Elders describe storytelling for education, as a form of social activity, and share stories from their past with insights and fun along the way.
Ella Tells A Story 2
Ella shares a story about assisting her grandson with learning Cree.
Ella Storytelling 1
Ella describes the importance of Wesakechak stories in teaching youth the Michif language.
Julia Storytelling 3
Julia describes her experience with storytelling growing up.
Diane Storytelling 2
Diane discusses the importance of hearing Michif stories from elders, regardless of where you live.
Diane Storytelling 1
Diane explains how she learned to tell stories from her grandparents.
Francis Dumais Storytelling 3
Francis explains the importance of speaking Cree in telling good stories.
Francis Dumais Storytelling 2
Francis tells a story about a blessed, healing spring.
Francis Dumais Storytelling 1
Francis describes the loss of respect for Elders and the current need to regain it.
Esther Storytelling 1
Esther speaks about her observant father which made him a great storyteller and enabled his to keep his language.
Esther Storytelling 3
Esther shares a Wesakechak story about why the prairie chicken doesn’t fly.