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Lewis Payne, Dog teams, Town of Fogo
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Descriptive TitleLewis Payne, Dog teams, Town of Fogo
TopicKnowledge of the land/water and environment
Work
KeywordsDog Teams
DescriptionLewis Payne describes dog teams. There were only two cars in the town, so they used dogs for hauling firewood. Bessie Dawe remarks that in Seldom-Come-By the hauling was mainly done by horses. There was no particular breed of dog, just a local dog, of which three to eight were used to pull the sled. Lewis had three dogs himself.
Date2007-08-01
CollectorPower, Maureen
InformantPayne, Lewis
Dawe, Bessie
Biographical DataLewis Payne, 85 (b. 14 September 1922) and Lewis Payne, 85, (DOB Sept 14) and Bessie Dawe, 82, (DOB Dec ?) live together in Seldom-Come-By. Bessie is from Stag Harbour and Lewis is from the Town of Fogo. Lewis' family is from the town of Fogo, but he is not sure where they were originally from. They both are Anglican. Lewis has one child, Bruce, who is a teacher and owns a store called the 'This and That' store in the Town of Fogo. Lewis' brother is Stewart Payne, the bishop. Bessie has eight children: six boys and two girls.
Location Depicted/DiscussedCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Fogo Island--Town of Fogo
Recording LocationCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Fogo Island--Seldom-Come-By
FormatVideo/wmv
Extent01:17 minutes; 6.6 MB
TypeMoving Image
Resource TypeVideo
IdentifierICHFP00354
LanguageEng
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Folklore and Language Archive. Fogo Island Collection 2007-225
CollectionIntangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Central Newfoundland
GPSN49.61398, W54.16810
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