Mummering

Mummering in François, south coast of Newfoundland.
Mummering is a traditional custom which is still practised in many regions of Newfoundland today. During the Christmas season, people disguised in strange costumes, visit local homes and participate in holiday festivities such as singing and dancing.

Courtesy of Yva Momatuik and John Eastcott, This Marvellous Terrible Place: Images of Newfoundland and Labrador (Camden East, Ontario: Camden House Publishing, ©1988) 137.

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