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Crodh mara (sea-cattle)

 Subject
Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW,Use For = Sea cattle

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Story entitled 'Crodh Marra' [sea-cattle], 4 February 1895

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/86
Scope and Contents Story written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula entitled 'Crodh Marra' [crodh-mara or sea-cattle]. It tells how a man in Howgarry, North Uist [Hogha Gearraidh/Hogharry, Uibhist a Tuath] was having a difficult time, with his children and his cattle dying in infancy so on the advice of a wise old man, he decided to get one of the red and white sea cattle, which were often seen in the water near the shore. To do this he had to sprinkle '├╣ir dhubh' or black loam soil on the...
Dates: 4 February 1895