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Fog shrouds the River Styx
Fog shrouds the River Styx
Descriptive TitleFog shrouds the River Styx
CategorySupernatural belief
TopicFolk beliefs
DescriptionBranch is home to more than the human element. Fairies and those from other realms are known to inhabit places like the River Styx. Perhaps the fairies followed the first Irish settlers? The people of Branch have a respectful relationship with these fellow residents and their territories.
CollectorBranch Cultural Historical Association
Location Depicted/DiscussedCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Avalon Peninsula--Branch--The Place
NotesDick English, who lived close to the River Styx on Dicks Path, learned a tin-whistle tune from the fairies who liked to sing and dance around the nearby Little Meadows. Dick shared the tune with people in the Place and it became part of the considerably large musical repertoire of Branch.
TypeStill Image
Resource TypePhotograph
SourceBranch Cultural Historical Association
CollectionIntangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Avalon
RightsCC BY-NC 2.0 CA
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