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Story about the Cailleachag bheag bhiara an fhasaich, 27 May 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/58

Scope and Contents

Story about the Cailleach bheag bhiara an fhasach [Cailleach Bheur or nature goddess] collected from Mary MacMillan, Lionacuidhe/Liniquie, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist. The story is based on asking the little old woman questions the answers to which describe her connection between birds, plants, fish and animals and specific places. The text contains annotations and amendments and has been scored through in pencil and in ink as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 27 May 1869

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 64 folios ; 17 x 20.3 cm