hillfolk


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hillfolk

(ˈhɪlˌfəʊk)
n
the inhabitants of a hill or hills
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Along their track lay the villages of the hillfolk - mud and earth huts, timbers now and then rudely carved with an axe - clinging like swallows' nests against the steeps, huddled on tiny flats half-way down a three-thousand-foot glissade; jammed into a corner between cliffs that funnelled and focused every wandering blast; or, for the sake of summer pasture, cowering down on a neck that in winter would be ten feet deep in snow.
Blue Sky Cafe, Bangor 01248 355444 Event: GIG ...Hillfolk Noir Time: Doors 7pm, gig starts 8pm Cost: PS10 Details: Hillfolk Noir is a trio of neo-traditionalists playing traditional music on traditional instruments for non-traditional times.
<i>The Hillfolk Tradition and Images of the Hillfolk in American Fiction Since 1926</i>.
Boise, Idaho is the hometown of Hillfolk Noir who specialise in a folk/bluegrass/ string-band sound which they term Junkerdash.
Boise, Idaho is the hometown of Hillfolk Noir who specialise in a folk/bluegrass/string-band sound which they term Junkerdash.
The singers and the orchestra will perform special arrangements of works by Schubert and Mozart, as well as "Songs from the Hillfolk,'' a selection of pieces such as "I Wonder as I Wander'' and "Go Tell It on the Mountain.'' There will also be a visit from you-know-who, and a singalong.
A distinct minority, the hillfolk in this region assumed an intertribal identity for survival and prosperity.
"Trolls, Hillfolk, Finns, and Picts: The Identity of the Good Neighbors in Orkney and Shetland." The Good People: New Fairylore Essays.
That regrouped Americana band is Hillfolk Noir, which a news release says plays the old songs, but the sound is "more reckless."
If this child is the future victim of the family's discontent, then the other child in the film is the victim of the historical disenfranchisement and impoverishment of the indigenous hillfolk. These Nepalese inhabitants of Darjeeling work as beggars, servants, porters and cooks for the tourists.
Not that the hardy hillfolk will quite see it that way.
The Lahu, like other Southeast Asian hillfolk, have traditionally lived by the labor-intensive practice of "slash-and-burn" or swidden agriculture, though this way of life is increasingly threatened, and is already virtually obsolete in Thailand.