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Thread #4374   Message #48415
Posted By: Philippa
07-Dec-98 - 11:19 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Water Kelpie/Oran Tlaidh an Eich-Uisge
Subject: RE: REQ Water Kelpie/Oran Tlaidh an Eich-Uisge
for readers interested in more about kelpies and selchies (not particularly songs)there's lots of sources including: "The People of the Sea" D. Thomson Edinburgh:Canongate[ I myself have been meaning to get ahold of this book and read it - for about the past three years] / Selchie - see: ; ; for a short story: for a bit of information about an Amazonian legend of dolphins assuming human form: Kelpie- see: J F Campbell. POPULAR TALES OF THE WEST HIGHLANDS, VOL.IV McKay. MORE WEST HIGHLAND TALES, VOL.II websites (some of which have info on selchies and other fairies as well):; ; . ; ;