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Suas leis a’ Ghàidhlig! | Up with Gaelic!

Suas leis a’ Ghàidhlig! | Up with Gaelic!

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‘S e Mìos nan Gàidheal a th’ ann agus tha Siorramachd Inbhir Nis toilichte a bhith a’ togail na brataich Gàidhealaiche air an taigh-cùirte eachdraidheil ann an Seastago. Its...

May 1, 2024 | Reading Time: 2 minutes | 56 views

Gaelic song preservation: A grandmother’s gift

Gaelic song preservation: A grandmother’s gift

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“I suppose it’s all nanny’s fault,” laughs Sheena Anderson-Geiger, thinking back to how her passion for Gaelic song came to be.

April 2, 2024 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 191 views

Beinn Mhàbu opens doors, looks to become economic catalyst

Beinn Mhàbu opens doors, looks to become economic catalyst

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As Beinn Mhàbu enters the second half of its first year in operation, Gaelic College president Rodney MacDonald recalls a plan he envisioned 25 years ago to someday establish a school in Mabou.

By Dave MacNeil, March 24, 2024 | Reading Time: 6 minutes | 80 views

Chéticamp’s Mi-Carême, a centuries-old tradition, still sparks joy and celebration

Chéticamp’s Mi-Carême, a centuries-old tradition, still sparks joy and celebration

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The Acadians of the Chéticamp region love to share their heritage and culture. Mi-Carême – which mean mid-Lent, and marks the mid-point between Ash Wednesday and Easter eve – is one of...

February 29, 2024 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 164 views

Remonter dans le temps pour découvrir les anciens habitants du Cap-Rouge

Remonter dans le temps pour découvrir les anciens habitants du Cap-Rouge

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By Daniel Aucoin Read an english version of this article La Société Saint-Pierre et Les Amis du plein air, avec l’appui financier de Parcs Canada, ont organisé des sessions d’animation et des...

December 19, 2023 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 242 views

Back in time to meet the settlers of Cap-Rouge

Back in time to meet the settlers of Cap-Rouge

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Each Wednesday evening this past July and August, the interpretation centre of the Mkwesaqtuk/Cap-Rouge campground at Ruisseau des Maurice in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park played host...

December 19, 2023 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 259 views

Filmmaker “had it right”

Filmmaker “had it right”

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It was 30 minutes that altered two generations. As the Cape Breton Fiddlers Association (CBFA) celebrates 50 years, it owes it origins to a half-hour program on CBC more than half a century ago.

By Dave MacNeil, September 6, 2023 | Reading Time: 4 minutes | 254 views

Volunteers are lifeblood of culture and heritage sector

Volunteers are lifeblood of culture and heritage sector

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For many cultural and heritage organizations in Inverness County, the winter season is a time to take stock, in between the rush that tourism brings. It’s a time when the sector can get together...

June 3, 2023 | Reading Time: 3 minutes | 279 views