This recording is an interview Padraigin McGillicuddy conducted with Sharon Devlin concerning the role of women in early Celtic societies. Includes discussions of relative equality, marriage customs, fosterage, taboos as mind control, culture in general, the tribal systems, similarities to native American Indian structures, and religions. RECORDED: at Devlin's home. BROADCAST: KPFA, 17 March 1977. (Note on box: Same as AZ0320) Produced by Padraigin McGillicuddy. Closing music "The women of Ireland" by Sean O Riada as played by The Chieftans.
From box label: Some unusual stuff, received many requests for copies of same. Self contained.
May have initially been broadcast as part of the Roots of Consciousness series.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.