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CJFX 25th Anniversary Program - Old Time Fiddlers

Item is an audio recording of a number of old time Cape Breton fiddle tunes. Recording also contains a conversation Malcolm J. Maclean, Boisdale, on his 95th birthday.

Violin selections by:

MacMaster, Buddy
MacKenzie, Karl
Cameron, John Allan
MacLellan, Theresa
Cameron, John Allan
MacMaster, Buddy
Beaton, Donald Angus
MacKenzie, Karl

MacDonald, Joseph L. - Brief biographical sketch

MacLean, Malcolm J. - Interview with MacLean on 95th birthday

MacLean, Catherine - Recitation of prayers in Gaelic

MacDonald, Joseph L. - Gaelic address

MacLean, Malcolm J. - Story of mother's life in Boisdale

MacKenzie, Hugh - Reading of Gaelic address to MacLean

MacLean, Malcolm J. - School teachers at Boisdale

MacDonald, Joseph Lawrence

Gaelic Class at Sydney Academy

  • 76-103
  • Item
  • 1936

Item is a photograph of a dozen members of Sydney Academy's 1936 Gaelic class; individuals are identified on the reverse of the photograph. The man in the front centre of the photograph is holding a sign that says, "Sgoil Ghaidhlig, 1936, Ghlace Bay." (Glace Bay Gaelic School).

Gaelic Language, Culture and Music in Cape Breton

Item is an audio recording of various informants discussing Gaelic culture and identity as well as a number of songs and musical performances.

Norman MacDonald Sydney (N.S.) Introduction - re Scottish language, culture, music in C.B.

Buddy MacMaster, Winnie Chafe, Doug MacPhee Cape Breton Violing & piano music: reels

Norman MacDonald Discusses Scottish evictions and emigrations

Rise & Follies of C.B. Sydney (N.S.) Humorous satire of C.B. History

Archie Alex MacKenzie Halifax Discusses strong family ties in C.B.,
MacKenzie genealogy, his trip to Barra

Mary Margaret MacLean Whycocomagh Song: "tir a' ghuail"

    Discusses family entertainment

Cliff Morais Big Pond (N.S.) Born in Loch Lomond parent spoke French, his interest in gaelic music

Sons of Skye Big Pond (N.S.) Biolin: Strathspeys & reels

Norman MacDonald Use of Gaelic in C.B. & N>S.; political intervention needed

Archie Alex MacKenzie Gaelic his first language; home & school environment; future of gaelic

John Archy MacKenzie Belle Cote Gaelic culture growing, some fears for the language

North Shore Singers North Shore "He mo leannan...."

Buddy MacMaster North Shore "A rovin' we must go..."

John Archy MacKenzie Future of Gaelic

Donald MacLean Toronto (Lewis) Accordian Selections (from Mod in Toronto)

Quartet from Toronto "Mi Seo 'nam Aonar"

    Description of Mo's participants - soloists, choirse etc. Why people from different areas are interested in Gaelic

Scotia Sisters Winnipeg Puirt-a-beul

Margaret MacLeod Winnipeg (Lweis) Children have no Gaelic; they are easy to teach

John Skiff "Eilean Scalpaidh, na Hearradh"

Ruth Sutherland Toronto "Illerin ho ro bobha ho..."

Lloyd Leland Newfoundland Gaelic learner; married a Gaelic speaker; all their children speak gaelic

Joyce MacRae "Oran do dh'lain Bhreac MacLeoid"

Christine Hauser "Ochoin a righ, nach e mi tha muladach"

Archie Alex MacKenzie Song for the Mod

Macdonald, Norman

Gaelic Lessons for Beginners

  • G187
  • Item
  • 1939

Item is intended to serve as the first in a series of textbooks for teachers and learners of Gaelic.

International Conference for Gaelic Language and Culture

  • MG 6.74
  • Fonds
  • 1987

Fonds consists of a collection of documents relating to the Conference, held in Sydney on October 15,16, and 17, 1987.

  1. Program brochures, Map/guide '87, discussion group list of participants, Gaelic College and Nova Scotia Highland Village brochures.
  2. Newspaper clippings re: conference.
  3. Na Croileagain, by Rosemary McCormack, programme co-ordinator, typescript, 2 pages.
  4. Sealladh gu taobh -oral tradition and reminiscence by Cape Breton gaels, edited by James Wilson & Ellison Robertson, printed material 32 pages.
  5. Agenda - includes welcome on behalf of chairperson, Dr. Robert J. Morgan, typescript 13 pages.
  6. Special events - Gaelic church service october 18, 1987 at Trinity United Church, Rev. Ivan Gregan, typescript 1 page.
  7. First croileagan or Gaelic nursery school/playgroup proposal. Typescript, 1 page.

Joint Committee for Gaelic in Schools

  • MG 6.69
  • Fonds
  • 1981-1982

This fonds consists of correspondence, brief and other papers pertaining to the historical and educational position of the Gaelic language in the schools of Nova Scotia.

Mrs Archie Kennedy: Early Days of Teaching in Broad Cove, N.S

Item is an audio recording of Mrs. Archie Kennedy. She speaks on life in Broad Cove and Margaree, education in the area, local lore, and prevalence of Gaelic language especially in the church.

Early days at home in Margaree...

Early school days at Captain Allan's House...School books, studies, school hours, discipline, temperature of school room.

"Hard shoes and woolen stockings" Mogans were pulled over the shoes to keep the feet warm.

Story about the "brocan cruaidh"

A day in school...The day started with a prayer, then the pupils stood in a row and read. Next came the spellings. Places of honour were won according to one's ability to spell. This was an ungraded school.

Teachers and method of teaching. The Friday program.

Nothing was learned in Gaelic in the schools.

The Church in Margaree. Prayers and Catechism all learned in Gaelic.

Beaton, Margaret, Sr.

Reminiscences of Beaver Cove

Item is an audio recording of a conversation with Roddie F. Nicholson and John Nicholson.

Song concerning the building of the house

I can write a letter, I can read a letter, and I can send a letter anywhere!

What subjects were taught in school

Did they write well in the back woods?

Mental figuring

What about the cats whiskers?

Tell us all you know about local history

Diseases and cures of the times

Were people brought into build houses?

No one was lazy in those days. No very rich, no very poor.

Could they make a living off the land now as they did in your times?

Diseases such as appendicitus were certain death in those times?

Was there any heavy drinking in those times?

Story of the Jack O Lantern

Nicholson, John

Rev. Duncan Joseph Rankin

  • MG 6.32
  • Fonds
  • 1911

Fonds consists of:
The 1920 petition by M.R. MacLeod to allow Gaelic to be taught in public schools.
A letter to the editor of the Casket urging readers to speak Gaelic to their children in the home.
Various writings in Gaelic, including a story attributed to Joe "Eòs a'Ghobha" MacNeil of Christmas Island, a story about a humorous trip for Boisdale to Christmas Island and a congratulatory speech for the 50th anniversary of Johnny A. and Peggy MacKinnon of Rear Iona.