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Living Heritage Podcast

Jan 12, 2018

Meghan Forsyth is the Project Coordinator and Researcher at the Research Centre for the Study of Music, Media, and Place, and the Director of the Bruneau Centre for Excellence in Choral Music at MUN. She is an ethnomusicologist specializing in music and dance of the Acadian diaspora, and is co-author, with Ursula Kelly,...


Jan 7, 2018

In this episode of the Living Heritage podcast, we’re celebrating Ukrainian Christmas! Folklorist Terra Barrett sits down with storyteller, musician, and ethnomusicologist Brian Cherwick to talk about this festive day! Brian Cherwick specializes in east European traditional music, diaspora cultures, ethnic identity,...


Dec 14, 2017

Abby Moss was born and raised in Gander, NL. She has studied Communications and History at Memorial University of Newfoundland.  She began her career as a seasonal worker at the North Atlantic Aviation Museum in 2013, and she has just finished her fifth summer with the museum. Doing work from creating exhibits to...


Dec 7, 2017

Ryan Davis has been running the Mummers Festival since 2009. He holds an MA in Folklore and a BA in Communication Studies. It was his interest in festivals, celebrations, and costuming that led him to mummering traditions. The Mummers Festival promotes the continuation and evolution of traditional arts and performance...


Nov 24, 2017

Gabriel Newman is a storyteller, actor, and educator based in Vernon, British Columbia. For the past fourteen years he has led the historic and paranormal walking tour, Ghost Tours of Vernon. He also created a community based storytelling food project called Social Potluck, which had him trading food for stories in...