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Community

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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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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

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

ᒫᔓ
Legend of Maashu

ᒫᔓ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐅᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ ᐋᒄ ᐋ ᐊᔅᒋᐳᑖᔨᒡ ᐊᔅᒌᔨᐤ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᐱᑯᐦᑖᑦ ᔮᑳᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᑭᒥᑯᔨᐤ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒦᓐ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᔅᒌᔨᐤ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᔮᐱᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᐅᐦᑳᓐᐦ ᒑ ᑎᐹᐱᐦᑎᒥᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᔅᒌᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᒥᔔ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᔅᒌᔨᐤ, ᒑᔅᒑᔨᒫᑦ ᐅᒥᔅᐦ ᐊᔨᒃᐦ ᐋ ᐧᐄᐦ ᐱᒫᒋᐦᐋᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ᙮ ᐋᒄ ᒫᒃ ᒋᐦᒋᐧᐋ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐅᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ᙮

Maashu kills evil beings and land becomes flooded. After fetching earth and moss below the water, Maashu makes the earth again. He asked the animals to see how big the earth is. Once the earth is made, his older sister Frog is trying to revive the evil beings but Maashu kills them for good.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-201-022

File Size

13.19 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

Transportation, Animals, Man, Monsters, Supernatural

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

ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐱᒫᑎᓰᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ
Lifestyle in the past

ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᐤ ᑖᐱᔥᑯᓐ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐦᐁᑦᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᓈᐦᐄᑳᐴᐦ ᐋᐦ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᒫᑦ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐱᒫᑎᓯᔨᒡᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᒌ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᒡ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐱᒫᑎᓰᒡ, ᐋᐦ ᒫᓂᒑᒡ, ᐋᐦ ᑯᓯᔅᐱᒋᒡ, ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐅᔑᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᐧᐄᔨᐧᐋᐤ ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᑳ ᓂᑎᐦᐅᑖᓱᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐄᔑ ᑳᓈᔮᐳᔅᑳᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐃᐦᑎᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐋᐦ ᓂᒫᔥᑖᑯᐦᒑᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᓐ ᑳᐦ ᐄᑎᓂᐦᐅᒡ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑎᐦᐅᑖᓱᒡ᙮

Josie Sam Sr. interviews both George Head and Samson Neacappo about the life in the past. The elders George and Samson mention how they lived, how they set up camps, traveling up the rivers and carrying loads on their backs. They also mention that they were the first ones to take supplies to the trading post at Kaanaayaapiskaau. They mention how smoked fish were made and how long it took to travel to Kaanaayaapiskaau.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-201-057

File Size

7.87 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

Themes

Memoirs, Interview

Topics

Tradition, Past, Seasons, Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, Animals, Places, Artifacts, Food, Clothing, Transportation

ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᐅᒡ
Maamihiitaahaauch

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᐅᒡ, ᐋᐦ ᒥᐦᒑᑎᒡ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐧᐋᑭᓂᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒧᐧᐋᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐹᔨᒄ ᓈᐹᐤ

ᑳ-ᐊᐧᓈᑦ ᑳ ᐃᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᑦ, ᐋᐅᒄ ᓈᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑖᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐱᔮᐧᔖᔨᒫᑦ ᒑ ᐄᔥᐱᒋᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᒧᔮᒻ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᑳ ᒌᐦᑎᒃ ᐋᓯᓈᑯᐦᐄᓱᑦ

ᑳ-ᐊᐧᓈᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᐤ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐅᐳᐧᐋᒧᐧᐃᓂᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᒃ ᒋᐦᒋᐧᐋ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᐤ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒦᓐ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᒌᔑᐧᐹᔨᒡ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐱᐳᓂᔨᒡ, ᒑᒃ ᒦᓐ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐲᐧᐃᓂᔨᒡ ᐋᑎ ᒥᔥᑭᐧᐃᒋᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒦᓐ ᓂᔮᑖᑦ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᑯᓐᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓈᔨᒡᐦ ᓈᐹᔑᔥᐦ ᑯᒋᐧᔖᑭᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔑᓂᐦᑳᑖᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐱᑯᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᓈᐹᔑᔥᐦ᙮

The legend of Maamihiitaauch, a group of cannibals that terrorized the people. A man named Kaa Aanwaat, finally decides to confront the group of cannibals. He goes to a place where he knows the cannibals will reach him. Kaa Aanwaat makes himself look like he`s very weak. The first family of cannibals reach him and see that he`s very weak. Kaa Aanwaat fights the cannibals in their dreams. Finally, Kaa Aanwaat kills the first family of cannibals. Kaa Aanwaat kills another group of cannibals by making the weather warm during the winter and the cannibals traveling become all wet from the snow and then brings a blizzard to kill them in the cold. Kaa Aanwaat goes to another old woman cannibal and her two daughters. The cannibals kept a boy fattening him up. Kaa Aanwaat lives with the cannibals and kills them and saves the boy.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-201-043

File Size

32.12 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

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Citizenship

Themes

Legends

Topics

Man, Woman, Predictions, Monsters, Supernatural, Family, Transportation, Boy, Tradition, Past, Seasons, Winter, Animals, Artifacts, Food

ᐧᒫᑯᐃᐧᐋᔮᔥ
Mwaakuiwaayaash

ᐆ ᓈᐹᔑᔥ ᐧᒫᑯᐃᐧᐋᔮᔥ ᑎᐹᓐ ᒌᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᐤ, ᐊᓂᔮ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔑᔥ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᐦᑑᑎᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐋᐦ ᐅᒋᔖᔨᔥᐧᑳᒥᔑᑦ᙮ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᒫᒃ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᑦ, ᐱᔮᐦᑎᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ ᑎᔮᐧᐹᑎᑯᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐧᒫᐦᒡ ᐋᑎ ᐧᐋᐱᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒑᒋᓈᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐱᔮᐦᑎᐧᐋᑦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᑯᓐᐦ ᐅᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᒑᒋᓈᑦ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐃᔮᐱᐦᑎᒃ ᒦᒋᐧᐋᐦᐱᔨᐤ, ᐧᐃᔮᐱᒫᑦ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐧᐄᒋᒥᑐᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᓯᔅᐦ, ᒌᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᑯᐧᐃᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᐧᒫᑯᐃᐧᐋᔮᔥ ᐅᓯᔅᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒫᔑᐦᐋᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒨᔥ ᑳ ᒥᑯᔥᑳᒋᐦᐄᑯᔨᒡᐦ, ᐋᔪᐧᐃᑯᓐᐦ ᒥᐦᐄᐦᑭᓐᐦ᙮

The boy Mwaakuiwaayaash reaches puberty and lives in seclusion. As he stays at his little camp, he hears a voice calling him at the break of dawn. He runs after the voice and sees a caribou. The caribou runs to another camp and Mwaakuiwaayaash sees a young woman and begins living with her. His father-in-law is actually a caribou. Mwaakuiwaayaash helps his in-laws fight their enemies, the wolves.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-049

File Size

16.18 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

Woman, Predictions, Supernatural, Transportation, Family, Boy, Tradition, Seasons, Animals, Artifacts, Food, Clothing, Man

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

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

ᑳ ᒥᑖᐅᑖᐹᓈᔅᑯᐦᒑᑦ
Shaman Toboggan

ᐋᐅᒄ ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᒥᑖᐅᑖᐹᓈᔅᑯᐦᒑᑦ ᑳ ᐄᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᑦ, ᐋᐅᒄ ᐧᐄᔨ ᑳ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᒑ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᒡ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ᙮ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᒑ ᐱᒋᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᐦᐧᒫᔮᐦ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᑦ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ, ᒑᒋᓈᔨᒡᐦ ᒥᐦᐄᐦᑭᓐᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᐳᔅᒋᓈᒥᐧᐋᐤᐦ, ᐋᔪᐧᐃᑯᓐᐦ ᐅᔮᐦ ᐅᑖᐱᒋᐦᐋᑭᓂᔨᐤᐦ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐃᔮᔥᑭᐧᐄᔥᑎᐧᐋᒡ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑎᑯᒡ, ᒌᒥᓈ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᔨᒡᐦ ᐅᑏᔨᔨᒻᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᒑᒃ ᐧᐄᔨ ᑳ ᒥᑖᐅᑖᐹᓈᔅᑯᐦᒑᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᒌᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᓈᑐᐱᔨᔥᑎᐧᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᒡ᙮

The man named Shaman Toboggan knows that they`ll have an encounter with enemies. He tells the others at the camp to move away. Just before the enemies arrive, a wolf runs towards his camp. The men prepare for the enemies. As the enemies arrive, they kill many of the men and take the women. Shaman Toboggan and his brothers fight back and kill all the enemies.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-201-053

File Size

8.31 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

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Winter, Animals, Artifacts, Man, Woman, Predictions, Supernatural, Transportation, Inter-racial

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

ᑳ ᑖᒋᐦᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᒌᒫᓂᒋᒫᐤᐦ
Assistant Ship Captain

ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒻ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᐹᔑᐧᑳᑎᓂᔨᒡ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᑳ ᐅᒌᒫᓂᒋᒫᔒᐅᐧᐃᑦ, ᒋᓵᓰᐲᐅᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᒡ ᐧᐄᒦᓂᒌᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋᐱᔨᒡ᙮ ᒑᑳᑦ ᐋᒌ ᐃᔮᔫᐦᐅᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ᙮

He had experienced a severe storm while assisting on a vessel from Wemindji (Paint Hills) to Fort George that almost cost the lives of his shipmates.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-015-001

File Size

1.47 mb

Duration

8 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Bartlett Collection

Sound Editor

Abraham Matches

Described By

Abraham Matches

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Past, Fall, Transportation

ᒑᐧᑳᓐ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᔒᐧᐋᑭᒥᒡ ᓂᐲ ᐊᓂᑖ ᐧᐄᓂᐹᑯᒡ
How salt water came to be

ᐊᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᓐ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᔒᐧᐋᑭᒥᒡ ᓂᐲ ᐊᓂᑖ ᐧᐃᓂᐹᑯᐦᒡ᙮

This a legend about how the salt water came to be.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-003-011

File Size

2.61 mb

Duration

15.11 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Colin Scot/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Frances Visitor

Described By

Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals, Transportation


Man`s trip To Great Whale

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᐊᔦᐦᒧᑌᐤ ᐃᔦᔫᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔅᐱᔮᑦ ᐊᓐᑌ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᒪᑰᔥᑑ᙮ ᓀᐤ ᒌ ᐃᐦᑕᔔᑦ;;;;; ᐊᓂᒌᑦ ᓃᔔ ᓈᐯᐅᑦ ᓈᔥᑕᐧᐯ ᒌ ᒫᔭᐦᒣᐅᑦ ᐊᓂᐅᐦ ᐃᔅᒌᒣᐤ᙮ ᒉᑳᑦ ᒫᒃ ᒌ ᐊᔦᐦᔫᐄᑰᑦ ᐊᓂᐅᐦ ᐃᔅᒌᒣᐅᐦ᙮

John Blackned talks about people who went on a trip to Great Whale. There were four of them. The two men didn`t show respect to the Inuit people, they almost got killed by the Inuits.

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

Age 10+
Code

EcWk-705-032

File Size

17.59 mb

Duration

21 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2008

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

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Tradition, Animals, Man, Woman, Transportation

ᐧᐹᐦᑦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᑰᐦᑦ ᐃᔥᐧᑫᔥ
How boogiemen kidnapped a girl

ᐃᔥᐧᑫᔥ ᑳ ᐴᓯᐱᐦᑎᑯᑦ ᐧᐹᐦᑦ ᒣᐧᑳᐦᒡ ᐁ ᐱᒥᔥᑳᐦᒡ ᐁ ᓂᑯᐦᐧᐋᒡ ; ᐅᒋᔥᑐᑎᓐ ᒌ ᓂᑐᐧᐁᔨᐦᑎᒫᑰ ᐁᑯᐦ ᓇᒧᐃ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒦᔨᑰ ᑳ ᐊᔥᑕᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑦᐦ ᐲᐦᑐᑎᒡ, ᐁᑯᑦᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐴᓯᐱᐦᑎᑯᑦ᙮

These men were paddling along a river with their pretty sister, when some nasty men on another canoe came heading in their direction. They asked the young girl if they could see her hat. Instead of giving it back they threw the hat in their canoe and told the girl to come and get it. That`s how they got the girl into their canoe.

Age 4+
Code

EcEm-025-001

File Size

1.97 mb

Duration

11.28 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Roger MacDonnell Collection

Sound Editor

Florrie mayappo

Described By

Florrie mayappo

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Girl, Fall, Transportation

ᒋᐦᒋᑉ
Chihchip

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐋᐦ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᒋᐦᒋᑉ᙮ ᓃᔓ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᐧᐋᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒥᑖᐧᐋᐦᒃ᙮ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐋ ᒥᐦᒑᑎᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᓈᒥᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᒌᐦ ᐧᐃᔮᐦᑎᒻ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐋᐦ ᓃᒥᑦ, ᐹᐱᐦᐧᑳᐱᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐅᑎᑯᐦᑉ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᑖᐱᔅᑳᔨᒡ, ᐧᐋᑎᓈᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ᙮ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓈᔨᒡᐦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᐋᑎ ᒑᒋᔖᐹᔮᔨᒡ, ᐹᒥᔥᑳᑦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᒫᔑᑳᑦ, ᐧᐋᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ ᐅᐧᐄᒑᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ᙮ ᒧᔮᒻ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐄᓱᑦ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐧᐄᔨ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐧᐋᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐄᑯᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮

The legend of Chihchip. He acquires two wives as he heads to the main camp. At the camp, there`s a dance. He uses food to clothe himself. During the dance, the people tear the food off him. During the night, his wives are taken. He kills the men who took his wives. That morning, Chihchip was gone paddling. When he returned, people tell him his friends had been killed. He pretends to kill himself. He then reveals that he was the one that killed the men. The people try to get back at him.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-205-006

File Size

10.03 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, Citizenship

Themes

Legends

Topics

Man, Woman, Transportation, Family, Tradition, Celebrations, Past, Seasons, Animals, Artifacts, Food, Clothing

ᐧᐋᔅᑳᐦᐄᑭᓂᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐄᔑ ᒧᐧᐋᐱᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ
Going to Fort Chimo

ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᐤ ᐧᒑᓃᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᒧᐧᐋᐱᒡ ᐧᐋᔅᑳᐦᐄᑭᓂᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᓅᑖᐦᒡ ᑳ ᒌ ᐧᐄᐦᒋᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᐹᑎᑎᐦᒃ ᑳ ᐃᑎᒋᐦᑎᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐃᔪᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᐹᒋᔅᑎᓂᐦᐧᑳᐤᐦ᙮

Josie Sam Sr interviews Johnny about the journey his family made to Fort Chimo and living around Labrador. He mentions the prices of furs they traded there.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-205-005

File Size

4.49 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, Interview

Topics

Tradition, Past, Seasons, Animals, Places, Artifacts, Food, Clothing, Man, Transportation, Family

ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ
Life Long Ago

ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᒫᐤ ᐧᒑᓃᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐃᔑᓈᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐧᒑᓃ ᐋ ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐋ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᒋᑭᓂᔨᐤ ᒥᒄ ᓂᒥ ᒋᔅᒋᓯᐤ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐅᐧᐋᓂᐦᑖᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᒧᐧᐋᐱᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓵᑳᑭᒥᐤ᙮

Josie Sam Sr. interviews Johnny about life long ago. Johnny had seen the shaking tent being made but doesn`t remember the actual ceremony. He also remembers times when food was scarce. He also mentions the time his family went to other trading posts such as Fort MacKenzie.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-205-002

File Size

6.86 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, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Interview

Topics

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

ᑳ ᐧᐋᓂᐦᑭᑖᑦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤ
The starving man

ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐦ ᒦᒋᓱᒡ᙮ ᐋᑎ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ, ᓂᒥ ᒧᔑᐦᐋᐤ ᐅᒥᔥᑖᐹᒻᐦ᙮ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐹᒧᐦᑖᑦ, ᒥᑎᒫᑦ ᒫᔅᑭᓈᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐱᒥᐱᒋᔨᑯᐱᓈᓂᐦᐄ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑖᑦ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐅᔮ ᒥᑯᔖᐅᐃᔨᐦᑎᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐦ ᒦᒋᓱᑦ᙮ ᓈᔥᑎᔨᒡ ᓂᒥ ᐧᐃᔨᐧᐄᔥᑖᑰ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐃᔮᑎ ᐲᐦᒋᒑᑦ, ᓂᒥ ᔮᐱᑖᔨᒥᑰ᙮ ᐧᐋᔨᐱᔥᑎᐧᐋᑦ ᐹᔨᒄ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ, ᒫᒋᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐅᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᐋᒋᒃ ᐅᔮᐦ ᒥᔥᑖᐹᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑎᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᒃ ᓈᐱᐦᑖᑦ ᒦᓐ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮

A man and wife are hungry. Even when he performs the shaking tent, his helping spirit doesn`t come to help him. One day as he walks, he finds a path of people traveling. He follows the trail and finds the camp. He reaches the camp as a feast is being held. He announces that he had arrived and is very hungry. Everyone at the camp ignores him. He enters the lodge and a group of men are feasting but still ignore him. He sat down with the men and proceeded to eat. Apparently, these are helping spirits and is successful in his hunting there after.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-205-003

File Size

5.71 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

Themes

Legends

Topics

Man, Woman, Starvation, Supernatural, Transportation, Family, Tradition, Animals, Artifacts, Food

ᑳ ᐹᔨᑯᔑᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ
Alone on the Island

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔑᔥ ᑳ ᓂᑭᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐋᑎ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᑳ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᑳ ᐋᑎ ᒋᔨᐧᐋᑦ᙮

The story about a girl who was left alone on an island and her travel home.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-002-006

File Size

6.89 mb

Duration

35.04 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Food, Woman, Supernatural, Transportation, Past, Animals