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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.

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ᓂᔅᒃ
The Canadian Goose

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᓂᔅᒃᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᒥᓯᒋᔅᑎᔨᐦᒡ ᐱᔮᐦᓯᐤᐦ᙮ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᑖᐃᔅᑉ ᒫᒋᓱᔨᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᔅᐱᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᐊᔅᑎᓂᒻ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᒥᔓᒻᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒫᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᒑ ᒋᔥᑖᔨᒫᑦ ᑳ ᒥᓯᒋᔅᑎᔨᐦᒡ ᐱᔮᐦᓯᐤᐦ᙮

George speaks about the canadian goose and other large birds. He mentions what they eat and the migration period. Moreover, George shares advice his grandfather gave him on respecting large birds.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-015-005

File Size

4.06 mb

Duration

23 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Tradition, Animals, Food, Man

ᒑᐧᑳᑦ ᑳ ᐊᑐᔑᐧᐃᑦ ᓈᐹᔑᔥ
A boy that almost turned cannibal

ᓈᐹᔑᔥ ᑳ ᓂᑭᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑳ ᒋᑎᐦᑐᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᐅᐧᐄᒋᒫᑭᓐᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᓈᓂᑑᒥᔅᐧᑳᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ, ᑳ ᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᒥᔅᒄᐦ ᐋᑳ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᔑᒫᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒋᑭᔅᒋᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᒥᔅᒄᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑖᔨᐦᑎᒃ᙮

A boy stays behind when his father and the other people leave. He goes to hunt for beaver and kills, cooks and eats it. He eats the beaver raw and tells the people how he felt.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-038-008

File Size

0.91 mb

Duration

2.49 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

Social studies, Citizenship, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Food, Man

ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᑯᑦ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ
A girl is taken from her brother by prospectors

ᐆ ᐋᑎᔪᐦᑳᓐ ᓈᐹᔥ, ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᒫᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ᙮ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐋ ᒌᔑᑳᔨᒡ ᓈᐹᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᑳ ᓈᑎᐦᐄᐹᒡ, ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᐧᐃᒡ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᓐ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᒌᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᔥ ᑳᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᑎᓂᑯᔨᐦᒡ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐋ ᒌᔑᑳᔨᒡ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᔥ ᑳ ᓈᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᔥᐦ, ᑳ ᒥᔅᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᐋ ᐃᔮᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥ᙮

This legend is about a boy, a girl and their mother. One day the boy and girl went out to check their fish net and then prospectors arrive. The girl is taken by the prospectors and lives with them. The boy goes home and informs their mother what happened to his sister. Then one day the boy goes and looks for his sister and finds her with a child.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-038-003

File Size

1.25 mb

Duration

7 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Girl, Food, Woman, Inter-racial

ᐊᑑᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ ᑳ ᔒᐅᑖᒡ
Atuush and his son are hungry

ᐊᑑᔥ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑖᑦ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ ᒑ ᒫᔑᐦᐄᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓐ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᒑ ᒫᑭᐦᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᐋᐅᒃ ᒑ ᒧᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋ ᒫᔑᐦᐄᑐᐧᐃᒡ, ᐊᑑᔥ ᑳ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᑎᒻᐦ ᐋ ᐱᒥᐱᐦᑖᔨᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐋ ᐱᒥᐱᒌᐦᒡ᙮ ᐊᑑᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ ᑳ ᒋᐱᐦᒌᒡ ᐋ ᒫᔑᐦᐄᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᑳ ᐧᐄ ᒥᔪᐲᐦᑖᒡ ᒑ ᐃᐦᑐᑎᐧᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮

Atuush tells his son that they should fight and which ever loses will be the broth. While they are fighting, Atuush sees a dog running then people travelling on foot. Atuush and his son stop fighting and begin planning what they will do to them.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-038-004

File Size

0.72 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Animals, Food, Monsters

ᑳᓂᐧᐋᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᑑᔥ
Kaanwaat and the atuush

ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ - ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳᓂᐧᐋᑦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᒧᒋᔔᒫᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐋᒋᔮᒥᑯᐧᐃᑦ᙮

ᑳ ᒌᐧᐋᑦ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᑎᔨᔨᒻᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᒑ ᑎᑯᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑖᑦ, ᒑ ᐧᐄ ᓈᑭᑎᐧᐋᔨᒥᓱᔨᐦᒡ᙮

ᓃᔓ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ - ᓈᐹᐤ ᒥᔥᑎᑯᔥᐦ ᑳ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓈᒋᓂᑭᒥᑯᔨᐤ ᐋ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᑦ, ᓃᑳᓐ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᓂᒋᔥᑯᐧᐋᐧᑖᐧᐋ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤᐦ᙮ ᒌ ᐊᔓᒦᔮᐤ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᑰᓯᔅᐦ ᒥᐧᐋᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ᙮

ᓂᔥᑐ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ - ᓈᐹᐤ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓃᔓ ᐅᑖᓂᔅᐦ ᒦᒋᐧᐋᐦᐱᔑᐦᒡ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒎᒡ᙮ ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᒧᐧᐋᐱᑦ, ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋ ᐃᑎᓂᐦᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᓂᒥ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐱᒫᑎᓯᔨᐤᐦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᑎᑯᔑᐦᒃ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᑖ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑖᒡ ᑳ ᐧᐄᑎᒫᑯᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᑖᓂᔅᐦ ᐋ ᑳ ᐱᒫᑎᓯᔨᐦᒡ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ᙮

Part 1 - A man named Kaanwaat arrives upon a village of atuush. He visits and is greeted by the atuush. Then he goes home and tells his people about the atuush and predicts that they will be coming. He tells his people how to protect themselves.

Part 2 - A man uses young trees to make a shaking tent to do predictions of the first contact of white man. He was able to pass his gift of predicting to his sons.

Part 3 - A man and his wife and two daughters lived in a teepee. One day the man leaves to get supplies while he is away his wife passes away. He comes back to his daughters and finds that his wife passed away.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-038-005

File Size

2.26 mb

Duration

13 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Food, Man, Predictions, Starvation, Monsters, Family, Boy, Girl

ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐤ ᐋ ᒌᐧᐄ ᐧᐃᓂᒧᔮᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑑᔥ ᒧᔮᒻ ᐋ ᒥᔅᑯᒋᑦ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ
The inuit that pretends to be frozen and is taken by the atuush

ᐊᑑᔥ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐹᔨᑯᑖᐅᓯᔨᑦ, ᐆ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ᙮ ᐊᑑᔥ ᒌᐧᐋᐱᒫᐤ ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐤᐦ ᐋ ᐱᒥᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᒥᔥᑯᐧᐃᒋᔨᐦᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᒋᐧᑳᒑᔨᑯᐱᓈᓂᐦᐄ᙮ ᐊᑑᔥ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓇᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ, ᑳ ᒋᐧᐋᑎᐦᐋᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᐅᒦᒋᒥᐦᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᐅᑏᔨᔨᒻᐦ᙮

This is a legend about the Atuush and his family. The atuush sees an inuit man that had been fishing that is lying on the ground frozen. Atuush takes the man and brings him to his family as food.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-038-001

File Size

0.55 mb

Duration

3 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Food, Man, Monsters, Family

ᑳ ᑎᑯᔑᐦᒃ ᐊᑑᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᓈᑭᔑᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥᐦ
When atuush walks and listens for children

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᑳ ᒌ ᐄᑖᑭᓂᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔑᒡ ᐋᑳ ᒑ ᐃᔮᔑᐦᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᑎ ᐅᑖᑯᔑᔨᒡᐦ, ᒑ ᐹᐦᑖᑯᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ᙮

Long ago children were told not to scream and yell in the evening because atuush would be listening for noise coming from anywhere.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-038-006

File Size

0.71 mb

Duration

6.09 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

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Girl, Predictions, Monsters, Inter-racial

ᐋᔥᒄ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᒑᐧᑳᓐ ᐋ ᒌ ᐊᔨᒦᒥᑭᐦᒡ
When everything used to talk

ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ ᐆ, ᐧᐄᔥᑭᒑᓂᔥ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᐋᔅᒄ ᐋ ᒌ ᐊᔨᒥᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥᐦ ᐋ ᐱᒫᑎᓯᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑦ, ᐧᐋᐱᓈᐦᒄ ᑖᓐ ᒑ ᐃᑖᐱᑎᓯᔨᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᓈᐹᔥᐦ ᐋ ᐱᒫᑎᓯᔨᐦᒡ, ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᒥᐧᔮᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑦ, ᐧᐋᔥ ᐋᐅᒄ ᒑ ᓂᑐᐦᐆᐧᐃᑦ᙮

This legend is about the Canada jay when he used to talk. He is told a girl is born and says that they should throw her away and what`s the use of her. Then he is told that a boy is born and how he is happy because he`s going to be the one to hunt.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-038-002

File Size

0.24 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Girl, Animals

ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᑳ ᒧᔑᐦᐋᑦ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤᐦ ᒑ ᑎᑯᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ
When the eeyou made predictions about the white man

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑳ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᒫᒡ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤᐦ ᒑ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᒡ᙮ ᓈᐹᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᑳ ᓂᒋᔥᑭᐧᐋᒡ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑎᒡ ᑳ ᒦᔥᑯᑎᓂᒫᑐᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᐅᒋᐦᒋᐱᔨᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐊᑖᐧᐋᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᔨᐧᐃᓐ᙮

Long ago, they predicted the white man will arrive. A man and his wife made the first contact with white men and how they traded their clothing with them. That was when the fur trade began.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-038-007

File Size

1.06 mb

Duration

6.11 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

Spirituality, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Predictions, Inter-racial, Clothing, Man, Woman

ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᐅᒋᔖᔮᑭᒥᐦᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤᐦ
A man kills a bear and gives it to the elder of the camp

ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᒋᔖᔭᒄᐦ ᐋ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᒦᒋᒥᐦᑯᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ᙮

ᓃᔓ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᒉᐃᐦᑭᑉ ᑎᐹᒋᒥᐤ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᔑᑖᓄᐧᐋᓄᐧᐃᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᐋ ᒌ ᒫᒥᐤ ᒦᒋᓱᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᒦᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑖᒋᒧᐧᐃᑦ ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓂᐦᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒥᔅᑭᐦᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮

Part 1 - Jacob tells the story about a man that killed a bear and gives it to the elder of the camp.

Part 2 - Jacob tells the story of when they all eat together after the bear meat was cooked. Then he continues on how they found other food by using the shaking tent.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-014

File Size

2.05 mb

Duration

11 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Citizenship, History, Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Animals, Food, Man

ᓈᐹᐤ ᒌ ᐅᑎᓂᑯᔫᐦ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ ᐅᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᐧᑳᐤᐦ
A man`s sister that was taken by prospectors

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᓈᐹᐤ, ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᒌ ᓂᑐᐧᐃᒋᐧᑳᒑᐅᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒑᐧᐋᐤ᙮ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔫᐦ, ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐅᓂᒦᑯᑦ ᐊᓐ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ, ᑳ ᒋᐦᒋᐱᐦᐄᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᓐ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ᙮

This story is about a man, his mother and sister, once the man and his sister go out fishing and prospectors arrive upon them. The sister is tricked into getting on with the prospectors and is taken away.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-004

File Size

1.36 mb

Duration

7.54 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Song

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Woman, Inter-racial

ᐊᒥᔅᒄ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Beaver Song

ᐊᒥᔅᒃ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᓂᑭᒥᐤ᙮

He sings the beaver song.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-009

File Size

0.98 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Described By

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Animals, Man

ᐊᔅᒌᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Earth Song

ᐊᔅᒌᐤ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᓂᑭᒥᐤ᙮

He sings the earth song

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-008

File Size

0.87 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Described By

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Song

Topics

Tradition

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

ᓂᑑᐦᐅᐧᐃᓐ ᐋ ᒥᔖᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐱᔖᔑᒡ
Hunting Big & Small Game

ᓂᑭᒧᐦᑖᐤ ᐋ ᒋᔥᑖᔨᐦᑖᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᐋ ᒥᔖᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐱᔖᔑᔨᒡ ᓂᑐᐦᐅᓂᔨᐤ᙮

He sings the value of hunting small & big game.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-003-002

File Size

0.26 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scot & Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Described By

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Song

Topics

Past, Seasons, Animals, Food

ᑳᓈᐧᐋᑦ
Kaanaawaat

ᒥᔥᑖᐹᐤ ᐅ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᐆ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ᙮ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᐊᔨᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᒌ ᐋᐱᑎᓐ ᑳ ᐋᑎᔪᐦᒑᓄᐧᐃᒡ᙮

A legend about a Giant. Told in high cree vocabulary.

Age 18+
Code

EcWe-003-001

File Size

3.90 mb

Duration

24 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Cheryl Visitor

Described By

Cheryl Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals, Monsters

ᑯᐃᑯᐦᐧᐋᒑᐤ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥᐦ
Kiwiikwachaau that lived with children

ᓂᔥᑎᒻ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᑯᐃᑯᐦᐧᐋᒑᐤ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥᐦ, ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᔥᐦ ᑳ ᐃᑖᔨᒫᑦ᙮

ᓃᔓ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᐱᐹᒦᐦᑖᒡ ᐋᐧᐋᓰᓯᒡ ᐋ ᐱᔅᑯᓈᔨᒫᒡ ᑯᐃᑯᐦᐧᐋᒑᐤᐦ ᑳ ᑎᑯᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ᙮

ᓂᔥᑐ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ:

ᒥᓂᑎᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒥᓂᑑᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑎᐧᐋᔑᒥᐧᐋᐤᐦ ᒥᓂᑑᔑᔑᔥᐦ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᑳᓱᐧᐃᒡ, ᑳ ᑎᐅᔑᓂᔨᐦᒡ ᓃᐱᓂᓯᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑖᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᐧᒫᑦ ᒥᓂᑎᐤ ᐅᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮

Part 1 - Kiwiikwachaau that lived with children and believed to be his siblings.

Part 2 - When the animals are travelling they are wondering when Kiwiikwachaau will be coming.

Part 3 - Minituu and Minituuskwaau and their children Minituushishich are living at a camp when the Niipinsuu arrives upon the children and takes the Minituu`s food.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-015

File Size

3.58 mb

Duration

32 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Food, Man, Woman, Family, Boy, Girl, Summer, Animals

ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ ᐲᐦᑎᑭᒥᐦᒡ ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓂᐦᒡ
Man singing in a shaking tent

ᑳ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐲᐦᑎᑭᒥᒡ ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓈᒋᓂᑭᒥᑯᐦᒡ ᒧᔮᒻ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐃᑑᐦᑖᑯᓯᔨᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᑯᓯᑦ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐋ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒥᐧᑖᐦᑎᓂᔨᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐧᒑᐧᑳᔨᔨᐤ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐃᔨᓂᔨᒡ᙮

He sang the way the man sang when entering inside the tent. While the man is singing something fell and he tells what is happening, when entering in the shaking tent.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-007

File Size

0.98 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Described By

Jeremiah Mistacheesick

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Song

Topics

Tradition, Man

ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓐ
Shaking Tent

ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᑳ ᒌ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᑦ ᐹᐦᒑᑦ ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓂᐦᒡ᙮ ᓃᐲᔥᐦ ᒌ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᑖᐤ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᓂᐦᑖᐅᒋᓂᔨᐦᒡ, ᐹᐦᒑᐦᑦ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᔮᔨᐤ ᒥᑐᑎᓵᓂᐦᒡ, ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᓂᑭᒧᑦ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᔨᐤ᙮

A old man used to sing when he went in the shaking tent. He would sing about the flowers that are growing, when a man goes in the shaking tent while singing something happens.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-003-006

File Size

1.03 mb

Duration

5.59 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Song

Topics

Man

ᐊᓵᒻ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Snowshoes Story

ᐅ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒫᒑᒥᑭᓐ ᐊᓵᒻ ᐃᔑᐦᐧᑖᐅᐧᐃᓐ, ᒌ ᐃᔫ “ ᐊᔑᑯᒻ ᐧᐹᔥᑎᔥᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᐅᑎᓵᒻᐦ, ᓂᔮᓂᑯᑐᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᒌ ᒥᔪᐲᐦᐄᑭᐤ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᐋᔅᑰ ᓂᒧᐃ᙮

This song explains the value of snowshoes, he quotes "Everytime a man puts on his snowshoes, sometimes it brings him good luck but sometimes it didn`t."

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-003-003

File Size

0.32 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Tradition, Winter, Man