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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ᑳᓈᐧᐋᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᑐᔥ
Kanawaat and the giant

ᑳᓈᐧᐋᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᔅᑖᔅᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᓈᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑐᔥᐦ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᐅᔅᑖᔅᐦ᙮ (ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᓂᒧᐃ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒌᔑᐱᔨᐤ)

The story about the Kanawaat and his brother. Kanawaat looks for the giant who took the life of his brother. `This story is not complete.`

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-006-015

File Size

1.28 mb

Duration

7.19 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

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Man, Monsters

ᒫᒦᒑᐦᐋᐤ
Maamiichaahaau

ᓈᐹᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᒫᒦᒑᐦᐋᐤ ᑳ ᐃᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᐧᐃᑦ᙮ ᒫᒦᒑᐦᐋᐤ ᑳ ᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᑐᔥᐦ᙮

Story about a man named Maamiichaahaau and his encounter with the giant.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-014

File Size

0.83 mb

Duration

4.52 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

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Past, Man, Monsters

ᓈᐹᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒫᒦᑖᐦᐋᐤ
Man and Maamiitaahaau

ᓈᐹᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒑᐱᑎᓰᒫᑦ ᒫᒦᑖᐦᐋᐤᐦ᙮ ᒌ ᐧᐄ ᒋ ᓂᑑᐦᐆᒫᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᒦᑖᐦᐋᐤᐦ᙮

The story of a man working along with the Maamiitaahaau. Hunting with the Maamiitaahaau.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-023

File Size

1.30 mb

Duration

7.34 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

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Seasons, Monsters

ᓈᐹᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒫᒫᐧᑳᔑᐤ
Man and the monkey

ᓈᐹᐤ ᒌ ᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᐤ ᒫᒫᐧᑳᔑᐤᐦ, ᑳ ᐃᔨᒥᐦᐋᑦ ᒌ ᑭᐧᑳᒋᒫᐤ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ᙮ ᑳ ᓂᑐᒋᔖᔮᐧᑳᑦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ ᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᐤ ᒋᔖᔭᒄᐦ, ᓈᐹᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒫᒫᐧᑳᔑᐤ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ᙮

What happens when you meet myhtical being. Hunting bear and Maamaakwaausuu story.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-020

File Size

0.51 mb

Duration

2.56 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

Teachings

Spirituality, History

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Animals, Monsters

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


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

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

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

ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᒋᔅᒋᐧᐃᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᐋ ᒥᑖᐧᐋᑎᓯᑦ
Advice of having Shaman power

ᐋᐅᒄ ᑖᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒋᔅᒋᐅᒫᑦ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᒑ ᐃᔑ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᔑ ᑭᔅᒋᐦᐅᑦ ᐋᐦ ᒥᑖᐧᐃᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑯᐃᔅᒄ ᒑ ᐃᔑ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᑦ ᐋᔑᑭᔅᒋᐦᐅᑦ᙮

George recalls a story of a father giving advice to his son of how to use his shaman power and how to use the power in a proper way.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-013

File Size

1.81 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

Spirituality

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Boy, Man, Supernatural

ᐋᐦ ᑎᐹᑎᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡᐦ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐱᒫᑎᓰᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ
Explanation about legends and life long ago

ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐅᔮ ᐋᐦ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐊᐱᔒᔥ ᑖᐹᑎᑎᐦᒃ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᒋᑭᓂᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᑎᐤ ᒥᒋᓐ ᑖᐹᑎᑎᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒌᐅᔑᐧᐋᔑᔥ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓂᔨᐤ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᐱᔒᔥ ᑖᐹᑎᑎᐦᒃ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᑎᓂᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᓂᒌ ᒥᑖᐅᐧᐋᑎᓰᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᐃᔥᐱᔑ ᓲᐦᒋᐱᔨᔨᒡᐦ ᐳᐧᐋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᒋᑭᓂᔨᐤ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐄᑯᑦ, ᐋᔪᐧᐃᑯᓐᐦ ᓈᓂᑎᐤ ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻᐦ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳᐦ ᐃᐦᑖᑯᐱᓈ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᓈᐦᐄᑳᐴ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᐱᔒᔥ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᔨᒥᑦ ᒫᓐᐦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐊᔨᒥᔨᒡᐦ ᒑᕐᒡᐦ᙮

This is an interview. George explains about the shaking tent and the legend of Chiiwish Awaashish. He also explains how people acquired shaman power and the power of dreams. He also explains the various ways the shaking tent was constructed. The interviewer might be Josie Sam Sr. Samson Neacappo also is in attendance and puts in his comments.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-033

File Size

14.84 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

Spirituality, Art and Music, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Discussion, Interview

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Tradition, Past, Artifacts, Man, Woman, Predictions, Monsters, Supernatural

ᐋᐦ ᑎᐹᑎᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡᐦ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑯᑎᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᓐ ᐋᐦ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ
Interview about Legends and other explanations

ᐧᕌᐱᕐᑦ ᑳᓈᐅᑏᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᐤ ᑖᐱᔥᑯᓐ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐦᐁᑦᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᓈᐦᐄᑳᐴᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐄᔮᔨᒧᑎᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐱᒫᑎᓰᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᒑᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᑖᓂᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋᐱᔨᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᓂᐦᑳᓱᐧᐃᓐᐦ, ᐱᑯᓂᒑ ᓈᐦᐄᑳᐴ, ᐅᔥᒋᐧᑳᓂᔥ, ᐹᒑᐦᐋᓂᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐲᐹᐱᓂᐤ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᑎᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᐳᐧᐋᒧᐧᐃᓂᐦᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐅᐦᒋᐱᔨᔨᒡᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᐊᔅᒌᐦᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐅᐦᒋᐱᔨᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋᐱᔨᔨᒡᐦ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐᐦ, ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᑳ ᑖᐱᔥᑯᓐ ᐃᑖᔨᐦᑖᑯᓂᔨᒡᐦ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᓂᔮᑭᓐᐦ ᐋ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐳᐧᐋᒧᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᓂᒌ ᓂᑭᒧᓐᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᐅᒌ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐋᑳ ᓈᔥᒡ ᒑ ᐊᑎ ᐃᔨᐦᑎᑯᓂᔨᒡᐦ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐄᔑ ᓃᔥᑖᒥᐦᒡ᙮

Robert Kanatewat interviews both George Head and Samson Neacappo about legends and other aspects of life long ago and how the legends were told. Explanation about how traditional names came from and several names are explained, such as Neacappo, Head, Pachano and Pepabano. Names derived from dreams and nature. Origins of legends and time when legends were told. Difference between legends and stories. Information received from dreams and how songs were composed. The elders also predict how the legends will fade in the future.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-201-038

File Size

42.93 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

Art and Music, Social studies, Citizenship, History, Spirituality

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Food, Man, Woman, Predictions, Starvation, Family, Supernatural, Boy, Inter-racial, Girl, Tradition, Past, Seasons, Animals, Artifacts

ᐋ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ
Shaking Tent

ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᒫᐤ ᐧᒑᕐᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᑳᐦ ᐋᔨᒧᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐹᐦᑖᑯᓯᔨᒡᐦ ᐋᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᒌ ᑳ ᐹᐦᑖᑯᓯᒡ ᑖᓐ ᒑ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐄᔑ ᓃᔥᑖᒥᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋᐅᒄ ᓂᑑᐦᐅᐧᐃᓐ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᒌ ᐋᐱᑎᐦᒡ ᐊᓐ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᒋᑭᓐ᙮

Josie Sam Sr. asks George about the shaking tent. He mentions the names of the spirits that were heard during the ceremony. The spirits mentioned what will happen in the future. The shaking tent was used for the hunt.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-201-062

File Size

9.70 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, History

Themes

Interview, Discussion

Topics

Tradition, Past, Seasons, Animals, Artifacts, Food, Predictions, Supernatural

ᑯᓵᐱᐦᒋᑭᓂᓂᑭᒧᓐ
Shaking tent song

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᓂᑭᒨ ᓂᑭᒧᓂᔨᐤ ᑳ ᒌ ᓂᑭᒧᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᒫᐤ ᐧᒑᕐᒡᐦ ᐋᔥᒌᐧᔖᒥᑭᓂᔨᒡ ᐅᔮ ᓂᑯᒧᓂᔨᐤ᙮

George sings a song which was sung during the shaking tent ceremony. Josie Sam Sr. asks about the meaning of the song.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-201-052

File Size

0.82 mb

Duration

0 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

George Bauer

Sound Editor

Brian Webb

Described By

Brian Webb

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Art and Music

Themes

Interview, Song

Topics

Artifacts, Supernatural

ᐋᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ
The Shaking Tent

ᐋᐅᒄ ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᐋᔨᒥᐦᐋᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᒫᑦ ᐋᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐹᒋᔅᑎᓂᐦᒃ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᓈᐦᐄᑳᐴ ᐅᑎᔨᒧᐧᐃᓐ᙮ ᑖᐱᔥᑯᓐ ᐅᒌ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᓂᑯᒧᓐᐦ ᑳ ᒌ ᓂᑭᒧᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ ᐋᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮

Josie Sam Sr. interviews George about the shaking tent and how it was performed. Samson Neacappo also adds some comments. Both elders sing songs also that were sung during the shaking tent ceremony.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-045

File Size

12.42 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

Spirituality, History

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Interview, Song

Topics

Tradition, Past, Predictions, Supernatural

ᐋᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ
The Shaking Tent

ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᒫᐤ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐦᐁᑦᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᓈᐦᐄᑳᐴᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᒋᑭᓂᔨᐤ᙮ ᐊᓂᒌ ᓃᔓ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᓂᔥᐧᑳᐅᔑᐦᑖᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᒫᑭᓂᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐋᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ, ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ, ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᒋᔅᒋᓯᒡ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᐋᐱᑎᓂᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐹᐦᑎᐦᒡ᙮

Josie Sam Sr. interviews both George Head and Samson Neacappo about the shaking tent. The two elders take turns answering questions about the shaking tent, how it was used, their memories about it and the stories they heard.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-042

File Size

15.18 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

Spirituality, History

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Interview

Topics

Artifacts, Man, Predictions, Supernatural, Tradition, Past

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

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 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

ᒋᔖᔨᔫ ᑳ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ
The Shaman and Shaking tent

ᒋᔖᔨᔫ ᑳ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᒑ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᑦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ ᔖᔥ ᒫᒃ ᐋ ᒌ ᒧᐧᐋᐧᐋᑯᐱᓈ᙮

A story about a shaman helping to provide some food for a family.

Age 18+
Code

EcWe-003-010

File Size

1.51 mb

Duration

9.48 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Collin Scott/Daniel Natawapineskum

Sound Editor

Cheryl & Frances Visitor

Described By

Cheryl & Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Family, Animals, Food, Starvation, Supernatural