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    • Godwin, Bill, Part 3. Interview with Bill Godwin, Barr'd Islands.

    • Cod fishing; Fishers; Commercial fishing; Fishes; Fishing equipment; Fishing nets; Fishing boats; Knives (cutting tools); Folk beliefs; Luck; Salt-curing; Personal experience narratives;
    • Bill Godwin continues to discuss his life in Barr'd Islands; discusses various folk practices and beliefs (signs of good or bad luck, dots painted on doors); feeding dogs and pigs; fishing and processing the fish (cod liver oil; salting; drying;...
    • Lewis Payne, Sealing, Town of Fogo

    • Knowledge of the land/water and environment; Work
    • Lewis Payne talks about having to walk to Lewisport to get the train to St. John's, where he would join a vessel going to the seal hunt. The trip from the Town of Fogo to Lewisport was a two day trip. In the winter he walked over the ice. Leaving...

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