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    • Primmer, Doug, Part 1. Interview with Doug Primmer, Barr'd Islands.

    • Cod fishing; Fishers; Fishes; Fishing equipment; Knives (cutting tools); Salt-curing; Outbuildings; Vernacular architecture;
    • Doug Primmer discusses his fishing stage and the fish processing equipment, including the splitting table, puncheon tub and pounds. Discussion of the methods of fish processing, salting and drying that were once used; also fishing in Newfoundland
    • Flakes, Tilting

    • Objects; Knowledge of the land/water and environment; Work
    • Flake for drying salt cod. The boughs keep the fish off the wood, which can burn the fish if it gets too hot in the sun. There are boats in the background.
    • Lewis Payne, Fishing, Town of Fogo

    • Knowledge of the land/water and environment; Work; Migration/settlement
    • At 16 or 17 years of age Lewis Payne started fishing. He did this for five summers then joined a coal boat. He was in a shipwreak off the Madeleine Islands and had to row 15 miles to Cape Breton. He then came back to Fogo and joined another freight...
    • Primmer, Doug, Part 1. Interview with Doug Primmer, Barr'd Islands.

    • Cod fishing; Fishers; Fishes; Fishing equipment; Knives (cutting tools); Salt-curing; Outbuildings; Vernacular architecture;
    • Doug Primmer discusses his fishing stage and the fish processing equipment, including the splitting table, puncheon tub and pounds. Discussion of the methods of fish processing, salting and drying that were once used; also fishing in Newfoundland

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