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for Endeavors Vol. 16 Issue 3, Spring 2000
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The last great emigration from the Scottish highlands to North Carolina occurred in 1884, with the arrival of approximately 170 crofters in the Cape Fear River Basin area. Crofters were farmers who rented the land they worked. Within a few months, almost all of them returned to Scotland penniless. Bill Caudill, director of the Scottish Heritage Center and instructor of the College Piper Band at St. Andrews Presbyterian College in Laurinburg, discusses what went wrong.
Smith discusses the work of poet Michael McFee, an associate professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. McFee has won awards for teaching excellence and for artistic and scholarly achievement. He is the recipient of a writing fellowship from the National Endowment of the Arts. He has written five books of poetry and had edited a book of poems by contemporary North Carolina writers.