Bluenose Magic

Helen Creighton

Biography

A pioneering Canadian folklorist, Helen Creighton was born in 1889. She collected over 4,000 traditional songs, stories, and beliefs in a career that spanned several decades. She published many articles on Nova Scotia folk songs and folklore, and books including Bluenose Magic, Bluenose Ghosts and, with Calum MacLeod, Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia.