the Bush

ᐆ ᐃᔥᐧᑫᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᑖᓐ ᐃᔥᐱᔥ ᒋᔅᒋᓯᑦ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᐦᑎᐧᑖᐤ ᐁ ᐱᒋᐧᑖᐤ᙮

ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᑲᔦᐦ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᒌ ᐄᔑ ᒋᔅᑯᑕᒧᐧᐋᑲᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᓂᑐᐧᐄ ᐁ ᐃᐦᑖᐧᑖᐤ᙮

The storyteller describes of how they used to travel out to the bush and what she was taught. She remembers many things that she saw her parents do to survive.

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-701-002

File Size

1.65 mb

Duration

7.43 mins

Year Of Recording

2003

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Marie-Odile Junker

Sound Editor

Ruth Salt

Described By

Ruth Salt

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Past, Girl

ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐲᓯᒻ
Chikaapaash and the sun

ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ; ᓈ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᑳ ᐅᒋᐧᑳᑖᑦ ᐲᓯᒻᐦ᙮

A Legend about a boy who snared the sun.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-022-001

File Size

1.21 mb

Duration

7 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

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Geography

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Girl, Tradition, Animals

ᐋ ᐧᐄᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᐋᓱᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Walking Out Ceremony

ᐁᒥᓖ ᐦᔫᐹᐃ ᐊᔨᒧᑎᒧᐧᐋᐤ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ ᐋ ᐧᐄᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᐋᐅᓱᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᔅᑭᐤ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᔅᒑᒨ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒫᒐᓱ ᐋ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤ ᐊᔨᒥᑦ ᑭᔮ ᓕᓐᑖ ᕕᓯᑎᕐ ᐊᐧᑖᔥᑎᒧᐧᐋᐤ ᐋ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤ ᐊᔨᒥᑦ᙮

Emily Hughboy is discussing with a secondary three student of Maquatua Eeyou School about the traditions of a walking out ceremony. Throughout the recording Patrica, a Music/M.R.E. teacher of Maquatua Eeyou School in the early 1990`s is asking questions and Linda is translating for Emily.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-014-001

File Size

3.66 mb

Duration

21.19 mins

Year Of Recording

1990

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Linda Visitor

Sound Editor

Frances Visitor

Described By

Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

Social studies, Spirituality

Themes

Discussion, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Boy, Girl, Tradition, Celebrations, Spring

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

ᒐᐦᑳᐯᔥ
Chahkapesh

ᕝᐧᓛᕇ ᑳ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑦ ᒐᐦᑳᐯᔥ ᓇᒣᔅ ᑳ ᑯᐦᒋᐸᔨᐦᐄᑯᑦ, ᒐᐦᑳᐯᔥ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐊᐦᐄᐱᐦᒉᓲ ᑲᔦᐦ ᒫᒃ ᒐᐦᑲᐯᔥ ᑳ ᑭᐦᒉᒧᑎᑦ ᐊᒥᔅᒄ᙮

Chahkapesh gets swallowed by a giant fish, asks how the spider makes its web and steals a beaver and takes it home. Chahkapesh climbed a tree, and snared the sun.

Age 8+
Code

EcEm-020-003

File Size

5.34 mb

Duration

31 mins

Year Of Recording

2002

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Marie-Odile Junker

Sound Editor

Florrie Mayappo

Described By

Florrie Mayappo

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Girl, Tradition, Animals, Monsters, Supernatural

ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ
Chakapash

ᒌ ᐋᑎᔪᐦᒑᐤ, ᓈᐹᔥ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᑳ ᐃᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᒫᑎᐧᐋᑦ, ᐧᑳᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒃ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓂᐲᐦᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᔥᑎᐧᐋᑦ ᐅᒥᔅᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒫᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒑᐦᑳ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒫᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᒑ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᑦ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᑖ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑖᑦ ᒑ ᑯᔅᒑᔨᐦᒡ᙮

He tells a legend about a young boy named Chakapash. Chakapash was playing with his bow and arrow, while he was playing he saw something on the water. He told his sister what he saw and she told him not to go there. She explained to him what is going to happen. He asked her to make a nightline.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-006-004

File Size

0.46 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Monsters

ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᒥᔅᐦ
Chakapash and her sister

ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᑳ ᐋᑏ ᐃᔨᐦᑎᒃ᙮ ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᐧᐄ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋᔨᒡ ᑳ ᑭᐧᑳᒋᒫᑦ ᐅᒥᔅᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᒫᒃ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔨᐦᑎᔨᒡ ᐅᓃᒋᐦᐄᒄ ᑳ ᓈᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᒫᒃ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑐᑎᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᐅᓃᒋᐦᐄᒄ᙮

The adventure of Chakapash. Chakapash is curious about where he came from and asks her sister about it. When he discovers what happened to his parent and decides to find the person involved.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-013

File Size

0.97 mb

Duration

5.37 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

Themes

Legends

Topics

Monsters, Family, Boy, Girl, Man, Woman

ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐲᓯᒻ
Chiikaapaash and the Sun.

ᐆ ᐊᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ ᓈᐹᔥ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᑳ ᐃᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᐧᐃᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᐋᑎ ᐃᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᑳ ᒥᔅᑭᐦᒃ ᒫᔅᑭᓈᔨᐤ᙮ ᐋᔪᒃ ᒫᒃ ᐋᓂᔮ ᐱᓯᒻᐦ ᐅᒫᔅᑭᓈᔨᐤ ᑳ ᑖᐱᐧᑳᑦ᙮ ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᐱᓯᒻᐦ ᑳ ᓂᐧᑳᑖᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᓈᓂᑑ ᒥᔅᑭᐦᒃ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᒑᑏ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᐱᑯᐦᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ᙮

This is the legend of Chiikaapaash. This is the tale about Chiikaapaash and how he set a trap on a trail and only to find out that it was the sun`s trail. The adventure continues when he has to figure out how to free the sun from the snare.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-018

File Size

0.92 mb

Duration

5.22 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

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Girl, Tradition, Past, Seasons, Supernatural, Family, Boy

ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓃᔓ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔑᔑᒡ
Chiikaapaash and the two girls

ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓃᔓ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔑᔑᒡ ᑳ ᒥᔅᑳᑎᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᑳ ᑭᐧᑳᒋᒫᑦ ᒑ ᒋᔅᑐᑎᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔑᔥᐦ᙮ ᐊᐧᐋᐦᔨᐤ ᒫᒃ ᒌ ᐄᑐᑎᐦᐋᐤ ᐅᐦᑯᒥᔨᐤ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᒑ ᐋᑳ ᒌ ᒥᔅᑳᑯᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒋᔖᔨᔥᐧᑳᔥᐦ᙮

Chaakaapaash and the two girls he met. Chaakaapaash asks to take the girls away from their grandmother. Chaakaapaash takes them away from the grandmother and the events that take place.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-006-017

File Size

1.16 mb

Duration

6.46 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

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Seasons, Woman, Family, Boy, Girl, Tradition, 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


The legend of Chakapash

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᒋᑳᐹᔥ ᑳ ᐹᐦᑎᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒥᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᑳᒋᒫᑦ ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᔥ᙮ ᐧᐄ ᑳ ᐃᑖᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᒑ ᓂᑎᐧᐋᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᔨᐤ ᐋ ᐋᐦᑳ ᐊᐧᑳᒋᒫᑦ ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᔥᐦ᙮

Story about when Chakapash heard someone in the forest and decided to ask his sister. He decided to investigate even without the approval of his sister.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-006-011

File Size

1.73 mb

Duration

10 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

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Past

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

ᐋᑑᔅᐧᑳᐤ
The giant woman

ᐊᑑᔥ ᑳᐃᔅᐧᑳᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᑭᓂᐤ᙮ ᓃᔓ ᐅᑖᓂᔅᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ

This is a story about a giant woman who lived with her two daughters.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-035-001

File Size

4.36 mb

Duration

25.23 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne C.House

Described By

Suzanne C.House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Girl, Woman, Monsters

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