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1. Mummers celebrating a Christmas kitchen party, Cupids, Newfoundland. Mummers celebrating a Christmas kitchen party, Cupids, Newfoundland. Christmas; Mummering; Mummers;

2. Quilty, Joyce Quilty, Joyce People;

3. MacDonald, Brenda. Brenda MacDonald interview, August 19, 2013. MacDonald, Brenda. Brenda MacDonald interview, August 19, 2013. Towns; Families; Games; "Brenda MacDonald discusses her childhood, particularly the games and play activities that occupied her peer group and all the children in her neighbourhood. She also talks about the close-knit nature of the community in which she grew up, about visiting with family, about Sunday traditions and foodways. Introduction: BM gives some biographical information, DOB, and first memories / BM starts listing and briefly describing games she played as a child: Hoist Yer Sails and Run/Hide n’ Seek/Simon Says/Red rover/London Bridge/Marbles/Skipping (French and German)/Spotlight/Jacks/Button Button/Handball/Softball/Swimming/Hockey/Skating/ Roller-skating/ Sliding/ BM talks about a local man who would build a large igloo every winter, with seats inside it, where local youth (mainly older teenagers) would gather to tell stories./ Make Believe/Mimicry: House/ School/Grocery Store/Cowboys and Indians/BM’s husband Bob comes in at this point and she introduces him. /Bike Riding/Blueberry Picking/Hopscotch/Ball Game: Eeny Clapsy Whirl around the Bapsy/ Eeny Meeny Miney Moe – counting out rhyme/ Cat’s Cradle/Knitting/Boggers/Nicky Nicky Nine Doors/Phone rings and the recording is paused./Hula Hoops/Stilts/Card games (Crib, Crazy Eights, Old Maid, Fish)/BM talks about going to movies at the Paramount and???. She also discusses spending evenings and weekends at the local rec centre with her peers, playing volleyball, basketball, card games and board games, and going to the Plaza Bowl on Sundays for dances./BM talks about the neighbourhood of her childhood./BM gives a more detailed description of the rules of Hoist Yer Sails and Run/discusses the kind of games she played in the school yard and roller-skating in the school gym on weekends./BM talks about trading comics and give more details about the rules of Hide n’ Seek and Spotlight./Talks about playing with Barbies, and about the clothing her mother made for her Barbie. Talks about styling the hair of dolls she had and playing beauty parlour./BM talks about running lemonade stands in the summer and about Saturdays in the winter spent at the library and museum on Duckworth./BM talks about a cigar shop on Water Street where she and her friends would buy warm peanuts in the shell, and about visiting relatives who lived downtown. She discusses her mother’s role as neighbourhood healer and the fact that her brother had the ability to cure warts./BM talks about neighbourhood dynamics, summer camps and Girl Guides. She reminisces about a cotton candy stall that was set up in their courtyard once a year and about taffy apples sold by a local woman in the fall./BM remembers family berry picking trips up by Blackmarsh Road, and talks about Sunday afternoons and evenings in summer: a cooked dinner, followed by card games (Auction), a cold plate for supper, and the whole neighbourhood turning out to listen to Biddy Leigh play her green button accordion./BM shares stories about fairies that her parents used to tell, including one about a blast. She talks about the Irish influence on the stories and language that she grew up with./BM speaks about her grandmother and her career as a midwife./CM wraps up interview/Recording ends. "

4. The Festival on Fire poster print The Festival on Fire poster print 2nd Annual Folklife Festival of Newfoundland and Labrador - The Festival on Fire. Poster design by Graham Blair

5. Fire, Culture, and Festival: a Public Talk on World Fire Traditions. Fire, Culture, and Festival: a Public Talk on World Fire Traditions. Entertainment and recreation; A panel discussion regarding world fire traditions. Phillip Hiscock discusses Newfoundland fire traditions, including the history of bonfire night and how it is celebrated. Ebrahim Monajemi discusses fire traditions in Iran, including his boyhood memories of New Year festivities in Iran.

6. Bonfire Celebration in Brigus, Newfoundland Bonfire Celebration in Brigus, Newfoundland Entertainment and recreation; A video documenting the preparation and celebration of Bonfire Night in Brigus, Newfoundland. Directed by Catherine Schwoeffermann.

7. Festival on Fire 2011, "Coffee and Culture" at the Rooms, St. John's
 Festival on Fire 2011, "Coffee and Culture" at the Rooms, St. John's Festivals; Alanna Wicks interviews George Day, Dennis Flynn, and Thaddeus Symmonds about their Bonfire Night memories as part of a public program hosted by Memorial University's Public Folklore 6740 graduate class and The Rooms.

8. "Coffee and Culture" at The Rooms, Part Two. November 3, 2011, St. John's
 "Coffee and Culture" at The Rooms, Part Two. November 3, 2011, St. John's Festivals; Alanna Wicks interviews George Day, Dennis Flynn, and Thaddeus Symmonds about their Bonfire Night memories as part of a public program hosted by Memorial University's Public Folklore 6740 graduate class and The Rooms.

9. Festival on Fire 2011, "Coffee and Culture" at the Rooms, St. John's
 Festival on Fire 2011, "Coffee and Culture" at the Rooms, St. John's Festivals; Alanna Wicks interviews George Day, Dennis Flynn, and Thaddeus Symmonds about their Bonfire Night memories as part of a public program hosted by Memorial University's Public Folklore 6740 graduate class and The Rooms.

10. "Coffee and Culture" at The Rooms, Part One. November 3, 2011, St. John's
 "Coffee and Culture" at The Rooms, Part One. November 3, 2011, St. John's Festivals; Alanna Wicks interviews George Day, Dennis Flynn, and Thaddeus Symmonds about their Bonfire Night memories as part of a public program hosted by Memorial University's Public Folklore 6740 graduate class and The Rooms.

11. Hearn, Jerry. Amanda-Marie Hillyard Interviews Jerry Hearn about Bonfire Night. October 25th, 2011. St. Hearn, Jerry. Amanda-Marie Hillyard Interviews Jerry Hearn about Bonfire Night. October 25th, 2011. St. John's, NL Festivals; Amanda-Marie Hillyard, interview with Jerry Hearn; memories of Bonfire Night in Petty Harbour; collecting materials; who was involved in collection and in the fires; religious rivalry between major bonfires in Petty Harbour; locations and history behind the major bonfire sites

12. Kelloway, Duke, Apr. 2, 1992. Brian Hennebury interviewing Duke Kelloway. Kelloway, Duke, Apr. 2, 1992. Brian Hennebury interviewing Duke Kelloway. Entertainment and recreation; Brian Hennebury interviewing Duke Kelloway regarding Bonfire Night in Wesleyville, Newfoundland. The informant discusses bonfire nights from his childhood, lighting multiple fires in the area, preparing for the fire, the people involved, competitions to have the biggest fire, gathering material to burn, activities around the fire, and how the tradition has changed over time.

13. Sooley, Carl. Carl Sooley performing "The Starved Gut". Sooley, Carl. Carl Sooley performing "The Starved Gut". Songs; Carl Sooley performing "The Starved Gut", a song about a historic bonfire in the community of Heart's Delight, Newfoundland.

14. Flynn, Dennis. Dennis Flynn interview on the Wren tradition, Colliers Flynn, Dennis. Dennis Flynn interview on the Wren tradition, Colliers Holidays; Ritual; Christmas; Visiting (hospitality); Children's rhymes; Handmade objects; Colliers resident Dennis Flynn answers questions about the wren tradition as it was practiced in his community growing up; describes how the wren and wrenstick were homemade from various materials. There were never any real birds involved; Christmas ornaments were often used. Both boys and girls went out from house to house. Older people would go out in the evening with instruments and perform--singing, dancing and recitations.

15. The Wren Song, sung by Dennis Flynn, Colliers The Wren Song, sung by Dennis Flynn, Colliers Holidays; Ritual; Christmas Colliers resident Dennis Flynn sings the wren song

16. Skanes, Honora. Honora Skanes interview on the Wren tradition, Colliers Skanes, Honora. Honora Skanes interview on the Wren tradition, Colliers Holidays; Ritual; Christmas; Colliers resident Honora Skanes answers questions about the wren tradition

17. The Wren Song, sung by Honora Skanes, Colliers The Wren Song, sung by Honora Skanes, Colliers Holidays; Ritual; Christmas Colliers resident Honora Skanes sings the wren song

18. Ryan, John. John Ryan interview on the Wren tradition, Colliers Ryan, John. John Ryan interview on the Wren tradition, Colliers Holidays; Ritual; Christmas Colliers resident John Ryan answers questions about the wren tradition

19. The Wren song, sung by John Ryan, Colliers The Wren song, sung by John Ryan, Colliers Holidays; Christmas; Ritual; Colliers resident John Ryan sings the wren song

20. The Wren Song, sung by Will Murphy, Colliers The Wren Song, sung by Will Murphy, Colliers Holidays; Ritual; Christmas Colliers resident Will Murphy sings the wren song
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