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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ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐅᐧᐋᑭᓐ
The Cannibal

ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐧᐋᑭᓐ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐃᓂᐦᐄᒑᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᒌᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ ᓂᔮᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐧᐋᑭᓐ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒧᔮᒻ ᐋ ᐧᐄᒑᐧᐋᑭᓂᑦ ᐋᐦ ᐃᐦᑐᑎᐧᐋᑦ᙮ ᐧᐃᔥᑦ ᐋᐦ ᐃᔨᑖᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ ᒧᔮᒻ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᒥᔅᑎᓯᐤᐦ᙮ ᓂᔮᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒥᔅᑎᓯᐤᐦ ᐊᓐ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐧᐋᑭᓐ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐅᒨᐦᑯᒫᓂᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᐧᐋᑦ᙮

A cannibal kills a man while the man is trapping. The man`s brother searches for the cannibal and pretends to befriend the cannibal. The man tricks the cannibal by mentioning an eagle in the distance and the man kills the cannibal with cannibal`s own knife.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-201-028

File Size

5.77 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, Teachings

Topics

Family, Seasons, Man, Supernatural

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

ᑳ ᑯᐦᑯᑖᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Starvation

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒥᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔑᐱᔑ ᒋᔅᑎᒫᑎᓯᔨᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐦ᙮ ᒌ ᒋᔅᒋᐤ ᒌᓵᓰᐲᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐃᔑᐱᒋᒡ ᑳ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᐦᑖᐦᒡ ᔫᓄᔨᐤ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᐦᒡ ᐊᐱᔒᔥ᙮ ᓂᒧᐃ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐋᔫᑎᓐ ᒦᒋᒻ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ᙮ ᒋᔅᒋᐤ ᒑᑳᑦ ᑳ ᑯᐦᑭᑖᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮

George tells a story of how poor the Crees were at one point. He remembers traveling to Chisasibi to trade for a little bit of food to survive. Wild game was scarce at the time. He recalls almost starving to death.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-015-002

File Size

1.15 mb

Duration

6 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

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Starvation, Animals, Places, Family, Food

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

ᐊᑑᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ ᑳ ᔒᐅᑖᒡ
Atuush and his son are hungry

ᐊᑑᔥ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑖᑦ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ ᒑ ᒫᔑᐦᐄᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓐ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᒑ ᒫᑭᐦᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᐋᐅᒃ ᒑ ᒧᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋ ᒫᔑᐦᐄᑐᐧᐃᒡ, ᐊᑑᔥ ᑳ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᑎᒻᐦ ᐋ ᐱᒥᐱᐦᑖᔨᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐋ ᐱᒥᐱᒌᐦᒡ᙮ ᐊᑑᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ ᑳ ᒋᐱᐦᒌᒡ ᐋ ᒫᔑᐦᐄᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᑳ ᐧᐄ ᒥᔪᐲᐦᑖᒡ ᒑ ᐃᐦᑐᑎᐧᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮

Atuush tells his son that they should fight and which ever loses will be the broth. While they are fighting, Atuush sees a dog running then people travelling on foot. Atuush and his son stop fighting and begin planning what they will do to them.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-038-004

File Size

0.72 mb

Duration

4 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

Family, Animals, Food, Monsters

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

ᓈᐹᐤ ᒌ ᐅᑎᓂᑯᔫᐦ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ ᐅᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᐧᑳᐤᐦ
A man`s sister that was taken by prospectors

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᓈᐹᐤ, ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᒌ ᓂᑐᐧᐃᒋᐧᑳᒑᐅᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒑᐧᐋᐤ᙮ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔫᐦ, ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐅᓂᒦᑯᑦ ᐊᓐ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ, ᑳ ᒋᐦᒋᐱᐦᐄᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᓐ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ᙮

This story is about a man, his mother and sister, once the man and his sister go out fishing and prospectors arrive upon them. The sister is tricked into getting on with the prospectors and is taken away.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-004

File Size

1.36 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, Song

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Woman, Inter-racial

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

ᓈᐹᔥᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ ᒋᔖᔭᒄ
The Boy that lived with a bear

ᓈᐹᔥ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ ᒋᔖᔮᒄ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓅ ᑭᔮ ᒑᒃ ᑳ ᐱᒋᔅᑎᓂᑯᑦ ᒦᓐ ᑳᐤ ᒑ ᒌ ᒌᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᑖ ᐃᔑ ᐅᓃᒋᐦᐄᒄ ᐋᔨᐦᑖᔨᒡ᙮

The bear kidnapped a boy and took care of him until he was old and then allowed him to return to his family.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-003-012

File Size

0.84 mb

Duration

4.54 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

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, Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Animals

ᒋᔖᔨᔫ ᑳ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ
The Shaman and Shaking tent

ᒋᔖᔨᔫ ᑳ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᒑ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᑦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ ᔖᔥ ᒫᒃ ᐋ ᒌ ᒧᐧᐋᐧᐋᑯᐱᓈ᙮

A story about a shaman helping to provide some food for a family.

Age 18+
Code

EcWe-003-010

File Size

1.51 mb

Duration

9.48 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Cheryl & Frances Visitor

Described By

Cheryl & Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Animals, Food, Starvation, Supernatural

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

ᐄᓅᐤ ᓂᑐᐦᑯᔩᓐ
Medicine

ᒉᐄᓐ ᒌ ᑎᐹᑐᑕᒻ ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ ᐄᓅᐤ ᓂᑐᐦᑯᔩᓂᔫ ᑲᔦᐦ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐊᑕ ᐃᑖᐸᑎᓃᒡ᙮

Jane Metabie tells about traditional medicine and how it was used in many ways.

Age 6+
Code

EcMi-525-001

File Size

7.70 mb

Duration

45.07 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Louise Blacksmith/Bartlett`s collection

Sound Editor

Anna Blacksmith

Described By

Anna Blacksmith

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Science

Themes

Interview, Teachings

Topics

Family, Medicines

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

ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐋᐧᑖᐤ ᑳ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᐸᔭᒡᐦ
Social Services

ᐊᓂᒌ ᐋᐸᑎᓰᓲᒡ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐋᐧᑖᐤ ᑳ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᐸᔭᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᑦᐦ ᐯᔭᑰᑌᓅ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐊᓂᑦᐦ ᐁ ᐧᐋᐦᑰᐦᑐᓈᓅᐦᒡ ᒉᐧᑳᓐ ᐁ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᐸᔨᐦᒡ ᐁᑯᑦᐦ ᑎᔮᐦᑲᐦᐄᒉᐸᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓐ ᒫᒃ ᒥᓂᐦᐧᑫᐅᐧᐃᓐ ᐁᐅᒄ ᒫᐅᒡ ᑎᔮᐦᑲᐦᐄᒉᐸᔩᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᑦᐦ ᐸᔅᒡ ᐧᐄᒋᐧᐋᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐁᓂᒌ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔕᒡ ᐅᑎᓈᑲᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐄᒉ ᒉ ᒌ ᐃᐦᑖᐧᑖᐤ ᐊᓂᑦᐦ ᒉ ᒌ ᒥᔦᔨᒧᐧᑖᐤ. ᐊᓂᒌ ᐋᐸᑎᓰᓲᒡ ᓈᔥᑖᐧᐯᐦ ᐊᔭᔨᒪᓂᔫ ᐅᑖᐸᑎᓰᐧᐃᓇᐧᐋᐤ ᐊᓂᔫ ᐁ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐋᐧᑖᐤ ᑳ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᐸᔭᒡᐦ.

Social Services workers have to deal with family and relatives with problems. Drinking is the major problem in some homes and children have to be removed from the home for their own safety. Social work is very hard for social workers

Age 18+
Code

EcMi-509-001

File Size

1.63 mb

Duration

9.28 mins

Year Of Recording

2002

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Francois Gunner

Sound Editor

Charlie Loon

Described By

Charlie Loon

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship

Themes

Interview

Topics

Family, Spring


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


Birds that flew away with people

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᐊᔦᐦᒧᑌᐤ ᐲᔦᐦᓲ ᐁᒌ ᐆᐱᐦᐆᔮᐦᐄᒡ ᐃᔦᔫᐦ᙮ ᒌ ᑖᐦᐅᒡ ᐯᔭᑰᑌᓅ, ᐊᓂᒌᑦ ᐅᓃᒋᐦᐄᑯᒫᐅᒡ ᒌ ᐆᐱᐦᐆᐄᑰᒡ ᐊᓃᐅᐦ ᐲᔦᐦᓲ, ᐊᓐ ᒫᒃ ᐊᐧᐋᔥ ᐧᐄ, ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᒋᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᐅᐦ ᐲᔦᐦᓲᐦ᙮

John Blackned talks about birds that flew away with people. There was a family, the parents were taken by the birds that flew away with them. The kid lived with the birds.

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-705-029

File Size

15.40 mb

Duration

20 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

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Animals, Man, Woman, Starvation