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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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

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

ᔫᓂᔨᐤ ᐋ ᐊᑖᐧᐋᓄᐧᐃᔨᒡ ᑳ ᐱᐹᒥᐦᐅᑖᑦ
Fur Trade Carrier

ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐁᑦᐧᐃᕐᑦ ᒫᒋᔅ ᒌ ᒌᐦᑐᑎᒻ ᒑ ᐃᑎᐦᐅᑖᑦ ᒑᐧᑳᔫᐦ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐹᑭᔑᐧᒫᔥᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᑖᐱᔅᑳᔨᒡ ᐹᐦᒑᒥᑭᓂᔨᒡ᙮

The Late Edward Matches managed to get some supplies into the community of Old Factory the night before Christmas.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-019-002

File Size

3.14 mb

Duration

18 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, Teachings

Topics

Man, Transportation, Tradition, Celebrations, Past

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


Chiisuubechish has a son.

A young woman learns the father of her son is Chiisuubechiish

Age 10+
Code

EcWa-802-002

File Size

2.30 mb

Duration

13 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Rhonda Iserhoff

Described By

Rhonda Iserhoff

Dialect

Southern

Communities

Waswanapi

Languages

Southern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy


The Child who was left behind.

ᓈᐯᔥ ᑳ ᓂᑲᑕᐦᑲᒡ ᐅᓃᒋᐦᐄᒄᐦ ᑲᔦᐦ ᑳ ᓂᒋᔥᑰᐧᐋᒡ ᐁᑑᔥ, ᑳ ᒋᔅᑑᐦᑌᐧᑖᒡ

The little boy`s parents abandon him and meets Etuush and they go on a journey.

Age 10+
Code

EcWa-802-003

File Size

2.16 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

Communities

Waswanapi

Languages

Southern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Boy, Animals, Family

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


The woman who got married.

A woman becomes cursed after she refused to marry a man that has asked for her hand in marrige.

Age 10+
Code

EcWa-802-004

File Size

0.99 mb

Duration

5 mins

Year Of Recording

19??

Year Of Last Edit

2004

Collected By

Adrian Tanner

Sound Editor

Rhonda

Described By

Rhonda

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Waswanapi

Languages

Southern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals, Woman

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

ᓂᑮᔖᓐ
Nikiishaan

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᓐ ᐆᔅᑎᓃᒎ ᓇᔅᒋᐦ ᐁᒌ ᐧᐃ ᒪᔦᔨᐦᑖᑯᓯᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒪᑲᓅ᙮ ᐅᔫᐦ ᒫᒃ ᐆ ᐧᐃᒋ ᐅᔅᑎᓂᒎ ᐯᔮᐧᑳᐤ ᐁ ᒌᔑᑲᔨᒡ ᒌ ᓂᑕᐧᐋᐸᒣᔫ ᒋᔐᐅᒋᒫᐤ ᓂᑕᐧᐄᓐ ᐁᓂᑐ ᐃᑖᒋᒧᓯᑖᐧᐋᐧᑖᐤ᙮ ᐁᑯ ᑳ ᐃᑖᐧᑖᐤ ᒋᔅᒉᔨᐁᒫᐤ ᐋ ᓂᑮᔖᓐ ᑖᓐ ᐁᐃᑌᑦ, ᓂᐹ ᒌ ᒥᔅᑲᐧᐋᔫ ᐊᓂᔫᐦ ᐅᑕᓂᔖᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐋᓂᐦᑫᐦ ᒋᔐᐅᒋᒫᐤ᙮ ᐁᑯ ᒫᑲ ᐯᔭᐧᑳᐤ ᐁ ᒌᔑᑲᔨᒡ ᑳ ᐧᐄᔖᒥᑯᑦ ᑳᑲᔦᐦ ᒋᔐᐅᒋᒫᐤ ᓂᑮᔖᓐ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐁᐃᑖᔨᒡ᙮ ᐁᑯᓐ ᐋ ᑕᐧᐯ ᑲᐃᑌᓀ ᓂᐹ ᒌ ᒥᔅᑳᐧᐋᔫᐦ ᒌᔐᐅᒋᒫᐤ ᐅᑕᓂᔑᐦ ᑳᐧᐋᓇᐦᑫᐤ᙮ ᓈᒧᐧᐃ ᐃᑌᐤ ᓂᑮᔖᓐ᙮ ᓈᓂᑕᐧᐋᐸᒥᐧᑖᐅᐧᐁᒋᐦ ᒥᓯᐧᐁ ᒋᐧᑳᓐ ᒋᑲ ᒦᑎᓐ ᐁᐃᑖᐸᔅᑖᔨᓐ

ᑲᔦ ᐯᔨᒄ ᓂᑕᓂᔥᐦ ᒋᑲ ᒦᑎᓐ ᒉ ᐧᐄᒋᒥᑦ᙮

This story is about a young man who was bullied by his fellow men on the work site. These men went to the governor and told him lies of what Nikiishaan was saying. They said that Nikiishaan said that he could find the governor`s daughters, whom he had lost a long time ago. Then one day the governor asked Nikiishaan to come to his place. He said, "is it true what you said? that you can find my daughters?" Nikiishaan said "no".

"Well I think that`s what you said, so you will go and find my daughters. If you find them, I will give you everything that you need and I will also give you permission to marry one of them." So then Nikiishaan left the village.

Age 10+
Code

EcMi-523-003

File Size

3.91 mb

Duration

22.57 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

Science, Social studies, History

Themes

Legends

Topics

Celebrations, Past, Man, Woman

ᑳ ᔑᐧᐁᔨᐧᑖᐤ
Starvation

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ ᐧᐁᔅᑲᒡ ᐊᓐᑌ ᑖᓐ ᑳ ᐃᔅᐸᔨᒡ ᐁ ᒌ ᔑᐧᐁᔨᐧᑖᐤ ᐆᒌ ᐯᑯᑌᓅ᙮ ᐁᑯᐦ ᒫᑲ ᒉᒃ ᐯᔭᐧᑳᐤ ᐁ ᒌᔑᑲᔨᒡ ᑳ ᐅᑎᑎᑯᐧᑖᐤ ᓈᐯᐤ (ᐧᕌᐸᕐ ᐧᓛᓐᒐᑉ) ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐆᑕᔅᒌᐧᐋᒡ᙮ ᐁᑯᐦ ᑳ ᐧᐄᔕᒥᐦᑯᐧᑖᐤ ᒉᒌ ᐧᐄᒉᐧᐋᐧᑖᐤ ᐊᓂᑌᐦ ᐆᑕᔅᒌᐦᒡ᙮ ᐧᐁᔑ ᑖᐹ ᐅᐦᒋ ᓂᐸᐦᐁᐅᒡ ᓇᒣᓵᐦ᙮

This story is about a woman who had experienced starvation when she was young. One day a man (Robert Longchap) came to their hunting trap line and had asked them to go with him to his hunting trap line. The reason for this was because the family couldn`t catch any fish.

Age 12+
Code

EcMi-523-002

File Size

0.82 mb

Duration

4.45 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Adrien Tanner

Sound Editor

Linda Petawabano

Described By

Linda Petawabano

Dialect

Southern

Quality

Good

Communities

Mistissini

Languages

Southern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History, Science

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Past, Starvation

ᐊᑐᔒᔥ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ
Story of Atushiish

Age 8+
Code

EcMi-523-004

File Size

0.46 mb

Duration

2 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

Spirituality

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Past, Woman

ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑯᒥᑦ ᐊᐧᐋᔥ
A Baby Infested With Hair Lice

ᐊᐧᐋᔥ ᑳ ᐅᑎᐦᑯᒥᑦ ᐧᐋᓵ ᐋᑳ ᐅᐦᒋ ᒥᒥᔫᐦᑳᑯᑦ ᐅᑳᐧᐄᐦ

A baby gets head lice because of his mother`s neglect.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-022-003

File Size

1.61 mb

Duration

10 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

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies

Themes

Memoirs, Teachings

Topics

Family

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 ᑳ ᒦᐦᐧᑳᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐃᐦᑖᑦ ᐋᐧᐋᓰᔅ
Scarcity of Animals

ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒧᐧᐃᓐ, ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᑳ ᓈᔥᒡ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐧᐋᔫᑎᓯᔨᑦ ᐋᐧᐋᓯᔅ᙮

A story about a time when there was a scarcity of animals.

Age 6+
Code

EcWe-022-002

File Size

3.12 mb

Duration

19 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

Good

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Teachings

Social studies, History

Themes

Memoirs

Topics

Family, Animals, Food, Woman

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

ᐊᒥᔅᒄ ᐋ ᐧᐋᐱᓯᑦ ᐅᔥᑭᑖᐦᒡ
Beaver with a white patch

ᑳ ᐃᔑ ᐧᐄᑎᒧᐧᐋᑭᓄᐧᐃᑦ ᐧᐃᓂᐦᐄᒑᓯᐤ ᒑ ᐃᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᓂᐱᐦᐋᑖ ᐋ ᐧᐋᐱᓰᐦᒡ ᐊᒥᔅᒄ ᐅᔥᑭᑖᔨᐦᒡ᙮ (ᑳ ᐃᔑᐧᐄᐦᑎᐦᒃ ᒥᔥᑖᐹᐤ)᙮

Information on what a trapper should do when he kills a beaver with a white patch on it`s chest. (This information was received from Mishtaapaau.)

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-017-002

File Size

0.47 mb

Duration

2 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Frances Visitor

Described By

Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Teachings

Topics

Animals

ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᒌ ᒥᐦᐧᑳᔨᒡ ᐲᐦᐲᐦᒑᐤ ᐅᔅᑳᔅᒋᑭᓐ
How the robin got its red breast.

ᓃᑮᔖᓐ ᐅᑎ ᐋᑎᔫᐦᑳᓐ᙮ ᑖᓂᑖᐦ ᐧᐋᐦᒋ ᒌ ᒥᐦᐧᑳᔨᒡ ᐲᐦᐲᐦᒑᐤ ᐅᔅᑳᔅᒋᑭᓐ᙮

A legend of Niikiishaan, how the robin got its red breast.

Age 8+
Code

EcWe-017-001

File Size

6.19 mb

Duration

36 mins

Year Of Recording

1970

Year Of Last Edit

2003

Collected By

Unknown

Sound Editor

Frances Visitor

Described By

Frances Visitor

Dialect

Northern

Quality

Good with noise

Communities

Wemindji

Languages

Northern Dialect

Themes

Legends

Topics

Animals