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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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How it became foggy
George tells the legend of how it became foggy.
Interactions between the Cree and the Inuit
This is a story about the relationships between the Inuit and the Cree.
Long ago when people were not happy with others, they used their powers in a harmful way.
He talks a little about what he thought about taking supplies by canoe and then he sings.
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.
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.
The giant woman
This is a story about a giant woman who lived with her two daughters.
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