Matching Articles"Culture" (Total 47)

  • Beothuk material culture consists of the physical things left behind by these people including their tools, weapons and features
  • Innu culture and traditions
  • Mi'kmaq families were still travelling back and forth between Cape Breton and Newfoundland in the middle of the 19th century.
    The history of the Mi'kmaq, their lifestyle, and their relations with the Europeans
  • Saglek Bay, Labrador.
    The term Palaeo-Eskimo is used to refer to the peoples of the Arctic who lived before the Thule.
  • History and culture of the Thule people
  • Arts policy in Newfoundland and Labrador began with the development of cultural self-consciousness following Confederation.
  • Examples of architecture from the fishing community, Bonavista.
  • The importance of preserving Newfoundland folk architecture. Examples of architecture from Trinity and Bonavista.
  • Silk or rayon stocking material, dyed; Mat maker unknown, ca. 1938
    The quiet months of February and March were known as the matting season along the rugged coast of northern Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Later editions of the Doyle songbook helped to popularize songs like Jack was Every Inch a Sailor and The Old Polina.
    Traditional music represents the province's history and culture, and forms a vital link between the past and present.
  • Placentia, Placentia Bay. House constructed ca. 1900, photo taken in 1971.
    While the arts take many forms, vernacular art has always been important in Newfoundland daily life.
  • In the Arctic, Dorset Eskimo artists often used ivory, bone and wood in their carvings. However, the Dorset in Labrador preferred to use soapstone as their medium.
    The visual arts have long played a part in the history of Newfoundland and Labrador, though they may never have been as significant or visible as they are today.
  • Although it is often described in different terms, the expedition that led to the discovery of Newfoundland was primarily an economic enterprise.
  • "A View of St. John's and Fort Townsend."
    European fishers had been working off Newfoundland and Labrador's coasts for about 100 years by the turn of the 17th century.
  • Haystack, Placentia Bay. Gardens were important to the household economy.
    The origin of what is today referred to as traditional society in Newfoundland and Labrador may be traced to a way of life that developed around the inshore fishery in the late 19th century outport.
  • A view of houses and gardens at Petty Harbour.
    An informal economy is one in which people provide for their own needs by engaging in a variety of noncommercial activities
  • Letter to George Calvert from Edward Wynne, dated August 17, 1622.
  • Born in St. John's but raised in Scotland, explorer William Cormack trekked across Newfoundland in 1822. His writings provide important insight into the daily lives of local residents.
    Much of our knowledge of daily life in outport Newfoundland in the late 18th and early 19th century comes from the pens of visitors. They were typically missionaries, explorers, naturalists, and geologists whose work brought them to outlying communities not often visited by outsiders or even the local government.
  • The English geologist Joseph Jukes spent 16 months exploring the island of Newfoundland. His subsequent book, Excursions in and about Newfoundland during the Years 1839 and 1840, provides valuable insight into the daily life of local residents.
    Considerable uncertainty surrounds our understanding of daily life in Newfoundland during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
  • The late 1960s and 1970s was a period of sustained creative activity by Newfoundland and Labrador artists working in a wide range of disciplines in the literary, performing, and visual arts.
    During the late 1960s and 1970s, Newfoundland and Labrador experienced what has been variously called a cultural renaissance, revival, or revolution.