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Living Heritage Podcast

Feb 16, 2018

This February, Joan Ritcey retired as Head of Memorial University’s Centre for Newfoundland Studies (CNS). Joan worked with Memorial University Libraries for 38 years, and throughout her career, she shared her extensive knowledge of all things Newfoundland and Labrador, working to collect and preserve the print...


Feb 9, 2018

Jae Hong Jin is a researcher, photographer, and musician who is currently working as a library assistant at the QEII library at Memorial University, with a background in the anthropology and folklore of his native Korea. Since his college days, Jae has been a tradition bearer of the intangible cultural heritage of...


Feb 2, 2018

Outside the Ella Freeman Heritage House in Champney’s West sits a curious artefact. Passersby might think it only an old piece of wood, but locals know it was the spar of the wrecked vessel Hazel Pearl. This spar was accidentally brought ashore by fisherman Wayne Freeman when it became tangled in his capelin...