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The Celts lived in tribes or clans. One tribe that migrated to Turkey were the Galatians. They are mentioned in the bible. The Celts that migrated to Ireland and Scotland were the Gaels. (pron. GAY-ls) In Ireland each clan had a chieftan who payed tribute to a high king of the province he lived in. Each chieftan had a priest, called a druid (pron. DREW-id), “To see or know” who advised him on all financial, legal, and spiritual matters and his own storyteller and poet called a senchaí (pron SHAWN-uh-kee). The Druids served as teachers, judges, priests and magicians. The senchaí traveled extensively, commanded high stature and owned houses, land, cattle, homes and slaves. (2)
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