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A sigh and a wish : Helen Creighton's maritimes

Author: Donna Davies; Helen Creighton; Kent Martin; Ashley MacIsaac
Publisher: Watertown, Mass. : Documentary Educational Resources, 2001.
Series: Ethnographic video online.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Renowned folklorist Helen Creighton single-handedly compiled North America's largest collection of folklore and music, much of which would have disappeared forever if not for her tenacity, collecting stories and songs from the Gaelic singers of Cape Breton, French Acadians, the Mi'kmaw, and the Black communities of Nova Scotia.
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Genre/Form: Encoded moving images
Documentary films
Ethnographic films
Folklore
Nonfiction films
Documentary
Named Person: Helen Creighton; Helen Creighton
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Davies; Helen Creighton; Kent Martin; Ashley MacIsaac
OCLC Number: 701798159
Credits: Writer and director, Donna Davies ; producer, Kent Martin ; cinematographer, Kent Nason ; editor, Kimberlee McTaggart.
Cast: Narrator, Ashley MacIsaac.
Event notes: Recorded in Canada.
Description: 1 online resource (73 min.)
Series Title: Ethnographic video online.
Other Titles: Helen Creighton's maritimes
Responsibility: by Donna Davies.

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Renowned folklorist Helen Creighton single-handedly compiled North America's largest collection of folklore and music, much of which would have disappeared forever if not for her tenacity, collecting stories and songs from the Gaelic singers of Cape Breton, French Acadians, the Mi'kmaw, and the Black communities of Nova Scotia.

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