Joe Neil MacNeil Memorial Lecture- Effie Rankin

Joe Neil MacNeil Memorial Lecture- Effie Rankin

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Date: Tue, Oct 11 2016

Region: Bras d'Or Lake Scenic Drive
Community: Iona

This year’s Joe Neil MacNeil Memorial Lecture will be given by Effie Rankin, author of As a’ Bhràighe: The Gaelic Songs of Allan the Ridge MacDonald. Her lecture is titled Bannal nan Òran/Women and Waulking. Effie will explore the milling of cloth, its work songs and their themes, from the perspective of women, for whom cloth fulling was a traditional domain. 3 pm. 

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