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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ᑳ ᑯᔥᑖᒋᒡ ᐃᔨᔨᐅᒡ
People got scared

ᓂᒧᐃ ᐹᐦᑖᑯᓐ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒋᐦᒋᐱᔨᒡ ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᙮

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᐹᐅᔥᑎᑯᔨᐦᒡ ᒌ ᐱᒥᔥᑳᐅᒡ᙮ ᒌ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᐱᐤ ᒫᒃ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᐱᒥᔥᑳᒡ ᐹᑐᔥ ᑳ ᓂᑭᑎᐦᐋᒡ᙮

ᓂᒧᐃ ᒫᒃ ᒋᔑᐱᔨᐤ ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ᙮

The beginning of the story is missing.

This a story about people who got scared. They were canoeing. They were in the rapids. They crouched over while paddling until they got over the rapids.

The story is incomplete.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-025

File Size

1.45 mb

Duration

1 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

Spirituality

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Man, Supernatural, Family, Past

ᐋ ᐧᐊᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᐦᒑᒄᐦ
Seeing spirits

ᑎᐹᒋᒥᐤ ᐋ ᐱᒥᔥᑳᑦ ᓰᐲᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᐦᒑᒄᐦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᐱᒥᔥᑳᑦ᙮

Tales while traveling along the river and how he saw spirits along the way.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-018

File Size

1.25 mb

Duration

7 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

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History, Spirituality

Themes

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Past, Seasons, Places, Man, Woman, Monsters, Transportation, Boy, Girl

ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᓈᔥᒡ ᑳᑯᔥᑖᒋᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ
That time when a person was really afraid

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᑯᔥᑖᒋᑦ ᐋ ᐋᐦᑳ ᐅᐦᒌ ᓂᑭᑎᐦᒃ ᒦᒋᐧᐋᐦᐱᔫ᙮

This is a story about a person who could not leave the teepee because he was so scared.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-001-028

File Size

1.60 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2007

Collected By

CSB collection

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Man

ᐧᐹᒋᑮᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑎᔅᒌᒥᐧᐋᐤ
The Boogeymen and their world

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐄᐦᑖᑯᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᒡ᙮

Stories about how to live with them (The boogeymen).

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-001-015

File Size

0.41 mb

Duration

2 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

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Family, Boy, Man

ᓈᐹᔥ ᓂᐲᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐅᓂᔑᐦᒃ᙮
The boy taken by the water

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᓈᐹᔥ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᔮᐱᒡ ᐧᐋᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐤ ᓂᐲᐦᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᓂᔑᐦᒃ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᑖᔨᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᓂᒌ ᓂᐲᐦᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᑎᓂᑯᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᑐᐦᐃᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐹᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐊᓐ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᔨᐤ ᓂᐲᐦᒡ;;; ᑳ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ᙮

This is a story about a boy lost in the water. People thought he had been taken by someone from the water. It wasn`t the only time when someone was taken from there, even hunters. An old man heard something from the water and he saw someone that looked like a woman.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-001-039

File Size

6.36 mb

Duration

6 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

Spirituality

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Teachings

Topics

Boy, Past, Places, Monsters, Supernatural

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

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

ᐋ ᓂᑐᐦᐆᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Hunting Trip

ᒥᑳᔥ ᒋᔅᒎ ᐋᒌ ᓂᑑᒋᔥᐧᑳᑦ,ᓂᑑᐱᐧᔖᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒥᐦᒑᔓᐧᐋᑦ᙮

Mukash reminisces about going hunting for otter, lynx and fox.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-030-002

File Size

2.54 mb

Duration

14 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Song

Topics

Tradition, Animals, Food, Man

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Traditional singing

ᒧᑳᔥ ᓂᑭᒧᐦᑖᐤ ᐋ ᓂᑑᐦᒑᔓᐧᐋᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᓂᒋᐦᒄ᙮

Mukash sings about hunting for the lynx and the otter.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-030-004

File Size

0.80 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs, Song, Teachings

Topics

Tradition, Animals

ᐧᐋᔮᔖᐤ
Waayaashaau

ᒧᑳᔥ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᐧᐋᔮᔖᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᓃᔑᔨᒡ ᐧᐄᐅᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐹᔨᒃ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑎᐧᐋᔒᒥᔨᐦᒡ ᑳ ᓈᐹᔒᐅᐧᐃᔨᐦᒡ᙮

Mukash tells the story about Waayaashaau, his two wives and one of his sons. He abandoned his son on an island for mistreating one of his wives. His son goes on a journey trying to find his way home with the help of some animals.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-030-001

File Size

3.63 mb

Duration

21.07 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Cree School Board

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies

Themes

Legends, Song

Topics

Past, Animals, Man, Family, Woman, Boy, Transportation, Tradition

ᓂᑕᐦᑯᔩᓐ ᐁ ᒫᑎᔓᔓᓈᓅᐦᒡ
Medicine for cuts

ᐲᑕᕐ ᐧᕚᔩᒐᕐ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᓂᑐᐦᑯᐦᑖᑲᓄᔨᒡ ᐊᐧᐁᓐ ᐁ ᒫᑎᔓᔓᑦ ᒥᒄ ᐄᓅ ᓂᑕᐦᑯᔨᓂᔫ ᐁ ᒌ ᐋᐸᑎᓃᔨᒡ. ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐁ ᒌᓵᒋᒧᓈᓅᐦᒡ ᓇᒧᐃ ᐃᐦᑕᑯᓐ

Peter Voyageur tells how cuts were treated back then using traditional medicines. (The end of the story is missing.)

Age 6+
Code

EcMi-506-001

File Size

0.24 mb

Duration

1.23 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Bartlett Collection

Sound Editor

Anna Blacksmith

Described By

Anna Blacksmith

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, History, Science

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Medicines, Tradition, Past, Man

ᐧᐁᒥᔅᑎᑯᓰᐤ ᒋᔅᑯᑕᒫᒉᐧᐃᓐ
Residential School

ᕕᓕᑉ ᒌ ᑎᐹᑐᐦᑕᒧᒻ ᐧᐁᒥᔅᑎᑯᔒᐤ ᒋᔅᑯᑕᒫᒉᐧᐃᓂᔫ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐄᓅ ᒋᔅᑯᑕᒫᒉᐧᐃᓂᔫ ᐁ ᓂᑐᐧᐁᔨᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔫᐦ ᐄᓅ ᐊᐧᐋᔥ ᒉ ᒌ ᐊᔑᑎᓂᑲᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐄᓅᐦ ᒋᔅᑯᑕᒫᒉᐧᐃᓂᔫ ᐁ ᒋᔅᑯᑕᒫᓲᔨᒡ᙮

Philip was talking about children being taught non native education. He wants the native children to also be taught in the traditional way.

Age 8+
Code

EcMi-519-001

File Size

0.18 mb

Duration

1.04 mins

Year Of Recording

1969

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Marguerite Mackenzie

Sound Editor

Edith Matoush

Described By

Edith Matoush

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies, History

Themes

Interview, Teachings

Topics

Inter-racial, Tradition, Past, Clothing

ᐋᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ
Divination

ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᓈᐦᐄᑳᐴ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐦᐁᑦ ᐋᔨᒧᑎᒧᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᐅᒄ ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻ ᑳ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᔅᒑᒧᑦ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ᙮

Samson Neacappo and George Head both explain about divination, the shaking tent and the looking into water divination. Josie Sam Sr. is doing the interview.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-034-045

File Size

2.05 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

Themes

Interview

Topics

Tradition, Past, Predictions, Supernatural

ᒑ ᒌ ᐃᔮᑦ ᐃᔅᐹᔨᒧᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ
Trusting Abundance

ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ, ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᐧᐄ ᒦᒋᓱᑦ, ᐋ ᒋᔅᑐᑖᑦ ᐋ ᒥᑎᒫᑦ ᒫᔅᑭᓈᔫ ᐋ ᑖᐅᔥᑭᒃ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᐧᐋᑎᔑᐧᐋᑦ, ᒫᔅᑭᒃ ᐋ ᐧᐋᔫᑎᓃᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᑳ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒫᓲᑦ ᐧᐄ ᔮᔥᑖ ᐋ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐋᑭᓅᑦ᙮

A legend about a man in need of food, finds and follows a path, comes upon a winter camp wherein he finds an abundance of food, and he learns and receives help from an unknown source.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-034-001

File Size

1.81 mb

Duration

10 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Rhonda Iserhoff

Described By

Rhonda Iserhoff

Dialect

Northern

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Teachings

Topics

Family, Man, Starvation

ᑳᓈᐧᐋᑦ
Kaanaawaat

ᒥᔑᐦᑖᐹᐤ ᐋ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᑳᓈᐧᐋᑦ ᒌ ᐃᓯᓂᐦᑳᓯᐤ᙮

Story about Giant

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-029-001

File Size

3.96 mb

Duration

38.26 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne House-Grant

Described By

Suzanne House-Grant

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Man, Monsters

ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥ ᑳ ᑭᐧᒑᒥᑎᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Stolen baby

ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ ᒋᔖᔨᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ᙮ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥ ᐋ ᒌ ᐅᑎᓈᑦ ᑳ ᐋᑎ ᐱᒥᓈᑦ ᒋᐦᒋᐧᐋ᙮

A legend about an old lady who took a baby and brought him up as her own.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-029-002

File Size

3.57 mb

Duration

20.43 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Suzanne C.House

Described By

Suzanne C.House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Past, Man, Woman

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