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Community

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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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ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐱᐳᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ
One year of life in the bush

ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑖᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐅᔥᑭᒡ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐅᐧᐃᑦ᙮ ᐧᐄᔨ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ, ᐧᐄᐤᐦ, ᐅᐦᑖᐧᐄᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓈᐹᔑᔥᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᔑᔥᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᒋᒑᓂᒌ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᑎ ᐱᐳᓂᔨᒡ ᑳ ᑯᔅᐱᐦᐊᐦᒡ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐋᑎ ᐱᒫᔑᒡ, 3 ᒌ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᒑ ᒋᔖᔮᒄᐦ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᐧᐋᑎᑎᐦᐧᐋᒡ ᐧᐄᔥᑖᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐹᐦᑐᐧᐃᑭᒦᐦᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᐦᒋᒡ ᐹᐳᓂᔨᒡ ᐹᒫᑎᓯᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᔥᑖᐤᐦ᙮ ᑭᔨᐧᐹ ᒥᔥᑏᐦ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᐋᒥᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᔖᔥ ᓈᔥᒡ ᓂᒥ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᐦᑖᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᐋᑎ ᐱᐳᓂᔨᒡ, ᒑᒃ ᓂᒥ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒦᒋᓱᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᔥᑖᐤᐦ, ᓂᒥ ᒌᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᒧᔮᒻ ᔖᔥ ᐋ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᒥᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᔥᑖᐤᐦ ᐧᐄᐱᒡ ᒋᐦᐋᑳ ᔖᔥ ᐱᒫᑎᓯᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐋᐦ ᒋᑐᐦᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐱᐹᔑᐧᑳᑎᓂᔨᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑳᐦ ᐧᑖᔑᓂᔨᒡᐦ ᓰᐲᐦᒡ᙮ ᓂᒧᐃ ᒫᒃ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑖᑯᓂᔨᐤ ᐧᐃᔨᐤ ᐊᓐ ᓈᐹᐤ᙮

Samson recalls the year he first got married. Samson, his wife his father and a young man and a girl traveled together. They traveled inland by canoe. As they sailed, he killed 3 bears. They reached his brother-in-law at Patukami Lake. That was the last year his brother-in-law was alive. They caught many fish during the spawning time. Caribou was becoming scarce. That winter, food became scarce. Samson and his brother-in-law had a chance to kill caribou but the caribou ran away. His brother-in-law seemed to know that he would die soon. One time during a blizzard, his brother-in-law left to go hunting, he fell into the river during the winter. His body could not be found.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-034-041

File Size

29.60 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

Topics

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

ᐱᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ
Partial Kuikuhaachaau legend

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐆ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᓂᔫᔮᐤ᙮ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ ᐧᐋᐦᑎᒧᐧᐋᑦ ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓐᐦ ᐋᑳ ᒑ ᓈᑎᒥᔨᒡᐦ ᐧᐋᓂᔫᔮᐤᐦ ᐅᒫᔅᑭᓈᔨᐤ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐊᓐ ᓯᐦᑯᓵᐹᐤ ᐹᔥᑎᐦᐋᐧᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐅᒫᔅᑭᓈᔨᐤ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐱᔮᒋ ᓈᑎᑯᒡ ᐧᐋᓂᔫᔮᐤᐦ ᒑ ᓂᐱᐦᐄᑯᒡ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᐧᐋᓂᔫᔮᐤ ᒥᔥᑎᔑᑳᑯᐦᒡ ᐄᓯᓈᑯᓯᐤ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᐊᓐ ᐧᐄᔨ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ ᑯᐃᑯᐦᐋᒑᐦᒡ ᐋᓯᓈᑯᓯᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐋᑎ ᒧᐦᒌᔥᑖᑐᒡ᙮ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐧᐋᓂᔫᔮᐤᐦ ᒥᒄ ᐴᐦᒑᐱᔥᑳᑯᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐧᐄᑐᒫᔨᑯᔨᐤ᙮ ᐧᐋᐧᐋᐱᐦᑳᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐅᔥᑎᐧᑳᓐ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ᙮ ᓂᔮᓯᐹᐱᐦᑖᑦ ᒋᐦᒋᑭᒦᐦᒡ᙮ ᒥᔑᐤ ᑳ ᒋᔥᑖᐹᐅᐧᐃᔨᑦ, ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑖᑦ ᒦᓐ ᐧᐄᒋᔖᓐᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᔨᒡᐦ ᒥᓂᑑᐦ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᒥᓂᑑ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᑳ ᓯᐦᒑᑦ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐃᔮᑎ ᐧᐄᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓐ ᒥᓂᑑ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤᐦ, ᓂᒥ ᒌᐦ ᐃᐦᑑᑎᐧᐋᐤ ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐋᑎ ᒫᐦᒋᐱᔨᔨᒡ ᐅᔮ ᑳ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᒑᑦ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᐄᔨᐦᐱᓂᒡ ᐋ ᐄᔅᐧᑳᐹᑭᐦᒡ ᐅᑎᐦᐄᑭᓈᔮᐲ᙮

This is the legend of Kuikuhaachaau and Waaniyuuyaau. Kuikuhaachaau warns his siblings that Waaniyuuyaau was near and not to cross his path. But Sikusaapaau accidentally touches Waaniyuuyaau`s path. Waaniyuuyaau goes after Kuikuhaachaau and his family. Waaniyuuyaau transforms into a giant skunk to kill his victims. Kuikuhaachaau transforms into the wolverine and attacks Waaniyuuyaau. Kuikuhaachaau and his family kill Waaniyuuyaau but Kuikuhaachaau gets some of awful stench on his face. His head is wrapped and he goes towards the sea to wash himself. After washing himself in the sea, Kuikuhaachaau finds some family members living with Minituu. Minituu is very selfish and doesn`t share. Minituu and Kuikuhaachaau don`t get along and Minituu tries to kill Kuikuhaachaau unsuccessfully. The legend is abruptly cut due to the length of the tape.

Age 8+
Code

EcCh-034-039

File Size

25.13 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

Citizenship, Social studies

Themes

Legends

Topics

Clothing, Man, Woman, Predictions, Family, Boy, Starvation, Tradition, Past, Monsters, Seasons, Supernatural, Winter, Transportation, Inter-racial, Animals, Artifacts, Food

ᑳ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᒡ ᐧᐋᔑᐹᐱᓂᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐹᔨᑯᑖᐅᓰᒡ
Starvation of the Washipabano family

ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑖᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᑳ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐹᔨᑯᑖᓂᐤ ᐧᐋᔑᐹᐱᓂᐤ ᑳ ᐃᓯᓂᐦᑳᓱᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐧᑖᒥᔅ ᐧᐋᔑᐹᐱᓂᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᐧᐄᒋᒫᑭᓐᐦ, 6 ᒌᐦ ᐃᐦᑎᔑᔨᐤᐦ ᐅᑯᓯᔅᐦ, ᓂᔥᑐ ᒌᐦ ᐧᐄᐅᐧᐃᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ 10 ᐧᐄᓵᐧᐋ ᑳᐦ ᐃᐦᑎᔑᔨᒡᐦ ᐅᔑᔑᒥᔥᐦ᙮ ᓈᔥᑎᔨᒡ ᒫᒃ ᒥᓯᐧᐋ ᒌᐦ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓅᐦᒋᒦᐦᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐴᒫᐦᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᐧᐃᒡ ᒑ ᒥᔑᑳᒡ ᐧᕚᕐᑦ ᐧᒑᕐᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳᐦ ᐋᑎ ᓃᐱᓂᔨᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑳ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᐧᐃᒡ ᑳᐦ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᐧᐋᑯᐱᓈ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐹᑎᒫᐦ ᑳ ᒥᔅᑳᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᑳᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᐧᐋᑯᐱᓈ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᐦ ᓂᑑᐦᐅᑦ ᓈᐹᐤ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᑦ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐹᒋ ᒌᐧᐋᑦ᙮ ᐧᐄᔨ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒻ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋ ᒌᐦ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ, ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐊᑎ ᐱᔅᒑᐧᐋᑦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐃᐦᑐᑖᑯᑦ᙮

Samson tells the story of the starvation of the Washipabano family. Thomas Washipabano and his wife had 6 sons, three of them married. They had around 10 grandchildren. The entire family had died from starvation out in the bush. When they didn`t return to Fort George for the summer, the people knew that they had starved to death that winter. The camp with the bodies was discovered. Samson mentions several other incidents of people starving to death, and about hunters not returning from the hunt due to starvation. He also mentions that he had experienced hunger himself and his body becoming gaunt.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-034-040

File Size

9.10 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

Topics

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

ᑳ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᑦ ᐅᓯᓯᒫᐤ
The Bad Father-in-law

ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒫᔮᑎᓰᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐅᓂᐦᐋᒋᒻᐦ ᐧᐋᐦ ᓂᔥᑯᔥᑖᑯᑦ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᐅᓯᓯᒫᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᓂᐦᐋᒋᒻᐦ ᓂᔮᓈᑭᒋᐦᐄᐧᐋᒡ ᐋᐦ ᑑᐦᐧᐋᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᓂᒥ ᐴᐦᒋᐱᔨᐦᑖᔨᐤᐦ ᐅᒫᑎᐧᐋᓰᒻᐦ ᐊᓐ ᐅᓯᓯᒫᐤ᙮ ᐧᐋᐦᑳᐦᐄᑯᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᓂᐦᐋᒋᒻᐦ ᑳ ᒫᑎᐧᐋᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐧᐋᐦ ᐋᐦᑯᐦᐋᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐊᓐ ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᓯᐤ ᓂᔮᑭᑎᐧᐋᔨᒫᑦ ᐧᐄᒌᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐅᒥᑖᐧᐋᑎᓰᐧᐃᓐ ᐋ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᑦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᐋᑎ ᑎᐧᑳᒋᓂᔨᒡ, ᑖᑎᐹᓐ ᐋᔑ ᑯᓯᐱᐦᐊᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᐦ ᒫᔮᔨᒫᑦ ᐊᓐ ᐅᓯᓯᒫᐤ ᐅᓂᐦᐋᒋᒻᐦ᙮ ᓂᒥ ᒌᐦ ᐃᐦᑐᑎᐧᐋᐤ, ᐱᔮᒋᒌᐧᐋᓂᒫᑯᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐧᐋᐦ ᐃᐦᑐᑎᐧᐋᑦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᐋᑎ ᐱᐳᓂᔨᒡ, ᒑᒃ ᐋᑎ ᐅᐧᐋᓂᐦᑭᑖᒡ ᐊᓂᒌ ᐅᓯᓯᒫᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐅᑏᔨᔨᒻᐦ᙮ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᐧᐄᒋᒫᑭᓐᐦ ᐊᓐ ᐊᒑᓐ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᐋᑎ ᓰᑯᓂᔨᒡ, ᐱᔮᐦᑎᐧᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᒌ ᐅᔅᒋᓃᒋᓯᐅᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᒑᓐᐦ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐋᐦ ᐱᒥᔥᑳᒡ, ᐱᔮᒋ ᓈᑎᐦᐅᑯᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒋᑭᐦᐧᑳᑖᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓂᐲᐦᒡ᙮

A man was very cruel. His son-in-law is determined to get back at him. The father-in-law and son-in-law watch a game of ball. As the game goes on, the father-in-law`s team does not score. He gets angry and tries to hurt the young man`s brothers. But the young man protects his brothers with his power. As the camp separates to hunt in different areas for the winter, the father-in-law tries to put a curse on the young man but the young man returns it. As the winter progresses, the bad father-in-law`s camp becomes hungry and starts cannibalizing on the other camp members. In the spring, the young man and his brothers hear the cannibal coming for them. As the young men paddle, the cannibal swims after them but they kill him in the water by spearing him.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-034-031

File Size

18.43 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, Citizenship

Themes

Legends

Topics

Woman, Predictions, Starvation, Monsters, Supernatural, Family, Transportation, Tradition, Celebrations, Past, Seasons, Animals, Places, Artifacts, Food, Man

ᑳ ᐹᒋ ᓂᑐᐱᔨᓈᓂᐧᐃᒡ
The raid

ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᑎᐹᒋᒨ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᔥᑭᒡ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑎᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐄᔥᒌᒫᐅᒡ ᑳ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐅᒋᒫᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑯᔥᑐᔑᔑᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓂᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒑᐧᑳᔨᐤ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᐊᑖᐧᐋᐅᑭᒥᑯᐦᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᒌ ᒫᒃ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒨᓱᓂᐦᒡ ᐋ ᐅᐦᒌᒡ, ᑳ ᒌ ᐹᒋ ᐱᒥᔥᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐹᒋ ᓂᑐᐱᔨᔥᑎᐧᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐄᔥᒌᒫᐤᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐄᔅᐱᔨᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑯᔥᑐᔑᔑᐦᒡ᙮ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᔮᓂᑯᑐᓐᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐄᔮᔪᐧᐃᐦᐋᐧᐃᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᑎᐦ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐊᐅᑭᑳᒻ ᐋ ᐧᐃᔨᐧᐋᒡ ᐧᐋᐱᒫᑯᔥᑐᓰᐲᔨᐤ, ᐱᔮᒋ ᐱᒥᔥᑳᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒨᓱᓂᐦᒡ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒌᒡᐦ, ᐋᐦ ᐹᒋ ᐧᐃᔨᐹᑭᓂᔨᒡᐦ ᐅᑎᑯᑖᓱᓂᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᐦ ᐹᒋ ᓂᑐᐱᔨᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᐧᒫᐦᒡ ᐧᐋᐦ ᐹᒋ ᓵᔅᒋᐱᑎᐦᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᑑᑎᐧᐋᐤᐦ, ᓂᔮᓯᐹᐱᐦᐄᑐᒡ ᓃᔓ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᒡ᙮ ᐋᐦᐧᒫᔮᐦ ᒌᐦ ᒨᐦᒌᔥᑖᑯᒡ, ᓈᔥᑯᔥᑎᐧᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᒌ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐅᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᓈᔥᑎᔨᒡ ᒑᐱᐦᒋᐦᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦ ᐹᒋ ᓂᑐᐱᔨᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐊᑳᒥᐦᒡ ᑳᐹᒡ ᐊᓂᒌ ᑳ ᒥᔑᑳᒡ, ᐱᔮᒋ ᐃᑎᔑᐦᐊᒡ ᐱᔮᓰᐦᑳᓐᐦ᙮ ᒋᔖᔨᔨᐤ ᒫᔅᑭᐦᐆᑯᑦ, ᓂᒥ ᒌᐦ ᓈᔥᐱᑎᔥᑳᑰ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᒑᐧᐋᓂᒧᐧᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐱᔮᓰᐦᑳᓐᐦ ᐊᓂᒌ ᐄᔨᔨᐅᒡ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᓈᐱᐦᐄᑯᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᑳᓃᑳᓂᔥᑳᑯᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᒑᐧᐋᐱᔨᐦᐧᐃᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᐦ ᒨᐦᒌᔥᑖᑯᒡ᙮

Samson tells a story of long ago. Inuit had killed the store manager at Little Whale River and stole the supplies there. Natives from the south, probably from Moose Factory used to come up the coast to kill Inuit because of what happened in Little Whale River. They also killed the Cree from that area also. A group of Cree camped at the south side of Whapmagoostui. Two boats of raiders came from the south with black flags. This meant there were coming to fight. As the raiders beached their boats, two elders ran down to meet them. Before the raiders could fight, the elders kicked them back. The fight was stopped. As the raiders camped on the other side of the river, they sent a flying killing amulet to the other side. An elder got hit by it but was able to survive. The Cree returned the same flying killing amulet and killed the leader of the raiders. The raiders fled.

Age 12+
Code

EcCh-034-044

File Size

17.08 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

Past, Seasons, Summer, Places, Artifacts, Man, Predictions, Supernatural, Transportation, Inter-racial, Family, Tradition

ᑳ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥ
The year a child starved

ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑖᐹᒋᒧᑦ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᔨᒡᐦ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥᐦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋ ᐊᑎ ᑎᐧᑳᒋᓂᔨᒡ, ᔖᔥ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᒧᒡ ᓈᔥᒡ ᒑ ᐋᔨᒥᓂᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᑳ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᒦᒋᒥᔨᐤ᙮ ᒌᐦ ᒥᐦᒑᑎᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᒡ᙮ ᒥᔑᐤ ᒫᒃ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᑳᒄᐦ, ᐊᐱᔑᔥ ᐱᔮᐤᐦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓂᒫᔅᐦ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐱᒋᒡ᙮ ᐃᔨᐦᒡ ᐱᔥᒡ ᐋᔑ ᐱᒋᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒫᑎᐦᑖᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ, ᓂᔥᑐ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᒡ᙮ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ ᓈᑎᐧᐋᐱᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑖᒡ ᒑ ᐹᒋᔥᐱᒋᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᐋᑎ ᒥᑎᐦᑖᑦ ᔖᔥ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᒫᐤ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᑳ ᒥᔪᐱᔨᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐹᔨᒄ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐱᐦᒋᔑᓂᔨᑯᐱᓈᓂᐦᐄ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒌᐧᐋᑖᐹᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒋᒑᓂᐦᐄ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑎᒃ ᒦᒋᐧᐋᐦᐱᔨᐤ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒑ ᐊᑎ ᐃᔥᐧᑳᓈᔨᒋᒑᓂᐦᐄ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᔥᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᑭᐧᐃᐦᑭᑖᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᒥᔑᐤ ᒫᒃ ᒦᓐ ᐹᒋᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒦᓐ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑦ ᓵᒻᓯᓐ 3 ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ, ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐊᑎᑎᐤ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᒥᒦᐦᐧᑳᒋᐦᐅᒡ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐋ ᓂᑑᐦᐅᒡ, ᐧᐃᔮᐱᐦᑖᒡ ᓂᒋᑰᓃᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᒫᑎᐦᑖᒡ, ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᐧᐃᔮᐱᒫᒡ ᓈᐹᔑᔥᐦ ᐋᑳ ᒌᐦ ᐋᔨᒥᔨᒡᐦ ᐋᐦ ᓈᒋᑯᔅᒑᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᔑ ᐊᑐᐦᐋᒫᑯᒡ ᒦᒋᐧᐋᐦᑉᐦ ᐋ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᓂᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᑎᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐧᐋᔨᐱᔥᒌᔥ ᒥᔮᓂᑖᐦᑭᐧᐋᒡ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᒃ ᑳ ᐊᑎ ᒌᐧᐋᒡ, ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐄᒑᐅᑯᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐱᔥᒡ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐄᔨᐧᐋᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᒡ᙮

Samson recalls a time when a child starved to death. That year, they knew they would have a very hard time because food was scarce. There were many of them at one camp. After killing a porcupine, a few ptarmigan and some fish, they were able to travel. The camp split up. They tracked some caribou and killed 3 caribou. Samson went to tell the other camp to come. As he follows their trail, he notices that they`re having a hard time. A hunter had collapsed from hunger and was dragged home on the toboggan. When he reached the camp, a child had died. After moving away, Samson kills 3 caribou and they did better. While hunting, they see tracks of people from Nitchequon. As they follow the tracks, they see a boy who was mute checking fish hooks on the ice. The boy points to the camp. Samson and his brother visit the camp for a few days. When they leave the camp, a few hunters accompany them to visit their camp.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-034-043

File Size

52.17 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

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

ᐅᑳᐦᑳᒋᐧᐋᓯᐤ
Ukaahkaachiwaasiu

ᐋᐅᒄ ᐅᑳᐦᑳᒋᐧᐋᓯᐤ ᑳ ᐧᐄᒋᒫᑦ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᐹᔓᒡ ᐃᐦᑖᔨᐤᐦ ᐧᐹᑦᐦ, ᐋᑯᐦ ᑳ ᓂᔅᑯᒧᑐᒡ ᒑ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᑐᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐋᑳ ᑳ ᓂᑐᐱᔨᔥᑖᑐᒡ᙮ ᐅᑳᐦᑳᒋᐧᐋᓯᐤ ᑳᐦ ᒧᔥᑖᓈᔮᔨᒫᑦ ᐧᐹᑎᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ, ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᒋᒫᐅᐧᐹᑦᐦ ᐧᐄᐅᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒫᓂᒑᒡ, ᐧᐋᑎᓈᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐃᔅᐧᑳᐤᐦ ᑳ ᒥᔅᑭᐦᐧᑖᑦ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓈᐱᐦᐄᒫᑦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐅᓈᐹᒥᔨᐤᐦ᙮ ᒥᔑᐤ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑳ ᐃᐦᑎᒃ, ᐋᑎ ᒨᐦᒌᔥᑖᑐᒡ᙮

The man named Ukaahkaachiwaasiu lives in a camp with others. A group of enemies are near by and the two groups agree to live together in peace. But Ukaahkaachiwaasiu lusts after the wife of the leader of the enemies. As the two groups make camp, Ukaahkaachiwaasiu takes the woman and kills the husband. After the incident, fighting breaks out between the two groups.

Age 6+
Code

EcCh-034-038

File Size

8.35 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

Artifacts, Man, Woman, Inter-racial, Family, Past, Seasons, Winter

ᐧᐋᔮᔥᑯᔖᐱᔨᔑᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑯᔨᑯᔮᑐᔥ
Waayaashkushaapiyishiu and Kuyikuyaatush

ᐋᐅᑯᓂᒡ ᐅᒌ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᐄᔨᔨᐦᑐᒡ ᓈᐹᐅᒡ, ᐧᐋᔮᔥᑯᔖᐱᔨᔑᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑯᔨᑯᔮᑐᔥ᙮ ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᓂᑐᔮᔑᔥᐦ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᓂᑐᔮᔥ, ᐋᐅᒄ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋᐦ ᒥᓯᒋᔅᑎᒃ ᐊᐧᐋᓐ ᐋᐦ ᒫᓯᐧᐋᐱᔨᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᑎᐦᒄᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒧᐧᐋᑦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐊᓐ ᓂᑐᔮᔥ, ᐧᐋᐦ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐅᔮᐦ ᓃᔓ ᓈᐹᐤᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐅᒌ ᓃᔓ ᓈᐹᐅᒡ ᒫᑎᐦᑖᒡ ᐄᔨᔨᐤᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐱᒥᐱᒋᔨᒡᐦ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐧᐃᔮᐱᐦᑖᒡ ᓂᑐᔮᔥᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒥᑎᒫᔨᑯᐱᓈᓂᐦᐄ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐋᐦ ᒌᐦ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐱᔅᒑᔨᑯᐱᓈᓂᐦᐄ ᐹᔓᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐧᐄᒋᓈᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᐋᑯᐦ ᓂᔮᑎᐦᒃ ᓂᑐᔮᔥ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒦᒋᐧᐋᐦᐱᔨᐤ ᐋᑎ ᐅᑳᔨᒡ᙮ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᒡ ᐊᓂᒌ ᓈᐹᐅᒡ ᐅᔮᐦ ᐧᐋᑎᐦᑎᑯᒡ᙮ ᒑᒃ ᒦᓐ ᐹᔨᐧᑳᐤ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ ᓂᑐᔮᔥ ᒦᑑᓂᓵᓂᔨᐤ ᐋᐦ ᐅᑖᒥᔥᑎᐧᑳᓈᐦᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ᙮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᐦᒋᒡ ᐋᐦ ᐋᒋᒫᑭᓂᐅᐧᐃᒡ, ᐋᔪᐧᐃᒄ ᑖᐱᔥᑯᓐ ᓈᐱᐦᐋᑭᓂᐅᐧᐃᒡ ᐧᐋᔮᔥᑯᔖᐱᔨᔑᐤ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑯᔨᑯᔮᑐᔥ᙮

The legend of two brothers, Waayaashkushaapiyishiu and Kuyikuyaatush. The two brothers kill the young of Nituyaash. Nituyaash is a monstrous creature that eats caribou whole. The adult Nituyaash are after the two brothers. The two brothers follow a trail and find that Nituyaash has been following the group of people. Nituyaash went off the path near the camp to attack at night. The two brothers prepare for the fight and the Nituyaash is killed. Another incident where another Nituyaash attacks their camp but is killed by clubbing it over the head. The last story is about how the Nituyaash finally are able to kill the two brothers Waayaashkushaapiyishiu and Kuyikuyaatush.

Age 10+
Code

EcCh-034-026

File Size

17.52 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, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

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

ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᐧᑳᔅᐧᑳᔮᒡ
How the seasons change

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ 1: ᐋᑎᔪᐦᑳᓐ ᐆ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒌ ᓃᐱᐦᒡ, ᐱᐳᐦᒡ, ᑭᐧᑳᒋᐦᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᓰᑯᐦᒡ᙮ ᐊᓐ ᑳ ᐅᐦᒍ ᒋᐦᒋᐱᔨᒡ ᐋ ᐃᔮᔨᒧᒫᑭᓂᐧᐃᒡ ᐊᐧᐋᓂᒌ ᓃᐱᓄᐦᑳᓂᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᑭᐧᒑᒥᑎᓈᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᓃᐱᓂᐱᔮᔒᔥᐦ᙮ ᑳ ᒥᔅᑯᐧᐋᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᐦᒡ ᒫᒃ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐱᔮᔑᔥᐦ, ᒦᓐ ᑯᑎᒃᐦ ᐅᐦᑳᓐᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓈᑭᓂᐧᐃᔨᒡ᙮ ᑳ ᐅᔮᔨᐦᑎᐦᒡ ᒑ ᐃᐦᑎᑯᓂᔨᒡ ᐋ ᐧᑳᔅᐧᑳᔮᔨᒡ᙮

ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ 2: ᒋᐦᑳᐹᔥ ᑎᒫᒋᒫᒥᓂᐤ ᐊᒥᔅᒄᐦ ᑳ ᐅᑎᓈᑦ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᔨᑖᑭᓂᐧᐃᑦ᙮

Part 1 - This is a legend about how it became summer, winter, fall and spring. The characters begin with summer animals and how the summer bird got stolen. Then they find their summer bird that the other seasonal animals had taken. They decide to split the summer bird so that the seasons change.

Part 2 - The story of Chikaapash and how he took a beaver that he wasn`t suppose to.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-013-005

File Size

1.91 mb

Duration

10.67 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

Social studies, Citizenship, History, Geography

Themes

Legends

Topics

Fall, Winter, Animals, Food, Seasons, Spring, Summer

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