Heather Wareham began working as an archivist at the Maritime History Archive in 1977, and has served as the director for many years. Her research interest is Newfoundland Maritime History, especially marine disasters, women in the fishery, and resettled communities. Heather is also a founding member of the Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives. In 2013 she received the President’s Award for Exemplary Service. In this episode, Heather talks about the Archive's Digital Exhibits, stories of women in the fishery, and current research projects being done at the Archive.
The Living Heritage Podcast 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. The show is a partnership between HFNL and CHMR Radio. Past episodes are hosted on Libsyn, and you can subscribe via iTunes, or Stitcher. Theme music is Rythme Gitan by Latché Swing.