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4 edition of Folklore of Nova Scotia found in the catalog.

Folklore of Nova Scotia

Mary Fraser

Folklore of Nova Scotia

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Published by Formac .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9718051M
    ISBN 100887800041
    ISBN 109780887800047
    OCLC/WorldCa3057865


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Folklore of Nova Scotia by Mary Fraser Download PDF EPUB FB2

The purpose of this study of the Folklore of Nova Scotia was primarily academic; but the interest shown in the old stories, and the many requests for their preservation in book form, encouraged their collector to have them published.

This study does not pretend to be exhaustive. Mary Fraser was a pioneer in researching and recording the folklore of Cape Breton and eastern Nova Scotia, and this book is an invaluable source for the legends of rural Nova Scotians.

Scottish, Acadian and Mi'qmaq traditions are all : Mary L Fraser. Mary Fraser was a pioneer in researching and recording the folklore of Cape Breton and eastern Nova Scotia, and this book is an invaluable source for the legends of rural Nova Scotians.

Scottish, Acadian and Mi'qmaq traditions are all included. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Folklore of Nova Scotia Chapter X. Buried Treasure: In many parts of Nova Scotia it is believed that treasure lies buried. When pirates robbed ships of their gold in our waters, they landed on the coast to hide their ill-gotten spoil.

Under cover of night, they would gather in a secret place, dig a hole, and deposit therein the chest or pot.

THE VANISHING FOLKLORE OF NOVA SCOTIA BEATRICE M. HAY SHAW. THE encycloRaedia defines the science of Folklore as a branch of the larger science of Anthropology. This is divided into three distinct parts, (a) Mythology, dealing with the religious phases of man's spiritual development, (b) The Folk Tale, such as.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Nova Scotia Ghost Stories, Folklore and Legends It has been said that if a house has had a death in it, it can never be bought or sold. It can only be borrowed from the Ghosts that live there.

New Ghost Stories Site. ** UPDATE ** We have created another site, with even more stories, and easier to use menus. Mary Helen Creighton, CM (September 5, - Decem ) was a prominent Canadian collected over 4, traditional songs, stories, and beliefs in a career that spanned several decades, and she published many books and articles on Nova Scotia folk songs and folklore.

In The Nova Scotia Book of Lists find out: Joe Canada's Top 10 qualities that define a "real" Nova Scotian. Natalie MacMaster's wish list for the Top 10 Nova Scotians she would like to perform for. Jimmy Rankin's 10 favourite songs performed by a Nova Scotian.

JC Douglas' Folklore of Nova Scotia book to Top 10 bands or performers to ever come out of Nova Scotia. Books shelved as nova-scotia: The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill, Fall on Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald, The Birth House by Ami McKay, No Great Mis. “The Halifax Folklore Center is a wonderful gift to the musical community of Halifax.

With a very warm welcome, and a relaxed environment, they’ve always done their best to provide the customer with whatever they need. Be it a simple book or a high quality instrument, the Halifax Folklore Center charmingly delivers. Regional collections include Folklore of Nova Scotia by Mary L.

Fraser, Folklore from Nova Scotia by Arthur Huff Fauset, Folklore of Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia by Helen Creighton, Christmas Mumming in Newfoundland edited by H. Halpert and G.M. Story, and Folklore of Waterloo County, Ontario by W.J.

Wintemberg. A unique music store in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada offering sales of new, used and vintage acoustic and electric stringed musical instruments, as well as expert. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages, 7 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations ; 20 cm: Responsibility.

Hi there historyteacher_8, my name is Fiona and I work with NS Tourism. I am also an avid reader. Here's a few books that I know of that have a Nova Scotia setting.

A great book that we had to read in school about the Halifax Explosion is Barometer Rising by Hugh MacLennan. Also I believe the book that Beachgrass was referring to was The Town That Died: The True Story of the Greatest Man-Made.

Helen Creighton: Canada’s First Lady of Folklore- Clary Croft, Written by Helen’s protege, Clary Croft, this book is an in-depth and personal look at the often controversial life of one of the regions most famous and influential figures, a woman who helped carve out.

The Book of Buried Treasure by Ralph D. Paine. Printed Folklore of Nova Scotia by Mary L. Fraser. Printed Lost Treasure - True Tales of Hidden Hoards by Alpheus H.

Verrill. Printed Doubloons by Charles B. Driscoll. Printed They Found Gold by Alpheus H. Verrill. Printed Captain Kid and His Skeleton Island by Harold. Bradan Press is the newest company to carry on the year-old tradition of Scottish Gaelic publishing in Nova Scotia, Canada.

We publish books related to Scottish Gaelic language and culture in multiple genres, in both Gaelic and English.

Cape Breton Folklore. Highland Settler — The Classic Portrait of the Scottish Gael in Cape Breton and Eastern Nova Scotia. Canada’s second-smallest province is virtually surrounded by the sea, and the ocean’s salty waters pulse through its historic veins.

Novia Scotia’s rich folklore is steeped in sea-related superstitions together with First Nations fables, Acadian myths, Scottish legends and ghost stories. Here, fishermen have cast their nets for centuries and the abundance of contemporary seafood 5/5(2). Books set in Nova Scotia: [Anne of the Island, The Book of Negroes, Fall on Your Knees, The Birth House, A Curve in the Road, Hansel and Grete.

The book is a great romance fiction set on the windswept coast of Nova Scotia. The story starts with two friends and their young daughter who finds refuge in the rugged community of Cape Hawk Read it For. : Folklore of Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia () by Creighton, Helen and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(2).

Folklore of Nova Scotia by Fraser, Mary L. Publication date n.d.] Topics Nova Scotia -- Folklore Publisher [n.p. Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English.

26 Addeddate Bookplateleaf Call number. Charles William Dunn, who chaired the Harvard Celtic Department from tobegan collecting Scottish Gaelic folklore in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in Over the years, material collected by Dunn and others, including John Shaw, A.

MacKinnon and D. Ripley, in Nova Scotia, Québec, and Ontario, was added to the collection.”. Take one batch of historic recipes, add a handful of local, inspired chefs, mix well, and serve up a modern version of Nova Scotia culinary history. To create this book, food writer and editor Valerie Mansour reviewed the Nova Scotia Archives's What's Cooking.

digital collection and, along with their staff, pulled out a cross-section of recipes dating back as far as The Halifax Gazette of Field Notes Book IV. Topics include: folklore, Tusket/Yarmouth area, Chief Louis Luxcey, Chief Philip Paul, notes about individual Mi'kmaq in NS, Gaywahsoonoowedge.

Reference no.: Clara Dennis Nova Scotia Archives MG 1 Vol. 4 Click for more information and a. Zoologist Andrew Hebda, curator of zoology at the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, wrote in his book, “The Serpent Chronologies: Sea Serpents and other Marine Creatures from Nova Scotia’s History,” that the local Mi’kmaq people carved images of these beasts into stone.

Virtually surrounded by the sea, the ocean's salty waters pulse through Nova Scotia's historic veins. Nova Scotia's rich folklore is steeped in sea-related superstitions together with fables, myths, Scottish legends and ghost stories. Here fishermen have cast their nets for. Before you absquotilate in a dander, come aboard of this anthology, and explore some of the fascinating ways in which the English language has developed in Nova Scotia.

This book covers such topics as pronunciation, semantics, grammatical structures, language contact, dialect features, ethnic and gender roles. nicknames, and place names. As a whole, it is a book that offers a refreshing perspective on an often-studied area of folklore scholarship. WORKS CITED.

McKay, Ian. The Quest of the Folk: Antimodernism and Cultural Selection in Twentieth-Century Nova Scotia. Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, McKay, Ian.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Nova Scotia Memories - Folklore of the St. Mary's by E. Nichols at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. "Farewell to Nova Scotia" is a popular folk song from Nova Scotia that is an adaptation of the Scottish folk song "The Soldier's Adieu", printed in in a Glasgow newspaper and attributed to Robert Tannahill.

When the song began to be adapted by Nova Scotians is unknown. In the s, Folklorist Helen Creighton collected versions of the folk song from different communities along the. Sea songs and ballads from nineteenth-century Nova Scotia: The William H.

Smith and Fenwick Hatt manuscripts (Folklorica publications in folksong and balladry) by Smith, William H and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Nova Scotia (/ n oʊ v ə ˈ s k oʊ ʃ ə /) is a province in eastern Canada.

With a population ofas ofit is the most populous of Canada's three Maritime provinces and four Atlantic is the country's second-most densely populated province and second-smallest province by area, both after neighbouring Prince Edward Island. Its area of 55, square kilometres (21, This volume from the Atlantic Folklore/Folklife Series contains interviews from the first fifty issues of Cape Breton's Magazine, including biography, folklore, and oral history.

photographs. Cape Breton Works: Ron Kaplan, Editor Breton Books ISBN: This book is a sequel to Cape Breton Lives.

Illustrated. photos, pages. Binding: Paperback Publisher: Nan Nichols Crussell Nichols Publications ISBN: Download Wholesale Order Form. So beautifully written, the chapters in "Nova Scotia Memories" introduce characters such as Gammy, the ancient matriarch who struggles to keep her shattered family together; Jim P, the quack doctor who preaches the efficacy of pioneer and Indian remedies until he.

History and Folklore in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The next lecture in the Royal Nova Scotian Historical Society’s public lecture series is taking place on October 18th at pm.

The Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame is a not-for-profit organization that honours, promotes, and preserves Nova Scotia's rich sport history. The Hall of Fame offers a free-admission museum located in downtown Halifax, a free province-wide education program, and a collection of.

Devil's Island - Where spirits still roam Devil's Island is located on the northeast entrance of Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia, and is said to be Haunted.

The Island was granted to Captain John Rous in July and became known as Rous' Island.New Glasgow (1 book) Nova Scotia Museum (1 book) Pictou (1 book) Sable Island (8 books) Sable River (2 books) Shubenacadie (1 book) Springhill (2 books) Sydney (3 books) Tatamagouche (1 book) Truro (1 book) Wolfville (8 books).Mar 2, - Ghost stories, Folklore, and Legends of Nova Scotia.

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