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The Marius-Barbeau Documentation Center is happy to be partners with The Canadian Museum of Civilisation in its project « Marius Barbeau, a Canadian hero and his period 1883-1969 ».

We wish to acknowledge the financial support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through Canadian Culture Online.

On that site, Heritage Canada displays a sampling from a wealth of documents relating the history of the two dance companies.



Texts : Michel Cartier
Choreography : Carrie Biggers
The tartan worn is from Nova Scotia.
After the field work is over, the villagers get together for the chores. One of those chores: the fulling, consisted in compacting freshly-woven cloth to the sound of heavily-rhythmic songs.
The suite goes on with reels, jigs, traditional strathspeys and ends up with a Sword Dance with authentic claymores.