How to use the online stories catalogue


Understanding the online oral stories catalogue interface


Use this box to Search for keywords in the title and summary.


Use these checkboxes to narrow the results on the screen.


This box contains information about a story in the database. The title, summary, speaker, dialect of the speaker and  the audio of the story. Click on the details to see more information about the story.

Storyteller (Speaker)

This the primary speaker (elder) telling this story.


This is the minimum age for which this story has been deemed appropriate.

Interface language

This is current primary language of display of the database.


Click on audio control to listen to the oral recording of the audio


How to use the catalogue

The online catalogue has been designed so that you can find stories via searching for a keyword in the title or summary and or using predefined filters. There are six categories of filters to you apply.  

Below is an example of looking for stories from the Chisasibi community on the topic of animals.