Dialect

Level

Community

Teaching

Theme

Topic

Storyteller


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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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ᐋᔥᑐᐃᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ, ᒥᑖᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Canoe, shaman song

ᑯᐃᔅᒄ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᑦ ᐆᑎᔨᐤ, ᒧᔮᒻ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᒫᑯᔑᔑᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒫᒧᔅᒋᓂᐦᒃ ᒥᐦᑦᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᐋᔥᑐᔨᓈᓂᐧᐃᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᒥᑖᔥᐦ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᐊᐤ᙮

He explains and sings about making a canoe, referring it to a young loon and sings about the gathering of the wood that is used to make a canoe. He sings about a young shaman.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-010-001

File Size

0.99 mb

Duration

6.18 mins

Year Of Recording

1982

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Lynn Whidden, Violet Bates

Sound Editor

Daisy Herodier

Described By

Daisy Herodier

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Interview, Song

Topics

Animals, Man

ᑳ ᐧᐃᓐᓯᓐᔭᒡ ᑫ ᒪᒃ ᑲ ᓭᐁᐧᐁᔭᒡ
When we were lost and hungry

ᑫᕐᑎᐁ ᐧᐁᑐᒻ ᑲ ᐧᐃᓐᓯᓐᑐᐧ ᑫ ᒪᒃ ᑲ ᓭᐁᐧᐁᔾᑐᐧ ᒣᐧᑲᑦᒡ ᐁ ᐱᒻᐱᒋᑐᐧ

The author recollects an experience she had as a young girl when her and her family got lost on their way to their hunting grounds and how they almost starved until they were rescued by two hunters.

Age 8+
Code

EcMi-521-001

File Size

0.48 mb

Duration

9.33 mins

Year Of Recording

2003

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Cree School Board

Sound Editor

Kenneth MacLeod

Described By

Kenneth MacLeod

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Starvation, Family, Girl, 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

ᒑᐧᑳᑦ ᑳ ᐊᑐᔑᐧᐃᑦ ᓈᐹᔑᔥ
A boy that almost turned cannibal

ᓈᐹᔑᔥ ᑳ ᓂᑭᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑳ ᒋᑎᐦᑐᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᐅᐧᐄᒋᒫᑭᓐᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᓈᓂᑑᒥᔅᐧᑳᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ, ᑳ ᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᒥᔅᒄᐦ ᐋᑳ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᔑᒫᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒋᑭᔅᒋᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᒥᔅᒄᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑖᔨᐦᑎᒃ᙮

A boy stays behind when his father and the other people leave. He goes to hunt for beaver and kills, cooks and eats it. He eats the beaver raw and tells the people how he felt.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-038-008

File Size

0.91 mb

Duration

2.49 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

Social studies, Citizenship, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Food, Man

ᑳᓂᐧᐋᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᑑᔥ
Kaanwaat and the atuush

ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ - ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳᓂᐧᐋᑦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᒧᒋᔔᒫᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐋᒋᔮᒥᑯᐧᐃᑦ᙮

ᑳ ᒌᐧᐋᑦ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᑎᔨᔨᒻᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᒑ ᑎᑯᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑖᑦ, ᒑ ᐧᐄ ᓈᑭᑎᐧᐋᔨᒥᓱᔨᐦᒡ᙮

ᓃᔓ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ - ᓈᐹᐤ ᒥᔥᑎᑯᔥᐦ ᑳ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓈᒋᓂᑭᒥᑯᔨᐤ ᐋ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᑦ, ᓃᑳᓐ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᓂᒋᔥᑯᐧᐋᐧᑖᐧᐋ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤᐦ᙮ ᒌ ᐊᔓᒦᔮᐤ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᑰᓯᔅᐦ ᒥᐧᐋᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ᙮

ᓂᔥᑐ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ - ᓈᐹᐤ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓃᔓ ᐅᑖᓂᔅᐦ ᒦᒋᐧᐋᐦᐱᔑᐦᒡ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒎᒡ᙮ ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᒧᐧᐋᐱᑦ, ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋ ᐃᑎᓂᐦᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᓂᒥ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐱᒫᑎᓯᔨᐤᐦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᑎᑯᔑᐦᒃ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᑖ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑖᒡ ᑳ ᐧᐄᑎᒫᑯᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᑖᓂᔅᐦ ᐋ ᑳ ᐱᒫᑎᓯᔨᐦᒡ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ᙮

Part 1 - A man named Kaanwaat arrives upon a village of atuush. He visits and is greeted by the atuush. Then he goes home and tells his people about the atuush and predicts that they will be coming. He tells his people how to protect themselves.

Part 2 - A man uses young trees to make a shaking tent to do predictions of the first contact of white man. He was able to pass his gift of predicting to his sons.

Part 3 - A man and his wife and two daughters lived in a teepee. One day the man leaves to get supplies while he is away his wife passes away. He comes back to his daughters and finds that his wife passed away.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-038-005

File Size

2.26 mb

Duration

13 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

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Food, Man, Predictions, Starvation, Monsters, Family, Boy, Girl

ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐤ ᐋ ᒌᐧᐄ ᐧᐃᓂᒧᔮᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑑᔥ ᒧᔮᒻ ᐋ ᒥᔅᑯᒋᑦ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ
The inuit that pretends to be frozen and is taken by the atuush

ᐊᑑᔥ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐹᔨᑯᑖᐅᓯᔨᑦ, ᐆ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ᙮ ᐊᑑᔥ ᒌᐧᐋᐱᒫᐤ ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐤᐦ ᐋ ᐱᒥᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᒥᔥᑯᐧᐃᒋᔨᐦᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᒋᐧᑳᒑᔨᑯᐱᓈᓂᐦᐄ᙮ ᐊᑑᔥ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓇᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ, ᑳ ᒋᐧᐋᑎᐦᐋᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᐅᒦᒋᒥᐦᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᐅᑏᔨᔨᒻᐦ᙮

This is a legend about the Atuush and his family. The atuush sees an inuit man that had been fishing that is lying on the ground frozen. Atuush takes the man and brings him to his family as food.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-038-001

File Size

0.55 mb

Duration

3 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

Teachings

Citizenship, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Food, Man, Monsters, Family

ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᑳ ᒧᔑᐦᐋᑦ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤᐦ ᒑ ᑎᑯᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ
When the eeyou made predictions about the white man

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑳ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᒫᒡ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤᐦ ᒑ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᒡ᙮ ᓈᐹᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᑳ ᓂᒋᔥᑭᐧᐋᒡ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑎᒡ ᑳ ᒦᔥᑯᑎᓂᒫᑐᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᐅᒋᐦᒋᐱᔨᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐊᑖᐧᐋᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᔨᐧᐃᓐ᙮

Long ago, they predicted the white man will arrive. A man and his wife made the first contact with white men and how they traded their clothing with them. That was when the fur trade began.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-038-007

File Size

1.06 mb

Duration

6.11 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

Spirituality, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Predictions, Inter-racial, Clothing, Man, Woman

ᑳ ᐳᔅᐱᐦᑐᐧᑖᐤ ᐅᑎᔫ
Running away by boat

ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ᙮ ᐆᒌᒡ ᐄᓅᒡ ᒌ ᐆᔑᒣᐅᒡ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ᙮

Long ago, these people were running away from a monster that had scared them.

Age 10+
Code

EcMi-510-002

File Size

1.58 mb

Duration

9 mins

Year Of Recording

1960

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Linda Petawbano

Described By

Linda Petawbano

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Past, Places, Man, Monsters

ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᐅᒋᔖᔮᑭᒥᐦᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤᐦ
A man kills a bear and gives it to the elder of the camp

ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᒋᔖᔭᒄᐦ ᐋ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᒦᒋᒥᐦᑯᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ᙮

ᓃᔓ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᒉᐃᐦᑭᑉ ᑎᐹᒋᒥᐤ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᔑᑖᓄᐧᐋᓄᐧᐃᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᐋ ᒌ ᒫᒥᐤ ᒦᒋᓱᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᒦᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑖᒋᒧᐧᐃᑦ ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓂᐦᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒥᔅᑭᐦᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮

Part 1 - Jacob tells the story about a man that killed a bear and gives it to the elder of the camp.

Part 2 - Jacob tells the story of when they all eat together after the bear meat was cooked. Then he continues on how they found other food by using the shaking tent.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-014

File Size

2.05 mb

Duration

11 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship, History, Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Animals, Food, Man

ᐊᒥᔅᒄ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Beaver Song

ᐊᒥᔅᒃ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᓂᑭᒥᐤ᙮

He sings the beaver song.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-009

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

Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Animals, Man

ᑯᐃᑯᐦᐧᐋᒑᐤ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥᐦ
Kiwiikwachaau that lived with children

ᓂᔥᑎᒻ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᑯᐃᑯᐦᐧᐋᒑᐤ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥᐦ, ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᔥᐦ ᑳ ᐃᑖᔨᒫᑦ᙮

ᓃᔓ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᐱᐹᒦᐦᑖᒡ ᐋᐧᐋᓰᓯᒡ ᐋ ᐱᔅᑯᓈᔨᒫᒡ ᑯᐃᑯᐦᐧᐋᒑᐤᐦ ᑳ ᑎᑯᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ᙮

ᓂᔥᑐ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᒥᓂᑎᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒥᓂᑑᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑎᐧᐋᔑᒥᐧᐋᐤᐦ ᒥᓂᑑᔑᔑᔥᐦ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᑳᓱᐧᐃᒡ, ᑳ ᑎᐅᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ ᓃᐱᓂᓯᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑖᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᐧᒫᑦ ᒥᓂᑎᐤ ᐅᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮

Part 1 - Kiwiikwachaau that lived with children and believed to be his siblings.

Part 2 - When the animals are travelling they are wondering when Kiwiikwachaau will be coming.

Part 3 - Minituu and Minituuskwaau and their children Minituushishich are living at a camp when the Niipinsuu arrives upon the children and takes the Minituu`s food.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-015

File Size

3.58 mb

Duration

32 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Food, Man, Woman, Family, Boy, Girl, Summer, Animals

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

ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓐ
Shaking Tent

ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᑳ ᒌ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᑦ ᐹᐦᒑᑦ ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓂᐦᒡ᙮ ᓃᐲᔥᐦ ᒌ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᑖᐤ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᓂᐦᑖᐅᒋᓂᔨᐦᒡ, ᐹᐦᒑᐦᑦ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᔮᔨᐤ ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓂᐦᒡ, ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᔨᐤ᙮

A old man used to sing when he went in the shaking tent. He would sing about the flowers that are growing, when a man goes in the shaking tent while singing something happens.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-003-006

File Size

1.03 mb

Duration

5.59 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2004

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

Spirituality, Art and Music, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Song

Topics

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

ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ ᓄᑎᓯᓈᓯᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᓈᐦᑳᒋᐦᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ
When a man lived with prospectors and how he was tortured

ᐆ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ, ᓈᐹᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᑳ ᐆᑎᓂᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᓄᑎᓯᓈᓯᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ᙮ ᑖᐹ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᑎᐧᐋᔨᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᐲᐦᑎᑭᒥᐦᒡ ᒑ ᐃᔨᐦᑖᑦ ᒥᒄ ᐧᐄᐧᐄᑎᒥᐦᒡ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᐱᐳᓂᔨᒡ᙮

This legend is about a man that was taken by prospectors and lived with them. He was not allowed to be inside but kept outside during the winter.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-005

File Size

1.12 mb

Duration

7.54 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2004

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

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Girl, Winter, Animals, Food, Man

ᐋᑏᔫᐦᑳᓐ (ᐋᒑᓐ)
Legend (aachaan)

Story about a giant who tries to scare off people from their living quarters.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-007-001

File Size

1.63 mb

Duration

9.21 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Job Bearskin

Sound Editor

Lucy Shem

Described By

Lucy Shem

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Themes

Legends, Song

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Animals, Man, Woman, Monsters


A Boy On The Island

An old man left his son on an island, the boy wanted to kill his father. The boy was found by his grandfather.

Age 10+
Code

EcWk-705-031

File Size

14.89 mb

Duration

23 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

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Summer, Man


A Jealous Woman Kills another Woman

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓚᑳᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒣᐤ ᓃᔔ ᐄᔅᐧᑫᐤᐦ ᐊ ᒌ ᒋᔥᐧᐋᐦᐄᑑᑖᑦ ᐅᒡ ᓈᐯᐤᐦ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᐯᔭᒃ ᐄᔅᐧᑫᐤ ᒌ ᒪᐦᒋᐧᐁᐤ ᐊᓃᐅᐦ ᐄᔅᐧᑫᐤᐦ, ᒌᑲᐦᐄᑲᓐ ᐊᒌ ᐊᐸᐦᒋᔥᑖᑦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐁ ᒌ ᔮᐦᔫᐦᐋᑦ᙮ ᒌ ᐧᐄᐦᑖᒻ ᐊᓐ ᐧᐄᔅᐧᑫᐤ ᐁ ᑳ ᐅᒡ ᐄᐦᑕᐃᑖᒃ ᒉ ᐄᔅᐸᐃᔮᑦ᙮

John Blackned talks about two women who were mad at each other, jealous over a man, one cut the other woman with an axe and killed her, she claimed it was an accident but it wasn`t.

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

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-705-025

File Size

1.35 mb

Duration

1.3 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

Dick Preston / Anderson Jolly

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stpehen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Past, Man, Woman


A Man Killed His Wife For Another Woman

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐸᒋᒣᐤ ᓈᐯᐤᐦ ᑳ ᔮᐦᔫᐊᐄᑦ ᐅ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᒣᐧᑳᒡ ᐁ ᒌ ᓅᔥᐁᓇᐦᐊᓲᐄᑦ, ᐁᒌ ᐄᐦᑌᑦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐯᐤ ᐁᒌ ᐊᓇᔥᐧᑖᐧᐯᐦᐄᑦ᙮ ᐁᒌ ᔮᐦᔫᐁᑦ ᐅᐦᒡ ᐋᐦᒌᔫ ᐃᔅᐧᑫᐤ ᐁᒌ ᐧᐄ ᐧᐄᐦᒋᒪᑦ᙮

John Blackned talks about a man who killed his wife while she was breastfeeding their baby. The man lied, he said they drowned, he killed her because he wanted to live with another woman.

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

Age 10+
Code

EcWk-705-028

File Size

7.30 mb

Duration

7.58 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 with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Past, Man, Woman