Elves, Dwarves, Fairies, and Goblins in Canadian Settler Folklore [Little People Documentary]

Elves, Dwarves, Fairies, and Goblins in Canadian Settler Folklore [Little People Documentary]

Elves, Dwarves, Fairies, and Goblins in Canadian Settler Folklore

0:00:00 – Introduction
0:03:38 – Skraelingjar and the One-Footer of the Viking Sagas
0:05:25 – The Huldufolk of New Iceland, Manitoba
0:19:23 – Snorri and Snaebjorn, the Little People of Gimli, Manitoba
0:28:28 – The Kashubian Dwarves of the Madawaska Highlands
0:34:59 – The French-Canadian Lutins of the St. Lawrence River
0:40:01 – The Irish-English Fairies of Newfoundland Folklore

Thank you to Francesca Fleur for the excellent hosting, and Justin Barbour for the fantastic footage!

Mateo’s video on the ‘little people’ legends of the American Southwest isn’t quite finished yet, but what I’ve seen so far looks excellent! Below is Mateo’s channel, ‘Modern Explorer’:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi4UREaoAwK3_rPD1NYI7DA

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