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Level

Community

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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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Encounter with Spirits

Encounter with Spirits, the event that takes place and the teachings from it.

Age 18+
Code

EcWh-901-004

File Size

1.81 mb

Duration

10.32 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Monsters, Supernatural, Family, Tradition

Chahkaapesh and the Night.

One of many legends of Chahkaapesh.

How the day became night.

Age 8+
Code

EcMi-502-002

File Size

2.78 mb

Duration

16 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Bartlett Collection

Sound Editor

Charlie Loon

Described By

Charlie Loon

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Tradition, Animals, Food, Woman, Monsters

The child infested with lice

This story is about a boy who is infested with lots of lice. His parents left him alone at their camping site and Aatuush came to take of him.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-012-003

File Size

3.81 mb

Duration

22 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, Man, Monsters

The child that was infested with lice

Part 1 - A mother discovers that her child is infested with lice. The mother believes it impossible it is to take the lice out.

Part 2 - Atuush and the child travel to where the mother and father went and arrives upon the mother setting camp.

Part 3 - The mother asks the atuush to do something and atuush had warned the family that he would leave them if he was asked to do something.

Part 4 - A variety of animals plan to find a summer bird in order for the child to be happy because atuush had left him earlier.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-012-006

File Size

3.94 mb

Duration

22.56 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

Monsters, Transportation, Family, Boy, Summer, Animals, Man, Woman

Aadush story

Florrie Mark Stewart is telling a legend about how Aadush treated people after killing them.

Age 4+
Code

EcEm-020-005

File Size

2.44 mb

Duration

14.46 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

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

Themes

Legends, Memoirs

Topics

Boy, Winter, Places, Man, Monsters, Transportation

Chahkapesh

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

The giant porcupine

Florrie Mark Stewart is telling a story of how the giant porcupine kidnapped a woman who was alone in her teepee while the husband was out hunting.

Age 4+
Code

EcEm-020-006

File Size

0.87 mb

Duration

5.04 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

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

Boy, Animals, Man, Woman, Monsters, Supernatural, Transportation

Chakapash

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

Chakapash and her sister

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

Giant

This is a story about a giant.

It was hard to understand the author, because he used used the words that I have never heard.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-006-006

File Size

1.31 mb

Duration

7 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

unknown

Sound Editor

unknown

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Monsters, Man

Kanawaat and the giant

The story about the Kanawaat and his brother. Kanawaat looks for the giant who took the life of his brother. `This story is not complete.`

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-006-015

File Size

1.28 mb

Duration

7.19 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

Family, Boy, Man, Monsters

Maamiichaahaau

Story about a man named Maamiichaahaau and his encounter with the giant.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-014

File Size

0.83 mb

Duration

4.52 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

Teachings

Topics

Family, Past, Man, Monsters

Maamiitaahaau people

The Maamiitaahaau people and their way of life.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-024

File Size

0.80 mb

Duration

4.38 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

Teachings

Topics

Family, Seasons, Monsters

Man and Maamiitaahaau

The story of a man working along with the Maamiitaahaau. Hunting with the Maamiitaahaau.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-023

File Size

1.30 mb

Duration

7.34 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

Family, Seasons, Monsters

Man and the monkey

What happens when you meet myhtical being. Hunting bear and Maamaakwaausuu story.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-020

File Size

0.51 mb

Duration

2.56 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

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Animals, Monsters

The giant and the shaking tent

Part 1 - Geordie tells the legend about the giant and the shaking tent. He continues on talking about the frog and small frog.

Part 2 - Geordie tells the legend of the giant when he cooks and eats the porcupine.

Part 3 - Geordie tells the legend of the male and female giant and how big they have to make their teepee. He sings a song like how one of the giants used to sing.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-006-029

File Size

3.72 mb

Duration

21.4 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

History, Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals, Places, Man, Woman, Monsters

The giant woman

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

The old man who warned the people of Adush

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

Boy fights Cannibal

A boy is left with his grandparents as his parents go off canoeing to hunt. A cannibal reaches their camp and kills the grandparents. At that moment, the boy receives instruction from a spirit helper on how to kill the cannibal.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-201-029

File Size

4.37 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

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Family, Boy, Man, Woman, Monsters, Supernatural

Cannibal and the Widow

A hunter gets killed by a cannibal. The cannibal puts on the man`s clothes to replace the dead husband but the wife kills the cannibal.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-201-020

File Size

4.23 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, Man, Woman, Monsters

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