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61. The Tilting accent: accordion playing with Melvin Combden, Seldom-Come-By The Tilting accent: accordion playing with Melvin Combden, Seldom-Come-By Oral Traditions, expressions and the written word Melvin Combden discusses the Tilting accent with his wife. Since the amalgamation of all schools on Fogo Island, the distinctive local accents are being lost.

62. The supports for Peter Emberley's stage, Little Fogo Island The supports for Peter Emberley's stage, Little Fogo Island Objects; Knowledge of the land/water and environment View of the poles/stilts supporting the Peter Emberley's stage on the rocks above the water, which is at low tide. Since the coast of Little Fogo Island is mainly small cliffs, the stages and stores are built on stilts to keep them level on the steep shore.

63. The stage at night: Tilting Festival, Tilting The stage at night: Tilting Festival, Tilting Festive events and games; Music and song View of the stage at night. The Tilting Festival is a yearly event, and as 2007 was Come Home Year for the town the festival was larger than usual.

64. The stage at night: Tilting Festival, Tilting The stage at night: Tilting Festival, Tilting Festive events and games; Music and song Stage at night with speakers/performers at the Tilting Festival.

65. The roof of Peter Emberley's cabin from the inside, Little Fogo Island The roof of Peter Emberley's cabin from the inside, Little Fogo Island Objects View of the roof/ceiling in Peter Emberley's cabin, Little Fogo Island.

66. The resettled community of Wild Cove: accordion playing with Melvin Combden, Seldom-Come-By The resettled community of Wild Cove: accordion playing with Melvin Combden, Seldom-Come-By Migration/settlement Wild Cove, where Melvin Combden grew up, was resettled in 1958-59. Melvin remembers Wild Cove being a hard place to live: it had no harbour, it was hard to keep a boat, and one had to walk everywhere with no roads. Approximately 30 families lived there, his own family having been there since the 1800s. The people of Wild Cove use to come to Seldom-Come-By to go to the store as it was the closest neighbouring community. The majority of the people who stayed on Fogo Island after resettlement moved to Seldom-Come-By.

67. The porch of Jack Donahue's home, Joe Batt's Arm The porch of Jack Donahue's home, Joe Batt's Arm Objects Close-up of the decorative bridge railing on Jack Donahue's porch. An unidentified man is in the background.

68. The lock on John Donahue's stage, Joe Batt's Arm The lock on John Donahue's stage, Joe Batt's Arm Objects The lock on John Donahue's stage, as seen from the inside.

69. The Islanders: accordion playing with Melvin Combden, Seldom-Come-By The Islanders: accordion playing with Melvin Combden, Seldom-Come-By Music and song Evelyn Osborne asks Melvin Combden to play "Dog Cove Jig." The tune is a song played by the Islanders, a Fogo Island band. Some of their other songs include "Islander Jigs" and "Bannerman's Jig." Ed Shepard was a member of the band.

70. The Irish people in Tilting, Fogo Island: accordion playing with Melvin Combden, Seldom-Come-By The Irish people in Tilting, Fogo Island: accordion playing with Melvin Combden, Seldom-Come-By Music and song The people in Tilting are all of Irish descent, and it is the only community on Fogo Island which is all Roman Catholic. Their accent is very different, but their music is similar, with slight variations. Mostly everyone plays by ear, so when a song heard in another community is repeated, notes are often dropped and changes made.

71. The community of Tilting as seen from Greene's Point, Tilting The community of Tilting as seen from Greene's Point, Tilting Migration/settlement; Objects The view of Tilting across the water from Greene's Point.

72. The commercial fishery and the food fishery: Morley Coles and Aubrey Waterman, Deep Bay The commercial fishery and the food fishery: Morley Coles and Aubrey Waterman, Deep Bay Work; Objects; Knowledge of the land/water and environment; Migration/settlement Morley Coles fishes cod commercially to sell fresh. He also caught some fish to salt and dry for himself during the food fishery.

73. The birth of Christ: Lillian Dwyer's hooked rugs, Tilting The birth of Christ: Lillian Dwyer's hooked rugs, Tilting Objects Framed rug depicting the birth of Christ, with the Star of Bethlehem over the manger, and Joseph and Mary leaning over the baby Jesus.

74. The altar set for Mass outside St. Anne's Church, Little Fogo Island The altar set for Mass outside St. Anne's Church, Little Fogo Island Social beliefs, practices and customs; Supernatural belief; Objects The altar set for Mass, using a small table, outside St. Anne's Church.

75. The "Witch's Foot", close up view, Etheridge Point Park, Joe Batt's Arm The "Witch's Foot", close up view, Etheridge Point Park, Joe Batt's Arm Knowledge of the land/water and environment; Supernatural belief "The Witch's Foot" is a rock formation outside Etheridge Point Park on the south side of Joe Batt's Arm, so named because it looks like a pointed footprint. The people use it as a local landmark.

76. Tea berries: berry picking with Bridget Jacobs, Joe Batt's Arm Tea berries: berry picking with Bridget Jacobs, Joe Batt's Arm Food; Knowledge of the land/water and environment Mention of cranberries, which are found further down the shore. Also a discussion of tea berries, which some people call million tea berries, and which Bridget Jacobs likes very much.

77. Taylor, Triffie. Triffie Taylor interview, February 3, 1999. Taylor, Triffie. Triffie Taylor interview, February 3, 1999. Towns; Triffie Taylor talks about living in Norris Arm.

78. Supports for Peter Emberley's stage, Little Fogo Island Supports for Peter Emberley's stage, Little Fogo Island Objects View of the underside of Peter Emberley's stage, showing the support structure. Since the coast of Little Fogo Island is mainly small cliffs, the stages and stores are built on stilts to keep them level on the steep shore.

79. SUF (Society of United Fishermen) building in the Town of Fogo SUF (Society of United Fishermen) building in the Town of Fogo Knowledge of the land/water and environment; Objects; Work Built in 1874 this large building housed the SUF (Society of United Fishermen).

80. Stubby-nosed codfish head, Peter Emberley's stage, Little Fogo Island Stubby-nosed codfish head, Peter Emberley's stage, Little Fogo Island Objects; Knowledge of the land/water and environment Codfish head nailed to the wall in Peter Emberley's stage, Little Fogo Island. This fish head has been kept because of its unusual stubby nose.
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