One With the Music: Cape Breton Step Dancing Tradition and Transmission

Available in many bookstores and on-line. Also available for your e-reader from Kobo, Kindle store and Apple iTunes. International customers can find the book on Amazon (ANZO: thenile.com.au).

Swedish-born traditional dancer and researcher Mats Melin has worked and performed extensively in the Scottish Highlands, the Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland, in their schools and communities promoting Scottish traditional dance. He has also taught and performed in Sweden, Canada, USA, Russia and New Zealand. Mats has a vast knowledge of all aspects of the Scottish traditional dance scene, but specializes in Cape Breton step dancing. Continue»


Men of the Deeps chorus perform “Trapper Boy”

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Writing of bio-fiction subject of article in ABT

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“As Cape Breton as it gets”: review

Great story on Old Trout Funnies in the Cape Breton Post yesterday (Nov. 26, 2015, p. B10). Old Trout Funnies:… Continue»

“Engaging and entertaining”: review

Michael Newton’s Seanchaidh na Coille / Memory-Keeper of the Forest: Anthology of Scottish Gaelic Literature of Canada was reviewed in… Continue»

Steele’s solution reviewed by history magazine

Nice to see a Cape Breton author’s work reviewed in a national publication – we get lost at the periphery… Continue»

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