Canada: NOVA SCOTIA: Highland Mod

To thousands of Scottish Highlanders who came out to Canada in the late 18th and early 19th Centuries, the northern end of Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Island looked like home. They searched no farther. To Cape Breton's coves, its evergreen hills and misty glens, they transplanted names like Beinn Bhreagh. Lochaber, Tantallon and Skir Dhu. The Macdonalds, MacIntoshes, MacLeods, and members of many another Scottish clan settled down to raise sheep, fish for cod and till the soil.

Down through the years, they have kept the traditions of their ancestors. They still...

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