Articles, books & other media

Highlanders in North America

Highland Settlers

The Gaelic Diaspora in North America

Celtic Cousins or White Settlers

The Macs Meet the ‘Micmacs’: Scottish Gaelic First Encounter Narratives from Nova Scotia

In Their Own Words – Gaelic Literature in North Carolina

Highland Canon Fodder Scottish Gaelic Literature in North America

Celticity in the Old South


We’re Indians Sure Enough: The Legacy of the Scottish Highlanders in the United States (2001) (Purchase through The Backcountry Peddler)
Warriors of the Word: The World of the Scottish Highlanders (2nd ed 2019)
Seanchaidh na Coille / Memory-Keeper of the Forest: Anthology of Scottish Gaelic Literature of Canada (2016)
Celts in the Americas (2013)
Podcasts & Videocasts
Dr. Michael Newton, Ph.D – Ground-breaking scholarship about the legacy of Scottish Highlanders in Scotland and in North America. The field of inquiry includes:
  • History of the Scottish Highland diaspora in North America
  • Scottish Gaelic song-poetry and literature
  • Scottish Gaelic folklore, music and dance
  • Application of critical readings of colonialism, racialism, etc

Old Publications

Mac Talla Vol. 2 no17 – 28 October 1893

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