Tag Archives: identity

Thick, ignorant Cornish?

by Tony Leamon: Increasingly the Cornish people, the people of Cornwall and indeed, Cornwall itself are the object of racist and bigoted abuse, highly insulting remarks and nasty threats. On…

[MAGA] Cornish Language Strategy

MAGA – the Cornish Language Partnership: Cornwall Council’s Cabinet last week supported the preparation of a new and increased bid to the UK government for continued funding for the Cornish…

‘I’ for identity, revisited

Since just 2006 school children in Cornwall have rightly been allowed to record themselves (or via their parents for the younger ones) as ‘ethnically’ Cornish or at least identifying as…

[Celtic League] Protection of National Minorities must be applied to the Cornish people

The Cornwall Branch of the Celtic League have written this open letter to the the Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. Please write…

Keynote speech at Mebyon Kernow 2013 Annual National Conference

by Cllr DICK COLE Party Leader : Mebyon Kernow – The Party for Cornwall ‘My speech at today’s MK Conference: Thank you to everyone who attended today’s Mebyon Kernow Conference,…

[MagaKernow] October 2013 language news

News in from MAGA – The Cornish Language Partnership Councils Language Policies “We are pleased to report that three more Councils have agreed a policy on the Cornish Language. Truro…

Gorsedh Kernow Conference – engaging the diaspora

The 2013 Conference is being held at Penryn Town Hall on Friday 6th September, 2013 on the day before the Open Gorsedh in Penryn. The Conference will start at 10:00…

The Cornish in Australia’s most Cornish city – Bendigo

The Cornish were (another) significant ethnic group in Greater Bendigo. They brought with them expert mining knowledge and practices and a deep commitment to Methodism. Cornish migration in the nineteenth century…

Recognition of the Cornish people – An Open Letter to MPs

OPEN LETTER TO ALL MPs FOR CORNWALL  From Craig Weatherhill    14th July 2013  Dear Sir/Madam,  Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities:  The Cornish People.  I am writing to…

17th North American Gathering of the Cornish Cousins

“Mousehole Meets Milwaukee: A Cornish Gathering on the Waters” 13-17 August, 2014, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA When the great traditions of Cornwall which is surrounded by the waters of the Channel…