Scottish Gaels in eastern canada etnological work by Professor Margaret bennett
Professor Margaret Bennett First Book: The Last Stronghold: Scottish Gaelic Traditions of Newfoundland (Breakwater Books, 1989)
Awards: 1991 Ruth Michaelis-Jena Ratcliff Folklore Prize for The Last Stronghold; 1995 College of Cape Breton Professor Donald Fergusson Essay Prize for a paper on Gaelic Songs in Eastern Canada: Twentieth Century Reflections’; 1999 Clio Award of the Canadian Historical Association for Oatmeal and the Catechism (John Donald, 1996);
Dr. Bennett has published several books including The Last Stronghold: Scottish Gaelic Traditions of Newfoundland (Breakwater Books, 1989), Scottish Customs from the Cradle to the Grave(Polygon, 1992) and Oatmeal and the Catechism: Scottish Gaelic Settlers in Quebec (John Donald, 1998).
Links to extracts of the work of the Etnological work by Dr. Bennett in Eastern Canada: