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Legends and Folklore

Date: Sept.-Dec. 1981
Creator: Jacques J. Albert
Source: Revue de la Société historique du Madawaska
Collaborator(s): Mr. Martin N. Turgeon

Description: Description of legends and popular beliefs (folklore) of the Madawaska region. Legends include "L'homme pas de tête" (The Headless Man), and "Le rocher du diable" (The Devil's Rock). Popular beliefs allowed our ancestors to predict weather by observing nature signs around them.

Subject: New Brunswick, History, Madawaska County