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'Robin Hood: Research Update', Number 2, December 18th, 2014

Robin Hood: An International Hero

Further to my post about the book Robin Hood’s Garland I told you about earlier, I thought that I’d bring to your attention the following finding. 156 more words

Folk Culture

Dream Mapping

Yesterday I read the entirety of A Secret Service: Art, Compulsion, Concealment, which is a book exploring 15 different artists and groups whose practices focus on the creation of secret worlds, or the exposure of facts and images. 591 more words


Sachin / Worshiping the Spirit

Bootha Kola  (in Tulu) Theyyam (in Malayalam) is an ancient ritual of spirit worship in Tulunadu and North Kerala. The ritual is spreaded over Mangalore and Udupi districts of Karnataka and Kasaragod, Kannur and Wayanad in northern part of Kerala. 1,052 more words


Lighting Lantern Ceremony


——–Lighting Lantern Ceremony

Every year, in Xinjie district of Hong Kong, villiagers will hold Lighting Lantern Ceremony to welcome new born members who were born in the village the previous year. 711 more words


The Values of Preservation and Education: Using Digital Libraries to Preserve Newfoundland & Labrador Folk Culture.


Albert Einstein once said, “The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.” In today’s society, libraries, and librarians themselves, must adapt to ever changing technological environments in order to survive in the 21st century workplace. 2,140 more words

Roy Byer, so long!

Roy Byer was one of the THE people when it came to Bajan knowledge.

He passed away this month.

As Roy was a serious archivist, I have included the following video clips as tributes. 292 more words

Caribbean Culture