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Lewis Payne reads his poem "Part of the story of my life," Town of Fogo
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Descriptive TitleLewis Payne reads his poem "Part of the story of my life, " Town of Fogo
TopicOral Traditions, expressions and the written word
Person as TopicPayne, Lewis
DescriptionLewis Payne flips through a book of poems that he has written, and reads one about the story of his life. He speaks about his childhood, fishing and the boats he was on. He wrote this poem to read at a birthday party. Lewis shares his birthday with his sister.
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
Extent04:05 minutes; 19.9 MB
TypeMoving Image
Resource TypeVideo
IdentifierICHFP00322
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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