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.

Page 6 of 26, showing 20 records out of 508 total, starting on record 101, ending on 120

Chakapash

He tells story about a boy named Chakapash. Who lived with his sister. Who was always carrying his bow and arrow. He saw lake trouts and told his sister. His sister told him, not to paddle away from the shore and told him what is going to happen.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-006-003

File Size

2.65 mb

Duration

15 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Food, Man

Chakapash

He tells a legend about a young boy named Chakapash. Chakapash was playing with his bow and arrow, while he was playing he saw something on the water. He told his sister what he saw and she told him not to go there. She explained to him what is going to happen. He asked her to make a nightline.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-006-004

File Size

0.46 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Monsters

Chakapash and her sister

The adventure of Chakapash. Chakapash is curious about where he came from and asks her sister about it. When he discovers what happened to his parent and decides to find the person involved.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-013

File Size

0.97 mb

Duration

5.37 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

Monsters, Family, Boy, Girl, Man, Woman

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

Dividing food among people

This a collection of stories about the past, concerning the food and traditions. A father and son relationship with nature, family values. Song about the children. Animals.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-006-016

File Size

2.84 mb

Duration

16.35 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, History, Geography

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Song, Teachings

Topics

Boy, Girl, Tradition, Animals, Food, Clothing, Man, Woman, Transportation, Family

English and French arrive

A story about contact with French and English men, told to him by his grandfathers. How guns were not used long ago. How the French and the English fought each other for the fur trade. Prediction about a multicultural future.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-006-001

File Size

3.95 mb

Duration

23 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Sam Gilpin,Johnny Natawapineskum, John Murdoch, and others unknown

Sound Editor

Randy Kakabat

Described By

Randy Kakabat

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Man

Giant

This is a story about a giant.

It was hard to understand the author, because he used used the words that I have never heard.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-006-006

File Size

1.31 mb

Duration

7 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

unknown

Sound Editor

unknown

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Monsters, Man

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

Kanawaat and the giant

The story about the Kanawaat and his brother. Kanawaat looks for the giant who took the life of his brother. `This story is not complete.`

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-006-015

File Size

1.28 mb

Duration

7.19 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, Boy, Man, Monsters

Maamiichaahaau

Story about a man named Maamiichaahaau and his encounter with the giant.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-014

File Size

0.83 mb

Duration

4.52 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

Teachings

Topics

Family, Past, Man, Monsters

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

Man and the monkey

What happens when you meet myhtical being. Hunting bear and Maamaakwaausuu story.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-020

File Size

0.51 mb

Duration

2.56 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, History

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Animals, Monsters

Naakaachiwasuu and the beautiful woman

Geordie tells the legend about the naakaachiwasuu and how he becomes a visitor with these people he arrives upon. He notices the woman is very beautiful and how he is going to sweep the woman off her feet.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-006-030

File Size

1.38 mb

Duration

8 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

Man, Woman, Transportation

Porcupine story

Story about the porcupine and how to cook it. How to take care of the food and this story is followed by a song.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-010

File Size

0.53 mb

Duration

2 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

Family, Tradition, Animals

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