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 ᑲ ᐄᔅᐸᐦᒋᒡ ᐧᐋᐱᒪᑰᔅᑐᐦᒡ
Maggie`s journey to Whapmagoostui

ᒫᑮ ᓃᔅᑎᐦᒻ ᑲ ᐧᐋᐱᑕᐦᒃ ᐧᐋᐱᒪᑰᔅᑐᐦᒡ

Maggie`s first

journey to Whapmagoostui.

Age 6+
Code

EcWh-900-003

File Size

0.74 mb

Duration

4.2 mins

Year Of Recording

197?

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

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Past, Summer, Places, Transportation

ᐁᒫ ᐅᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Emma`s Story

ᐁᒫ ᑎᐹᒋᒥᐤ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓂᑐᐦᐅᐧᐃᔅᒌᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑖᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋ ᐹᔨᑯᐧᐋᐅᓯᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᔮ ᐅᓈᐹᒻᐦ᙮

Emma tells stories about her time out in the land with her family and her late husband.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-031-001

File Size

4.04 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

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Chisasibi

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Woman, Family, Tradition, Past, Places, Man

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

ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ
The story about the Crees and the Inuits

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᐊᐦᐃᑖᐦ ᐋ ᒌ ᐹᐦᑎᒃ᙮ ᒋᓵᓰᐲᐅᐃᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᑳ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑯᔅᑐᐃ, ᐋᐦᒋᑯᐱᒦᐦ ᐋ ᓈᑎᐦᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ᙮ ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᒌ ᐊᑎᐹᒋᒪᐤ᙮ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ ᐧᐋᔥ ᒌ ᓂᑐᐱᔨᑖᑐᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᐃᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ ᒌ ᐃᔮᔫᐦᑖᐧᐋᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᐃᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐆ ᒑᐧᑳᓂᔨᐤᐦ᙮

The story he talks about is what he heard longtime ago.

The people of chisasibi were travelling to Whapmagoostui to get some oil from the seal. He also talked about the Inuits. There was a conflict between the Crees and Inuits. The inuits were destroying stuff.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-006-008

File Size

2.63 mb

Duration

15 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

CSB Collection

Sound Editor

unknown

Described By

Francine Snowboy

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Artifacts, Family, Tradition, Past, Animals, Places

ᐋᓂᔅᒑ ᐃᔨᐦᑐᐧᐃᓐ
Tradition life

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᓂᔅᒑ ᐃᔨᐦᑐᐧᐃᓐ ᐋ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓈᓄᐧᐃᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐃᐦᑖᐧᐃᓂᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒡ᙮

Stories about traditions and the tale of the past and how the people lived in the communities.

Age 8+
Code

EcWh-902-004

File Size

6.68 mb

Duration

37 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Hank House

Described By

Hank House

Modified

2016-09-29 00:00:00

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Poor

Communities

Whapmagoostui

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Memoirs, Interview, Teachings

Topics

Family, Tradition, Celebrations, Past, Seasons, Places, Man, Woman

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

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

ᐊᓵᒥᐦᒑᓯᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᔥᑐᔨᐦᒑᓯᐤ
Snowshoe and Canoe Makers

ᒑᕐᓖ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒋᔅᒋᓰᐦᑎᑎᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐄᔥᒌᒫᐅᐧᐋᔅᑳᐦᐄᑭᓂᐦᒡ᙮ ᐹᔨᒄ ᐊᓐ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᐹᔨᑯᒌᔑᑳᐤᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒌᔑᐦᐋᐤ ᐊᓵᒻᐦ ᐋᐦ ᐅᔑᐦᐋᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓐ ᑯᑎᒃ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᐃᔪᐧᐃᔥ ᒌᐦ ᒌᔑᐦᑖᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐊᔥᑐᔨᑦ᙮

Charlie talks about elders he remembered from Fort Chimo. One made a pair of snowshoes in one day and the other made a canoe in one day also.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-204-006

File Size

3.11 mb

Duration

3.23 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

Places, Artifacts, Man, Past

ᓈᐯᔥ ᑳ ᓂᑲᑖᑲᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ
Story of boy who was abandoned on an Island.

ᓈᐯᔥ ᐁ ᒌ ᓂᑲᑖᐦᑲᓅᒡ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ, ᑳ ᒥᔅᑲᒃ ᑖᓂᑌᐦ ᒉ ᐅᒡ ᒌᐧᐁᑕᐦᐃᓲᑦ᙮

Story of a boy who was abandoned on a Island by his father and finds his way back home.

Age 8+
Code

EcEm-024-006

File Size

2.22 mb

Duration

12 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

Poor

Communities

Eastmain

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Food, Man, Woman, Family, Boy, Seasons, Summer, Places

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

ᐧᐋᔥᑳᒡ ᐊᔨᒧᐧᐃᓐᐦ
Older Words

ᐧᐋᔥᑳᒡ ᐊᔨᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᔒᐅᐋᐳᐃ, ᐋᒌᔑᐧᐋᑭᒥᑖᔑᒡ ᓂᐲ, ᑳᐧᐋᔅᑎᑭᒫᒡ, ᐲᓯᒻ ᐃᑖᐦᒑ ᐋᔨᐦᑖᑦ, ᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᔥ, ᓂᐲ ᐋᑎᑳᔥᑖᐱᔨᒡ, ᐊᒥᔅᑯᔥ, ᒨᓱᓃᐅᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ, ᐋ ᔮᔮᐅᐧᐋᔮᒡ,ᐋ ᓂᔓᐧᐄᒍᑭᐱᐦᑎᒡ, ᓄᐦᒋᒥᔨᐦᒡ, ᒋᓵᓵᑭᐦᐄᑭᓐ, ᐊᓯᓃᐦᒡ ᐋᐦᒋᐱᔨᒡ ᓂᐲ, ᐊᒥᔅᒄ ᑳ ᒥᔖᔨᒡ ᐅᓲᐃ, ᐋ ᐃᔑᓂᐦᑳᑖᒡ ᐋ ᐱᒫᔑᑯᐧᐃᒡ ᓂᐲ, ᒋᓵᓯᓃ, ᐄᔅᒣᓂᐧᐄᔨᐤ, ᑳ ᐧᐄᐱᔑᑭᔮᑦ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔥ,

Talking about Cree Words: Salt Water, Cool Water, Kawastickgomatch, Description of a Name, Direction of Sun, Little Island, Reflection on Water, Little Beaver, Moosonee Old Man, By the Lake, Two Rivers coming together, Inland, Big Lake, Water running through a rock, Beaver with Big Tail, Description a water flow, Big Rock, Eastmain Man, Dark Skin Little Girl, Pot Holders, Old Beaver Dam, Snow Shovel, Beaver Dam (at the edge of lake), Steep Bank, White Grass, Water Bugs, Tall Man, Eating Sturgeon at this place, Eating moose at the place, Steep rock, Little Island, Big Lake, Passing through the Lake, Two Lakes dividing into two, Sturgeon Lake, Charlotte Lake, Two Lake side by side, Camp with lots of rabbits, Bad river/lake, Two small lakes together, Red mud lake, Beaver Dam, Beaver won`t came out, Wolverine Lake, Burnt Lake, Rocks look like waves, Small Lake, Eastmain Old woman, Small Pike, Eastmain Old Man`s Nickname, Eastmain Lake, Very Hard Beaver Meat, Lots of Beaver, Eastmain Old Man`s Lake, The river goes into it, Two Big Lakes, First lake, Rocky Shore Lake, Willows, Two little Lakes together, Sidney`s father`s Nickname, Lake between two mountains, Winding Lake, Burnt Lake, Almost at the Shore, Lake Near by the Bay, Narrow in the Middle Lake, Very Narrow by the Lake, Narrow Lake, Old Word, White Beaver, White Moss, Bug, Weeds, Round Lake, Lots Of Fish, Sounds of Paddling, Small Branch, Suckers Lake, Long and Narrow Lake, Big White Fish, Steep Bank lake, Lots of water, White weeds growing in the water, Dirty water, Porcupine Lake, White Seal/Fish, Wolverine killed the beaver, Otter, Sturgeon Nets, wood (in water), White caribou, River & Lake.

Age 4+
Code

EcEm-027-001

File Size

10.40 mb

Duration

60 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

History, Geography, Science

Themes

Discussion, Interview, Jokes

Topics

Tradition, Past, Seasons, Animals, Plants, Places, Food

ᐋ ᔮᔮᐅᐧᐋᐲᐦᑖᑭᓄᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᒑᐧᑳᓂᐦᐄ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐄᓂᐹᑯᐦᒡ
Coastal Carrier

ᐊᓂᔮ ᐁᑦᐧᐃᕐᑦ ᒫᒋᔅ, ᒌ ᐱᐹᒦᐦᑖᐤ ᐊᑎᒻᐦ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᐊᑦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᔫᓂᔨᐤ ᐋ ᐊᑖᐧᐋᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ, ᔮᔮᐤ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒉᐃᒥᔅ ᐯᐃ᙮ ᐹᑭᒥᔑᐧᒫᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᒌ ᐧᐄᒋᐤ ᓂᔥᑐᒥᑎᓄᐧᐋᑎᐱᐦᐄᑭᓐ ᐃᔑ ᐲᓯᐧᒫᐦᑖᒡ ᐧᐄᒥᓐᒌᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋᔅᑰ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒧᓲᓂᐦᒡ ᒌ ᐃᔅᐱᔨᐤ ᓂᑐᓯᓂᐦᐄᑭᓐᐦ ᐋ ᐃᔅᐲᐦᑖᑦ ᐧᐋᔅᑳᐦᐄᑭᓂᔑᐦᒡ, ᐄᔅᒣᐃᓐ, ᐹᑭᒥᔑᐧᒫᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᕚᕐᑦ-ᐧᒑᕐᒡ (ᒋᓵᓰᐲᐅᒥᓂᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ)᙮

The Late Edward Matches was a Coastal Carrier by Dog team during the Fur Trade, along the East coast of James Bay. He lived at Old Factory 30 km south of Wemindji (Paint Hills). There were times he would travel to Moosonee to get mail for Waskaganish, Eastmain, Old Factory and Fort George.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-019-001

File Size

0.99 mb

Duration

5 mins

Year Of Recording

1986

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Elsie Visitor

Sound Editor

Abraham Matches

Described By

Abraham Matches

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History, Geography

Themes

Memoirs, Interview

Topics

Family, Past, Places, Man, Transportation

ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑯᒥᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔥ
Little boy who had lice and nits

ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑯᒥᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔥ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᑲᓅ ᐆᑦᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓂᒡ, ᐁ ᒌ ᒥᐦᒉᑎᔨᒡ ᐅᑎᐦᑯᒻᐦ᙮ ᐁᑯᐦ ᐆᒌ ᐅᓂᒌᐦᐄᑯᒫᐅᒡ ᑳ ᓂᑲᑕᐧᑖᐤ ᐆᔫᐦ ᐅᑖᐧᐋᔒᒧᐧᐋᐤᐦ᙮ ᐅᒥᔔᒻ ᑲ ᒥᓯᑳᑯᑦ ᐁᑯᐦ ᑳ ᓅᑎᐦᑯᒫᑎᑯᑦ᙮ ᐁᑯᐦ ᑳ ᒋᔅᑐᑌᐧᑖᐤ ᑳ ᓈᓂᑐᐧᐋᐸᒫᐧᑖᐤ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᐅᐦᑕᐧᐄ, ᐁᑯᐦ ᒫᒃ ᒉᒃ ᑳ ᒥᔅᑲᐧᐋᐧᑖᐤ, ᒥᒄ ᒫᒃ ᓇᒧᐃ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒌ ᒥᔦᔨᐦᑕᒻ ᐆ ᓈᐯᔥ ᐁᑯᐦ ᒉᒃ ᐯᔭᐧᑳᐤ ᐁ ᒣᑕᐧᐁᑦ ᐧᐄᐧᐄᑕᒥᐦᒡ ᒌ ᐧᐊᓂᐦᐋᑲᓅ᙮

This story is about a boy, who had a lot of lice and nits. The parents packed all their belongings and left their son behind. His grandfather found him and killed all the lice and nits. The little boy found his parents again, but he was never happy in the bush.

Age 6+
Code

EcMi-523-001

File Size

1.24 mb

Duration

7.15 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Linda Petawabano

Described By

Linda Petawabano

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History, Science

Themes

Legends

Topics

Family, Boy, Past, Summer, Animals, Places, Man

ᒥᔥᑖᐹᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᒋᑭᓐ
The giant and the shaking tent

ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ: ᐧᒑᕐᑏ ᒌ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᒑᐤ ᒥᔥᑖᐹᐤ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᒋᑭᓂᔨᐤ ᒌ ᑎᐹᑎᑎᒻ᙮ ᑳ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᐊᓯᒡ, ᐄᔨᒃ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐄᔨᑭᔑᔥ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ᙮

ᓃᔓ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ: ᐧᒑᕐᑏ ᒌ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᒑᐤ ᒥᔥᑖᐹᐤᐦ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᑳ ᐱᒥᓄᓱᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᒧᐧᐋᔨᐦᒡ ᑳᒄᐦ᙮

ᓂᔥᑐ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᒡ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ: ᐧᒑᕐᑏ ᒌ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᒑᐤ ᒥᔑᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᒌ ᑎᐹᒋᒫᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᓐ ᒑ ᐃᔑᐱᔑ ᒥᔑᐦᑖᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᐧᐋᐦᐱᒥᔑᔨᐤ᙮ ᒌ ᓂᑭᒥᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᔨᐧᑖᔨᐦᒡ ᐋ ᓂᑭᒧᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒥᔥᑖᐹᐤᐦ᙮

Part 1 - Geordie tells the legend about the giant and the shaking tent. He continues on talking about the frog and small frog.

Part 2 - Geordie tells the legend of the giant when he cooks and eats the porcupine.

Part 3 - Geordie tells the legend of the male and female giant and how big they have to make their teepee. He sings a song like how one of the giants used to sing.

Age 10+
Code

EcWe-006-029

File Size

3.72 mb

Duration

21.4 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

History, Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals, Places, Man, Woman, Monsters

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

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

ᒫᔓ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ ᐋᐦ ᐃᔮᔨᐧᒫᐅᐦᐄᐧᐋᒡ
Discussion about Maashu legend

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᐊᐱᔒᔥ ᐋ ᔮᔨᐧᒫᐅᐦᐄᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓐ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ ᒫᓱ, ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᑳ ᐊᐧᑳᔮᐦᐊᓂᔨᒡ ᐅᒥᐦᑑᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᑳ ᑯᓵᐱᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᒫᓱ᙮

Some discussion about the Maashu legend, including the place where his raft beached and where Maashu performed the shaking tent.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-201-008

File Size

3.04 mb

Duration

10.38 mins

Year Of Recording

1965

Year Of Last Edit

2005

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

Legends, Discussion

Topics

Animals, Places, Man, Supernatural

ᐋᐦ ᐋᔨᒧᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ
Discussion about the past

ᒍᓰ ᓵᒻ ᑳ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᐧᐃᑦ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᐤ ᐧᒑᕐᒡᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᑳ ᐃᔑᓈᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᐋ ᐃᔑ ᐱᒫᑎᓰᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑖᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᐦᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᐹᑎᑎᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᑳ ᒌ ᐃᔥᐱᒋᑦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ᙮

Josie Sam Sr. interviews George about how life was in the past. George explains about the time when the caribou became scarce. He also talks about the places he traveled to.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-201-051

File Size

3.74 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, Discussion, Interview

Topics

Seasons, Animals, Places, Artifacts, Food, Transportation, Tradition, Past

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