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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ᒪᑮ ᒑᑲᑕ ᑲᑰᑭᑕᐦᒡ
Maggie`s family starvation

ᒪᑮ ᒋ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᐊᓂᑕ ᐧᐋᔅᑭᒡ

ᒐᑲᐦᑦ ᑳ ᑰᑭᑕᐦᒡ᙮

Maggie told a story when they were almost starving during the winter time.

Age 8+
Code

EcWh-900-004

File Size

1.94 mb

Duration

11.24 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

CP collection

Sound Editor

Louisa George

Described By

Louisa George

Modified

2017-07-08 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Past, Boy, Girl, Winter, Man, Woman, Starvation, Family

ᐊᑑᔥ
Aadush story

ᐧᕚᐧᓛᕇ ᒫᕐᒃ-ᔅᑑᐧᐋᕐᑦ ᐁ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑦ

ᐊᑑᔥ ᐁ ᒨᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᐧᐁᔫᐦ ᐁ ᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᔨᒡ᙮

Florrie Mark Stewart is telling a legend about how Aadush treated people after killing them.

Age 4+
Code

EcEm-020-005

File Size

2.44 mb

Duration

14.46 mins

Year Of Recording

1998

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Marie-Odile Junker

Sound Editor

Florrie Mayappo

Described By

Florrie Mayappo

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Themes

Legends, Memoirs

Topics

Boy, Winter, Places, Man, Monsters, Transportation

ᑳᐄᔥ ᐯᒋ ᐱᒪᐦᒋᐦᐆᒡ
Survival in the bush

ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐯᐦᒋ ᐱᒫᐦᒋᐦᐆᒡ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᒣᐧᑳᒡ ᑳ ᐯᒋ ᐱᒥᓈᑲᓄᑦ ᐁᔥᒄ ᐁ ᒌ ᐊᐱᔒᔑᑦ᙮

The author tells about how they used to live in the bush and how they survived, when she was a little girl.

Age 10+
Code

EcEm-020-004

File Size

2.53 mb

Duration

14.54 mins

Year Of Recording

2002

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Marie-Odile Junker

Sound Editor

Florrie Mayappo

Described By

Florrie Mayappo

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History, Geography

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Food, Transportation, Family, Past, Fall, Winter, Animals, Places, Tradition

ᒋᔖᔨᐤ ᑳ ᓂᔥᑏᒡ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ
The elder man with three sons

ᓇᐹᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᐤᐦ ᑳ ᓂᔥᑏᐦᒡ ᐅᑯᓯᔅ` ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᔮᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᒑ ᒦᒋᒡ᙮ ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᐊᐳᐧᐋᑖᑦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑖᑦ ᒑᒃ ᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓵᑭᐦᐄᑭᓂᐦᒡ᙮

A man and his wife lived with their 3 sons and their wives. They had no food to eat and they became weak. The man of the family has a dream of the caribou that his sons will find when he instructs them to go to a lake.

Age 6+
Code

EcWh-904-001

File Size

1.78 mb

Duration

10 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Food, Woman, Starvation, Family, Boy, Past, Winter, Animals

ᓈᐹᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄ
The man and the caribou

ᒌ ᐃᐦᑖᐤ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᓈᐹᐤ ᐋ ᓈᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᓂᔅᒃᐦ᙮ ᒥᒄ ᐆ ᐹᔅᒋᑭᓐ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᒋᔅᒋᐦᒃ ᒌ ᑎᐦᑯᓂᒻ᙮ ᑳ ᓂᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ, ᑳ ᐃᑎᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐹᒋ ᐊᓂᔅᑯᐧᐋ ᒫᓂᒑᐦᑳᑯᐧᐋᑦ᙮

There was a man long ago who went out to find caribou. He only took his gun and a small pot. He came upon a woman who told him that she has set up her camp on his way.

Age 6+
Code

EcWh-904-002

File Size

0.84 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Winter, Animals, Food, Man, Woman

ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᒋᒋᓈᑦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄ
The man that was chasing caribou

ᓈᐹᐤ ᐃᔅᑭᓂᑎᐱᔅᑳᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐱᐹᓈᓂᓯᓂᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐅᒋᐦᐱᑖᑦ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᐃᐧᐋᔑᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐧᑳᒋᒫᑦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ; ᒑᐧᑳᓐ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐃᔨᑎᐱᔮᒄ? ᓃᔨ ᐧᐄ ᐋᔥᒄ ᓂᐱᐦ ᐱᐹᒥᐱᐦᑖᓐ᙮

A man chasing the caribou all night long and made them tired. As he arrived to the area where the caribou were resting from running the man talks to the caribou and asks them `Why are you doing sitting down? If I were you I would still be running.`

Age 6+
Code

EcWh-904-003

File Size

0.48 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Margaret Cox

Described By

Margaret Cox

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs, Jokes

Topics

Winter, Animals, Man

ᐋ ᒌ ᒫᔅᒑᒡ ᐄᔅᒌᒫᐅᒡ
Battle with the Inuits

ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᔥᒄ ᐋ ᒌ ᒫᔑᐦᐄᑐᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᐄᑐᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐄᔅᒌᒫᐅᒡ

This is a story of long ago when the Crees and the Inuits were still fighting and killing each other.

.

Age 10+
Code

EcWh-901-001

File Size

7.93 mb

Duration

47 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Cree Program Collection

Sound Editor

Alice Duff

Described By

Alice Duff

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals, Food, Man, Supernatural, Past, Winter

ᐧᐹᒋᑮ(ᒡ)
The Boogeyman(men)

ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ, ᐧᐹᒋᑮᒡ ᐋ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᒡ ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐋ ᔮᔮᐅᐧᐋᔮᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒉᐃᒥᔅ ᐯᐃ᙮ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᑭᓅᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐃᑖᔨᒥᑐᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᒌ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᐋᑎᔑᒡ,

Cree stories about the boogeymen (prospectors) along the shores of James Bay. Tales on how they got along with each other and with the local guides.

Age 12+
Code

EcWh-901-008

File Size

9.75 mb

Duration

47 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Spirituality, History

Themes

Legends, Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Winter, Animals, Food, Tradition, Past, Spring

Old Days
Old Days

She tells about in the old days, when they had nothing and were running out of supplies and they were getting hungry.

Age 6+
Code

EcMi-517-002

File Size

0.49 mb

Duration

2.51 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Rhonda Iserhoff

Described By

Rhonda Iserhoff

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family, Past, Winter, Places, Food

ᐊᓂᑌ ᐯᐦᒡ ᐧᐁᔅᑲᒡ
Old Times

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᐯᑦᓰ ᐊᔨᒧᑕᒻ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐯᒋ ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ, ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐋᔨᒥᐦᐆᔨᒡ ᐆᐦᑖᐧᐄ, ᐁ ᐧᐄ ᐱᒫᒌᐦᐄᑯᐧᑖᐤ᙮ ᐁᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᔮᐧᑖᐤ ᐧᐁᒥᔅᑎᑯᔒᒦᒋᒻ᙮ ᒥᒄ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᐁ ᒌ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐅᐦᑎᓂᒥᔨᒡ ᒉᐧᑳᔫ ᐆᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ, ᒥᒄ ᒫᒃ ᐊᔅᑰ ᓇᒧᐃ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᐸᐦᑖᔫᐦ ᒦᒋᒦᔫ ᑲᔦᐦ ᒫᒃ ᓇᒧᐃ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐆᔔᓖᔮᓂᒥᔫ ᑲᔦᐦ ᒫᒃ ᒉ ᒌ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᐅᑯᔫ ᒋᔐᐅᒋᒫᐤ ᔔᓖᔮᐆᓯᓇᐦᐄᑲᓂᔫ᙮ ᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᒌ ᐋᔨᒥᓂᔫ ᐊᓂᔫᐦ ᐁ ᒌᔑᑳᔨᒡᐦ᙮

The author talks about the old times when her dad had hard times feeding them because they didn`t have any store bought food. They would only live off the wildlife food. There were times when their dad couldn`t catch any game, also when they didn`t have any money or government cheques coming. It was really hard in those days.

Age 10+
Code

EcMi-517-001

File Size

1.97 mb

Duration

11.27 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Marguerite Mackenzie

Sound Editor

Edith Matoush

Described By

Edith Matoush

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Tradition, Past, Winter, Food, Man

ᐋ ᐅᐦᑖᒋᐦᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᐱᐳᓂᔨᒡ
Winter Survival

ᑳ ᐱᑯᔥᑎᐧᐋᐱᔨᑦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᒪᐤ ᓰᐲᐦᒡ, ᓂᒫᔅᐦ ᑲ ᐅᐦᑖᒋᐦᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᐱᐳᓂᔨ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐱᒥᐱᒋᐦᒡ ᐋ ᒧᐧᐋᐱᒡ᙮

Father falls in the river, preserves fish for winter use and travels by foot to get supplies.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-004-012

File Size

4.64 mb

Duration

27 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Frances Visitor

Described By

Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Tradition, Past, Spring, Winter, Food, Transportation

Story of the Boy who went to visit.
Story of the Boy who went to visit.

His Brother tells him not to go and see these people, but the next morning, he got up and went to go visit these people.

Age 6+
Code

EcEm-024-002

File Size

1.00 mb

Duration

5.48 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Rhonda Iserhoff

Described By

Rhonda Iserhoff

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Winter, Places, Man

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

ᐋ ᒥᒌᔑᑳᒡ
Bad Weather

ᑎᐹᒋᒥᐤ ᑳ ᒑᔥᑎᓂᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᐋ ᒥᒌᔑᑳᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᒥᔅᑭᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐃᒋᔥᑎᑯᔑᒨᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᑰᑎᐧᐋᑦ; ᑳ ᐋᑎ ᑰᑯᐧᐃᔑᑦ᙮

Tells a story about when he was caught in bad stormy weather and found shelter under a tree and built a fire and fell asleep in it.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-035-011

File Size

0.77 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Past, Seasons, Winter, Places, Man

ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐤ ᐋ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ
Story of the Inuit

ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐤᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ᙮ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐱᒋᐦᒋ ᐅᓂᑑᐦᐆᔅᒌᐧᐋᐦᒡ᙮ ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑖ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᓈᓈᒥᒌᒻ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔮᐅᓈᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᓂᐱᔨᔨᐤ᙮ ᑳ ᒋᐦᒋᐱᒋᒡ ᐅᑖᓂᔅᐦ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒑᐧᐋᐤ ᒑ ᑭᓂᐧᐋᐱᒫᔨᐦᒡ ᐅᑖᒥᐧᐋᐤᐦ᙮ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᒄ ᒫᒃ ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᐅᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐱᔥᑳᐹᒋᐦᐅᐧᒫᑦ ᐅᑖᒻᐦ ᐅᐲᔖᑭᓈᐲᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ, ᑳ ᒥᒥᔪᐦᑯᐧᐋᑦ, ᐱᔥᒡ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐅᔮᓯᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᑯᔮᓐᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᒋᑖᒡ ᐅᒦᒋᒥᐧᐋᐤ᙮ ᒦᓐ ᑳ ᒋᑐᐦᑖᒡ, ᓈᔥᑎᔨᒡ ᓂᒥ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒧᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᓈᓈᒥᒋᔨᒻ ᐋᑎ ᒥᔪᒌᔑᑳᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳᐧᐋᐱᒫᒡ ᐋᐦᒋᒄᐦ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ᙮

This story about the Inuit.They went to their hunting ground. They were staying on the island and the water was getting further away.He went with his daughter to look after their dogs. They saw a polar bear on the ice. he cut off one of his dogs to run after the polar bear. He killed the polar bear; skins it and cuts off the meat. He felt the ice moving and it breaks; he took some of the meat and couldn`t leave the fur. They all the meat he took. They left and it was beginning to get sunny; they saw nothing and didn`t know where to go. They went away and they saw a seal and killed it.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-035-008

File Size

2.11 mb

Duration

12 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Geography

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Girl, Spring, Winter, Animals, Food, Man, Inter-racial

ᒦᓐ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐱᐳᐦᒡ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐃᐦᑖᓂᐧᐃᒡ
Another year of life in the bush

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᒦᓐ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᒡ᙮ ᐧᕚᕐᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᒌ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐴᓱᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐄᔑ ᑯᔅᐱᐦᐊᐦᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒥᔅᑎᓰᐲᐦᒡ ᑳᐦ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔨᐦᑖᒡ᙮ ᓃᔓ ᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᐤ ᒋᔖᔮᒄᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᑎ ᑎᐧᑳᒋᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᑳᐧᐋᐧᐋᔮᐱᔅᑳᐤ ᒌ ᐃᐦᑖᐧᐃᒡ ᑳ ᐊᑎ ᒥᔥᑭᐧᐃᑎᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᒃ ᐃᔨᐦᒡ ᓵᑭᐦᐄᑭᓂᔨᐤ ᑳᐦ ᓈᒌᐱᒌᔥᑎᐦᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐊᑎᑎᐤ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐊᒡ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ᙮ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐋᐦ ᑎᐱᔅᑳᔨᒡ, ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑎᑯᒡ ᐧᐋᔖᐅᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᑎᐧᐄ ᒫᒃ ᒌᐦ ᒥᔮᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᐱᔒᔥ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᒑ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᑯᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐱᐳᓂᔨᒡ ᑳᐦ ᐹᑖᒋᒧᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ ᒋᔥᒋᐅᒋᒫᔅᐧᑳᐤ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᔨᐤᐦ (ᐧᐄᓵᐧᐋ 1936)᙮

George tells the story of a year living in the bush. His family left Fort George and paddled inland. They paddled up the river towards George River. He killed two black bears that fall. They fished at Kaawaawaayaapiskaau as the ice formed. Fish was scarce and they had a hard time catching fish. When they moved to another lake, they caught more fish. One night, a man from Waashaau arrives at their camp. They were able to give him some supplies. He mentions it was the year the Queen`s father`s father died (circa 1936).

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-201-059

File Size

11.01 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

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Animals, Places, Artifacts, Food, Man, Woman, Starvation, Family, Boy, Transportation, Tradition, Inter-racial, Past, Seasons, Fall, Winter

ᒌᐦᒌᐅᒑᓂᔥ
Chiihchiiuchaanish

ᒌᐦᒌᐅᒑᓂᔥ ᐋᐦ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐅᔑᔑᒥᔥᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒨᔥ ᑳᒋᒡ ᑳ ᐱᐳᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐱᐦᑯᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐋᐦ ᓃᐱᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓐ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐄᔑᓈᑯᐦᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐱᐳᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒦᓐ ᐋᐦ ᐊᑎ ᓃᐱᐦᒡ᙮

Legend of Chiihchiiuchaanish how he adopts a grandchild during a time of a never ending winter. Then the legend goes into how summer was retrieved and of how seasons came to be.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-010

File Size

28.15 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

Themes

Legends

Topics

Man, Woman, Monsters, Supernatural, Boy, Tradition, Seasons, Summer, Winter, Animals

ᑳ ᒥᔅᑭᐧᐋᑭᓂᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᒑᑳᑦ ᐋᐦ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ
Finding a starving camp

ᐹᔨᒄ ᓈᐹᐤ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐱᒧᐦᑖᑦ, ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑖᑦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐅᐧᐋᓂᐦᑭᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐋᑎᑐᐧᐃᓯᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᑳᐧᐋᑦ, ᐧᐋᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ᙮ ᒦᓐ ᒋᔮᒋᔖᐹᔮᔨᒡ, ᒋᑐᐦᑖᐦ, ᐄᑎᑰ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐋᐦ ᐱᒧᐦᑖᑦ, ᐧᐃᔮᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒥᐦᒑᑎᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐋᑯᑖᒡ ᓂᐧᑳᓐᐦ᙮ ᓈᐧᑳᑖᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐄᑐᐦᑎᑖᑦ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐧᐋᓂᐦᑭᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮

A hunter finds a camp of starving people who were already very weak. He returns home and tells his father. The next day, the elder tells his son to go back. On his way, he sees a large herd of caribou. The hunters set snares and capture many caribou. They brought the caribou to the starving camp and helped them survive.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-048

File Size

5.82 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

History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Supernatural, Family, Tradition, Past, Winter, Animals, Food, Man, Predictions, Starvation

ᑳ ᐋᔨᒥᐦᒡ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ
Hard times long ago

ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑖᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᒑᑳᑦ ᑳ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᒡ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᓰᑦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐧᐄᓵᐧᐋ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᒥᑯᔖᒌᔑᑳᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᓈᔥᑎᔨᒡ ᓂᒥ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᔮᐅᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑖᒡ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ, ᐊᑎᑎᐤ ᓈᔥᒡ ᒫᑯᐦᐄᑯᔨᐤᐦ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᓈᔥᒡ ᒌ ᒥᐦᒑᑎᔨᐤᐦ ᒥᐦᐄᐦᑭᓐᐦ, ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒦᑖᐧᑳᔮᒧᐦᒑᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᒃ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᐋ ᐃᑐᐦᑎᑎᐧᐋᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᒥᐦᒑᑐ ᒫᒃ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᒌ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐧᐹᐳᓂᔨᒡ᙮

George talks about a time of starvation when he was a teenager. It was around Christmas time and they had no food. They reached another camp where the people were hungry also. The wolves were driving the caribou away. They finally were able to get caribou. They went to the other camp to give them food. Many people had starved to death that winter.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-050

File Size

9.41 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

History

Themes

Memoirs, Interview

Topics

Starvation, Transportation, Family, Tradition, Celebrations, Past, Seasons, Winter, Animals, Places, Artifacts, Food

ᑳ ᐋᔨᒥᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ
Hardship in the Past

ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑖᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐧᐄᔨ ᓈᐦᐄᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᓈᑖᐦ ᐄᔑ ᐅᑖᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒫᑯᐦᐄᑯᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐊᔥᑎᐦᒋᑯᒡ, ᓈᔥᑎᔨᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒋᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᑳᐦᑳᒋᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒥᐦᒑᔑᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᒡ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑯᔥᑐᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐊᐱᔑᑭᒦᔑᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᑖᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐊᑎᑎᐤ ᐧᐋᐱᓅᑖᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐱᒋᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒥᔅᑎᓰᐲᐦᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᒡ ᐧᐋᔖᐅᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔖᐤ ᐋ ᐅᐦᒋᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᒫᑯᐦᐄᑯᔨᒡᐦ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐧᐋᔖᐅᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐧᒑᕐᒃ ᐋᑳ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᔥᑐᐦᑖᑐᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐄᑐᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒥᔮᑦ ᒑ ᐅᑯᔅᒑᔨᒡᐦ ᐋᐦ ᑯᔅᒑᔨᒡᐦ᙮

George tells a story of his life in the past. His family experienced hunger. They had cached food for the winter but crows and foxes ate everything from the cache. His family camped with people from Whapmagoostui at Apishikimiish (Lac Bienville). As they move further east towards Mistisiipii (George River), they meet up with Montagnais people from Waashaau (Sept Isles?). The Montagnais family was starving. George mentioned that it was hard to communicate with them. George helped the Montagnais by giving them some fish to use as bait for their fish hooks.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-201-055

File Size

21.89 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

Social studies, History, Geography

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Tradition, Food, Clothing, Past, Seasons, Man, Summer, Woman, Spring, Starvation, Transportation, Fall, Inter-racial, Winter, Family, Boy, Animals, Girl, Places, Artifacts

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