Saturday 31 January 2009

Storytelling in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador


Storytelling is an art. One that won't be lost if Dale Jarvis can help it. He's a storyteller who's touring schools in Labrador. It's part of the School Outreach Program with the St. John's Storytelling Festival. Each year it sends storytellers to different schools in the province. Queen Of Peace Middle School was one of them. Reporter Tara McLean dropped by for a session with Dale Jarvis, earlier this week.

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Monday 5 January 2009

Notes from the Fairy Path: The Woodcutter

What follows is a bit of an experiment! I've been toying with the idea of recording some short little local fairy stories, on the sites where they happened. This is the first attempt, using a little story from North River, Conception Bay, and told on an old, overgrown and little used path that leads down to North River itself.