George P. S. Peterson
By means of teaching his pupils, he was instrumental in the preservation of the Papa Stour Sword Dance, made famous by Sir Walter Scott in The Pirate. Peterson is the author of a book of dialect verse, Hairst Blinks Owir Papa (1965), the The Coastal Place-names of Papa Stour (1993), and Aald Papa, I'm Dine! (2009). A profile of 'George PS' by Mary Blance appeared in The New Shetlander no. 239. He is author of the brilliant dialect story 'Nannie Georgedaughter', The New Shetlander no. 221.
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Some of his stories are available @:
A short film made by Dr.Albert Hunter
of his pupils performing the Papa Stour Sword Dance is available @: