Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Mummers, Hobby Horses, The Battle of Foxtrap, and preserving local stories

In this edition of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Update for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador:

  • The mummers festival returns for another year and another mummer's parade; 
  • Melissa Squarey learns how to make her very own hobby horse; 
  • Karen Spencer shares how Conception Bay South is preserving their history with three booklets on the Kelligrew's Soiree, the Battle of Fox Trap, and the Agricultural History of Conception Bay South; 
  • a discussion of "bucking" and Bonfire Night memories on Memorial University's Digital Archive Initiative; and,
  • more on the Baccalieu Trail Public Folklore Project and a need to safeguard the tradition of old time community concerts and times.

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