Tag: Canna

Retired Canna House archivist dies aged 70

Magda Sagarzazu, who was a personal friend of  well-known folklorist John Lorne Campbell and his Pittsburgh born  wife Margaret Fay Shaw and became the highly-respected keeper of their nationally important collection of Gaelic  culture and language,  passed away in San Sebastian on Wednesday June 3.

Margaret Fay Shaw film set for premiere on Uist

Little did the Pennsylvania relatives of Margaret Fay Shaw know when they packed her off to the home of her ancestors in Scotland to ‘sort her out’ as they called it, that the orphaned teenager would grow to become one of the world’s most celebrated photographers and cinematographers.