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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.

    Ep1 183: Grates Cove Part 2

    Ep1 183: Grates Cove Part 2

    In today’s episode, we’re back for Part 2 with Terrance and Courtney Howell from Grates Cove Studios. Terrence and Courtney moved to Grates Cove over a decade ago and started their studio. The business has grown since and they also have a restaurant featuring Newfoundland, Cajun and Korean flavors, offer accommodations, and harvest their own seaweed to make their seaweed lotion. You can also sign up for cooking or art classes during your stay.

    • 22 min
    Ep182 Traditional Knowledge on the Baccalieu Trail

    Ep182 Traditional Knowledge on the Baccalieu Trail

    Researcher Katie Crane has been compiling a list of people along the Baccalieu Trail who have traditional skills and stories to share. In this episode, we hear from carver and knifemaker Edward Delaney, Kevin Andrews on how to build a wriggle fence, Edwin Bishop an what makes a good boat, Laurie Pitcher on sealskin, Michael Laduke about light and colour in stained glass, Gerry Strong on Newfoundland music, and singer Ernie Pynn. Florence Hurley introduces us to fairy music, while Judy Symonds teaches us to cure arthritis, and Ralph Barrett explains the value of spider webs.

    • 31 min
    Ep181 A Visit to Grates Cove, Part 1

    Ep181 A Visit to Grates Cove, Part 1

    In today's episode of the Living Heritage Podcast, Terrance  and Courtney Howell from Grates Cove Studios talk about the adaptability of Newfoundlanders during uncertain times, the natural beauty of the Baccalieu Trail, and the history of Grates  Cove. Courtney and Terrance moved to Grates Cove over a decade ago and started their studio. The business has grown since and they also have a restaurant featuring Newfoundland, Cajun and Korean flavors, offer accommodations,  and harvest their own seaweed to make their seaweed lotion. You can also sign up for cooking or art classes during your stay. Listen to hear more about one of the most ruggedly beautiful spots in NL.

    • 28 min
    Ep 180 Youth Initiatives with Rev. Anthony Nwoko

    Ep 180 Youth Initiatives with Rev. Anthony Nwoko

    Today on the Living Heritage Podcast,  Reverend Anthony Nwoko of St.  Patrick’s Parish in Carbonear joins us to talk about his experience moving to Newfoundland, his work  with the parish, and his recent youth initiatives. Reverend Anthony moved to Carbonear four years ago as part of a mission  with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Falls. He is a priest with the  Society of Divine Vocations, a religious congregation founded in Italy in 1920 that works to foster vocations in the priesthood and religious life. Currently, there are six priests from Nigeria working in  Newfoundland as part of this mission.

    • 30 min
    Ep179 Phantom Ships Along the Baccalieu Trail

    Ep179 Phantom Ships Along the Baccalieu Trail

    In this episode, PhD candidate Karin Murray-Berquist shares her research on phantom ship sightings in Newfoundland and Labrador. Karin is a PhD Candidate in the Folklore Department at Memorial University. After working in Memorial University's Folklore and Language Archive (MUNFLA), she became fascinated by stories of shipwrecks and ghost ships. Karin created an online map that shows the location of all the ghost or phantom ship stories she’s found in the archive so far.

    • 29 min
    Ep178 Green's Harbour Orange Lodge

    Ep178 Green's Harbour Orange Lodge

    Nancy Brace is the founder of the Green's Harbour Heritage  Society. She is a Green’s Harbour native who returned to Newfoundland in  2007. In 2009, she learned that the Orange Lodge in her community was  for sale, and felt compelled to preserve one of the town’s oldest  historic buildings. The Green’s Harbour Orange Lodge is now amalgamated with nearby  communities, but Nancy and the Green’s Harbour Heritage Society are  looking to adapt the historic Lodge building as a multi-use center for  the community. In this interview, Nancy shares stories about the lodge  and the new life being brought to the building through restoration.

    • 30 min

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