A' sealg ròn agus mhucan-mara ann an Ùig.

Title - A' sealg ròn agus mhucan-mara ann an Ùig.
Contributors - John Norman MacDonald
Reporters - Dr John MacInnes

Summary - Hunting seals and whales in Uig.

Conversation about hunting seals and whales in Uig. When the contributor was young some people would hunt seals using guns. They ate the blubber but not the flesh. Oil was made using the whale blubber. He tells an anecdote about a minister in Crulivaig who permitted his congregation to hunt whales on the Sabbath. There are also some brief remarks on words relating to sheep.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:06:31
Date Recorded - 1965.11
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Story, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 44355
Original Tape ID - SA1965.132
Original Track ID - SA1965.132.B6-B8
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - R2R

Recording Location:
  County - Midlothian
  Parish - Edinburgh
  Village - Edinburgh

Item Location:
  County - Ross and Cromarty
  Parish - Uig
  Island - Lewis

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