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Story about 'na brari dearga' reputed original inhabitants [of Uist], c1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/54

Scope and Contents

Story about 'na brari dearga' reputed original inhabitants [of Uist] that they were completely naked and would tan themselves with bark from the trees that used to be there. Also tells how the chief would have three red stripes on his arm, a colour which was obtained from some liquid from the trees.


  • c1872

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 72 folios ; 12.7 x 20 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 21r, line 4 to folio 21r, line 13

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