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 7 of 26, showing 20 records out of 508 total, starting on record 121, ending on 140

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

Story about Chishchip

Part 1 - Chishchip arrives upon two women and they ask him if they can have a ride with him in his canoe. Before they get on his makes them prove that they really are women.

Part 2 - Chishchip finds a moose and takes the body parts and tells his sister that he will wear the body parts.

Part 3 - Chishchip asks his sister to look after his two wives while he is away dancing. He goes home and finds his wives in bed.

Part 4 - Chishchip and his wives go on the canoe (story incomplete).

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-006-002

File Size

3.24 mb

Duration

18 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History, Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Song

Topics

Past, Animals, Food, Man, Woman

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

The giant and the shaking tent

Part 1 - Geordie tells the legend about the giant and the shaking tent. He continues on talking about the frog and small frog.

Part 2 - Geordie tells the legend of the giant when he cooks and eats the porcupine.

Part 3 - Geordie tells the legend of the male and female giant and how big they have to make their teepee. He sings a song like how one of the giants used to sing.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-006-029

File Size

3.72 mb

Duration

21.4 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

Animals, Places, Man, Woman, Monsters

The legend of Chakapash

Story about when Chakapash heard someone in the forest and decided to ask his sister. He decided to investigate even without the approval of his sister.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-006-011

File Size

1.73 mb

Duration

10 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

Family, Boy, Girl, Past

The story about an old man

This is a story about old man; his name was Kaauchiyuwichiu. He made himself a canoe. He had a daughter and a son-in-law; they had two grandsons. He told his son-in-law; he would kill a caribou if he had something to use. When he went to get the caribou; he saw lots of berries. He picked them up. He saw the greater yellowlegs. They saw someone standing and ran after it.

Some of his words were hard to understand.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-006-005

File Size

2.12 mb

Duration

12 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

unknown

Sound Editor

unknown

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Teachings

The story about the Crees and the Inuits

The story he talks about is what he heard longtime ago.

The people of chisasibi were travelling to Whapmagoostui to get some oil from the seal. He also talked about the Inuits. There was a conflict between the Crees and Inuits. The inuits were destroying stuff.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-006-008

File Size

2.63 mb

Duration

15 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

CSB Collection

Sound Editor

unknown

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Artifacts, Family, Tradition, Past, Animals, Places

When Food Was Scarce

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-006-007

File Size

0.00 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Margaret Nine O'clock

Described By

Unknown

Dialect

Northern

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Geography

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Past, Food, Man

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

Building a lodge

George is teaching how to build lodges and he describes also how food was stored in caches so that other animals would not be able to get to the food.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-035-010

File Size

2.81 mb

Duration

8 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Science

Themes

Interview, Teachings, Discussion

Topics

Tradition, Animals, Artifacts, Food

How it became foggy

George tells the legend of how it became foggy.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-035-003

File Size

1.42 mb

Duration

6 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne C. House

Described By

Suzanne C. House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Geography

Themes

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Supernatural

Interactions between the Cree and the Inuit

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

Shamanism

Long ago when people were not happy with others, they used their powers in a harmful way.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-035-002

File Size

0.21 mb

Duration

3.1 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Suzanne C. House

Described By

Suzanne C. House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Man, Woman, Predictions

Song

He talks a little about what he thought about taking supplies by canoe and then he sings.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-035-005

File Size

0.22 mb

Duration

1 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

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music

Themes

Song

Topics

Family, Man

Song

He sings a song.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-035-004

File Size

0.19 mb

Duration

1 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

Themes

Song

Song and story

This is a song and story

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-035-006

File Size

0.42 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Song, Legends

Topics

Animals

Story of the Inuit

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

Surviving on fish and small Game

George tells the story about the time when hunting was not good and how they only survived by fish and small game.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-035-012

File Size

1.28 mb

Duration

7 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Interview

Topics

Family, Tradition, Animals, Food, Starvation

The giant woman

This is a story about a giant woman who lived with her two daughters.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-035-001

File Size

4.36 mb

Duration

25.23 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne C.House

Described By

Suzanne C.House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Girl, Woman, Monsters