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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ᒫᑎᔫ ᕌᑦ Matthew Ratt

ᐋᐧᐋᔥ ᑳ ᓂᑭᑎᑰᑦ ᐆᑳᐧᐄ
The child who was left behind by his mother

ᒌ ᓂᑭᑖᐤ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᐅᑎᐧᐋᔒᒻᐦ ᐧᐋᔖ ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᑎᐦᑯᒥᔨᐦᒡ᙮

The child that was left by his mother because he had too many lice to keep up with.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-041

File Size

15.30 mb

Duration

16.42 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, Teachings

Topics

Boy, Family

ᑳ ᐧᐄᓂᑎᔨᑦ ᓈᐹᐤ
The dishonest man.

ᐅᐦᐄ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᓈᐹᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᒥᐧᔮᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᐋ ᑳ ᑯᐃᔅᒄ ᐃᐦᑐᑎᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋᐱᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ᙮

Stories about a man who liked to deceive the people and the outcome of his behavior.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-012

File Size

1.97 mb

Duration

13 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

Teachings, Legends

Topics

Past, Places, Man

ᐊᑑᔥ ᐅᒌᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᑦ
The Giant on the hill

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐲᓯᐧᒫᐦᑖᐦᒡ ᐧᐄᒥᓐᒌᐦᒡ ᐋᔨᒧᐧᐃᑖᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᓂᒋᔥᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᑑᔥᐦ᙮ ᐧᐄᐦᑖᑯᐧᐃᓐ ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ᙮

The story takes place south of Wemindji and describes the encounter with a giant and what the message

from the story is.

Age 4+
Code

EcCh-001-014

File Size

0.72 mb

Duration

4 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, Geography

Themes

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Man, Supernatural, Boy, Animals

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

ᐅᐦᑰᒥᔅᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ
The story about his uncle

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐅᐦᑰᒥᔅᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒌ ᐱᐅᑉᓂᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐃᑖᒋᒧᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᐱᐧᐹᒧᐦᑖᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᐦᑰᒥᔅᐦ, ᑳ ᔖᑭᒋᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐃᒌᔨᐤ᙮ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᒧᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐃᔥᐱᒥᐦᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐋ ᒧᓵᔅᑯᔨᐦᒃ, ᐋ ᒥᓈᐧᐋᑎᒧᔨᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᓂᒧᐦᒡ ᐃᑖᔨᐦᑎᒻ ᒑ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ, ᒥᒄ ᐋ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒑᔥᑎᓈᐦᐅᐧᐃᑦ᙮

He is telling a story about his uncle. It was during the winter. His uncle was taking a walk and went up on the mountain. When he got to the top, he saw someone going straight on the ice, at the narrow of the land. He didn`t feel like going there; because he wasn`t sure whom he saw.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-037

File Size

3.04 mb

Duration

3 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

Geography

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family

ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᐋ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐄᐅᓈᐹᒥᑦ᙮
The young lady who did not want to marry

ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᐋ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᑖᐧᐹᐦᑎᒃ ᒑ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔫᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ ᓂᐲᐦᒡ᙮

A story about a young girl who didn`t believe that she was worth marrying and was taken by beings from the water.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-054

File Size

5.34 mb

Duration

5.5 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, Citizenship

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Girl, Spring, Woman, Monsters, Supernatural

ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᓯᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᒌᔨᔨᐤᐦ
The young man and his brother

ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ, ᐧᐄᒌᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᐦᑯᒥᓯᐧᐋᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮

Tells story of a man and his brother and their uncle.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-001-047

File Size

2.22 mb

Duration

2.25 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB colllection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Suzanne House-Grant

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Boy, Man, Family

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

ᑳ ᒫᐦᒌᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᑯᒡ
When the Caribou had disappeared

ᐊᑎᐦᒄ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᐋᑎ ᒫᐦᒌᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᑳ ᓂᑐᒫᑭᓂᑏᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑎᑭᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᒌ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᒫᒃ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ᙮ ᐋᔥᒄ ᐋ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᔨᒡ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ, ᑭᔮᐦ ᒫ ᓂᑎᐧᐋᔨᐦᑖᑯᓯᔨᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᔫᔨᐤᐦ ᒑ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᔨᒡ᙮

He tells a story about when the caribou was scarce and a man was invited into a spirit world through a shake tent. This man went where no man has ever been or should never go.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-044

File Size

6.64 mb

Duration

7 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Suzanne House-Grant, Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Past, Animals, Man

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

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