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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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

ᒌᐧᐃᔥ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥ
Chiiwish Awaashish

ᐋᐅᒄ ᒌᐧᐃᔥ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥ ᐋᑳ ᑯᐃᔅᒄ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᐦᑐᑖᑯᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᓂᑐᐧᐋᔨᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔑᔥᐦ ᒑ ᐊᔑᒥᑯᑦ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᑳ ᐱᔥᑭᔖᐧᐋᔨᒡᐦ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᓂᒥ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᐦᐋᔨᒥᑰ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒫᒃ ᒑᒃ ᓈᔥᒡ ᑳ ᔫᑎᓂᔨᒡ, ᓂᒥ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒌ ᓈᑎᐦᐄᐹᐅᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒦᓐ ᑳ ᐅᑯᔑᔑᔨᒡᐦ ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ, ᐧᐄᔨ ᐋ ᒌ ᐊᑖᒫᔨᐦᑖᑯᓯᑦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᒥᔅᑭᐧᐋᐦᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐧᐄᔨ ᐧᐋᒋᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᒫᐅᑦ᙮

Chiiwish Awaashish is an orphan who is mistreated by others. He asks young girls who are cleaning fish to give him some. And when he is refused fish, he brings on strong winds so that people cannot check their nets. Chiiwish Awaashish also gets a girl at camp pregnant mysteriously. After the baby is born, it is discovered that Chiiwish Awaashish is the father.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-201-025

File Size

15.66 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

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Animals, Artifacts, Food, Man, Woman, Supernatural

ᐋᐦ ᑎᐹᑎᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡᐦ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐱᒫᑎᓰᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ
Explanation about legends and life long ago

ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐅᔮ ᐋᐦ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐊᐱᔒᔥ ᑖᐹᑎᑎᐦᒃ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᒋᑭᓂᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᑎᐤ ᒥᒋᓐ ᑖᐹᑎᑎᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒌᐅᔑᐧᐋᔑᔥ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓂᔨᐤ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᐱᔒᔥ ᑖᐹᑎᑎᐦᒃ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᑎᓂᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᓂᒌ ᒥᑖᐅᐧᐋᑎᓰᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᐃᔥᐱᔑ ᓲᐦᒋᐱᔨᔨᒡᐦ ᐳᐧᐋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᒋᑭᓂᔨᐤ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐄᑯᑦ, ᐋᔪᐧᐃᑯᓐᐦ ᓈᓂᑎᐤ ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻᐦ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳᐦ ᐃᐦᑖᑯᐱᓈ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᓈᐦᐄᑳᐴ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᐱᔒᔥ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᔨᒥᑦ ᒫᓐᐦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐊᔨᒥᔨᒡᐦ ᒑᕐᒡᐦ᙮

This is an interview. George explains about the shaking tent and the legend of Chiiwish Awaashish. He also explains how people acquired shaman power and the power of dreams. He also explains the various ways the shaking tent was constructed. The interviewer might be Josie Sam Sr. Samson Neacappo also is in attendance and puts in his comments.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-033

File Size

14.84 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

Spirituality, Art and Music, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Discussion, Interview

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Tradition, Past, Artifacts, Man, Woman, Predictions, Monsters, Supernatural

ᒥᔥᑖᒄ ᐅᑎᓈᐤ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ
Giant Porcupine steals wife

ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᐃᑎᓈᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᐤᐦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ, ᒥᔥᑖᒄᐦ ᐧᐋᑎᓂᑯᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᓂᔮᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᔅᑭᐧᐋᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐧᐋᐦ ᐹᑎᐦᑳᔪᐧᐃᔥᑖᑯᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒥᔥᑖᒄᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᒫᑯᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒋᔖᒥᔥᑖᒄᐦ ᒑ ᐲᔑᐧᔖᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒥᔥᑖᒄᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓂᓈᓂᔥ ᒑ ᐄᔑ ᐧᐋᐱᓈᑦ᙮

The giant porcupine steals a man`s wife. The husband searches for the giant porcupine and finds them in a a cave. The giant porcupine shoots the man with his quills but the man dodges the quills. The man kills the porcupine and the grandfather porcupine orders the man to cut up the giant porcupine to throw the pieces in all directions.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-035

File Size

6.11 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, Girl, Animals, Woman, Supernatural

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

ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐅᒡ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐅᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ
Sisters kill cannibal

ᓃᔓ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐅᒡ ᐋ ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᐦᑐᒡ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑰᒡ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐅᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᑳ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔒᐅᑦ ᑭᔮᓱᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᐱᑎᐦᐋᔥᑖᓂᐦᒡ, ᒨᐦᑯᒫᓂᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒌᑭᐦᐄᑭᓂᔨᐤ ᐋ ᑎᐦᑯᓂᐦᒃ᙮ ᐋᒄ ᐱᔮᒋ ᐲᐦᒋᒑᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐅᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ ᐋ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐅᑎᓈᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᐅᑯᒋᔥᐧᑳᔨᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒫᑯᓈᑦ, ᐋ ᐊᑎ ᐧᐃᔨᐧᐄᑖᐹᑦ᙮ ᐋᒄ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓐ ᑯᑎᒃ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔑᔥ ᑳ ᐋᑯᔑᒧᑦ ᐋᐱᐦᐋᔥᑖᓂᐦᒡ᙮

Two sisters are at camp when a cannibal reaches them. The younger sister hides in the entrance boughs with a knife and axe. The cannibal barges into the teepee and grabs the older sister by the neck to drag her outside and the younger sister kills the cannibal.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-201-021

File Size

4.39 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

Teachings

Topics

Family, Girl, Man, Woman, Monsters

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

ᑳ ᐧᐃᓐᓯᓐᔭᒡ ᑫ ᒪᒃ ᑲ ᓭᐁᐧᐁᔭᒡ
When we were lost and hungry

ᑫᕐᑎᐁ ᐧᐁᑐᒻ ᑲ ᐧᐃᓐᓯᓐᑐᐧ ᑫ ᒪᒃ ᑲ ᓭᐁᐧᐁᔾᑐᐧ ᒣᐧᑲᑦᒡ ᐁ ᐱᒻᐱᒋᑐᐧ

The author recollects an experience she had as a young girl when her and her family got lost on their way to their hunting grounds and how they almost starved until they were rescued by two hunters.

Age 8+
Code

EcMi-521-001

File Size

0.48 mb

Duration

9.33 mins

Year Of Recording

2003

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Cree School Board

Sound Editor

Kenneth MacLeod

Described By

Kenneth MacLeod

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Starvation, Family, Girl, 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

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

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

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

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