Dialect

Level

Community

Language

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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Respect For The Husband

The various ways of respecting one`s husband.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-004-010

File Size

1.43 mb

Duration

8 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Colin Scott/Frances Visitor

Sound Editor

C.Visitor

Described By

C.Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Seasons, Animals, Man, Woman

Long Ago

How one family lived.

Their daily food.

What they used to make their canoes.

Age 10+
Code

EcEm-024-001

File Size

2.38 mb

Duration

14.13 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Rose Dixon-Gilpin

Described By

Rose Dixon-Gilpin

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Themes

Legends, Memoirs

Topics

Family, Tradition, Past, Seasons, Spring, Summer, Animals, Plants, Food, Starvation

Story of boy who was abandoned on an Island.

Story of a boy who was abandoned on a Island by his father and finds his way back home.

Age 8+
Code

EcEm-024-006

File Size

2.22 mb

Duration

12 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Rhonda Iserhoff

Described By

Rhonda Iserhoff

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Food, Man, Woman, Family, Boy, Seasons, Summer, Places

Older Words

Talking about Cree Words: Salt Water, Cool Water, Kawastickgomatch, Description of a Name, Direction of Sun, Little Island, Reflection on Water, Little Beaver, Moosonee Old Man, By the Lake, Two Rivers coming together, Inland, Big Lake, Water running through a rock, Beaver with Big Tail, Description a water flow, Big Rock, Eastmain Man, Dark Skin Little Girl, Pot Holders, Old Beaver Dam, Snow Shovel, Beaver Dam (at the edge of lake), Steep Bank, White Grass, Water Bugs, Tall Man, Eating Sturgeon at this place, Eating moose at the place, Steep rock, Little Island, Big Lake, Passing through the Lake, Two Lakes dividing into two, Sturgeon Lake, Charlotte Lake, Two Lake side by side, Camp with lots of rabbits, Bad river/lake, Two small lakes together, Red mud lake, Beaver Dam, Beaver won`t came out, Wolverine Lake, Burnt Lake, Rocks look like waves, Small Lake, Eastmain Old woman, Small Pike, Eastmain Old Man`s Nickname, Eastmain Lake, Very Hard Beaver Meat, Lots of Beaver, Eastmain Old Man`s Lake, The river goes into it, Two Big Lakes, First lake, Rocky Shore Lake, Willows, Two little Lakes together, Sidney`s father`s Nickname, Lake between two mountains, Winding Lake, Burnt Lake, Almost at the Shore, Lake Near by the Bay, Narrow in the Middle Lake, Very Narrow by the Lake, Narrow Lake, Old Word, White Beaver, White Moss, Bug, Weeds, Round Lake, Lots Of Fish, Sounds of Paddling, Small Branch, Suckers Lake, Long and Narrow Lake, Big White Fish, Steep Bank lake, Lots of water, White weeds growing in the water, Dirty water, Porcupine Lake, White Seal/Fish, Wolverine killed the beaver, Otter, Sturgeon Nets, wood (in water), White caribou, River & Lake.

Age 4+
Code

EcEm-027-001

File Size

10.40 mb

Duration

60 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Rhonda Iserhoff

Described By

Rhonda Iserhoff

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History, Geography, Science

Themes

Discussion, Interview, Jokes

Topics

Tradition, Past, Seasons, Animals, Plants, Places, Food

Climate change

Observations on climate change. Changes to the weather patterns in the Spring. How migratory birds and animals are affected by changes in the Spring.

Age 12+
Code

EcEm-020-001

File Size

1.51 mb

Duration

4.03 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Caroline Metabie-Mist radio

Sound Editor

Charlie Loon

Described By

Charlie Loon

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History, Geography

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Tradition, Seasons, Spring, Animals, Woman

Unfortunately we didn`t have geese

Florrie Mark-Stewart tells us the story of geese that didn`t migrate that spring.

Age 6+
Code

EcEm-020-007

File Size

0.88 mb

Duration

5.07 mins

Year Of Recording

199?

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Sound Editor

Rose Dixon-Gilpin

Described By

Rose Dixon-Gilpin

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Science

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Food, Family, Seasons, Spring, Animals

Caribou hunting story

Story about men out on the hunt for the caribou. The time they spent during the hunt and the stories about the hunt.

Story not complete.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-027

File Size

1.05 mb

Duration

6.06 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

Teachings

Topics

Seasons, Animals, Man

Chiikaapaash and the Sun.

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

Chiikaapaash and the two girls

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

Cree names that elders sing

Cree songs, cree names. The elders sing songs because they love to sing and it also helps them remember the people.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-022

File Size

1.01 mb

Duration

5.54 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Seasons

Goose and Bear Songs

These are songs about the goose and the bear and the meaning behind the songs. What the songs mean to the Crees.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-019

File Size

0.81 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, History

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Seasons

Hunting at age ten

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

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

Preserving Cree Songs

The importance of the cree songs and why people should preserve the songs that are sung during the hunt. Songs about animals. Cree songs helps people in their daily life.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-021

File Size

0.40 mb

Duration

2.19 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Seasons

Seal Hunting Out On The Bay

Seal hunting out on the bay using boat

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-025

File Size

0.53 mb

Duration

3.06 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

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Seasons, Winter, Animals, Food, Transportation

Stories and Songs

Stories of animal and followed by songs: The porcupine and the geese`. These are stories about how to look for the porcupine and the what happens in the spring when the goose come up north during the migration.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-009

File Size

1.57 mb

Duration

9 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

Art and Music, History

Themes

Song, Teachings

Topics

Past, Seasons, Family, Tradition

The adventures of Chakapash

The adventures of Chakapash, he sees people on the river and decides to investigate who they are, even without the approval of the sister.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-012

File Size

0.87 mb

Duration

4 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

Seasons, Family, Past

When summer bird got stolen

Part 1 - Geordie tells the legend of when the summer bird got stolen. In the legend there are several animal characters.

Part 2 - Geordie continues on in this legend how the summer bird gets stolen and by who.

Part 3 - When they finally find summer bird, the loon and the frog discuss how many months there should be. They decide to have twelve months.

Part 4 - Geordie continues telling the legend about the twelve months.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-006-028

File Size

2.92 mb

Duration

18.49 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

Seasons, Summer, Animals

Bad Weather

Tells a story about when he was caught in bad stormy weather and found shelter under a tree and built a fire and fell asleep in it.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-035-011

File Size

0.77 mb

Duration

4 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

Memoirs, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Past, Seasons, Winter, Places, Man

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