File consists of an audio recording; mentions first contact between Mi'kmaq and Gaelic settlers.
Brief biographical sketch of Hugh MacKenzie and his contributions to Cape-Bretoniana and Mr. MacKenzie is interviewed by Cathleen MacKinnon
Hugh MacKenzie: Early history of Christmas Island (N.S.), MacNeils vs. Mi'kmaq, Scottish Immigrants to C.B. Brought only bare essentials with them, Funiture and Clothing in the early days
Early method for making dye
Recipe for making soap
Faill iu faillin ho ro eile - Milling song
Recipe for making tea. Early settlers made tea from herbs and roots
Medical care - sick and elderly were cared for by relative and neighbors
His prayers were answered ... Anecdote
Difficulty getting food...
Mi'kmaw with scalping knife...
Dat's me father
Schools scholars in the days...
Asthma and sore throat cure
Meeting the red haired woman means bad luck for the rest of the day
The black cat superstition...
Discussion on second-sight
I feel a heavy weight on my back...
Stop here a minute...something is going to happen right here
I saw my brother's funeral...
Hallowe'en customs/B. New Year with rhymes
Reiteach - matchmaking
Brief sketch of MacKenzie family...
The ship "Harmony"
The Scottish pioneers were ingenious
Oran and amadan bhoidheach...Song-lament tells of a man who mistakenly shoots his sweetheart
MacNeil Boating Songs (Kishmul Castle)
Gu bheil angille dubh-dhonn
Oran an t-saighdear - Soldier laments his second induction into the army
Tha mi fo lean dubh 's mi m'onair composed by Bard William Ross
Tha mo glean air au Chieetan [SIC]
Tha mise fo mhulad 's an am...
O nach till thu ruinn a rithis...Jacobite song
Soraidh leibh 's oidhche mhath liebh
Thanks Hugh MacKenzie