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Living Heritage is about people who are engaged in the heritage and culture sector, from museum professionals and archivists, to tradition bearers and craftspeople - all those who keep history alive at the community level. We talk about their work, their passions, and the day-to-day safeguarding of culture and tradition.

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Living Heritage is about people who are engaged in the heritage and culture sector, from museum professionals and archivists, to tradition bearers and craftspeople - all those who keep history alive at the community level. We talk about their work, their passions, and the day-to-day safeguarding of culture and tradition.

    Ep175 Weaving with Renee Finlayson

    Ep175 Weaving with Renee Finlayson

    This week, we chat by phone with retired Newfoundland production weaver Renee Finlayson. We talk about her move from Quebec to rural Bonne Bay in the 1970s, her beginning and evolution as a weaver, the types of work she created, and her insights into weaving as a profession. 

    • 30 min
    Ep174 Double Your Covid-19 Bubble with Mike Hickey

    Ep174 Double Your Covid-19 Bubble with Mike Hickey

    Here in Newfoundland we’ve been lucky enough to reach a stage of the COVID-19 lockdown where we’re now allowed to “Double Bubble”, choose another household to socialize and interact with as we move forward, learning to live with Covid-19. In this interview, filmmaker Mike Hickey chats with folklorist Dale Jarvis about his new "Double Your Bubble" podcast, how it got started, the kinds of stories he's been collecting, and some tips for people new to the world of podcasting/recording about where they might start.

    • 30 min
    Ep172 Dr. Laura Sanchini of the Canadian Museum of History

    Ep172 Dr. Laura Sanchini of the Canadian Museum of History

    Dr. Laura Sanchini, the Curator of Craft, Design, and Popular Culture at the Canadian Museum of History, talks about her work and background as a folklorist. Laura has an M.A. and Ph.D. in Folklore from Memorial University. Before she began her work at the Canadian Museum of History, Laura worked at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 and travelled all over the country conducting oral history interviews.

    • 26 min
    Ep173 Collecting Covid with Maureen Peters of The Rooms, NL

    Ep173 Collecting Covid with Maureen Peters of The Rooms, NL

    Maureen Peters, Curator of History at The Rooms, St. John's, NL, chats with Dale Jarvis of Heritage NL about documenting the Covid-19 Pandemic in Newfoundland and Labrador. They chat about what The Rooms is collecting in terms of material culture, why it is important to collect this material now, looking back at polio and smallpox in the province, Corona beer facemasks, and crocheting a model of the human intestines! 

    • 15 min
    Ep171 Blacksmithing in Newfoundland

    Ep171 Blacksmithing in Newfoundland

    In this episode, Natalie Dignam talks about the history of the blacksmith trade in Newfoundland and forges you can visit on the island today.

    • 23 min
    Ep170 Wyatt Shibley's Research on Newfoundland's Lebanese Community

    Ep170 Wyatt Shibley's Research on Newfoundland's Lebanese Community

    In this episode, Wyatt Shibley talks about his research on the Lebanese community in Newfoundland. Wyatt is a graduate student in the Folklore Department at Memorial University.

    • 30 min

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