Dialect

Level

Community

Teaching

Theme

Topic

Storyteller


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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 4 of 5, showing 20 records out of 99 total, starting on record 61, ending on 80


Making Clothing

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓚᑳᓀᑦ ᐊᔨᐦᐃᒧᑕᒻ ᐋᐸᐦᒋᔥᑖᐅᓐ ᐁ ᐅᔥᑖᑲᓅᐃᑦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᒉᐧᑳᔫ ᑳ ᐊᔮᐦᐸᑕᓃᑦ᙮

John Blackned talks about making clothing and what they used.

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

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-705-016

File Size

3.47 mb

Duration

3 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

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Tradition, Animals


Respecting Bears

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓛᑲᓀᑦ ᔮᐦᐃᒨᒣᐤ ᒋᔑᔮᒄᐦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐧᐄᐦᑕᒻ ᑖᓐ ᒉ ᐄᔅᐸᐦᐄᑦ ᐊᐧᐁᓐ ᐊᑳ ᒋᔥᑌᔨᐦᐃᒫᑌᐦ ᒋᔑᔮᒄ ᐁᓂᐦᐲᑦ ᐊᓂᐆ ᐅᔅᑲᓐᐦ ᓀᔥᑦ ᒥᔥᑎᐧᑳᓃᐆ ᑲᔦᐦ ᑎᐸᒋᒣᐤ ᓈᐯᐤᐦ ᒉᑳᑦ ᐁ ᒌ ᔮᐦᔫᐄᑯᑦ ᒋᔑᔮᒄ᙮

John Blackned talks about bears and what happens to someone who disrespects a bear. And he tells us a story about a man who almost got killed by a bear.

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

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-705-012

File Size

7.38 mb

Duration

8 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

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Animals, Man

ᐱᔔ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᒉᒫᑦ ᐧᐋᐱᔥᑖᓐ
The Lynx that married a Marten

ᐱᔔ ᒌ ᐧᐄ ᓂᐸᐦᐁᐤ ᐊᓂᐅ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ (ᐧᐋᐱᔥᑖᓐ) ᑲᔦ ᑳ ᐧᐄ ᒨᐧᐋᑦ, ᐊᓐ ᐧᐋᐱᔥᑖᓐ ᒌᓯᓇᑯᓲ ᐧᐄ ᐁ ᒌ ᒨᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᐅ ᐱᔔᐦ᙮

The Lynx wanted to kill his wife (the marten) and wanted to eat it, but the marten ended up eating the lynx.

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-705-006

File Size

7.85 mb

Duration

8 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

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals


The Old Woman Who Sang To The Tent

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓚᑳᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒣᐤ ᐃᔅᐧᑫᐤᐦ ᐁᒌ ᐄᐦᒋᒫᑦ ᐅᓯᒻ᙮ ᓇᒧᐃ ᔖᔥ ᒌᔒ ᐧᐁᔥᑖᐤ ᒫᐦᑮᐦ ᔖᔥ ᐁ ᒋᔐᔫᑦ᙮ ᒨᒃ ᒫᒃ ᐁ ᓂᑳᒨᑦ ᐁᐅᑳᑦ ᑳ ᒌ ᐧᐁᔥᑕᑦ ᐁ ᑳ ᑯᓂᐦᐧᐋᐸᒫᑯᑦ ᐊᐧᐁᔫᐦ᙮

John Blackned talks about an old woman who lived with her grandson. She couldn`t make tents because she was too old, but she would sing to the tent to make one, only when no one is watching her.

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

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-705-020

File Size

6.13 mb

Duration

6 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

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Tradition, Woman


When A Men Ate His Wife and His Two Children

ᐧᒑᓐ ᐸᓚᑳᓀᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒣᐤ ᓈᐯᐤ ᐁ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋᔮᑦ ᒦᒋᒪᔫ, ᓈᔥᒡ ᐁ ᒌ ᐧᐄ ᒦᒋᓲᑦ, ᑳ ᔮᐦᔫᐊᑦ ᐅ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᓃᔔ ᐅᑕᐧᐋᔑᒻ, ᐁᒃ ᑳ ᒧᐧᐋᑦ᙮

John Blackned talks about a man who didn`t have food to eat, he was so hungry. The man killed his wife and his children, then he ate them.

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

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-705-024

File Size

4.26 mb

Duration

4.39 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

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Food, Man, Woman, Starvation

ᒋᐦᒋᑉ
Chihchip

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐋᐦ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᒋᐦᒋᑉ᙮ ᓃᔓ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᐧᐋᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒥᑖᐧᐋᐦᒃ᙮ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐋ ᒥᐦᒑᑎᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᓈᒥᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᒌᐦ ᐧᐃᔮᐦᑎᒻ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐋᐦ ᓃᒥᑦ, ᐹᐱᐦᐧᑳᐱᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐅᑎᑯᐦᑉ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᑖᐱᔅᑳᔨᒡ, ᐧᐋᑎᓈᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ᙮ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓈᔨᒡᐦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᐋᑎ ᒑᒋᔖᐹᔮᔨᒡ, ᐹᒥᔥᑳᑦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᒫᔑᑳᑦ, ᐧᐋᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ ᐅᐧᐄᒑᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ᙮ ᒧᔮᒻ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐄᓱᑦ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐧᐄᔨ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐧᐋᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐄᑯᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮

The legend of Chihchip. He acquires two wives as he heads to the main camp. At the camp, there`s a dance. He uses food to clothe himself. During the dance, the people tear the food off him. During the night, his wives are taken. He kills the men who took his wives. That morning, Chihchip was gone paddling. When he returned, people tell him his friends had been killed. He pretends to kill himself. He then reveals that he was the one that killed the men. The people try to get back at him.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-205-006

File Size

10.03 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

Social studies, Citizenship

Themes

Legends

Topics

Man, Woman, Transportation, Family, Tradition, Celebrations, Past, Seasons, Animals, Artifacts, Food, Clothing

ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ
Life Long Ago

ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᒫᐤ ᐧᒑᓃᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐃᔑᓈᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐧᒑᓃ ᐋ ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐋ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᒋᑭᓂᔨᐤ ᒥᒄ ᓂᒥ ᒋᔅᒋᓯᐤ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐅᐧᐋᓂᐦᑖᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᒧᐧᐋᐱᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓵᑳᑭᒥᐤ᙮

Josie Sam Sr. interviews Johnny about life long ago. Johnny had seen the shaking tent being made but doesn`t remember the actual ceremony. He also remembers times when food was scarce. He also mentions the time his family went to other trading posts such as Fort MacKenzie.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-205-002

File Size

6.86 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, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Interview

Topics

Food, Starvation, Transportation, Family, Tradition, Past, Winter, Animals, Places, Artifacts

ᓅᐦᑯᒥᔅ ᐅᔅᐧᐹᑭᓐᐦ
My Uncle`s Pipe

ᐅᐧᐃᔨᑖᔨᐦᑖᑯᓐ ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ #2 ᓅᐦᑯᒥᔅ ᐅᔅᐧᐹᑭᓐᐦ ᐄᔑᓂᐦᑳᑖᐤ᙮

Funny story #2 entitled "My Uncle`s Pipe".

Age 8+
Code

EcMi-501-002

File Size

0.67 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

2000

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Marie-Odile Junker, Louise Blacksmith

Sound Editor

Marie-Odile Junker, Louise Blacksmith

Described By

Marie-Odile Junker, Louise Blacksmith

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Artifacts

ᐁ ᑎᐹᒋᒪᒃ ᓅᐦᑯᒥᔅ
Stories about my Uncle

ᑳ ᐧᐄᑖᔨᐦᑖᑯᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ: ᐧᒑᓃ ᐁ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑦ ᐆᐦᑯᒥᔅ ᐁ ᐧᐄ ᐃᑌᔨᐦᑕᑯᓰᑦ᙮

Johnny tells funny stories about his uncle.

Age 8+
Code

EcMi-501-001

File Size

1.33 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

2000

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Marie-Odile Junker, Louise Blacksmith

Sound Editor

Marie-Odile Junker, Louise Blacksmith

Described By

Marie-Odile Junker, Louise Blacksmith

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music

Themes

Memoirs, Jokes, Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Past, Man

ᐋ ᒋᔅᑐᐦᐄᔅᒑᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Goose calling

ᒎᓯᕝ ᕉᐱᕐᑦ ᐋ ᒋᔅᑐᐦᐄᔅᒑᑦ

ᒎᓯᑉ ᕉᐱᕐᑦ ᑯᔮᑦ ᐋᑎᑎᑐ ᒋᔖᔪᑖᑯᓯᐧᐃᒡ ᒋᔖᓂᔅᑭᒡ ᐋᐦ ᑎᒡ ᐊᓂᒌᐦ ᓂᔥᒋᔑᐦᒡ

ᒪᕐᑭᕃᑦ ᓈᐃᓂᑭᐧᓛᒃ

song: goose calling by Joseph Rupert

Joseph Rupert says the older goose has a deeper voice than the younger ones.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-002-001

File Size

0.23 mb

Duration

1.2 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Violet Bates/ Lynn Whidden

Sound Editor

Alice Duff

Described By

Alice Duff

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Song, Teachings

Topics

Family, Animals

ᐋ ᓂᑐᐦᐆᔅᑳᒡ
The goose season

ᐋ ᓰᑯᐦᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ᙮ ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᐋ ᐱᒥᐦᔮᑦ ᓂᔅᒃ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᑭᓂᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᐦᒡ᙮ ᐊᔨᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ᙮

Spring hunting story. The first flight of the geese and what it meant to the people. The message and a song.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-002-013

File Size

0.44 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

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies, History, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Song, Teachings

Topics

Boy, Girl, Tradition, Celebrations, Seasons, Animals, Food, Man, Woman, Predictions, Family

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐊᐅᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Traditional songs and hymns

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᓂᔅᑭᒡ ᐋ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᐊᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ, ᑳ ᐅᔥᑳᒡ ᐹᔅᒋᑭᓐ, ᐋ ᐅᒋᐧᑳᒑᓄᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᒥᐦᒑᔑᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐃᒋᔥᒄ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ᙮ ᐃᔮᐃᒧᑎᑭᓂᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᐦᐄ ᐹᐦᐹᔨᒄ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ᙮

Traditonal songs about geese, new gun, fishing. 2 hymns. Fox and muskrat songs. Discussion of each song.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-002-004

File Size

6.79 mb

Duration

40 mins

Year Of Recording

1984

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Violet Bates, Lynn Whidden

Sound Editor

Alice Duff

Described By

Alice Duff

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Song, Legends, Discussion, Interview

Topics

Animals, Artifacts, Food, Cree values

ᐋᔥᒄ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᐧᐄ ᒦᒋᓱᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ
When food was scarce for my family

ᒎᓯᕝ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᒑᑳᑦ ᐋ ᒌ ᑭᐧᐃᑭᑖᒡ ᐋ ᐹᔨᑯᑖᐅᓰᒡ᙮

ᒑᒃ ᑳᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑭᓂᐧᐄᒡ ᐊᑎᒄ ᐊᑯᑦ ᒫᒃ ᐧᐋᒡ ᒋᐦ ᐋᔨᐧᐃᒡ ᒥᓯᐧᐋᐦ

ᒫᕐᑭᕃᑦ ᓈᐃᓂᑭᐧᓛᒃ

The author is telling a story about when his family was almost starving. One of the men killed a caribou & that is how they all survived.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-002-002

File Size

1.81 mb

Duration

10.31 mins

Year Of Recording

1980

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Violet Bates, Lynn Whidden

Sound Editor

Alice Duff

Described By

Alice Duff

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Animals, Food, Man, Woman, Starvation

ᐋ ᑎᐧᑳᑭᐳᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Bush Life In the Fall

ᐹᔨᒄ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᒥᕌᔮ ᐃᔮᔨᐧᒫᐅᐦᐄᑭᐤ ᐋ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ ᐅᓃᒋᐦᐄᒄᐦ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑐᑎᒥᔨᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐹᔅᑖᐅᒥᒋᒥᐦᒑᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐅᓂᑐᐦᐅᔅᒌᐧᐋᐦᒡ᙮

ᓃᔓ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᒥᕌᔮ ᐃᔮᔨᐧᒫᐅᐦᐄᑭᐤ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑐᑎᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᑭᓂᐧᐋᔨᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᐅᐹᔥᑖᐅᒦᒋᒥᐧᐋᐤ᙮

ᓂᔥᑐ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑭᐦᒡ:

ᒥᕌᔮ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᒋᔅᒋᑦ ᑳ ᒌ ᐳᓯᒡ ᒥᒄ ᐊᐳᐃᐦ ᐋ ᐱᒋᐦᐋᒡ, ᒥᐦᒑᐧᑖᐤ ᐋ ᒋᓂᐧᑳᓂᐦᑖᔨᐦᒡ ᐲᓯᒧᐦᑳᓐᐦ᙮

ᓈᐤ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᒥᕌᔮ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑎᒡ ᐋ ᒫᓂᒑᒡ᙮

Part 1- Maria talks about life in the bush with her parents and how they prepared dried food the season ahead.

Part 2 - Maria talks about how they kept dried food and how it was cooked.

Part 3 - Maria talks about how she remembers when they travelled by boat using paddles for hours and hours.

Part 4 - Maria talks about the way they build a dwelling, how it kept them warm in the cold winter.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-033-003

File Size

3.09 mb

Duration

18 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Marie-Odile Junker

Described By

Marie-Odile Junker

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Past, Seasons, Fall, Animals, Food, Man, Woman, Transportation, Family, Boy, Girl

ᑖᓂᑖ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᐅᓱᐧᐃᑦ
How to prepare for childbirth

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ 1- ᒥᕌᔮ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᑎᒻ ᑖᓐ ᑳᑎ ᐃᔨᐦᑎᔨᒡ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᐅᓱᔨᐦᒡ᙮

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ 2- ᒥᕌᔮ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᒫᐤ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐧᐋᔑᔒᒥᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᑳ ᓄᑎᐧᐋᔖᔨᐦᒡ ᔮᐱᒡ ᑳ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᒫᔨᒡ ᐋ ᑳ ᒥᔪᐱᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐋ ᒌ ᒋᐦᒋᑯᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ᙮

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ 3- ᒥᕌᔮ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᑎᒻ ᐊᓅᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᐅᐦᐱᒋᓈᐅᓱᔨᒡ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐃᔨᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᒡ ᐃᔥᐱᔑ ᐧᐄ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ᙮

Part 1- Maria talks about how woman prepared for childbirth long ago.

Part 2- Maria talks about her mother when she was pregnant and how the other women knew that something was not right with the child that is still in the womb.

Part 3 - Maria talks about how woman today raise their children and how different it is than how it was back in the day.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-033-001

File Size

4.09 mb

Duration

23.55 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Marie-Odile Junker

Described By

Marie-Odile Junker

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Tradition, Past, Woman

ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ ᓂᑐᐦᑯᔨᓐᐦ
Medicine

ᒣᕇ ᒪᑑᔥ ᑳ ᑎᐸᐦᑐᑎᒃ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᓂᑐᐦᑯᐦᐋᑦ ᐁ ᐊᑯᐦᓰᔨᒡ ᐊᐧᐁᔫᐦ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᒡ ᐁ ᐅᑎᓂᒃ ᓂᑐᐦᑯᔨᓐᐦ, ᓂᑕᐦᐅᒋᒋᑲᓂᒡᐦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐊᐧᐁᓰᔅ ᐁ ᐃᐦᑖᔨᒡ᙮

(ᐊᒥᔅᒄ)

Mary Matoush talks about how they treated sick people using only natural resources

like plants and animal parts(beaver).

Age 8+
Code

EcMi-508-001

File Size

0.70 mb

Duration

4.03 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Bartlett Collection

Sound Editor

Titus Shecapio

Described By

Titus Shecapio

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History, Science

Themes

Interview, Teachings

Topics

Animals, Plants, Woman, Medicines, Tradition, Past

ᐊᓯᓃ ᑳ ᐊᔨᒥᑦ
A Rock that could speak

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᐃᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒪᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐃᔮᔥᑖᐦ ᑳᓂᔮᐱᔅᑳᐤ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐹᔓᒡ ᒌ ᑎᑯᓂᔨᐤ ᐊᓯᓂᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐊᔨᒦᒥᑭᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐄᑯᐧᐃᒡ᙮

The story was about people who lived around Caniapscaau. The people knew there was someone close to that place. There was a rock that could speak. The rock spoke to people.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-001-048

File Size

1.49 mb

Duration

1 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

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Legends

Topics

Supernatural

ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐧᐃᔨᔨᐅᒡ
People from the East

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐧᐋᐱᓄᑖᐅᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᒌ ᐧᐃᓂᐦᐄᒑᒑᓂᒌ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐦᐄᔨᐤ ᒌ ᐃᔑ ᐱᒌᒑᓂᒌ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᒌᐧᐋᐱᒋᒡ ᑳ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᔨᐤ᙮ ᐋ ᓂᒫᐦᑖᔨᐦᒡ ᑮᐧᐹ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᔨᐤ᙮ ᐋ ᒌ ᓈᓈᐧᑖᐱᑖᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᒌ ᑯᑎᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋ ᒌ ᑯᔥᑖᒋᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐹᑎᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᒡ᙮

This story is about people from the east side. They were trapping and travelled in the winter time. When they returned they saw something on the way. They saw signs of someone who made wood chips and fire. They were really afraid because of the stories they heard before.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-001-049

File Size

2.28 mb

Duration

2 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

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Tradition, Places, Food, Transportation

ᐧᐹᒋᑮᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑎᔅᒌᒥᐧᐋᐤ
The Boogeymen and their world

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐄᐦᑖᑯᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᒡ᙮

Stories about how to live with them (The boogeymen).

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-001-015

File Size

0.41 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, History

Themes

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Family, Boy, Man

ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᐳᑭᐦᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᐅᑎᐦᓵᒻᐦ ᐋ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᐋᑦ᙮
The man who escaped with snowshoes

ᓵᐃᒥᓐ ᐧᒑᕐᒋᑮᔥᐦ ᑎᑖᒋᒫᐤ, ᐅᒥᔓᒻᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑯᔅᐦ ᑳ ᐱᒧᐦᑖᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒥᔨᐦᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᐱᒧᐦᑖᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᔫᐦ ᐊᓵᒻᐦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᐊᔨᐦᒡ, ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓂᑎᐦᑯᔨᓂᑭᒥᑯᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐱᑯᐦᐅᔨᐦᒡ᙮

Tells a story about Simon Georgekish, his grandfather and his son who walked and found a snowshoe trail of a man who escaped from the Chisasibi hospital by snowshoe.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-001-033

File Size

5.26 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Suzanne House-Grant

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Fall, Places, Man, Transportation