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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ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒌᐦᒌᐧᑳᔪᔥ
Kuikuhaachaau and Chiihchiikwaayush

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᐹᔨᒄ ᐋᐦ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ᙮ ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑎᑯᑦ ᒥᐦᐄᐦᑭᓐᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒌᐦᒌᐧᑳᔪᔥ ᑳ ᐃᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᔨᒡᐦ ᒥᐦᐄᐦᑭᓐᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ᙮ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒋᔅᑎᒫᓰᑦ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ᙮ ᒧᔮᒻ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒥᑖᐅᐃᔨᐦᑎᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒥᐦᐄᐦᑭᓐᐦ ᐋᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᐧᐄᔨ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᑳ ᒌᐦ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ᙮ ᒫᔨᑯᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒥᐦᐄᐦᑭᓐᐦ ᒑ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒑ ᒌ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᓱᑦ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᐧᐄᔨ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ, ᓈᔥᒡ ᓂᑎᐧᐄ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᑦ᙮ ᐋᑎ ᒫᔥᑎᓂᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᒥᔨᑯᑦ ᒑ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᓱᑦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒥᓂᐦᐋᐦᑯᓈᑦ, ᐴᑎᒥᒄ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒋᐧᔖᐧᐋᐱᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐧᐄᐱᔅᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᒦᓐ ᐧᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᑯᑦ᙮ ᒥᒄ ᓂᒥ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᔮᔅᐱᐦᑎᒻ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒫᑯᑦ ᒑ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᓂᒥ ᒥᔪᐱᔨᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐦ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᑯᑦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑖᑦ ᑳ ᐅᒫᓂᑭᓂᔑᐤ᙮ ᓈᑎᐧᐋᔨᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐅᒫᓂᑭᓂᔨᐤ᙮ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᒫᑯᑦ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᒑ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ᙮ ᒥᒄ ᓂᒥ ᐃᐦᑎᐤ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒫᑯᑦ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᓂᒥ ᒌᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᐤ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮

This is one story of Kuikuhaachaau. Wolves reach Kuikuhaachaau. The leader of the wolves is named Chiihchiikwaayush. They begin living together. Kuikuhaachaau seems to be very pitiful compared to the wolves. The wolves seem to use shaman power in their hunt but Kuikuhaachaau is very unsuccessful. The wolves give him some of their power but Kuikuhaachaau uses it indiscriminantly. Another time when Kuikuhaachaau collects rock tripe, an arrow passes by him. The other person tries to help using special power but Kuikuhaachaau fails to follow the orders and the help fails. Then, Kuikuhaachaau reaches the man Kaa Umaanikinishiu. Kuikaahaachaau asks him for his caribou corral. Kaa Umaanikinishiu instructs Kuikuhaachaau how to use it but he fails to follow the instructions and isn`t able to kill any caribou.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-054

File Size

17.54 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

Themes

Legends

Topics

Seasons, Winter, Animals, Places, Artifacts, Food, Clothing, Man, Woman, Starvation, Supernatural, Transportation, Family, Tradition, Past

ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐱᒫᑎᓰᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ
Life in the past

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒦᓐ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐱᐳᓂᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐊᑎ ᐱᒋᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑖᒡ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑯᔥᑐᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ, ᔖᔥ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᐱᔅᒑᐧᐋᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᒋᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐊᐱᔑᑭᒦᔑᐦᒡ, ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᐅᔥᑖᐦ 100 ᒌᐦ ᐃᑎᔑᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒡ᙮ ᓂᒧᐃ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᑳᐦ ᐹᒋᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒑᒃ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳᐦ ᐋᑎ ᒥᒦᐦᐧᑳᒋᐦᐅᒡ᙮

George tells a story of another winter where they were inland. As they moved inland, they met a Whapmagoostui man coming from the other direction. The man was already very thin from starvation. They lived together at Apishikimiish (Lac Bienville). At that camp, there were over 100 people. They didn`t have much success finding caribou. As George`s family moves away, they kill some caribou.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-201-056

File Size

7.41 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

Topics

Places, Artifacts, Food, Clothing, Man, Woman, Starvation, Transportation, Family, Tradition, Seasons, Fall, Winter, Animals

ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐱᒫᑎᓰᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ
Lifestyle in the past

ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᐤ ᑖᐱᔥᑯᓐ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐦᐁᑦᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᓈᐦᐄᑳᐴᐦ ᐋᐦ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᒫᑦ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐱᒫᑎᓯᔨᒡᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᒌ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᒡ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᐱᒫᑎᓰᒡ, ᐋᐦ ᒫᓂᒑᒡ, ᐋᐦ ᑯᓯᔅᐱᒋᒡ, ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐅᔑᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᐧᐄᔨᐧᐋᐤ ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᑳ ᓂᑎᐦᐅᑖᓱᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐄᔑ ᑳᓈᔮᐳᔅᑳᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐃᐦᑎᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐋᐦ ᓂᒫᔥᑖᑯᐦᒑᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᓐ ᑳᐦ ᐄᑎᓂᐦᐅᒡ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑎᐦᐅᑖᓱᒡ᙮

Josie Sam Sr. interviews both George Head and Samson Neacappo about the life in the past. The elders George and Samson mention how they lived, how they set up camps, traveling up the rivers and carrying loads on their backs. They also mention that they were the first ones to take supplies to the trading post at Kaanaayaapiskaau. They mention how smoked fish were made and how long it took to travel to Kaanaayaapiskaau.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-201-057

File Size

7.87 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

Themes

Memoirs, Interview

Topics

Tradition, Past, Seasons, Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, Animals, Places, Artifacts, Food, Clothing, Transportation

ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᐅᒡ
Maamihiitaahaauch

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᐅᒡ, ᐋᐦ ᒥᐦᒑᑎᒡ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᐧᐋᑭᓂᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒧᐧᐋᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐹᔨᒄ ᓈᐹᐤ

ᑳ-ᐊᐧᓈᑦ ᑳ ᐃᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᑦ, ᐋᐅᒄ ᓈᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑖᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐱᔮᐧᔖᔨᒫᑦ ᒑ ᐄᔥᐱᒋᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᒧᔮᒻ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᑳ ᒌᐦᑎᒃ ᐋᓯᓈᑯᐦᐄᓱᑦ

ᑳ-ᐊᐧᓈᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᐤ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐅᐳᐧᐋᒧᐧᐃᓂᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᒃ ᒋᐦᒋᐧᐋ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᐤ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒦᓐ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᒌᔑᐧᐹᔨᒡ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐱᐳᓂᔨᒡ, ᒑᒃ ᒦᓐ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐲᐧᐃᓂᔨᒡ ᐋᑎ ᒥᔥᑭᐧᐃᒋᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒦᓐ ᓂᔮᑖᑦ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᑯᓐᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓈᔨᒡᐦ ᓈᐹᔑᔥᐦ ᑯᒋᐧᔖᑭᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔑᓂᐦᑳᑖᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒥᐦᐄᑖᐦᐋᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐱᑯᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᓈᐹᔑᔥᐦ᙮

The legend of Maamihiitaauch, a group of cannibals that terrorized the people. A man named Kaa Aanwaat, finally decides to confront the group of cannibals. He goes to a place where he knows the cannibals will reach him. Kaa Aanwaat makes himself look like he`s very weak. The first family of cannibals reach him and see that he`s very weak. Kaa Aanwaat fights the cannibals in their dreams. Finally, Kaa Aanwaat kills the first family of cannibals. Kaa Aanwaat kills another group of cannibals by making the weather warm during the winter and the cannibals traveling become all wet from the snow and then brings a blizzard to kill them in the cold. Kaa Aanwaat goes to another old woman cannibal and her two daughters. The cannibals kept a boy fattening him up. Kaa Aanwaat lives with the cannibals and kills them and saves the boy.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-201-043

File Size

32.12 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

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Citizenship

Themes

Legends

Topics

Man, Woman, Predictions, Monsters, Supernatural, Family, Transportation, Boy, Tradition, Past, Seasons, Winter, Animals, Artifacts, Food

ᐲᓯᒧᒡ ᐋ ᐋᔨᒧᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ
Meaning of Cree Months

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᑖᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐦᐁᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᔥᒌᐧᔖᒥᑭᓂᔨᒡᐦ ᐋᔑᐧᐄᒋᓱᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ ᐲᓯᒻᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒑᐧᑳᓐ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐄᔑᓂᐦᑳᑖᑭᓂᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᒌ ᐲᓯᒧᒡ᙮

George discusses the meanings of Cree months and explains why the months have their names.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-011

File Size

5.98 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

Discussion, Interview

Topics

Seasons, Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

ᐊᐱᔒᔥ ᐋᐦ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐧᒫᑯᔨᐧᐋᔥ
Mwaakuyiwaash Partial

ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᓯᐤ ᐧᒫᑯᔨᐧᐋᔥ ᑎᐹᓐ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᑭᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᒧᔮᒻ ᑳᐦ ᐃᐦᑐᑎᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔑᔥ ᐅᔥᑭᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐅᒋᔖᔨᔥᐧᑳᒥᔑᑦ᙮ ᐋᑎ ᐧᐋᓵᔮᐱᓂᔨᒡ, ᐱᔮᐦᑎᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑐᒥᑯᑦ᙮ ᒥᔑᐤ ᐧᐋᔨᐧᐄᐱᐦᑖᑦᐦ, ᓂᒥ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᐤ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᓂᑯᑐᓐ ᐋᐦ ᐹᐧᔖᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᒑ ᐹᐦᑎᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ, ᐋᔮᔅᑭᐧᐄᔨᑦ᙮ ᐧᐋᔨᐧᐄᐱᐦᑖᑦ ᒥᔑᐤ ᐱᔮᐦᑎᐧᐋᑦ᙮ ᒑᒋᓈᑦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐧᐃᔮᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᒦᒋᐧᐋᐦᐱᔨᐤ᙮ ᐧᐃᔮᐱᒫᑦ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒥᔪᔑᔑᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐋᑎ ᐧᐄᒋᒥᑐᒡ᙮ ᓂᒧᐃ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᐆ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ ᐋᐅᒄ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐊᓐ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒫᐦᒋᐱᔨᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐲᐦᑎᑖᐱᔨᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ᙮

The young boy Mwaakuyiwaash reaches puberty and is living in seclusion, just like the custom for a girl`s first menstruation. At the break of dawn, he hears a voice calling him. When he runs out, he doesn`t see anything. As he expects to hear the voice again, he gets ready. As he hears the voice, he runs after it. He finds a lodge and a beautiful woman comes out and they start living together. The legend is cut off due to the length of the tape.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-201-037

File Size

5.02 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

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Tradition, Winter, Animals, Artifacts, Food, Man, Woman

ᐹᔨᑯᐱᐳᓐᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐃᐦᑖᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ
One year of life in the bush

ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑖᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒋᔅᒋᓯᑦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᓈᔥᒡ ᑳ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔒᐅᐧᐃᑦ᙮ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒌᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᓈᐹᐅᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒑᒃ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐅᐧᐋᓂᐦᑭᑖᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐹᐳᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᓂᔮᓯᐹᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐄᔑ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑯᔥᑐᐦᒡ ᐋ ᒧᐧᐋᐱᒡ᙮ ᒥᔔ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᐊᔑᒥᑯᒡ ᐅᒋᒫᐤᐦ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒦᓐ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒥᔅᑭᐧᐃᓰᒡ ᐊᓂᒌ ᓈᐹᐅᒡ ᒑ ᒌᐦ ᓂᑑᐦᐅᒡ᙮

George recalls a time when he was very young. The hunters had a hard time getting caribou and food became scarce during the winter. The people traveled towards the coast to Whapmagoostui to get supplies. After getting supplies, the hunters gained their strength back.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-201-058

File Size

6.68 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

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

ᓈᐹᔑᔥ ᐋ ᒌᐅᔖᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᒑᑳᑦ ᑳ ᑯᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᔨᒡᐦ
Orphan boy saves people from starving

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᓈᐹᔑᔥ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐅᔖᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐋᑦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᒑ ᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒑᑳᑦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᒡ᙮

Story of an orphan boy who was able to lead a band of people to kill caribou and save them from starving.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-017

File Size

6.05 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

Discussion

Topics

Starvation, Boy, Winter, Animals, Food, Man

ᐱᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ
Partial Kuikuhaachaau Legend

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᒋᐦᑖᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ, ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᓈᑖᑦ ᐧᐋᓂᔫᔮᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐋᑦ ᑳ ᒫᑖᐦᐄᑯᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑳ ᐅᔑᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐧᐋᓂᔫᔮᐤ᙮ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒑᒃ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᐧᐋᓂᔫᔮᐤ.

This is the beginning of the Kuikuhaachaau legend, of how Waaniyuuyaau pursues his victims. Kuikuhaachaau and his family flee from Waaniyuuyaau the giant skunk. And how Kuikuhaachaau was able to defeat Waaniyuuyaau.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-014

File Size

10.96 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

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Tradition, Winter, Animals, Man, Woman, Predictions, Monsters, Supernatural

ᐱᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ
Partial Kuikuhaachaau Legend

ᐧᐄᓵᐧᐋ ᐋᐱᐦᑎᐤ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒋᐦᑖᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᐆ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ᙮ ᐋᐅᒄ ᐊᓐ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐋᑦ ᐧᐋᓂᔫᔮᐤᐦ. ᒑᒃ ᒦᓐ ᑳ ᓂᒋᔥᑭᐧᐋᑦ ᒥᓂᑑᐦ, ᐋᐅᒄ ᐊᓐ ᑳ ᒫᐃᓰᑦ ᒥᓂᑑ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐋᑦ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤᐦ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐄᐦ ᐊᓯᐦᒑᑦ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐧᐄᔨ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ ᑳ ᐃᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐋᑦ ᒥᓂᑑᐦ᙮

This legend starts about half way through the legend. Legend of Kuikuhaachaau defeating Waaniyuuyaau. Kuikuhaachaau then encounters Minituu, the selfish person. Minituu tries to kill Kuikuhaachaau because he doesn`t want to share the caribou that are killed. Kuikuhaachaau gets back at Minituu.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-201-009

File Size

25.42 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

Themes

Legends

Topics

Winter, Animals, Man, Woman, Predictions, Monsters, Supernatural, Family, Tradition, Summer

ᐋᐦ ᐃᔮᔅᑭᐧᐃᔨᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᒑ ᐱᐳᐦᒡ
Preparation for winter

ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐋᔨᒧᑎᒻ ᐋᐦ ᐃᔮᔅᑭᐧᐄᔥᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᒑ ᐱᐳᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᐱᑦ ᑳ ᓅᑎᒫᓵᒡ ᐋᐦᐧᒫᔮᐦ ᐧᐃᓂᐦᐄᒑᒡ ᔮᔨᑖ ᒑ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᓈᐹᐅᒡ ᑳ ᒌ ᐱᐧᑳᐦᐄᐹᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐅᒡ ᑳ ᒌ ᓈᑎᐦᐄᐹᒡ᙮ ᐧᐋᐦᔨᐤ ᑳ ᒌ ᐧᐃᓂᐦᐄᒑᒡ ᓈᐹᐅᒡ᙮ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒥᓯᐧᐋᔮᔨᒡ ᓂᑑᐦᐆᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᑳ ᒌ ᐧᐄᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᒡ ᐋᐦ ᓂᒫᓯᐧᐃᓂᔨᒡ ᓵᑭᐦᐄᑭᓂᔨᐤ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑳ ᒥᔪᐱᔨᔨᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐋᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ, ᐋᔪᐧᐃᑯᓐᐦ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ ᐅᓵ ᑳ ᐅᐦᑖᒋᐦᐅᒡ᙮ ᐋᐦ ᐊᑎ ᓰᑯᓂᔨᒡᐦ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑳ ᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐱᔮᓯᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᔒᔒᑉᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐋᑎ ᓃᐱᓂᔨᒡᐦ, ᑳ ᒌ ᓈᓯᐱᑖᐅᐦᐊᒡ᙮ ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᒫᐤ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑯᒧᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐋ ᒥᑯᔖᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐄᔑᑭᒥᐧᑳᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ᙮

George talks about the preparation for the winter. They caught fish first before trapping to make sure they had food. The men set the nets under the ice and the women checked them. The men trapped far from camp. The men also hunted big game. If they camped at a good fishing lake, they did well. If there were no caribou, they lived on fish. In the spring, geese and ducks were hunted. In the summer, they paddled to Fort George. If they had killed big game, a feast was held. Josie Sam Sr. asks a few questions about the singing at feasts and types of lodges made in the past.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-201-061

File Size

12.81 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

Food, Man, Woman, Transportation, Family, Tradition, Celebrations, Past, Seasons, Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, Animals, Places, Artifacts

ᑳ ᒥᑖᐅᑖᐹᓈᔅᑯᐦᒑᑦ
Shaman Toboggan

ᐋᐅᒄ ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᒥᑖᐅᑖᐹᓈᔅᑯᐦᒑᑦ ᑳ ᐄᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᑦ, ᐋᐅᒄ ᐧᐄᔨ ᑳ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᒑ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᒡ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ᙮ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᒑ ᐱᒋᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᐦᐧᒫᔮᐦ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᑯᑦ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ, ᒑᒋᓈᔨᒡᐦ ᒥᐦᐄᐦᑭᓐᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᐳᔅᒋᓈᒥᐧᐋᐤᐦ, ᐋᔪᐧᐃᑯᓐᐦ ᐅᔮᐦ ᐅᑖᐱᒋᐦᐋᑭᓂᔨᐤᐦ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐃᔮᔥᑭᐧᐄᔥᑎᐧᐋᒡ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑎᑯᒡ, ᒌᒥᓈ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᔨᒡᐦ ᐅᑏᔨᔨᒻᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᒑᒃ ᐧᐄᔨ ᑳ ᒥᑖᐅᑖᐹᓈᔅᑯᐦᒑᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᒌᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᓈᑐᐱᔨᔥᑎᐧᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᒡ᙮

The man named Shaman Toboggan knows that they`ll have an encounter with enemies. He tells the others at the camp to move away. Just before the enemies arrive, a wolf runs towards his camp. The men prepare for the enemies. As the enemies arrive, they kill many of the men and take the women. Shaman Toboggan and his brothers fight back and kill all the enemies.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-201-053

File Size

8.31 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

Poor

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Winter, Animals, Artifacts, Man, Woman, Predictions, Supernatural, Transportation, Inter-racial

ᐊᓵᒻ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Snowshoes Story

ᐅ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒫᒑᒥᑭᓐ ᐊᓵᒻ ᐃᔑᐦᐧᑖᐅᐧᐃᓐ, ᒌ ᐃᔫ “ ᐊᔑᑯᒻ ᐧᐹᔥᑎᔥᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᐅᑎᓵᒻᐦ, ᓂᔮᓂᑯᑐᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᒌ ᒥᔪᐲᐦᐄᑭᐤ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᐋᔅᑰ ᓂᒧᐃ᙮

This song explains the value of snowshoes, he quotes "Everytime a man puts on his snowshoes, sometimes it brings him good luck but sometimes it didn`t."

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-003-003

File Size

0.32 mb

Duration

1 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

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

Art and Music, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Tradition, Winter, Man

ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ ᓄᑎᓯᓈᓯᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᓈᐦᑳᒋᐦᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ
When a man lived with prospectors and how he was tortured

ᐆ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ, ᓈᐹᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᑳ ᐆᑎᓂᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᓄᑎᓯᓈᓯᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ᙮ ᑖᐹ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᑎᐧᐋᔨᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᐲᐦᑎᑭᒥᐦᒡ ᒑ ᐃᔨᐦᑖᑦ ᒥᒄ ᐧᐄᐧᐄᑎᒥᐦᒡ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᐱᐳᓂᔨᒡ᙮

This legend is about a man that was taken by prospectors and lived with them. He was not allowed to be inside but kept outside during the winter.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-003-005

File Size

1.12 mb

Duration

7.54 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

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Girl, Winter, Animals, Food, Man

ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ
Life Long Ago

ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᒫᐤ ᐧᒑᓃᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐃᔑᓈᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐧᒑᓃ ᐋ ᒌ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐋ ᐅᔑᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᒋᑭᓂᔨᐤ ᒥᒄ ᓂᒥ ᒋᔅᒋᓯᐤ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐅᐧᐋᓂᐦᑖᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐄᔑ ᒧᐧᐋᐱᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓵᑳᑭᒥᐤ᙮

Josie Sam Sr. interviews Johnny about life long ago. Johnny had seen the shaking tent being made but doesn`t remember the actual ceremony. He also remembers times when food was scarce. He also mentions the time his family went to other trading posts such as Fort MacKenzie.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-205-002

File Size

6.86 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, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Discussion, Interview

Topics

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

ᓅᐦᑖᐧᐄ ᐅᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ
My father`s story

ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑖᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᐧᒑᓃ ᑳ ᐃᑖᒋᒧᔨᒡᐦ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ᙮ ᐅᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐧᐄᐦ ᒦᒋᓱᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᑎᔮᐅᔥᑳᑯᒡ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐋᔑᒥᑯᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᑯᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᑖᐅᔥᑳᑯᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒋᐱᐦ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᔨᐤᐦ ᐧᒑᓃ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᑯᔥᐧᑳᔨᐦᑖᑯᓯᑦ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ ᐋᑳ ᓈᔥᑎᔨᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐄᔮᒡ ᐹᔅᒋᓯᑭᓈᐱᒋᐦᑖᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ᙮

Johnny recounts a story his father experienced long ago. When his father was young, his family on the verge of starvation. A group of hunters after a successful hunt found their camp. The men gave them caribou meat. If the hunters had not passed by in the area, Johnny`s father`s family would have starved to death. The surprising thing is the hunters killed caribou when they had no ammunition.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-205-004

File Size

4.06 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, Interview

Topics

Family, Tradition, Past, Seasons, Winter, Animals, Man, Starvation, Supernatural

ᔒᒋᑯᓈᐹᐤ
Shiichikunaapaau

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ ᐋᑳ ᓂᐦᑖ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓯᐦᒑᑦ, ᐋᑎ ᓈᑎᑯᒡᐦ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐦ ᒦᒋᓱᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐹᔨᑯᑖᓂᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐦ ᒦᒋᓱᒡ ᓂᔮᑖᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᐋᑳ ᓂᐦᑖ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓯᐦᒑᔨᒡᐦ, ᐋᐅᒄ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ, ᒋᔖᔨᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑖᓂᓯᐧᐋᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑯᓯᓯᐧᐋᐤᐦ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ ᐋᑳ ᓂᐦᑖ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓯᐦᒑᑦ, ᐧᒫᔥᑖᓂᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐧᐋᐦ ᒫᓄᑳᓱᒡ ᐊᓂᒌ ᑳ ᒫᑯᐦᐄᑯᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᓈᑐᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᒑ ᐹᒋ ᒦᒋᓱᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐧᐄᐅᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐋᔑᓂᐦᑳᑎᑯᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᔥᑖᐤᐦ ᔒᒋᑯᓈᐹᐤ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒫᒃ ᒑᒃ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᒦᓐ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ ᓂᐧᑳᓐᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᒡ᙮

A legend of a successful hunter who never shared food with others, even those who were starving. A starving family, a man, wife, daughter and son reach the stingy man. The stingy sees the young woman and desires to live with her. The family builds their lodge beside the stingy man. The stingy man invites the family and gives them food to eat. The young woman is arranged to live with the man. The stingy man refers to his young brother-in-law as as Shiichikunaapaau. The family hunts caribou successfully after that by using caribou snares.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-205-001

File Size

9.98 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

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Tradition, Winter, Animals, Artifacts, Food, Man, Starvation

ᒫᑮ ᐋ ᐱᐹᒥᔨᐦᑖᑦ
Maggie`s Journey

ᒫᑮ ᐋ ᒌ ᒋᔅᒋᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒥᐤ, ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐋᒡ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᐹᔨᑯᑖᓂᐤ ᐋ ᒌ ᐧᐄ ᑯᐦᑭᑖᔨᐦᒡ᙮

Maggie recounts a story about how she and her brother helped another family from starvation.

Age 10+
Code

EcWh-900-019

File Size

4.02 mb

Duration

23 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Rhonda Iserhoff

Described By

Rhonda Iserhoff

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family, Past, Winter, Places, Food, Man

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐋ ᑎᐧᑳᒋᐦᒡ
Story of Fall

ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᑎᐸᒋᒧᓐ - ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᑎᐧᑳᒋᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐄᓂᐹᑯᐦᒡ (ᒉᐃᒥᔅ ᐯᐃ) ᐋ ᓂᑐᐋᐦᒋᐧᑳᓄᐧᐃᒡ᙮

ᓃᔓ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ - ᒥᕌᔮ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᐋᑎ ᐃᔨᐦᑐᑎᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᔨᐦᒡ ᐋ ᒥᔪᐦᑯᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐋᐦᒋᑯᔭᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᐃᔮᐱᑎᓂᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋ ᒥᔅᒋᓂᐦᒑᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐅᔑᐦᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᔅᑎᔅ ᐋᐦᐋᑳ ᒌ ᔖᐧᐹᐹᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ᙮

ᓂᔥᑐ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ - ᒥᕌᔮ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᐋ ᔖᔑᐦᑎᐧᑳᔮᐲᐦᒑᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐋᐦᒋᑯᔮᓐ ᐋᐱᑎᓯᔨᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᒽᐦ ᐋ ᒫᑯᐱᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᔨᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑖᐹᓂᐦᒑᓄᐧᐃᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐹᔥᑭᔖᐦᐧᐋᑯᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᑎᒧᒡ ᐋ ᐃᑖᐱᑎᓯᔨᑦ᙮

Part 1- In the Fall people went out in the James Bay by boat to hunt for seal.

Part 2 - Maria talks about the process of cleaning the sealskin, what they used it for, how they cleaned the skin. They made things like boots that were waterproof and mittens.

Part 3- Maria talks about the string made out of sealskin and used to tie dogs and sleds together, also made a whip out of sealskin to make dogs run faster.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-033-005

File Size

2.80 mb

Duration

16 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Marie-Odile Junker

Described By

Marie-Odile Junker

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Art and Music, Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Winter, Animals, Food, Clothing, Man, Woman, Transportation, Family, Tradition, Fall

ᑎᐸᒋᒧᓐ ᐊᐱᐳᐦᒡ
Story of Winter

ᒥᕌᔮ ᒌ ᐃᐦᔮᔨᐧᒫᐅᐦᐄᑭᐤ ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᑳᐅᔅᑖᑯᓂᒋᐱᐦᑖᒥᔨᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒌ ᑖᐧᐹᐦᑎᒧᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐋ ᒥᐧᔮᐱᑎᓰᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᑑ ᐋ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᓂᔨᒡ ᐋ ᐱᒥᐱᒋᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑖᐱᒋᐦᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑳᐅᔅᑖᑯᓂᒋᐱᐦᑖᑦ ᐋ ᓈᑎᐦᑎᐦᐧᑳᓂᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᐧᐋᐦᔨᐤ ᒫᒃ ᒌ ᐅᐦᑎᓂᒧᒡ ᐅᒥᐦᑎᒥᐧᐋᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑖᔨᐦᒡ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐅᑎᐧᐋᔑᔒᒥᐧᐋᐤᐦ ᐋ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᑳ ᒌ ᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᒡ ᑰᐃᔅᒄ ᑳ ᒌ ᓂᐦᒋᓈᑯᓈᒡ᙮

Maria talks about when they first had ski doos and the people believed ski doos made work and travel easier. However not many people had ski doos, only those who worked. The main use of ski doos was to get fire wood and it was far away where they got their firewood. When their children were away at school, the women went to visit them and bring them warm clothing.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-033-006

File Size

1.09 mb

Duration

6 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Marie-Odile Junker

Described By

Marie-Odile Junker

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family, Woman, Transportation, Boy, Girl, Tradition, Past, Winter, Clothing, Man