This article is about the chapter. For the people, see Drúedain.

The Drúedain is the first chapter of Part Four of Unfinished Tales.


This chapter describes the nature of the secretive Drúedain, noting their relationship to the House of Haleth, their physical description and characteristics, and their skill in stealth and woodcraft. A short tale called The Faithful Stone is related, which describes the friendship between Aghan and Barach, and how Aghan and his kinsmen protected Barach's family from Orcs.

It is additionally related how the Púkel-men of the Third Age were descended from the Drúedain, and the settling of that people in the region surrounding the White Mountains.


Foreign Language Translated name
Danish Drúedain
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