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Christmas

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = Baillie

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Custom relating to 'La nam Bannag' and accompanying song, 17 January 1874

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/42
Scope and Contents Custom relating to La nam Bannag [Latha nam Bannag/Christmas Eve] collected from Duncan MacLellan, clachair [mason], Càrnan/Carnan, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist, describing how on that day they would go around the houses and 'If they got nothing they piled a cairn in the door or near it called Carnan na mollac + then sing out - Mallac[hd] Dhia s na Callaig agaibh.' MacLellan describes how when the people came round they went around the fire three times singing 'Gum bean[nachd] Dia n tai a th ann...
Dates: 17 January 1874