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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ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᑭᓂᐧᐋᔨᐦᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᒦᒋᒻ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ
Preservation of food long ago

ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᐋ ᒌ ᒥᓈᐦᐅᓈᓂᐧᐄᒡ ᒥᒄ ᑖᓐ ᐋᔑᓈᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔫ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐊᑎ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᐋ ᐱᔖᔑᔨᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᐋ ᓂᐦᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮

She talks about the preservation of small and large game and how everything and all the parts of animals were preserved and cooked.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-004-003

File Size

1.01 mb

Duration

5.54 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Jacqueline Blackned

Sound Editor

Frances Visitor

Described By

Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Tradition, Animals, Food, Man, Woman

ᒉ ᐄᔑ ᐱᒧᐦᑖᑲᓅᐦᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᐧᐄᔓᐧᐁᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Referendum

ᐧᐃᓖ ᑕᕌᐸᕐ ᑳ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᑦ ᐄᓅᐦ ᑳ ᐋᐸᑎᔒᔥᑕᒧᐧᐋᔨᒡᐦ ᐋᐸᑎᓰᓲᐦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᒌ ᑲᐧᑫᒋᒣᐤ ᑖᓐ ᐁ ᐃᑌᔨᐦᑕᒪᐦᐄᑯᔨᒡ ᐅᔫ ᒉ ᐄᔑ ᐱᒧᐦᑖᑲᓄᔨᒡ ᐧᐄᔓᐧᐁᐧᐃᓐᐦ᙮

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐧᐋᐦᐹᒌ (ᓀᒥᔅᑳᐤ)

ᒫᕢᔫ ᒪᑳᔥ (ᐧᐋᐱᒣᑯᔥᑐᐄ)

ᐋᓃ ᐦᐋᐅᔅ (ᒋᓭᓰᐲ)

ᐧᐃᓕᔮᒻ ᒥᔮᓂᔅᑲᒻ (ᒥᔅᑎᓯᓃ)

ᐧᕌᑦᕆᒃ ᐹᐦᒑᓄᔅ (ᒥᔅᑎᓯᓃ)

ᐁᐃᐸᓪ ᐧᐹᐅᓯᒻ (ᐅᒉᐳᑯᒨ)

Willie Trapper Interviews Cree Politicians and asks them what they think about the up coming 1996 referendum:

George Wapachee(Nemaska)Matthew Mukash (Whapmagoostui)

Annie House (Chisasibi)

William Mianscum (Mistissini)

Roderick Pachanos(Chisasibi)

Abel Bosum (Ouje-Bougoumou)

Age 12+
Code

EcMi-505-001

File Size

3.27 mb

Duration

19 mins

Year Of Recording

1996

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Willie Trapper

Sound Editor

Titus Shecapio

Described By

Titus Shecapio

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Nemaska, Chisasibi, Mistissini, Ouje-Bougamou, Eastmain

Languages

Northern Dialect, Southern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship

Themes

Interview

Topics

Inter-racial

ᓂᓈᐦᑭᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Various songs

ᐧᐃᓕᔨᒻ ᓂᑭᒥᐤ, ᐅᑎᓵᒻᐦ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᐧᐋᐤ᙮ᐊᑎᑑ ᓂᑭᒥᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐅᐦᑳᓐᐦ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᐧᐋᐤ, ᑳ ᒥᓯᒋᐦᑎᔨᐦᒡ ᐱᔮᓯᐤᐦ, ᐅᐦᐆᒥᓯᐤ,ᒥᐦᒑᔑᐤᐦ,ᑳᒄᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒨᓱᐦ᙮

David sings a song about his snowshoes. He sings more songs about animals like large birds, owl, fox, porcupine and moose.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-032-004

File Size

1.33 mb

Duration

7.44 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music

Themes

Song

Topics

Animals

ᐄᔥᐧᑫᔅ ᑳ ᓇᓂᑐᐧᐋᐸᒫᑦ ᒦᔅᒋᓲ
The girl who looked for Miischisuu.

ᐃᔥᐧᑫᔥ ᑳ ᓈᓂᑑᐧᐋᐸᒫᑦ ᒥᒋᓲ, ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ, ᑳ ᒪᔅᑰᐧᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᐅᐦ ᒥᒋᓲ ᐁᒄ ᑳ ᔭᒥᐦᐊᒡ᙮

A girl looks for Miischiisuu and she takes off into the bush and finds him and she talks to him.

Age 12+
Code

EcWa-802-001

File Size

1.03 mb

Duration

5 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Rhonda Iserhoff

Described By

Rhonda Iserhoff

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waswanapi

Languages

Southern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Girl

ᑳ ᔑᐧᐁᔨᐧᑖᐤ
Starvation

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐧᐁᔅᑲᒡ ᐊᓐᑌ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔅᐸᔨᒡ ᐁ ᒌ ᔑᐧᐁᔨᐧᑖᐤ ᐆᒌ ᐯᑯᑌᓅ᙮ ᐁᑯᐦ ᒫᑲ ᒉᒃ ᐯᔭᐧᑳᐤ ᐁ ᒌᔑᑲᔨᒡ ᑳ ᐅᑎᑎᑯᐧᑖᐤ ᓈᐯᐤ (ᐧᕌᐸᕐ ᐧᓛᓐᒐᑉ) ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐆᑕᔅᒌᐧᐋᒡ᙮ ᐁᑯᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᔕᒥᐦᑯᐧᑖᐤ ᒉᒌ ᐧᐄᒉᐧᐋᐧᑖᐤ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐆᑕᔅᒌᐦᒡ᙮ ᐧᐁᔑ ᑖᐹ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᐸᐦᐁᐅᒡ ᓇᒣᓵᐦ᙮

This story is about a woman who had experienced starvation when she was young. One day a man (Robert Longchap) came to their hunting trap line and had asked them to go with him to his hunting trap line. The reason for this was because the family couldn`t catch any fish.

Age 12+
Code

EcMi-523-002

File Size

0.82 mb

Duration

4.45 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Adrien Tanner

Sound Editor

Linda Petawabano

Described By

Linda Petawabano

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History, Science

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Past, Starvation

ᐋ ᐧᐄᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᐋᓱᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Walking Out Ceremony

ᐁᒥᓖ ᐦᔫᐹᐃ ᐊᔨᒧᑎᒧᐧᐋᐤ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ ᐋ ᐧᐄᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᐋᐅᓱᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᔅᑭᐤ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᔅᒑᒨ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒫᒐᓱ ᐋ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤ ᐊᔨᒥᑦ ᑭᔮ ᓕᓐᑖ ᕕᓯᑎᕐ ᐊᐧᑖᔥᑎᒧᐧᐋᐤ ᐋ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤ ᐊᔨᒥᑦ᙮

Emily Hughboy is discussing with a secondary three student of Maquatua Eeyou School about the traditions of a walking out ceremony. Throughout the recording Patrica, a Music/M.R.E. teacher of Maquatua Eeyou School in the early 1990`s is asking questions and Linda is translating for Emily.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-014-001

File Size

3.66 mb

Duration

21.19 mins

Year Of Recording

1990

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Linda Visitor

Sound Editor

Frances Visitor

Described By

Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

Social studies, Spirituality

Themes

Discussion, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Boy, Girl, Tradition, Celebrations, Spring

ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐱᔥᑎᐧᑳᔮᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᑳ
English and French arrive

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᑳ ᓂᒋᐦᑳᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐱᔥᑎᐧᑳᔮᐅᐧᐃᒡ, ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒫᑰᑦ ᐅᒥᔓᒻᐦ᙮ ᑖᓐ ᑳᑎ ᐃᔨᑖᐱᑎᓂᔨᒡᐦ ᐹᔅᒋᑭᓐᐦ᙮ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᒫᔑᐦᐄᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐱᔥᑎᐧᑳᔮᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐋᑖᐧᐋᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᔫᓄᔨᐤ᙮ ᑳ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑏᒃ ᒥᐦᒑᑐᐃᒡ ᒑ ᐃᔑᓈᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᐃᔨᐦᑐᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ᙮

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

ᑳ ᐋᔨᒥᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ
Hardship in the Past

ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑖᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐧᐄᔨ ᓈᐦᐄᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᓈᑖᐦ ᐄᔑ ᐅᑖᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒫᑯᐦᐄᑯᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐊᔥᑎᐦᒋᑯᒡ, ᓈᔥᑎᔨᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒋᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᑳᐦᑳᒋᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒥᐦᒑᔑᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᒡ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑯᔥᑐᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐊᐱᔑᑭᒦᔑᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᑖᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐊᑎᑎᐤ ᐧᐋᐱᓅᑖᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐱᒋᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒥᔅᑎᓰᐲᐦᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᒡ ᐧᐋᔖᐅᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔖᐤ ᐋ ᐅᐦᒋᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᒫᑯᐦᐄᑯᔨᒡᐦ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐧᐋᔖᐅᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐧᒑᕐᒃ ᐋᑳ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᔥᑐᐦᑖᑐᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐄᑐᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒥᔮᑦ ᒑ ᐅᑯᔅᒑᔨᒡᐦ ᐋᐦ ᑯᔅᒑᔨᒡᐦ᙮

George tells a story of his life in the past. His family experienced hunger. They had cached food for the winter but crows and foxes ate everything from the cache. His family camped with people from Whapmagoostui at Apishikimiish (Lac Bienville). As they move further east towards Mistisiipii (George River), they meet up with Montagnais people from Waashaau (Sept Isles?). The Montagnais family was starving. George mentioned that it was hard to communicate with them. George helped the Montagnais by giving them some fish to use as bait for their fish hooks.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-201-055

File Size

21.89 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

Social studies, History, Geography

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Tradition, Food, Clothing, Past, Seasons, Man, Summer, Woman, Spring, Starvation, Transportation, Fall, Inter-racial, Winter, Family, Boy, Animals, Girl, Places, Artifacts

ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐱᒫᑎᓰᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ
Life in the past

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒦᓐ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐱᐳᓂᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐊᑎ ᐱᒋᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑖᒡ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑯᔥᑐᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ, ᔖᔥ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᐱᔅᒑᐧᐋᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᒋᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐊᐱᔑᑭᒦᔑᐦᒡ, ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᐅᔥᑖᐦ 100 ᒌᐦ ᐃᑎᔑᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒡ᙮ ᓂᒧᐃ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᑳᐦ ᐹᒋᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒑᒃ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳᐦ ᐋᑎ ᒥᒦᐦᐧᑳᒋᐦᐅᒡ᙮

George tells a story of another winter where they were inland. As they moved inland, they met a Whapmagoostui man coming from the other direction. The man was already very thin from starvation. They lived together at Apishikimiish (Lac Bienville). At that camp, there were over 100 people. They didn`t have much success finding caribou. As George`s family moves away, they kill some caribou.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-201-056

File Size

7.41 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

Memoirs

Topics

Places, Artifacts, Food, Clothing, Man, Woman, Starvation, Transportation, Family, Tradition, Seasons, Fall, Winter, Animals

ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᐅᒡ
Maamihiitaahaauch

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᐅᒡ, ᐋᐦ ᒥᐦᒑᑎᒡ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐧᐋᑭᓂᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒧᐧᐋᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐹᔨᒄ ᓈᐹᐤ

ᑳ-ᐊᐧᓈᑦ ᑳ ᐃᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᑦ, ᐋᐅᒄ ᓈᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑖᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐱᔮᐧᔖᔨᒫᑦ ᒑ ᐄᔥᐱᒋᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᒧᔮᒻ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᑳ ᒌᐦᑎᒃ ᐋᓯᓈᑯᐦᐄᓱᑦ

ᑳ-ᐊᐧᓈᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᐤ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐅᐳᐧᐋᒧᐧᐃᓂᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᒃ ᒋᐦᒋᐧᐋ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᐤ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒦᓐ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᒌᔑᐧᐹᔨᒡ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐱᐳᓂᔨᒡ, ᒑᒃ ᒦᓐ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐲᐧᐃᓂᔨᒡ ᐋᑎ ᒥᔥᑭᐧᐃᒋᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒦᓐ ᓂᔮᑖᑦ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᑯᓐᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓈᔨᒡᐦ ᓈᐹᔑᔥᐦ ᑯᒋᐧᔖᑭᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔑᓂᐦᑳᑖᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐱᑯᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᓈᐹᔑᔥᐦ᙮

The legend of Maamihiitaauch, a group of cannibals that terrorized the people. A man named Kaa Aanwaat, finally decides to confront the group of cannibals. He goes to a place where he knows the cannibals will reach him. Kaa Aanwaat makes himself look like he`s very weak. The first family of cannibals reach him and see that he`s very weak. Kaa Aanwaat fights the cannibals in their dreams. Finally, Kaa Aanwaat kills the first family of cannibals. Kaa Aanwaat kills another group of cannibals by making the weather warm during the winter and the cannibals traveling become all wet from the snow and then brings a blizzard to kill them in the cold. Kaa Aanwaat goes to another old woman cannibal and her two daughters. The cannibals kept a boy fattening him up. Kaa Aanwaat lives with the cannibals and kills them and saves the boy.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-201-043

File Size

32.12 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

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Citizenship

Themes

Legends

Topics

Man, Woman, Predictions, Monsters, Supernatural, Family, Transportation, Boy, Tradition, Past, Seasons, Winter, Animals, Artifacts, Food

ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐅᒡ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐅᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ
Sisters kill cannibal

ᓃᔓ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐅᒡ ᐋ ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᐦᑐᒡ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑰᒡ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐅᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᑳ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔒᐅᑦ ᑭᔮᓱᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᐱᑎᐦᐋᔥᑖᓂᐦᒡ, ᒨᐦᑯᒫᓂᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒌᑭᐦᐄᑭᓂᔨᐤ ᐋ ᑎᐦᑯᓂᐦᒃ᙮ ᐋᒄ ᐱᔮᒋ ᐲᐦᒋᒑᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐅᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ ᐋ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐅᑎᓈᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᐅᑯᒋᔥᐧᑳᔨᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒫᑯᓈᑦ, ᐋ ᐊᑎ ᐧᐃᔨᐧᐄᑖᐹᑦ᙮ ᐋᒄ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓐ ᑯᑎᒃ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔑᔥ ᑳ ᐋᑯᔑᒧᑦ ᐋᐱᐦᐋᔥᑖᓂᐦᒡ᙮

Two sisters are at camp when a cannibal reaches them. The younger sister hides in the entrance boughs with a knife and axe. The cannibal barges into the teepee and grabs the older sister by the neck to drag her outside and the younger sister kills the cannibal.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-201-021

File Size

4.39 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

History

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Girl, Man, Woman, Monsters

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 ᑰᐦᑲᑎᐦᑖᓅᒡ
Days of Famine

ᐦᐁᕇᔭᑦ ᐁ ᑎᐹᒋᒨᑦ, ᒨᔥ ᐁ ᒌ ᔒᐧᐁᑦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᒫᒃ ᑖᐹ ᒋᔅᒋᓰᑐᑖᐧᐁᐤ ᓃᔮᓈ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᒥᒄ ᓂᑐᐧᐄᓐ ᐁ ᒌ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐱᒫᒋᐦᐋᑲᓄᐧᐃᑦ᙮

The author talks about days of famine. She talks about not

remembering her dad because they lived in foster homes with families that lived in the bush.

Age 12+
Code

EcMi-514-001

File Size

0.38 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Marguerite Mackenzie

Sound Editor

Edith Matoush

Described By

Edith Matoush

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Interview

Topics

Tradition, Woman, Starvation

ᒑᐧᑳᓐ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᔒᐧᐋᑭᒥᒡ ᓂᐲ ᐊᓂᑖ ᐧᐄᓂᐹᑯᒡ
How salt water came to be

ᐊᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᓐ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᔒᐧᐋᑭᒥᒡ ᓂᐲ ᐊᓂᑖ ᐧᐃᓂᐹᑯᐦᒡ᙮

This a legend about how the salt water came to be.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-003-011

File Size

2.61 mb

Duration

15.11 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Colin Scot/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Frances Visitor

Described By

Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals, Transportation


A Man Hit By A Gunshot

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑳᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒣᐤ ᓈᐯᐤᐦ ᐁ ᒌ ᐸᔥᐧᑖᑲᓅᐄᑦ ᐅ ᐧᐄᐦᒋᓈᐯᐤᐦ ᐸᔅᒋᑲᓃᐤ ᒣᐧᑳᒡ ᐁ ᓂᑑᐦᐅᐧᑖᑦ᙮

John Blackned tells the story of a man who got hit by a gunshot while hunting deer with another man.

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

Age 12+
Code

EcWk-705-026

File Size

1.87 mb

Duration

2.02 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

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

Tradition, Animals

ᓈᐯᐤ ᑳ ᐅᔥᐧᑫᔑᒪᑦ ᐃᔅᐧᑫᐤ ᓂᐲᐦᒡ ᐁ ᐧᐄᐦᒌᑦ᙮
A Man Who Had A Girlfriend In The Water

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓚᑳᓀᑦ ᐊᔦᐦᐃᒨᐦᐃᑰ ᓈᐯᐤ ᐁ ᒌ ᓂᑳᐦᑕᐄᑦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᐅᒡ ᐃᔅᐧᑫᐤ ᓂᐲᐦᒡ ᐁ ᒌ ᐧᐄᐦᒌᑦ ᐁᒌ ᐧᐄ ᐧᐄᐦᒋᒪᐄᑦ᙮

John Blackned talks about a man who left his wife for another woman who lived in water.

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

Age 12+
Code

EcWk-705-035

File Size

27.14 mb

Duration

29 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2008

Collected By

Dick Preston / Sidney Georgekish

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Woman, Girl, Past, Man


How The Conjuring Tent Is Used

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᐧᐄᐦᑕᒻ ᓈᓈᐦᑰ ᒉᐧᑳᔫᐦ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᒌ ᐄᑕᐦᐸᒋᔥᑕᑲᓄᐄᑦ ᐊᓂᔫ ᒫᐦᑮ᙮

John Blackned talks about many different things, about how the conjuring tent is used.

[Note: Interview by Dick Preston, Translated by Sidney Georgekish, and English removed]

Age 12+
Code

EcWk-705-034

File Size

9.24 mb

Duration

19 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2008

Collected By

Dick Preston / Sidney Georgekish

Sound Editor

Susan Preston / Erica Stephen

Described By

Erica Stephen

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends, Memoirs

Topics

Tradition, Animals


Nanimso

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒣᐤ ᓈᐯᐤᐦ, ᒥᔕᑳᒻ ᐁ ᒨᐦᒋᔅᑕᑳᑦ ᐊᐧᐁᔫ, ᐁᑳ ᒫᒃ ᒦᒌᑦ ᒉᐧᑳᔫ ᐁ

ᐸᒪᐦᓇᐧᐁᑦ, ᐃᔥᑰᑌᑦ ᐃᔥᐧᐁᐦᐸᓀᐤ᙮ ᐃᔅᐧᑫᐤ ᒌ ᐧᐋᓂᐦᐁᐤ ᓃᔓ ᐅᔅᑌᓵᐦ ᐅᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔫ ᓈᐯᐤᐦ᙮

John Blackned talks about a man, every time he has visitors, if they don`t eat what he cooks, he throws them into a fire. A woman lost her two brothers to him.

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

Age 12+
Code

EcWk-705-037

File Size

45.71 mb

Duration

49 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

Man, Woman, Starvation, Family, Tradition, Animals


The Old Man Who Ate Nothing But Worms

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒣᐤ ᓈᐯᐤᐦ ᐁᑳ ᐅᒡ ᒦᒋᓲᐄᑦ ᒨᒃ ᒪᓂᒎᔥ ᐁ ᒌ ᒧᐧᐊᐄᑦ᙮

ᓇᒧᐃ ᐅᐦᒡ ᒌ ᒦᒎ ᒦᒋᒪᐧᐄ᙮ ᒨᒃ ᒫᒃ ᐋᐸᐦᒋ ᒌ ᓂᐸᐦᑖᐤ ᐁᒌ ᐧᐄ ᔐᒫᑦ ᐆ ᐯᔭᑯᐦᑌᓅ᙮

John Blackned tells us a story about a man who ate nothing but worms. He was looking for worms to eat, he didn`t want to eat food. He still killed animals for this family to eat.

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

Age 12+
Code

EcWk-705-036

File Size

1.20 mb

Duration

12.38 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

Man, Family, Boy, Girl, Tradition, Past, Animals, Food, Clothing