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.

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ᐧᒑᕐᑏ ᐧᒑᕐᒋᑮᔥ Geordie Georgekish

ᐋ ᓂᑐᐋᐦᒋᐧᑳᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐧᐄᓂᐹᑯᐦᒡ
Seal Hunting Out On The Bay

ᐋ ᓂᑐᐧᐋᐦᒋᐧᑳᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐧᐄᓂᐹᑯᐦᒡ ᐆᑦ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ᙮

Seal hunting out on the bay using boat

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-025

File Size

0.53 mb

Duration

3.06 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Seasons, Winter, Animals, Food, Transportation

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Stories and Songs

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐋᐧᐋᓰᓯᒡ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᔥᒡ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ: ᑳᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᔅᒃ᙮ ᐅᐦᐄ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐋ ᓈᓂᑐᐧᐋᐧᑳᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᒡ ᐋ ᓰᑯᐦᒡ ᐱᔮᐱᐦᔮᑦ ᐅᑖᐦ ᐊᑎᒫᐲᓯᒻ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᐊᐱᒡ᙮

Stories of animal and followed by songs: The porcupine and the geese`. These are stories about how to look for the porcupine and the what happens in the spring when the goose come up north during the migration.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-009

File Size

1.57 mb

Duration

9 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

Art and Music, History

Themes

Song, Teachings

Topics

Past, Seasons, Family, Tradition

ᒌᔥᒋᑉ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ
Story about Chishchip

ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᐋᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ: ᒋᔥᒋᑉ ᑳ ᐅᑎᑎᐦᐧᐋᑦ ᓂᔓ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᑳ ᑭᐧᐋᒋᒥᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᒑ ᒌ ᐱᐹᒥᐱᔨᐦᐊᑦ ᐅᑑᑎᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋᐧᒫᔮ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐳᓯᔨᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐧᐄ ᒋᔥᑎᓈᐦᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᑖᐧᐹᐦ ᐋ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐧᐃᔨᐧᑳᓂᐦᐄ᙮

ᓃᔓ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ: ᒋᔥᒋᑉ ᑳ ᒥᔅᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᒨᔅᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐱᔅᒑᓯᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑖᑦ ᐅᐧᐄᒋᐦᐋᓂᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ, ᒑ ᒋᒋᔥᑭᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐱᔅᒑᓯᐧᐃᓐᐦ᙮

ᓂᔥᑐ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ: ᒋᔥᒋᑉ ᑳ ᑭᐧᑳᒋᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᐧᐄᒋᐦᐋᓂᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᑭᓂᐧᐋᔨᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᓃᔓ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᑦ ᐋ ᓂᑐᓃᒥᑦ᙮ ᒋᔥᒋᑉ ᑳ ᒥᔅᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᐋ ᓂᐹᔨᐦᒡ᙮

ᓈᐤ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ: ᒋᔥᒋᑉ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐴᓯᐦᒡ (ᓂᒧᐃ ᒌᔑᐱᔨᔨᐤ ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ)

Part 1 - Chishchip arrives upon two women and they ask him if they can have a ride with him in his canoe. Before they get on his makes them prove that they really are women.

Part 2 - Chishchip finds a moose and takes the body parts and tells his sister that he will wear the body parts.

Part 3 - Chishchip asks his sister to look after his two wives while he is away dancing. He goes home and finds his wives in bed.

Part 4 - Chishchip and his wives go on the canoe (story incomplete).

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-006-002

File Size

3.24 mb

Duration

18 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History, Art and Music, Social studies

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Song

Topics

Past, Animals, Food, Man, Woman

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

TO BE DESCRIBED
The story about an old man

ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ, ᑳᒋᔪᐧᐅᒋᐤ ᒌ ᐃᓯᓂᐦᑳᓯᐤ᙮ ᒌ ᐅᑐᑎᐦᑳᓯᐤ᙮ ᒌ ᐅᑖᓂᓯᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒌ ᐅᓂᐦᐋᒋᒥᐤ᙮ ᒌ ᓃᔑᔨᐤᐦ ᐅᑭᓯᓯᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑖᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᓂᐦᐋᒋᒻᐦ, ᒋᐱᐦ ᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᐤ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄ, ᒌ ᐃᔮᑦ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᔨᐤ ᒑ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄ, ᑳ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒃ ᒦᓂᔥᐦ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᒥᐦᒑᓂᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᒦᓐ ᑳ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐋ ᓃᐳᐧᐃᔨᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᒋᒋᓈᒡ᙮

ᒌ ᐋᔨᒥᓐ ᐋᐧᐄᓂᔥᑐᐦᑐᐧᐃᒃ᙮

This is a story about old man; his name was Kaauchiyuwichiu. He made himself a canoe. He had a daughter and a son-in-law; they had two grandsons. He told his son-in-law; he would kill a caribou if he had something to use. When he went to get the caribou; he saw lots of berries. He picked them up. He saw the greater yellowlegs. They saw someone standing and ran after it.

Some of his words were hard to understand.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-006-005

File Size

2.12 mb

Duration

12 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

unknown

Sound Editor

unknown

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Teachings

ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ
The story about the Crees and the Inuits

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᐊᐦᐃᑖᐦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐹᐦᑎᒃ᙮ ᒋᓵᓰᐲᐅᐃᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑯᔅᑐᐃ, ᐋᐦᒋᑯᐱᒦᐦ ᐋ ᓈᑎᐦᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒌ ᐊᑎᐹᒋᒪᐤ᙮ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ ᐧᐋᔥ ᒌ ᓂᑐᐱᔨᑖᑐᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ ᒌ ᐃᔮᔫᐦᑖᐧᐋᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᐃᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐆ ᒑᐧᑳᓂᔨᐤᐦ᙮

The story he talks about is what he heard longtime ago.

The people of chisasibi were travelling to Whapmagoostui to get some oil from the seal. He also talked about the Inuits. There was a conflict between the Crees and Inuits. The inuits were destroying stuff.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-006-008

File Size

2.63 mb

Duration

15 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

CSB Collection

Sound Editor

unknown

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Artifacts, Family, Tradition, Past, Animals, Places

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

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