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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ᓂᔅᑯᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐁ ᐧᐄ ᐱᐦᑳᓂᐸᔨᐦᐆᑦ ᑯᐯᒃ
Referendum

ᐁᐃᐱᓪ ᐧᐹᐅᓯᒻ ᐁ ᐊᔨᒧᑖᒃ ᑖᓐ ᐁᑎ ᐃᑌᔨᐦᑕᒥᐦᐄᑯᑦ ᐊᓂᔫ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐁ ᐧᐄ ᐱᐦᑳᓂᐸᔨᐦᐆᑦ ᑰᐯᒃ᙮ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐊᓂᔫᐦ ᑖᓐ ᐁ ᐄᔑ ᑲᐧᑫᒋᒫᑲᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐄᔨᔫᐦ᙮

Abel bosum`s thoughts on the question relating to the Cree Referedum on Quebec Separation. And the wording of the referendum question that was asked to the Cree people.

Age 12+
Code

EcOj-601-001

File Size

0.43 mb

Duration

2.3 mins

Year Of Recording

1996

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Willie Trapper-JBCCS

Sound Editor

Charlie Loon

Described By

Charlie Loon

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Ouje-Bougamou

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship

Themes

Interview

Topics

Inter-racial

ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐄᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ
Crees and Inuits

ᐋᐱᕐᐦᐋᒻ ᒌᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒋᐦᒋᐱᔨᔨᒡ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑐᐱᔨᑎᑖᑐᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐄᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ᙮

Abraham begins to tell the story of battles that were fought among the cree and Inuk people.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-008-005

File Size

0.62 mb

Duration

3 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Interview

Topics

Man, Inter-racial

ᑳ ᐯᑕᑲᓅᐦᒡ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐁᐧᐃᓐ
Arrival of Christian Religion

ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ ᓂᒧᔓᒻ ᓂᒌ ᐯᐦᑕᐧᐋᐤ ᐅᔫ ᐁ ᑎᐹᒋᒨᑦ, ᐁᑯᑦᐦ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᐅᐦᑎᓂᒫᓐ ᐆ᙮ ᐁᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᑕᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐁᐧᐃᓂᔫ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐯᒋ ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ᙮ ᐹᔅᑲᓐ ᐧᐁᒥᔅᑎᑯᔒᐤ ᑳ ᑕᑯᔒᐦᒃ ᐁᑯᑦᐦ ᐃᔮᒄ ᑳ ᒋᔅᑯᑕᒧᐧᐋᑲᓄᐧᑖᐤ ᐄᓅᒡ, ᐊᓂᔫ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐁᐧᐃᓂᔫᐦ᙮

Long time ago I heard my old grandfather telling this story. He said there was no religion in the old days; not until the whitemen came and that`s how the Natives were taught about religion.

Age 8+
Code

EcMi-515-002

File Size

0.46 mb

Duration

2.43 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

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

Spirituality, Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Tradition, Past, Supernatural, Inter-racial

ᐋᐱᐦᑎᐧᐋᐱᐧᓈᔥᑭᒻ
Aapihtuwaapinwaashkim

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐋᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐋᐱᐦᑎᐧᐋᐱᐧᓈᔥᑭᒻ ᐋᐦ ᐱᒥᔥᑳᒡ ᐧᐄᓂᐹᑯᐦᒡ ᒑᒃ ᓈᔥᒡ ᔑᔥᒋᑯᒡ ᐋᐦ ᔫᑎᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᑯᑎᑭᒡ ᑳᐦ ᐃᑖᔨᒫᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐅᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᒫᒃ ᑭᔨᐧᐹ ᑳ ᒌᐦ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ ᐋᑳ ᒑ ᒌᐦ ᑯᑎᐹᔑᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒥᑖᐧᐃᑎᑖᑯᑦ ᐄᔥᒌᒫᐤᐦ᙮

Aapihtuwaapinwaashkim was paddling with his family out in the bay when a sudden wind storm came. Others believed he didn`t survive. He was able to steer his canoe from tipping over. An Inuit shaman was trying to kill him.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-204-003

File Size

4.80 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

Topics

Past, Man, Supernatural, Transportation, Inter-racial

ᐄᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᒄ
Inuit and the Polar Bear

ᐄᔥᒌᒫᐤ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑑᐱᔅᒋᔅᑎᐦᐧᐋᑦ ᓵᑭᐦᐄᑭᓂᐦᒡ ᐅᑑᑦ ᐋᐦ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᑦ᙮ ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᓯᐤᐦ ᐧᐋᒑᐅᑯᑦ᙮ ᐹᒥᔥᑳᑦ ᐊᓐ ᐄᔥᒌᒫᐤ ᓂᔮᑖᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒥᓂᓵᑯᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑎᐧᐋᐧᐋᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᓂᔮᑎᐦᐅᑯᑦ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᒄᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐄᑯᑦ ᐊᓐ ᐄᔥᒌᒫᐤ᙮ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᓈᓈᑭᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓐ ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᓯᐤ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐧᐄᒌᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᒄᐦ᙮ ᒥᔑᐤ ᒫᒃ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᔨᒡᐦ ᐧᐋᔨᐦᐋᑦ, ᐧᐃᔮᐱᒫᑦ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒥᔅᑭᐧᐃᓯᔨᐦᑯᐱᓈᓂᐦᐄ, ᐱᔑᔑᒄ ᐋᐦ ᐅᒑᔥᑎᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒑ ᐧᐃᔮᓯᐧᐃᔨᑯᐱᓈᓂᐦᐄ᙮

A story of an Inuk going to set a net at a lake in his kayak. A young friend watches from the shore. He paddles to a small island to look for eggs and is chased by a polar bear. He gets attacked by the polar bear and the young man watches. His brother takes revenge on the polar bear. After killing the polar bear, he sees that it was a very strong animal, full of sinew and muscle.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-204-007

File Size

11.02 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

Teachings

Topics

Boy, Animals, Food, Man, Supernatural, Transportation, Inter-racial

ᒉ ᐄᔑ ᐱᒧᐦᑖᑲᓅᐦᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᐧᐄᔓᐧᐁᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Referendum

ᐧᐃᓖ ᑕᕌᐸᕐ ᑳ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᑦ ᐄᓅᐦ ᑳ ᐋᐸᑎᔒᔥᑕᒧᐧᐋᔨᒡᐦ ᐋᐸᑎᓰᓲᐦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᒌ ᑲᐧᑫᒋᒣᐤ ᑖᓐ ᐁ ᐃᑌᔨᐦᑕᒪᐦᐄᑯᔨᒡ ᐅᔫ ᒉ ᐄᔑ ᐱᒧᐦᑖᑲᓄᔨᒡ ᐧᐄᔓᐧᐁᐧᐃᓐᐦ᙮

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐧᐋᐦᐹᒌ (ᓀᒥᔅᑳᐤ)

ᒫᕢᔫ ᒪᑳᔥ (ᐧᐋᐱᒣᑯᔥᑐᐄ)

ᐋᓃ ᐦᐋᐅᔅ (ᒋᓭᓰᐲ)

ᐧᐃᓕᔮᒻ ᒥᔮᓂᔅᑲᒻ (ᒥᔅᑎᓯᓃ)

ᐧᕌᑦᕆᒃ ᐹᐦᒑᓄᔅ (ᒥᔅᑎᓯᓃ)

ᐁᐃᐸᓪ ᐧᐹᐅᓯᒻ (ᐅᒉᐳᑯᒨ)

Willie Trapper Interviews Cree Politicians and asks them what they think about the up coming 1996 referendum:

George Wapachee(Nemaska)Matthew Mukash (Whapmagoostui)

Annie House (Chisasibi)

William Mianscum (Mistissini)

Roderick Pachanos(Chisasibi)

Abel Bosum (Ouje-Bougoumou)

Age 12+
Code

EcMi-505-001

File Size

3.27 mb

Duration

19 mins

Year Of Recording

1996

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Willie Trapper

Sound Editor

Titus Shecapio

Described By

Titus Shecapio

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Nemaska, Chisasibi, Mistissini, Ouje-Bougamou, Eastmain

Languages

Northern Dialect, Southern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship

Themes

Interview

Topics

Inter-racial

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

ᒥᑖᐦᑐ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑎᐳᐧᓈᓯᑦ ᑳ ᓂᑑᐦᐆᐧᐃᑦ
Hunting at age ten

ᐧᒑᕐᑏ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒦᓱᐧᐃᑦ, ᑳ ᒥᑖᐦᑐᐳᐧᓈᓯᑦ᙮ ᒌ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᑳ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔑᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᐋ ᓂᑑᐦᐆᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮

The story about Geordie Georgekish, hunting at age ten. He explains his hunting experience as a young man.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-026

File Size

0.67 mb

Duration

3.55 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

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Boy, Seasons, Animals, Inter-racial, Man

ᐋ ᐃᑖᐃᒥᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ
Interactions between the Cree and the Inuit

ᐅ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐧᐄᐦᑖᑯᐧᐃᓐ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔨᑖᔨᒥᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ᙮

This is a story about the relationships between the Inuit and the Cree.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-035-007

File Size

0.55 mb

Duration

3 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

Citizenship, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Man, Inter-racial

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

ᒦᓐ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐱᐳᐦᒡ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐃᐦᑖᓂᐧᐃᒡ
Another year of life in the bush

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᒦᓐ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᒡ᙮ ᐧᕚᕐᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᒌ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐴᓱᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐄᔑ ᑯᔅᐱᐦᐊᐦᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒥᔅᑎᓰᐲᐦᒡ ᑳᐦ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔨᐦᑖᒡ᙮ ᓃᔓ ᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᐤ ᒋᔖᔮᒄᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᑎ ᑎᐧᑳᒋᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᑳᐧᐋᐧᐋᔮᐱᔅᑳᐤ ᒌ ᐃᐦᑖᐧᐃᒡ ᑳ ᐊᑎ ᒥᔥᑭᐧᐃᑎᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᒃ ᐃᔨᐦᒡ ᓵᑭᐦᐄᑭᓂᔨᐤ ᑳᐦ ᓈᒌᐱᒌᔥᑎᐦᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐊᑎᑎᐤ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐊᒡ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ᙮ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐋᐦ ᑎᐱᔅᑳᔨᒡ, ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑎᑯᒡ ᐧᐋᔖᐅᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᑎᐧᐄ ᒫᒃ ᒌᐦ ᒥᔮᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᐱᔒᔥ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᒑ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᑯᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐱᐳᓂᔨᒡ ᑳᐦ ᐹᑖᒋᒧᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ ᒋᔥᒋᐅᒋᒫᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᔨᐤᐦ (ᐧᐄᓵᐧᐋ 1936)᙮

George tells the story of a year living in the bush. His family left Fort George and paddled inland. They paddled up the river towards George River. He killed two black bears that fall. They fished at Kaawaawaayaapiskaau as the ice formed. Fish was scarce and they had a hard time catching fish. When they moved to another lake, they caught more fish. One night, a man from Waashaau arrives at their camp. They were able to give him some supplies. He mentions it was the year the Queen`s father`s father died (circa 1936).

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-201-059

File Size

11.01 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

Animals, Places, Artifacts, Food, Man, Woman, Starvation, Family, Boy, Transportation, Tradition, Inter-racial, Past, Seasons, Fall, Winter

ᐋᐦ ᒥᑖᑭᐦᑖᑐᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᓂᒌ
Conflict between groups of people

ᓃᔓᔨᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᓂᒌ ᐋᐦ ᒋᔑᐧᐋᐦᐄᑐᒡ᙮ ᐋᐦ ᒥᑖᐦᑭᐦᑖᑐᒡ᙮ ᐹᔨᑯᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᒌ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐊᒑᓐᐦ ᐃᔮᐱᒋᐦᐋᒡ ᙮ ᐊᓂᒌ ᑯᑎᑭᒡ, ᒥᒄ ᐋᔮᔅᑭᐧᐄᔥᑎᐧᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐱᔮᐧᔖᔨᒫᒡ ᐧᐋᐦ ᓂᔑᐧᐃᓈᒋᐦᐄᑯᒡ᙮

Two groups of people become angry at each other. They use their shaman powers against each other. One group uses a giant cannibal against the other. But the other group defend themselves.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-047

File Size

5.64 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

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Tradition, Past, Artifacts, Food, Man, Inter-racial, Predictions, Monsters, Supernatural

ᒫᐦᒋᒡ ᑳ ᓂᑐᐱᔨᑦ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ
Elder`s last fight

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓈᐹᐤ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑐᐱᔨᑦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐅᐦᐱᔨᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐄᔥᐱᒥᐦᒡ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᑎᐦᑭᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᒃ ᓈᔥᒡ ᑳᐦ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᑦ, ᐧᐋᑎᑎᐦᐅᑯᒡ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐊᓐ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᐄᔥᐱᒥᐦᒡ ᐋᑯᒋᐦᒃ ᐋ ᐅᐦᒋ ᑎᐦᑎᐦᑭᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ᙮ ᐱᔮᐦᑎᒥᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑐᐱᔨᑦ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐱᔮᐱᐦᑖᔨᒡᐦ, ᐧᐋᒋᐦᐄᑯᑦ᙮

A man long ago fought wars as he flew in the air. As he got old, a canoe of enemies arrive and try to kill him. The elder fights the enemies by flying in the air and stabbing them with his spear. His sons hear the fight and join.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-201-030

File Size

3.32 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

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Past, Man, Inter-racial

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

ᑭᑐᓐ
Kitun

ᐋᐅᒄ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᑭᑐᓐ ᑳ ᐃᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᑦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᑦ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ᙮ ᐧᐋᐦᐱᐱᔨᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑐᐱᔨᑦ᙮ ᐱᔮᒋ ᒌᐧᐋᐱᐦᐄᑐᔨᒡᐦ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐃᔮᐱᒫᒡ ᔖᔥ ᒥᐦᒑᑐ ᐋᐦ ᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᔨᑯᐱᓈᓂᐦᐄ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ᙮

The elder named Kitun has a confrontation with a group of enemies. He fights them by flying in the air. As his sons run back to camp from hunting, they see their father had already killed many enemies.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-034

File Size

3.38 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

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Past, Artifacts, Man, Inter-racial

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

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

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

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

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