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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ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᐋ ᐃᔨᐦᑎᒃ
The adventures of Chakapash

ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᐋ ᐃᔨᐦᑎᒃ᙮ ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᒫ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓰᐲᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐃᑖᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᒑ ᓂᑐᒋᔅᒑᔨᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ, ᐃᔮᐱᒡ ᐋ ᐋᐦᑳ ᐊᐧᑳᒋᒫᑦ ᐅᒥᔅᐦ᙮

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

ᒥᔥᑖᐹᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᒋᑭᓐ
The giant and the shaking tent

ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ: ᐧᒑᕐᑏ ᒌ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᒑᐤ ᒥᔥᑖᐹᐤ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᒋᑭᓂᔨᐤ ᒌ ᑎᐹᑎᑎᒻ᙮ ᑳ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᐊᓯᒡ, ᐄᔨᒃ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐄᔨᑭᔑᔥ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ᙮

ᓃᔓ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ: ᐧᒑᕐᑏ ᒌ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᒑᐤ ᒥᔥᑖᐹᐤᐦ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᑳ ᐱᒥᓄᓱᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᒧᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᑳᒄᐦ᙮

ᓂᔥᑐ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ: ᐧᒑᕐᑏ ᒌ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᒑᐤ ᒥᔑᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᓐ ᒑ ᐃᔑᐱᔑ ᒥᔑᐦᑖᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᐧᐋᐦᐱᒥᔑᔨᐤ᙮ ᒌ ᓂᑭᒥᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᔨᐧᑖᔨᐦᒡ ᐋ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒥᔥᑖᐹᐤᐦ᙮

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

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᒋᑳᐹᔥ ᑳ ᐹᐦᑎᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒥᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᑳᒋᒫᑦ ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᔥ᙮ ᐧᐄ ᑳ ᐃᑖᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᒑ ᓂᑎᐧᐋᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᔨᐤ ᐋ ᐋᐦᑳ ᐊᐧᑳᒋᒫᑦ ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᔥᐦ᙮

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

ᓂᒧᐃ ᐹᐦᑖᑯᓐ
When Food Was Scarce

ᓂᒧᐃ ᐹᐦᑖᑯᓐ

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

ᓂᐱᓂᐱᔮᔒᔥ ᑳ ᑭᐧᒑᒥᑎᓈᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ
When summer bird got stolen

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ 1: ᐧᒑᕐᑏ ᒌ ᐋᑎᔪᐦᒑᐤ ᓂᐱᓂᐱᔮᔒᔥ ᑳ ᑭᐧᒑᒥᑎᓈᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ᙮ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᐋᑎᔪᐦᑳᓂᐦᒡ ᓂᓈᐦᑭᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᐦᑳᓂᒡ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ᙮

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ 2: ᐧᒑᕐᑏ ᒦᓐ ᑳ ᐋᑎ ᐊᑎᔫᐦᒑᑦ ᓂᐱᓂᐱᔮᔒᔥ ᑳ ᑭᐧᒑᒥᑎᓈᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓈᔨᐦᒡ᙮

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ 3: ᑳ ᒥᔅᑯᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᒫᒃ ᓃᐱᓂᐱᔮᔒᔥ, ᐧᒫᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐄᔨᒃ ᐃᔮᔨᐧᒫᐅᐦᐄᑯᐧᐃᒡ ᑖᓐ ᒑ ᐃᔨᑎᔑᔨᒡ ᐲᓯᒻᐦ᙮

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ 4: ᐧᒑᕐᑏ ᒦᓐ ᑳ ᐋᑎ ᐊᑎᔫᐦᒑᑦ 12 ᐄᑎᔑᔨᐦᒡ ᐲᓯᒻᐦ ᒌ ᐋᔨᐧᒫᐅᐦᐄᑭᐤ᙮

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

ᐋ ᒥᒌᔑᑳᒡ
Bad Weather

ᑎᐹᒋᒥᐤ ᑳ ᒑᔥᑎᓂᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᐋ ᒥᒌᔑᑳᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᒥᔅᑭᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐃᒋᔥᑎᑯᔑᒨᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᑰᑎᐧᐋᑦ; ᑳ ᐋᑎ ᑰᑯᐧᐃᔑᑦ᙮

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

ᐋᐦ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐱᐳᓂᑳᓐ
Building a lodge

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒫᒑᐤ ᐋ ᐅᔑᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐱᐳᓂᑭᒥᑯᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔑᓂᐦᑳᑖᔨᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐋ ᐃᔮᐱᑎᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᑖᔑᐱᑖᑭᓂᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔮᔨᐧᒫᐅᐦᐄᑭᐤ ᐋ ᐊᒋᔅᑖᓱᑭᒥᑯᔨᒡ, ᒑ ᐋᐦᑳ ᒋ ᐱᒫᔨᐦᑎᒥᔨᐦᒡ ᐋᐧᐋᓰᔅᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮

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

ᑖᓂᑖ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᑭᔥᑯᐧᐃᒡ
How it became foggy

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᒌ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᒑᐤ ᑖᓐᑖ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᑭᔥᑯᐧᐃᓂᔨᒡ᙮

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

ᐋ ᐃᑖᐃᒥᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ
Interactions between the Cree and the Inuit

ᐅ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐧᐄᐦᑖᑯᐧᐃᓐ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔨᑖᔨᒥᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ᙮

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

ᒥᑖᐧᐃᓐ
Shamanism

ᐧᐊᔥᑭᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐋ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒥᐧᔮᐃᐦᑎᒥᐦᐄᑯᐧᑖᐤ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᒌ ᒥᑖᐧᐃᑎᐧᐋᐅᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᒥᔥᑯᐧᐋᔨᒡ ᐅᒥᑖᐧᐃᓂᐧᐋᐤ᙮

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

ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ (ᐋ ᓂᑐᐦᐆᑖᓱᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ)
Song

ᒌ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᑳ ᐃᑖᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐋ ᓂᑑᐦᐅᑖᓱᓈᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐋᑎ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ᙮

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

ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Song

ᓂᑭᒥᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ᙮

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

ᓂᑳᒨ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ
Song and story

ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐆ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ᙮

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

ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐤ ᐋ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ
Story of the Inuit

ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐤᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ᙮ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐱᒋᐦᒋ ᐅᓂᑑᐦᐆᔅᒌᐧᐋᐦᒡ᙮ ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑖ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᓈᓈᒥᒌᒻ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔮᐅᓈᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᓂᐱᔨᔨᐤ᙮ ᑳ ᒋᐦᒋᐱᒋᒡ ᐅᑖᓂᔅᐦ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒑᐧᐋᐤ ᒑ ᑭᓂᐧᐋᐱᒫᔨᐦᒡ ᐅᑖᒥᐧᐋᐤᐦ᙮ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᒄ ᒫᒃ ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᐅᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐱᔥᑳᐹᒋᐦᐅᐧᒫᑦ ᐅᑖᒻᐦ ᐅᐲᔖᑭᓈᐲᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ, ᑳ ᒥᒥᔪᐦᑯᐧᐋᑦ, ᐱᔥᒡ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐅᔮᓯᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᑯᔮᓐᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᒋᑖᒡ ᐅᒦᒋᒥᐧᐋᐤ᙮ ᒦᓐ ᑳ ᒋᑐᐦᑖᒡ, ᓈᔥᑎᔨᒡ ᓂᒥ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒧᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᓈᓈᒥᒋᔨᒻ ᐋᑎ ᒥᔪᒌᔑᑳᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳᐧᐋᐱᒫᒡ ᐋᐦᒋᒄᐦ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ᙮

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

ᓂᒫᔅ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒥᒄ ᐋᐦ ᐊᐱᔖᔑᒡ ᓂᑑᐦᐆᐧᐃᓐ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐅᑖᐦᒋᐦᐅᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ
Surviving on fish and small Game

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐃᔮᐱᔖᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔫ ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᐦᑖᒋᐦᐅᐧᐃᒡ᙮

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

ᐋᑑᔅᐧᑳᐤ
The giant woman

ᐊᑑᔥ ᑳᐃᔅᐧᑳᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᑭᓂᐤ᙮ ᓃᔓ ᐅᑖᓂᔅᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ

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

ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔮᐧᑳᒫᑦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᒑ ᑎᑯᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ
The old man who warned the people of Adush

ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᑳ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᒑ ᒧᔑᐦᐋᒡ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᔮᐧᑳᒫᑦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᒑ ᑎᑯᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ ᐋ ᐃᔨᐦᑖᒡ᙮

There was an old man who predicted that (Adoosh) a Monster would be coming to their camp with his family and warned the people.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-035-009

File Size

3.80 mb

Duration

17 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

Teachings, Memoirs

Topics

Family, Man, Predictions, Monsters

ᑳ ᑖᒋᐦᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᒌᒫᓂᒋᒫᐤᐦ
Assistant Ship Captain

ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒻ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᐹᔑᐧᑳᑎᓂᔨᒡ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᑳ ᐅᒌᒫᓂᒋᒫᔒᐅᐧᐃᑦ, ᒋᓵᓰᐲᐅᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᒡ ᐧᐄᒦᓂᒌᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋᐱᔨᒡ᙮ ᒑᑳᑦ ᐋᒌ ᐃᔮᔫᐦᐅᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ᙮

He had experienced a severe storm while assisting on a vessel from Wemindji (Paint Hills) to Fort George that almost cost the lives of his shipmates.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-015-001

File Size

1.47 mb

Duration

8 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Bartlett Collection

Sound Editor

Abraham Matches

Described By

Abraham Matches

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Past, Fall, Transportation

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