Siol nan Gaidheal
Charitable donations, activities and commemorative work
An Ti Son Muintntir Asaint (The land with the people of Assynt)
Siol nan Gaidheal is proud to have been able to contribute not only financially but ideologically to the successful buy out of their land by the crofters of Assynt.
This substantial victory, we hope, will be the first of many and that we will see the pattern of land ownership in Scotland changing. However with the ownership of land comes responsibility, not only for the land but to our language and people and to the ancestors from whom we derive our nationhood.
In celebrating this victory we should remember our heroes in the struggles to reclaim our land, heroes such as John MacPherson of Glendale, the people of Braes and the Seven Men of Knoydart.
Is treasa tuath na tighearna.
The people of the land are mightier than the lairds.
A plaque was unveiled at Stracathro Kirk on September 15th 2006, to commemorate the submission of King John Balliol to Edward I of England. This led to John's abdication from the throne, which was claimed by the hero King Robert the Bruce in 1306. Members of Siol nan Gaidheal, the minister and a class of local school children attended the unveiling of the plaque.
Falkirk Cairn, 2007
Financial contribution to, and manual assistance in the construction of the Falkirk Cairn, under the aegis of the Society of William Wallace, May 2007.
Willie MacRae Cairn, 2008
Reconstruction and rededication of the cairn commemorating the assassination site of Willie MacRae, 6th April 2008.
Clifton Plaque, Cumbria, 2008
Plaque at site of grave of Jacobites killed at Battle of Clifton, Cumbria
in association with Clifton Historical Society
Replacement of Dumfries flagpole and Saltire, 2009
"The Gathering", 25th July 2009
Dumfries, 9th August 2009
M8, 3rd October 2009
Springburn, 6th November 2009
Perth, 25th September 2010
Montrose, 26th September 2010
Oban, 30th October 2010
Protest outside Labour Party Conference
Labour Party Conference, Glasgow, 29th October 2011
Protest outside Labour Party Conference, Glasgow, 29th October 2011
Johann Lamont appointed Labour Leader
Edinburgh Book Festival, July 2012
Protest outside Edinburgh Book Festival in July 2012
Gordon Brown was appearing to plug his book
Edinburgh Independence Rally, 21st September 2013
A little banner produced especially for the rally by our members
which amused people and caused quite a stir!
Tory Party Conference, Edinburgh, 15th March 2014
Protest against the Tory Party Conference in Edinburgh, 15th March 2014
CND Protest in Glasgow, April 2014
CND protest in Glasgow, April 2014
"The Mannie", 2014
Banner at the Duke of Sutherland's statue, 2014
M8 again, 2014
Clyde decorated yet again, 2014
A wee trip to the Black Heart, 2016
The banner tours London, 2016
Glasgow Rally, June 2016
Banners on Glasgow Green, June 2016
Labour Party Conference, Perth, 2017
Protest outside the Labour Party Conference, Perth, 2017
Tory Party Conference, Glasgow, 2017
Protest outside the Tory Party Conference, Glasgow, 2017
Glasgow Rally, September 2016
The latest banner goes walkabout, Glasgow, September 2016
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