Emily McEwan is an author and linguistic anthropologist in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She has been involved with Gaelic in Scotland and later in Nova Scotia for over 25 years. Dr. McEwan blogs about Gaelic at http://gaelic.co and has authored academic articles on Gaelic revitalization as well as popular magazine articles on aspects of Gaelic language and culture. She specializes in the linguistic and cultural revitalization of Scottish Gaelic and other minority languages.
Created by a Gaelic specialist in Nova Scotia, this handbook will appeal to anyone who loves Scottish culture, Celtic roots, and tattoos. It contains a glossary of nearly 400 authentic Scottish Gaelic words and phrases suitable for tattoos, along with a history of the language, examples of real-life Gaelic tattoos that went wrong, and advice on how to avoid common translation mistakes.