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Island Echoes: Voices from North Uist

Please follow the link below to read Island Echoes: Voices from North Uist, an oral history of farming communities on the Outer Hebrides, written by Hamish McIlwraith.

These verbatim transcriptions of a series of conversations between Hamish McIlwraith and seven residents of North Uist describe fundamental aspects of island life, creating a fluent and evocative narrative of great dignity and poignancy.

Read Island Echoes: Voices from North Uist

Other powerfully and informative oral histories can be found on Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s culture capture website Guthan nan Eilean (Island Voices).