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