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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ᑳᐧᐄᒋᐦᐊᒡ ᐄᔨᔫ ᐊᒌ ᐧᐄᑯᑯᑖᐃᒡ
Helping a starving family

ᒪᑮ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᐊᒌ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐊᒡ ᑭᔮ ᐊᒌ ᐱᒪᒋᐦᐊᒡ ᐃᔨᔫᐦ ᒐᑳᑦ ᐊᒌ ᑯᑭᑖᐃᒡ

Maggie is telling a story about people they helped and saved from starvation.

Age 8+
Code

EcWh-900-014

File Size

4.84 mb

Duration

15.5 mins

Year Of Recording

197?

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Emily Masty

Sound Editor

Maggie Sheshamush George

Described By

Maggie Sheshamush George

Modified

2017-07-08 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

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

ᒪᑮ ᑳ ᐃᔥ ᑭᓂ ᐧᐋᔨᒫᑦ ᐧᐄᑐᐧᐋᔑᒻᐦ ᑭᔮ ᐧᐄᓈᐸᒻ
Maggie taking care of her family

ᒪᑮ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᑳ ᐄᔥ ᑭᓂᐧᐋᔨᒪᑦ ᐧᐄᑐᐧᐋᔑᒻᐦ ᑭᔮ ᐧᐄᓇᐹᒻ ᐊᓂᑕ ᐧᐋᐱᒪᑯᔥᑑᐦᒡ, ᐊᐦᐊᑳ ᐧᐄᒌ ᑖᒡ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᒡ ᐊᒌ ᐊᑯᓰᒡ ᐊᓂᔭ ᐧᐄᓈᐸᒻ

Maggie is telling a story about when she took care of her family in Whapmagoostui, when her husband got sick and could no longer go in the bush.

Age 10+
Code

EcWh-900-015

File Size

0.99 mb

Duration

5 mins

Year Of Recording

197?

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Emily Masty

Sound Editor

Maggie Sheshamush George

Described By

Maggie Sheshamush George

Modified

2017-07-08 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Past, Food, Man, Family, Boy, Girl

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

ᒫᑮ ᐅᑎᐸᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Maggie`s Story

ᒫᑮ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ, ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᑳ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔑᐅᑦ

ᑳᑎ ᐄᔅᐱᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒌ ᐋᔨᒥᓂᔨᐤ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᐧᐄ ᓂᑑᐦᐆᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᓈᔥᒡ ᓂᒥ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᐱᐦᑖᑭᓄᔨᐤ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᒌ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᒫᒃ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᒥᒋᐦᐄᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᐅᔅᑖᔅᐦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐅᐦᒌ ᐋ ᑯᐦᑭᑖᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮

Maggie recounts the story of when she was a young girl and how they lived in times of hardship when it was difficult to hunt and food was scarce.

She tells of how grateful she is for her older brother and how he saved other families from starvation.

Age 12+
Code

EcWh-900-016

File Size

2.41 mb

Duration

14.02 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

unknown

Sound Editor

Suzanne House

Described By

Suzanne House

Modified

2017-07-08 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Food, Man, Starvation, Family, Girl, Animals

ᐧᐋᐳᔥ ᓂᐧᑳᓐᐦ ᑳ ᓂᑑᑯᑖᔭᐦᒡ
Setting Rabbit Snares

ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᐆ ᐃᔥᐧᑫᐤ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑎᐧᑖᐤ ᑳ ᓂᐧᑳᑖᐧᑖᐤ ᐧᐋᐳᔥ ᐅᔒᒥᔥ ᐁ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒉᐧᐋᑦ᙮ ᐁᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᐲᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᔫᐦ ᐧᐋᐳᔥ ᑳ ᓂᐧᑳᑖᐧᑖᐤ᙮ ᐁᑯᐦ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐲᐦᑕᑲᒥᔨᒡ ᐅᒦᒋᐧᐋᐸᒋᐧᐋᒡ ᐁ ᒌ ᐱᐹᒥᐸᐦᑖᔨᒡ᙮

A girl sets rabbit snares with her younger brother and they snared a rabbit that was not killed by the snare. She tells about how the rabbit ran around inside the teepee.

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-701-001

File Size

1.26 mb

Duration

9.53 mins

Year Of Recording

2003

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Marie -Odile Junker

Sound Editor

Ruth Salt

Described By

Ruth Salt

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Boy, Girl, Animals

ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᐦᑏᔮᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᓂᑑᐧᐄ
Survival in the Bush

ᐆ ᐃᔥᐧᑫᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᑖᓐ ᐃᔥᐱᔥ ᒋᔅᒋᓯᑦ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᐦᑎᐧᑖᐤ ᐁ ᐱᒋᐧᑖᐤ᙮

ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᑲᔦᐦ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᒌ ᐄᔑ ᒋᔅᑯᑕᒧᐧᐋᑲᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᓂᑐᐧᐄ ᐁ ᐃᐦᑖᐧᑖᐤ᙮

The storyteller describes of how they used to travel out to the bush and what she was taught. She remembers many things that she saw her parents do to survive.

Age 8+
Code

EcWk-701-002

File Size

1.65 mb

Duration

7.43 mins

Year Of Recording

2003

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Marie-Odile Junker

Sound Editor

Ruth Salt

Described By

Ruth Salt

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Waskaganish

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Past, Girl

ᒐᐦᑳᐯᔥ
Chahkapesh

ᕝᐧᓛᕇ ᑳ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑦ ᒐᐦᑳᐯᔥ ᓇᒣᔅ ᑳ ᑯᐦᒋᐸᔨᐦᐄᑯᑦ, ᒐᐦᑳᐯᔥ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐊᐦᐄᐱᐦᒉᓲ ᑲᔦᐦ ᒫᒃ ᒐᐦᑲᐯᔥ ᑳ ᑭᐦᒉᒧᑎᑦ ᐊᒥᔅᒄ᙮

Chahkapesh gets swallowed by a giant fish, asks how the spider makes its web and steals a beaver and takes it home. Chahkapesh climbed a tree, and snared the sun.

Age 8+
Code

EcEm-020-003

File Size

5.34 mb

Duration

31 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

Themes

Legends

Topics

Girl, Tradition, Animals, Monsters, Supernatural

ᐦᐋᓈ ᓅᑖᒋᐧᑳᐤ ᐧᐄᑑᑖᒻᐦ ᐊᒌ ᑎᐸᒋᒫᐦᑦ
Hannah Natchequan`s family story 2

ᐦᐋᓈ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᐄᔅᐧᑳᔅ ᑳ ᐦᐄᓯᒋᔅᑰᑎᒪᒥᒡ ᒐᐦᐋᑳ ᓅᓯᐧᐋᐱᒪᔨᒡ ᐊ ᐧᐋᔨᔪ ᐊᒌ ᓂᑐᐦᐊᔨᒡ,

Hannah is telling the story of a little girl, and how she was taught not to check on the hunters, to see when they arrive.

Age 12+
Code

EcWh-902-002

File Size

1.79 mb

Duration

10.35 mins

Year Of Recording

197?

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Emily Masty

Sound Editor

Maggie Sheshamush George

Described By

Maggie Sheshamush George

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family, Girl

ᑳ ᒌ ᓈᓀᑲᒋᐦᐋᑲᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔥ
A Child that was Teased Alot

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑲᓅ, ᐁ ᒌ ᓈᓀᑲᒋᐦᐋᑲᓅᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔥ ᐊᓂᑌ ᐧᐁᔥᑲᒡ᙮

The story is about a child who was teased alot. A story from long ago.

Age 8+
Code

EcMi-510-001

File Size

1.61 mb

Duration

9 mins

Year Of Recording

1960

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

unknown

Sound Editor

Linda Petawabano

Described By

Linda Petawabano

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Girl, Past, Places, Food, Woman, Predictions

ᐃᔮᔖᐤ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ
Iyaashaau`s Son

ᐋᐱᕐᐦᐋᒻ ᒋᔅᒋᓯᐤ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓂᔨᐤ ᐃᔮᔖᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑯᓯᓰᔨᐤᐦ ᐋᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐃᔮᔖᐤ ᒌᐦ ᓂᑭᑖᐤ ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᐧᐋᐦᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᒡ, ᒥᒄ ᒫᒃ ᒋᔮᔥᒄᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᑯᔨᐤᐦ, ᐃᔮᔖᐤ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒥᔅᑭᒻ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᒑ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᑦ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐦ ᒋᐧᐋᑦ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᒫᒃ ᐅᑯᓯᓯᒫᐤ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑎᒃ ᐧᐄᒋᐧᐋᐤ ᑳ ᒋᔅᐱᓂᑎᒫᓱᑦ᙮ ᑳ ᐱᐦᑯᐦᐋᑦ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓂᔥᐦ, ᐱᔮᔒᔑᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐄᔑᓈᑯᐦᐋᑦ᙮

Abraham recounts the story of Iyaashaau and his son. Iyaashaau abandoned his son on an island far from home, but with the help of the seagull and fish, Iyaashaau`s son finds his way home. When the son returns home he seeks revenge on his father and sets his mother and siblings free by turning them into birds.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-008-007

File Size

3.55 mb

Duration

20.42 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Alisson Bobbish

Described By

Alisson Bobbish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

Spirituality, Citizenship, Science

Themes

Legends, Interview, Song, Teachings

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Animals, Places, Man, Woman, Transportation

ᐋ ᒌ ᓂᔥᑐᐧᐃᔨᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Meeting

ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒫᒑᐧᐃᓐ ᐋ ᒌ ᓂᔥᑐᐧᐃᔨᔥᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ

ᐋ ᐄᔨᔨᐤ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔑᒡ, ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᓯᐅᒡ, ᒋᓵᓰᐲ

1᙮ ᐱᕐᑏ ᐧᐋᐹᐦᒌ

2᙮ ᒨᓱᔅ ᓵᓐᑏ

3᙮ ᐧᕌᑎᕆᒃ ᐹᒑᐦᐋᓅ

4᙮ ᓕᓐᑖ ᕕᓯᑎᕐ

meeting on Education- CLIP ,teenagers. Chisasibi

1. Bertie Wapachee

2. Moses Sandy

3. Roderick Pachano

4. Linda Visitor

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-023-001

File Size

8.50 mb

Duration

49 mins

Year Of Recording

199?

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

unknown

Sound Editor

Alice Duff

Described By

Alice Duff

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Citizenship, History

Themes

Teachings, Discussion, Interview

Topics

Family, Girl, Woman, Medicines

1982 ᑳ ᐃᔨᒋᐦᑖᒡ ᐋ ᐱᐳᒡᐦ
Back in the year 1982

ᑌᐃᕕᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥ ᐋ ᐧᐊᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᑳ ᒦᒋᓲᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ ᐋ ᒑᒋᔖᐹᔮᔨᒡ, ᒑᑳᑦ ᐋ ᑯᐦᑯᑖᔨᐦᒡ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐃᐦᑖᑦ ᑎᐹᔨᐦᒋᒑᓯᐤ ᐄᐦᒡ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᔨᐤ᙮

Talks about how he sees some children and knows how they are not being well fed because of the ways that we are living now and the changes that have come from the government.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-032-002

File Size

1.74 mb

Duration

10.06 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Sound Editor

Suzanne C. House

Described By

Suzanne C. House

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Food, Man, Woman, Starvation, Inter-racial

ᒋᔖᔨᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᒄᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ
The old woman who lived with a polar bear

ᐄᑎᕪ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᒋᒑᔨᐦᑖᑯᓯᑦ, ᐋ ᒥᐧᔮᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᐋᑎᔪᐦᑭᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥᐦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᐋᑎᔪᐦᑳᓂᔨᐤ ᑯᐃᔅᒄ ᒌ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᐤ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥᐦ, ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒌ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᔨᐦᒡ ᒋᔖᔨᔥᐧᑳᔥ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᔅᒄᐦ᙮

Edith is a person who likes to share legends with the young children. And in this legend, she explains how the old lady came to live with a polar bear.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-012-002

File Size

0.73 mb

Duration

4 mins

Year Of Recording

1975

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

unknown

Sound Editor

Barbara Georgekish

Described By

Barbara Georgekish

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Girl, Animals, Woman, Family

ᑯᑎᓈᐦ ᐋ ᐊᑎᔫᐦᑭᐦᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ
Legend about Kutinaah

ᑯᑎᓈᐦ ᐋ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑭᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ, ᑯᑎᓈᐦ ᐅᑎᓂᑭᐤ ᐧᐹᒋᑮᐦ᙮ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔑᒡ ᒌ ᐃᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᒑ ᓂᑯᐦᑕᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ, ᑯᑎᓈᐦ ᐋᐅᒄ ᒫᒡ ᒑ ᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒥᓐ ᐋ ᒌᔑᑳᒡ, ᑳ ᒫᑐᐧᐃᑦ᙮

ᑳ ᐃᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᒑ ᐅᔑᑖᑭᓄᐧᔨᒡ ᐅᑎᐊᔥᐱᔥᑖᑭᓐ, ᐊᑯᓐᐦ ᐊᓂᐦᐄ ᒑ ᐋᐱᑎᐦᒡ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔑᒡ ᑳ ᐹᑖᒡ ᒥᐦᑦᐦ ᒌ ᐃᑖᑭᓂᐤ᙮

This is a legend about Kutinaah. Kutinaah was taken by prospectors. The girls were told to pick up wood. Kutinaah was told that it is the last you`ll see the daylight and he cried. He was told that his mat will be made, with the wood that girls brought.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-019-003

File Size

1.88 mb

Duration

12 mins

Year Of Recording

1986

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Unknown

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Legends, Jokes

Topics

Girl

ᐄᔥᐧᑫᔅ ᑳ ᓇᓂᑐᐧᐋᐸᒫᑦ ᒦᔅᒋᓲ
The girl who looked for Miischisuu.

ᐃᔥᐧᑫᔥ ᑳ ᓈᓂᑑᐧᐋᐸᒫᑦ ᒥᒋᓲ, ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ, ᑳ ᒪᔅᑰᐧᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᐅᐦ ᒥᒋᓲ ᐁᒄ ᑳ ᔭᒥᐦᐊᒡ᙮

A girl looks for Miischiisuu and she takes off into the bush and finds him and she talks to him.

Age 12+
Code

EcWa-802-001

File Size

1.03 mb

Duration

5 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

Waswanapi

Languages

Southern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Girl

ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐲᓯᒻ
Chikaapaash and the sun

ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ; ᓈ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᒫᑭᓂᐤ ᑳ ᐅᒋᐧᑳᑖᑦ ᐲᓯᒻᐦ᙮

A Legend about a boy who snared the sun.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-022-001

File Size

1.21 mb

Duration

7 mins

Year Of Recording

1986

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Elsie Visitor

Sound Editor

C. Visitor

Described By

C. Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Very good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, Geography

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Girl, Tradition, Animals

ᐋ ᐧᐄᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᐋᓱᓈᓄᐧᐃᒡ
Walking Out Ceremony

ᐁᒥᓖ ᐦᔫᐹᐃ ᐊᔨᒧᑎᒧᐧᐋᐤ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓐᐦ ᐋ ᐧᐄᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᐋᐅᓱᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᔅᑭᐤ ᑯᐧᑳᒋᔅᒑᒨ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤ ᒋᔅᑯᑎᒫᒐᓱ ᐋ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤ ᐊᔨᒥᑦ ᑭᔮ ᓕᓐᑖ ᕕᓯᑎᕐ ᐊᐧᑖᔥᑎᒧᐧᐋᐤ ᐋ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑯᔒᐤ ᐊᔨᒥᑦ᙮

Emily Hughboy is discussing with a secondary three student of Maquatua Eeyou School about the traditions of a walking out ceremony. Throughout the recording Patrica, a Music/M.R.E. teacher of Maquatua Eeyou School in the early 1990`s is asking questions and Linda is translating for Emily.

Age 12+
Code

EcWe-014-001

File Size

3.66 mb

Duration

21.19 mins

Year Of Recording

1990

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Linda Visitor

Sound Editor

Frances Visitor

Described By

Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect, English

Teachings

Social studies, Spirituality

Themes

Discussion, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Boy, Girl, Tradition, Celebrations, Spring

ᑳ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᐅᔮᓐ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐱᒫᑎᓯᔨᑦ ᓄᐦᑖᐧᐄ
When I was a child my father died.

ᐅ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐁ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒡ ᐸᒪᐦᒋᓰᐃᒡ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᒣᐧᑳᒡ ᐁ ᐊᐧᐋᔒᐅᒡ᙮ ᐅᔅᑌᔅᐦ ᑳ ᓂᐦᐄᑰᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐧᐋᐤᐦ᙮ ᒥᓯᐧᐁ ᐁ ᐯᔭᑯᑌᐅᓰᐧᑖᒡ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐅᒥᓯᒫᐤᐦ ᐅ ᓈᐯᒥᐦ ᓈᔥᑕᐧᐯ ᒌ ᒋᔅᑕᒫᑎᓰᐅᐦᒡ᙮ ᒌ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ ᐁᒌ ᓂᐸᐦᐁᔨᒡ ᐊᒥᔅᒄᐦ ᒣᐧᑳᒡ ᐊᓂᐅᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔅᐸᔨᒡ᙮ (ᐄᕙ ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ)

A story of when her elderly father died when she was a young child. Her older brothers buried their father. The whole family including her older sisters with their husbands mourn their loss.

She also mentions how her mother had killed a large beaver after she had mourned the death of her husband(Eva`s father).

Age 8+
Code

EcMi-527-001

File Size

1.23 mb

Duration

7 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Marguerite MacKenzie

Sound Editor

Kenneth MacLeod

Described By

Kenneth MacLeod

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Girl, Past

ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ
Chakapash

ᒌ ᐋᑎᔪᐦᒑᐤ, ᓈᐹᔥ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᑳ ᐃᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᒫᑎᐧᐋᑦ, ᐧᑳᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒃ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᔨᐤ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓂᐲᐦᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᔥᑎᐧᐋᑦ ᐅᒥᔅᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒫᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒑᐦᑳ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒫᑯᐧᐃᑦ ᒑ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᑦ ᐃᑐᐦᑖᑖ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᐃᔨᑖᑦ ᒑ ᑯᔅᒑᔨᐦᒡ᙮

He tells a legend about a young boy named Chakapash. Chakapash was playing with his bow and arrow, while he was playing he saw something on the water. He told his sister what he saw and she told him not to go there. She explained to him what is going to happen. He asked her to make a nightline.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-006-004

File Size

0.46 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Dialect

Northern

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Girl, Monsters

ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᒥᔅᐦ
Chakapash and her sister

ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᑳ ᐋᑏ ᐃᔨᐦᑎᒃ᙮ ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᒌ ᐧᐄ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒋᔨᒡ ᑳ ᑭᐧᑳᒋᒫᑦ ᐅᒥᔅᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᒫᒃ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔨᐦᑎᔨᒡ ᐅᓃᒋᐦᐄᒄ ᑳ ᓈᓂᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᒫᒃ ᐊᐧᐋᔨᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑐᑎᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᐅᓃᒋᐦᐄᒄ᙮

The adventure of Chakapash. Chakapash is curious about where he came from and asks her sister about it. When he discovers what happened to his parent and decides to find the person involved.

Age 4+
Code

EcWe-006-013

File Size

0.97 mb

Duration

5.37 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

Monsters, Family, Boy, Girl, Man, Woman

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