The Picts: Scotland's First People – History, Spirituality & Battle


This is a collection of words, photos and video clips about “The Picts”.., who are considered by many.., be Scotland’s first Indigenous People.


The Picts were a people of northern Scotland..
who are defined, as a “confederation of tribal units..
..and whose political motivations derived..
from a need to ally, against common enemies”.

They were not a single tribe.., nor necessarily a single people,
..although it is thought, that they came originally..
..from Scandinavia., as a cohesive group.

Since they left no written record of their history..,
what is known of them comes from later
Roman..and Scottish writers..
and from images the Picts themselves carved on stones.

They are first mentioned as “Picts”..
.by the Roman writer Eumenius in 297 CE..,
who referred to the tribes of Northern Britain..
as “Picti”.. (“the painted ones”)..,
..ostensibly because of their habit..
..of painting their bodies, with dye.

Scotland holds the distinction..
of never falling to the invading armies of Rome..,
even though the Romans attempted conquest..
.. numerous times.

– (Joshua J. Mark )


I claim no ownership of any of the clips, video, music and words expressed in this video…and employ my borrowing of them with much respect and thanks. Credits are also given at the end of the video.

No personal monetization is being done with this video, by me…, nor am I receiving any other benefits from any of this video.. It is meant for all.., to heal, teach, discuss, inspire and inform…and share.

Fair use policy applies for all material used in this video.

I thank “The Picts”…(in Spirit).., ..and all of their descendants..;
The People Of Scotland.. (and all of my own relations there);; Joshua J. Mark..;; Derek & Brandon Fiechter..; HistoryWithHilbert..; “The 13th Warrior” (film)..; The Caledonians..; DipInVideo..; Scotland Traditional Music Channel..; and to all the other brothers and sisters who have saved some great photos, information & video documentation of artifacts.., from The Picts…

Tapadh leat..! Chi Miigwetch!.. Many Blessings & Thanks..!

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