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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ᐋᐦ ᐃᔮᔅᑭᐧᐃᔨᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᒑ ᐱᐳᐦᒡ
Preparation for winter

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐋᔨᒧᑎᒻ ᐋᐦ ᐃᔮᔅᑭᐧᐄᔥᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᒑ ᐱᐳᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᐱᑦ ᑳ ᓅᑎᒫᓵᒡ ᐋᐦᐧᒫᔮᐦ ᐧᐃᓂᐦᐄᒑᒡ ᔮᔨᑖ ᒑ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᓈᐹᐅᒡ ᑳ ᒌ ᐱᐧᑳᐦᐄᐹᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐅᒡ ᑳ ᒌ ᓈᑎᐦᐄᐹᒡ᙮ ᐧᐋᐦᔨᐤ ᑳ ᒌ ᐧᐃᓂᐦᐄᒑᒡ ᓈᐹᐅᒡ᙮ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒥᓯᐧᐋᔮᔨᒡ ᓂᑑᐦᐆᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᑳ ᒌ ᐧᐄᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᒡ ᐋᐦ ᓂᒫᓯᐧᐃᓂᔨᒡ ᓵᑭᐦᐄᑭᓂᔨᐤ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑳ ᒥᔪᐱᔨᔨᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐋᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ, ᐋᔪᐧᐃᑯᓐᐦ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ ᐅᓵ ᑳ ᐅᐦᑖᒋᐦᐅᒡ᙮ ᐋᐦ ᐊᑎ ᓰᑯᓂᔨᒡᐦ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑳ ᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐱᔮᓯᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᔒᔒᑉᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐋᑎ ᓃᐱᓂᔨᒡᐦ, ᑳ ᒌ ᓈᓯᐱᑖᐅᐦᐊᒡ᙮ ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᒫᐤ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑯᒧᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐋ ᒥᑯᔖᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐄᔑᑭᒥᐧᑳᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ᙮

George talks about the preparation for the winter. They caught fish first before trapping to make sure they had food. The men set the nets under the ice and the women checked them. The men trapped far from camp. The men also hunted big game. If they camped at a good fishing lake, they did well. If there were no caribou, they lived on fish. In the spring, geese and ducks were hunted. In the summer, they paddled to Fort George. If they had killed big game, a feast was held. Josie Sam Sr. asks a few questions about the singing at feasts and types of lodges made in the past.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-201-061

File Size

12.81 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

Food, Man, Woman, Transportation, Family, Tradition, Celebrations, Past, Seasons, Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, Animals, Places, Artifacts

ᐋ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ
Shaking Tent

ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᒫᐤ ᐧᒑᕐᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᑳᐦ ᐋᔨᒧᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐹᐦᑖᑯᓯᔨᒡᐦ ᐋᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᒌ ᑳ ᐹᐦᑖᑯᓯᒡ ᑖᓐ ᒑ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐄᔑ ᓃᔥᑖᒥᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋᐅᒄ ᓂᑑᐦᐅᐧᐃᓐ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᒌ ᐋᐱᑎᐦᒡ ᐊᓐ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᒋᑭᓐ᙮

Josie Sam Sr. asks George about the shaking tent. He mentions the names of the spirits that were heard during the ceremony. The spirits mentioned what will happen in the future. The shaking tent was used for the hunt.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-201-062

File Size

9.70 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

Spirituality, History

Themes

Interview, Discussion

Topics

Tradition, Past, Seasons, Animals, Artifacts, Food, Predictions, Supernatural

ᐋᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ
The Shaking Tent

ᐋᐅᒄ ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᐋᔨᒥᐦᐋᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᒫᑦ ᐋᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐹᒋᔅᑎᓂᐦᒃ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᓈᐦᐄᑳᐴ ᐅᑎᔨᒧᐧᐃᓐ᙮ ᑖᐱᔥᑯᓐ ᐅᒌ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᓂᑯᒧᓐᐦ ᑳ ᒌ ᓂᑭᒧᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ ᐋᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮

Josie Sam Sr. interviews George about the shaking tent and how it was performed. Samson Neacappo also adds some comments. Both elders sing songs also that were sung during the shaking tent ceremony.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-045

File Size

12.42 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, History

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Interview, Song

Topics

Tradition, Past, Predictions, Supernatural

ᐋᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ
The Shaking Tent

ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᒫᐤ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐦᐁᑦᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᓈᐦᐄᑳᐴᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᒋᑭᓂᔨᐤ᙮ ᐊᓂᒌ ᓃᔓ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᓂᔥᐧᑳᐅᔑᐦᑖᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᒫᑭᓂᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐋᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ, ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ, ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᒋᔅᒋᓯᒡ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᐋᐱᑎᓂᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐹᐦᑎᐦᒡ᙮

Josie Sam Sr. interviews both George Head and Samson Neacappo about the shaking tent. The two elders take turns answering questions about the shaking tent, how it was used, their memories about it and the stories they heard.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-042

File Size

15.18 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, History

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Interview

Topics

Artifacts, Man, Predictions, Supernatural, Tradition, Past

ᐄᔨᔨᐅᓂᑭᒧᓐᐦ
Traditional Songs

ᐱᔥᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᓂᑭᒧᓐᐦ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ ᒑᕐᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᓃᔥᑎᒻ, ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐧᐄᒌᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᑳ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᐋᔨᒡᐦ ᐅᑎᔥᐧᑳᔑᔒᒥᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒦᓐ ᓈᑭᒧᑦ ᑖᐹᔨᐦᑎᒥᔨᒡᐦ ᐅᓂᑭᒧᓂᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᒦᓐ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᐅᓂᑭᒧᓂᔨᐤᐦ ᓈᑭᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳᒥᒑᐹᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐦ ᐅᓂᑭᒧᓂᔨᐤᐦ᙮

Several traditional songs that George sings. First one is his brother`s courtship song. The next two songs are one from man named Taapaayihtihk. The others are from George`s father and the man named Kaamichaapaaut᙮

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-032

File Size

7.18 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, History

Themes

Memoirs, Song

Topics

Family, Tradition, Past, Animals, Artifacts, Man

ᐋ ᑯᔅᐱᐦᐄᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ
Traveling inland

ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᐤ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᒌ ᑯᔅᐱᐦᐊᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐄᔑ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ᙮ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᒌ ᐱᒥᔥᑳᒡ ᒑᑳᑦ ᐋᔑᑯᒥᒌᔑᑳᐤᐦ, ᒥᒄ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐱᒥᔥᑳᒡ ᐋᔨᒥᐦᐋᐅᒌᔑᑳᔨᒡᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐋᐦ ᐄᐹᑖᔨᐦᑖᑯᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒥᔑᑳᒫᐦᔮᐲᓯᒻᐦ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑳ ᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᒋᔖᔮᒄᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᒑᑳᑦ 40 ᑎᐦᑐᐱᐳᓐᐦ ᒫᐦᒋᒡ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐊᑎ ᒋᐦᑐᐦᑖᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒑᐱᐦᒋᐱᔨᔨᒡ ᐅᔮ ᑳ ᐲᐦᑖᐱᔨᐦᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ᙮

Josie Sam Sr. interviews George about how they traveled inland. George mentions that they traveled almost everyday, except on Sundays or if the weather was bad. In September, that`s when they hunted bears. He also mentions that it`s has been close to 40 years that he last killed a caribou due to the caribou disappearing. The recording is cut off due to length of the tape.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-060

File Size

5.38 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

Interview, Memoirs

Topics

Family, Tradition, Past, Seasons, Places, Transportation

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

ᓂᔅᒃ
The Canadian Goose

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᓂᔅᒃᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᒥᓯᒋᔅᑎᔨᐦᒡ ᐱᔮᐦᓯᐤᐦ᙮ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᑖᐃᔅᑉ ᒫᒋᓱᔨᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᔅᐱᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᐊᔅᑎᓂᒻ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᒥᔓᒻᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒫᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᒑ ᒋᔥᑖᔨᒫᑦ ᑳ ᒥᓯᒋᔅᑎᔨᐦᒡ ᐱᔮᐦᓯᐤᐦ᙮

George speaks about the canadian goose and other large birds. He mentions what they eat and the migration period. Moreover, George shares advice his grandfather gave him on respecting large birds.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-015-005

File Size

4.06 mb

Duration

23 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Tradition, Animals, Food, Man

ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᒋᔅᒋᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᐱᒫᒋᐦᐅᐧᐃᑦ
Memories and the lifestyle

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐅᑖᐦᒡ ᐅᐱᒫᑎᓰᐅᐧᐃᓐ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᓅᔓᔑᑭᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔅᒑ ᐃᔨᐦᑐᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒫᒑᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᐱᒫᒋᐦᐅᓈᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮

Stories about life in the past and how the traditions are followed and the teaching of the way of life.

Age 4+
Code

EcWh-902-005

File Size

3.63 mb

Duration

20 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Celebrations, Past, Seasons, Animals, Places, Food, Man, Woman

ᑳ ᑰᐦᑲᑎᐦᑖᓅᒡ
Days of Famine

ᐦᐁᕇᔭᑦ ᐁ ᑎᐹᒋᒨᑦ, ᒨᔥ ᐁ ᒌ ᔒᐧᐁᑦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᒫᒃ ᑖᐹ ᒋᔅᒋᓰᑐᑖᐧᐁᐤ ᓃᔮᓈ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᒥᒄ ᓂᑐᐧᐄᓐ ᐁ ᒌ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐱᒫᒋᐦᐋᑲᓄᐧᐃᑦ᙮

The author talks about days of famine. She talks about not

remembering her dad because they lived in foster homes with families that lived in the bush.

Age 12+
Code

EcMi-514-001

File Size

0.38 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Marguerite Mackenzie

Sound Editor

Edith Matoush

Described By

Edith Matoush

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Interview

Topics

Tradition, Woman, Starvation

ᐊᔅᒌᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Earth Song

ᐊᔅᒌᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᓂᑭᒥᐤ᙮

He sings the earth song

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-008

File Size

0.87 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Described By

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Song

Topics

Tradition

ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ ᐲᐦᑎᑭᒥᐦᒡ ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓂᐦᒡ
Man singing in a shaking tent

ᑳ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐲᐦᑎᑭᒥᒡ ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓈᒋᓂᑭᒥᑯᐦᒡ ᒧᔮᒻ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐃᑑᐦᑖᑯᓯᔨᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᑯᓯᑦ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐋ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒥᐧᑖᐦᑎᓂᔨᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐧᒑᐧᑳᔨᔨᐤ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐃᔨᓂᔨᒡ᙮

He sang the way the man sang when entering inside the tent. While the man is singing something fell and he tells what is happening, when entering in the shaking tent.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-007

File Size

0.98 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Described By

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Song

Topics

Tradition, Man

ᐊᓵᒻ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Snowshoes Story

ᐅ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒫᒑᒥᑭᓐ ᐊᓵᒻ ᐃᔑᐦᐧᑖᐅᐧᐃᓐ, ᒌ ᐃᔫ “ ᐊᔑᑯᒻ ᐧᐹᔥᑎᔥᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᐅᑎᓵᒻᐦ, ᓂᔮᓂᑯᑐᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᒌ ᒥᔪᐲᐦᐄᑭᐤ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᐋᔅᑰ ᓂᒧᐃ᙮

This song explains the value of snowshoes, he quotes "Everytime a man puts on his snowshoes, sometimes it brings him good luck but sometimes it didn`t."

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-003-003

File Size

0.32 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

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

Art and Music, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Tradition, Winter, Man

ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Songs

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ

Traditional songs

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-003-013

File Size

0.72 mb

Duration

4.09 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Colin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Frances Visitor

Described By

Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music

Themes

Song

Topics

Tradition, Man


A Man Hit By A Gunshot

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑳᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒣᐤ ᓈᐯᐤᐦ ᐁ ᒌ ᐸᔥᐧᑖᑲᓅᐄᑦ ᐅ ᐧᐄᐦᒋᓈᐯᐤᐦ ᐸᔅᒋᑲᓃᐤ ᒣᐧᑳᒡ ᐁ ᓂᑑᐦᐅᐧᑖᑦ᙮

John Blackned tells the story of a man who got hit by a gunshot while hunting deer with another man.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 12+
Code

EcWk-705-026

File Size

1.87 mb

Duration

2.02 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Tradition, Animals


About Deers

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑳᓀᑦ ᐊᔮᐦᐄᒨᑌᐤ ᐧᐋᔥᑫᔔᐦ, ᑎᐸᒋᒨᓂᐦᐄ ᐊᒌ ᐯᐦᑖᒃ ᐊᓐᑌ ᐧᐁᔥᑳᒡ᙮

John Blackned talks about deers, a story that he heard from long ago.

[Note:;;;;;; Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 6+
Code

EcWk-705-022

File Size

7.20 mb

Duration

9.59 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Tradition, Past, Animals, Food, Man


Children learning Lifeskills

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓚᑳᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒉᒨ ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᒡ ᐁ ᒋᔅᑯᑕᒧᐧᐋᑲᓄᐧᑖᑦ ᐃᔦᔫ ᐄᐦᑑᓐ᙮

John Blackned talks about teaching lifeskills to children in the old days.

[Note: interview by Dick Preston, translated by Anderson Jolly, English removed]

Age 6+
Code

EcWk-705-007

File Size

8.61 mb

Duration

9 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Boy, Girl, Tradition


Cost of the Fox Furs

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓚᑳᓀᑦ ᐊᔨᐦᐄᒨᑌᐤ ᓈᓈᐦᑰ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᐦᑕᒉᒫᓅᐃᑦ ᒪᐦᒉᔔᔮᓐᐦ᙮

John Blackned talks about the different costs of the furs.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 10+
Code

EcWk-705-010

File Size

8.00 mb

Duration

8 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Tradition, Animals


Cree People Moving Between Posts

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒣᐤ ᐄᔨᔫᐦ ᐁᒌ ᐊᔮᐦᒋᑕᐃᑦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑕᐧᑖᐤ ᐁ ᐊᐸᐦᑕᓰᐧᑖᒡ᙮

John Blackned talks about Cree people moving between posts and what they did for work.

[Note:;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Anderson Jolly, and English removed]

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-705-021

File Size

7.68 mb

Duration

8.24 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends, Memoirs

Topics

Family, Tradition, Animals, Places, Man, Woman


How The Conjuring Tent Is Used

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᐧᐄᐦᑕᒻ ᓈᓈᐦᑰ ᒉᐧᑳᔫᐦ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᒌ ᐄᑕᐦᐸᒋᔥᑕᑲᓄᐄᑦ ᐊᓂᔫ ᒫᐦᑮ᙮

John Blackned talks about many different things, about how the conjuring tent is used.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Sidney Georgekish, and English removed]

Age 12+
Code

EcWk-705-034

File Size

9.24 mb

Duration

19 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2008

Collected By

Dick Preston / Sidney Georgekish

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends, Memoirs

Topics

Tradition, Animals