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.

Page 3 of 4, showing 20 records out of 76 total, starting on record 41, ending on 60

ᐋᐃᔖ
Aaishaa

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ ᐋᐃᔖ ᑳ ᐃᓯᓂᐦᑳᓯᐧᐃᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᑳ ᓃᔒᔨᐦᒡ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᔨᒥᓐ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᓈᑭᔑᒋᔥᑎᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ᙮

The story is about a man called Aaishaa who had 2 wives.

Hard to understand.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-002-020

File Size

0.00 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Sound Editor

Francine Snowboy

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Past, Man, Woman, Family

ᐧᐃᓂᐦᐄᒑᓱᐧᐃᒡ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Stories about trappers

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐧᐃᓂᐦᐄᒑᓱᐧᐃᒡ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᒡ ᐅᓂᑑᐦᐆᔅᒌᐧᐋᐦᒡ ᐋ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᔮᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᒑ ᒥᓂᐦᐧᑳᒡᐦ᙮

Stories about trappers and the time they had to stay out hunting without food or drink.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-002-005

File Size

3.09 mb

Duration

18.06 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Citizenship, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family, Past, Food, Man, Woman

ᒌ ᐊᔭᒪᓐ ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ
Hard Times

ᒣᕇ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒧ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔥᐱᔥ ᐋᔨᒥᓂᔨᒡ ᐁ ᐧᐄ ᐱᒫᒋᐦᐆᓈᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᐁ ᐃᐦᑖᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐁᑳ ᐃᐦᑕᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔫ.

Mary tells how hard it was long ago to provide food for the family when there wasn`t much to hunt for.

Age 12+
Code

EcMi-513-001

File Size

0.30 mb

Duration

1.46 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Margurite MacKenzie

Sound Editor

Anna Blacksmith

Described By

Anna Blacksmith

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Food

ᓈᐹᐤ ᐃᑎᔥᒋᐱᔥ ᑳ ᐃᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᐧᐃᑦ᙮
A man called `Itshchipsh`

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᓈᐹᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᐃᑎᔥᒋᐱᔥ ᑳ ᐃᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᐧᐃᑦ᙮ ᒌ ᐱᐹᒥᔥᑳᐤ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫ ᐋ ᐱᒥᔥᑳᑦ, ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᐤ᙮ ᐹᑎᔥ ᑳ ᒌᐧᐋᐦᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᐃᔮᒄ ᑳ ᓂᔅᑯᐧᐋᓈᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ᙮

This a story about a man called Itshchips. He went canoeing. He had a small canoe. He saw women while he was canoeing. He picked them up on his way back.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-001-040

File Size

11.77 mb

Duration

12 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Man

ᒋᑭᔥᑐᑎᓈᐦᐧᐋᐅᓐ
Adush-encountering the monster

ᐊᑑᔥ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᔖᐧᑳᔨᒧᐧᐃᑦ ᑳ ᒥᒋᓯᑖᑦ᙮

Adush story with a Bigfoot.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-001-002

File Size

0.73 mb

Duration

4.15 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Matthew Ratt

Sound Editor

Lucy Shem

Described By

Lucy Shem

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family

ᐊᑑᔥ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Atuush Stories

ᓂᓈᐦᑭᐤ ᐄᑎᐦᑖᑯᓐᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐊᑑᔥ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ᙮ ᐧᐄᐦᑖᑯᓐ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐋᑎ ᐄᑖᔨᐦᑎᒥᐦᐄᑯᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᒫᒥᔅᑳᑖᒋᒧᓈᓂᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮

Contains actual outside or supernatural stories of Atuush. Tells of how people dealt with this phenomenon.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-001-010

File Size

0.00 mb

Duration

37.12 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Matthew Ratt

Sound Editor

Daisy Herodier

Described By

Daisy Herodier

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends, Memoirs

Topics

Family, Man, Woman, Monsters, Supernatural

ᐊᒥᔅᐧᑳᐹᐤ
Beaver Man

ᓂᑑᐦᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᐊᐱᐧᔖᐧᐋᐲᔑᐤ, ᐋᔨᒥᓐ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᓂᔥᑑᐦᑎᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ᙮

Story about a hunter. Low voice, hard to hear.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-001-003

File Size

0.29 mb

Duration

1.41 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Matthew Ratt

Sound Editor

Lucy Shem

Described By

Lucy Shem

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Past

ᓃᒫᐆᓅᑦ
Box of food

ᒦᒋᒻ ᐋ ᒌ ᑎᒥᐦᒋᓂᑭᓅᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᒑ ᒌ ᒦᒋᓈᓅᐧᐃᒡ ᒥᓐ ᑯᔅᐱᐦᐄᑭᓅᒑ

Dry meat was packed for use of next fall. Low voice, poor sound.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-001-001

File Size

0.31 mb

Duration

1.51 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Matthew Ratt

Sound Editor

Lucy Shem

Described By

Lucy Shem

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Food

ᓂᓈᐦᑭᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Miscellanous

ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᒌᐦ ᑯᔥᑖᒋᒥᑰᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐋᒌᐦ ᐹᐦᑎᒡ ᒥᒄ ᐋᑳ ᐧᐃᒡ ᒋᔥᒑᔨᑎᒡ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᐧᑖᐧᐋᐱᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᑳ ᐧᐃᒡ ᓂᔥᑐᑎᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᑳᐦᐹᑎᒡ᙮ ᒋᐦ ᑯᔥᑖᒋᒥᑯᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐃᑖᒥᐧᐋᐤ᙮

ᒫᕐᑭᕃᑦ ᓈᐃᓂᑭᐧᓛᒃ

Different families who got scared by a noise they heard coming from a distance & as the noise got closer to where they were they wanted to get away because they didn`t know what the noise was. Their dogs were also scared of the noise.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-001-005

File Size

2.56 mb

Duration

14.55 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Matthew Ratt

Sound Editor

Lucy Shem

Described By

Lucy Shem

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Tradition, Animals, Family, Boy

ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᓈᔥᒡ ᑳᑯᔥᑖᒋᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ
That time when a person was really afraid

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᑯᔥᑖᒋᑦ ᐋ ᐋᐦᑳ ᐅᐦᒌ ᓂᑭᑎᐦᒃ ᒦᒋᐧᐋᐦᐱᔫ᙮

This is a story about a person who could not leave the teepee because he was so scared.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-001-028

File Size

1.60 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Man

ᐋᑳ ᒥᐧᔮᔨᐦᑖᑯᓯᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ
Unfriendly person

ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐋᑦ ᐅᐧᐄᒋᒫᑭᓐᐦ᙮

ᓈᔥᑖᐧᐹ ᐹᐦᑳᒡ ᐹᐦᑖᑯᓐ᙮

About a person killing the people he lives with. Recording voice is very low.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-001-004

File Size

1.40 mb

Duration

8.07 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Matthew Ratt

Sound Editor

Lucy Shem

Described By

Lucy Shem

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Past

ᑎᐹᓐ ᐋᑎᔮᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ
Young girls rituals

ᐄᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᑭᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑎᐹᓐ ᐋᒋᐦ ᐧᐃᑎᑎᑯᑦ ᐃᔅᐧᑲᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᑳᐦ ᐹᐧᑖᑯᑦ ᐅᑳᐧᐄ ᐅᒥᒋᒻ ᑳᐧᐄᐦᒦᒋᑦ ᓂᒥᐧᐃᒋᑎᑯᓂᔨᐤ᙮ ᑳᐧᐄᐦ ᒌᐧᐋᑦ ᑳᒥᔅᑭᐧᐋᑦ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᐋᐧᐋᔨᐤ ᐋᒋᐦ ᐳᓂᐱᒫᑎᓰᑯᐱᓈᓂᐦᐄ᙮

Story is about a young girl who after her first period was put in a teepee by herself and given fish to eat. She was unable to eat right away and when she went back to it, it was all gone. She went to her parents camp only to find them all dead.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-001-046

File Size

4.83 mb

Duration

5.16 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Margaret Nine O`Clock

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Woman, Family, Girl, Tradition

ᓃᔥᑕᒻ ᑳ ᐅᒋᒫᐦᑳᓂᐦᑳᓅᐦᒡ ᒥᔅᑎᓯᓃᐦᒡ
First Election of Chiefs in Mistissini

ᐲᑕᕐ ᐧᕚᔩᒐᕐ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐊᑕ ᐃᐦᑎᓈᓅᐦᒡ ᐁ ᐅᒋᒫᐦᑳᓂᐦᑳᓅᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ ᒥᔅᑎᓯᓃᐦᒡ᙮

Peter Voyageur tells of how the Chiefs were elected long ago in Mistissini.

Age 12+
Code

EcMi-506-010

File Size

0.75 mb

Duration

4.23 mins

Year Of Recording

1979

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Bartlett`s collection

Sound Editor

Anna Blacksmith

Described By

Anna Blacksmith

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Tradition, Celebrations

ᐋ ᓂᑐᐦᐆᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ
A Hunting Story

ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᑳ ᐋᑎ ᓂᑐᐦᐆᐧᐃᑦ, ᑳ ᐧᐄ ᒦᒋᓱᓈᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ, ᑳ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔨᐦᑎᒡ ᐋ ᓂᑐᐦᐆᐧᐃᒡ,

He talks about his early hunting days, times of scarcity, hunting group strategy, trapline custodianship, relations between the coast and inland people, leadership, beaver preserves, and early relief.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-005-001

File Size

8.08 mb

Duration

53 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Frances Visitor

Sound Editor

Naomi Tomatuk

Described By

Naomi Tomatuk

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion

Topics

Tradition, Past, Food

ᐃᔨᔨᐤ ᑎᐹᔨᐦᒋᒑᓰᓈᐦᒡ
Cree Politics

ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᑖᑭᐦᐄᒑᐱᔨᒡ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᔑ ᐅᔅᑯᑎᒥᐦᒑᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᒋᔖᔨᔪᐧᐃᒡ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᐦᒡ᙮

Impacts after the James Bay & Northern Quebec Agreement from an elder`s point of view.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-005-500

File Size

2.74 mb

Duration

15 mins

Year Of Recording

1987

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Wemindji Radio Station

Sound Editor

Abraham Matches

Described By

Abraham Matches

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Interview, Teachings

Topics

Predictions

ᒋᔖᔨᔫᔔᔮᓐ, ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᐧᐋᐅᒦᒋᒻ, ᑳ ᑰᐦᑭᑖᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Pension, relief and starvation

ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᑳ ᐊᐱᑎᓂᔨᒡ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᐧᐋᐅᒦᒋᓕᔫ ᑭᔮ ᒋᔖᔨᔫᔔᔮᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᑰᐦᑭᑖᓂᐧᐄᒡ

The author talks about the first use of pensions, relief among the Cree people and he also talks about starvation.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-005-003

File Size

1.86 mb

Duration

11 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Colin Scott, Frances Blackned

Sound Editor

Frances Blackned Visitor

Described By

Frances Blackned Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Interview

Topics

Artifacts, Man, Starvation

ᐁ ᐅᑎᓈᐅᓱᓈᓅᐦᒡ
A birth in the bush

ᐧᕌᓃ ᓘᓐ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓈᐅᓱᑦ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᐁ ᐃᐦᑖᐧᑖᐤ ᑎᐱᐧᐁ ᐅᐧᐄᒋᒫᑲᓐᐦ ᐁ ᒌ ᐋᐦᑯᐦᓰᒡ ᑲᔦᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐁᐅᑯᓐᐦ ᐊᓂᔫᐦ ᓃᔥᑕᒻ ᐅᑯᐦᓯᐧᐋᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐱᒫᑎᓰᔭᒡᐦ᙮

Ronnie Loon tells how he was a midwife to his wife Gertie while they were in the bush and he delivered their first child, a son.

Age 12+
Code

EcMi-520-001

File Size

1.74 mb

Duration

10.07 mins

Year Of Recording

2003

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Mistissini workshop

Sound Editor

Anna Blacksmith

Described By

Anna Blacksmith

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Celebrations, Man, Woman

ᐁ ᓂᑕᐅᐦᐅᓈᓅᐦᒡ ᑲᔅᒋᐦᐅᐧᐊᓐ
Hunting Skills

ᐁᐅᒄ ᐆ ᐧᕌᓃ ᓘᓐ ᑳ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᒋᔅᑯᑕᒫᑯᑦ ᐅᔅᑌᔅᐦ ᐧᒑᓐ ᓘᓐ ᐁ ᓂᑑᐦᐆᓈᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮

Ronnie Loon tells a story of how his brother John taught him hunting skills.

Age 12+
Code

EcMi-520-003

File Size

0.00 mb

Duration

4.03 mins

Year Of Recording

2003

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Mistissin workshop

Sound Editor

Anna Blacksmith

Described By

Anna Blacksmith

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Geography, Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Tradition, Celebrations, Past

ᐁᑳ ᑳ ᐱᒫᑎᓰᑦ ᓅᐦᑖᐧᐄ
When my father died

ᐁᐅᒄ ᐆ ᒋᔐᐄᓅ ᐧᕌᓃ ᓘᓐ ᑳ ᑎᐹᒋᒨᑦ ᐃᔥᑯᑕᒃ ᐁᑳ ᐯᒫᑎᓰᔭᒡᐦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᒣᐧᑳᒡ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᐁ ᐃᐦᑖᐧᑖᐤ᙮ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐱᒫᒋᐦᐄᑯᐧᑖᐤ ᐆᑳᐧᐄᐧᐋᐤᐦ ᐁᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒋᔅᒉᔨᐦᒫᑲᓄᐧᐃᐧᑖᐤ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔅᐸᔨᒡ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ᙮

Ronnie Loon talks about the accidental death of his father while they were in the bush. Their mother had to look after the seven of them after his father died.There was no one living near their camp to tell them what had happened and Ronnie talks about how they survived all spring.

Age 12+
Code

EcMi-520-002

File Size

2.83 mb

Duration

12.29 mins

Year Of Recording

2003

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Mistissini workshop

Sound Editor

Anna Blacksmith

Described By

Anna Blacksmith

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Past

ᐋ ᑯᐦᑯᑖᓄᐧᐃᒡ/ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᒦᒋᓱᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Starvation/Time of scarcity

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᐅᓃᒋᐦᐄᒄ, ᐅᐦᑯᒻᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᒧᔓᒻᐦ ᐋᔨᒧᒫᑭᓄᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᐃᔮᔨᒫᐃᐦᑎᒧᐧᐃᓐ᙮

A story about his parents and grandparents during the Depression in the bush.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-011-001

File Size

0.00 mb

Duration

12 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Linda Visitor

Described By

Linda Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Food