Uprooted People : The Indian Islands. First Edition

By: DOWNER, Don POOLE, Cyril F., foreword

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DOWNER, Don. Uprooted People : The Indian Islands. St. John's : Harry Cuff Publications, 1991. First Edition. Pp [i]-x,(2),1-228. Illustrated with over 60 b&w photos by David Morrish. Maps and other illustrations.. 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers. A well-illustrated local history of Western Indian Island (Perry's Island) and Eastern Indian Island ("Up the Island"), near Fogo. Foreword by Dr. Cyril F. Poole. Contents: 1. Thirty years later the people came back; 2. Canoeists of extraordinary skills; 3. 'Well, me son, I made'n drop the sail'; 4. 'Absalom, thou fool!'; 5. Victoria, by the grace ofGod; 6. Coming of age; 7. My Father, Nana Collins and others; 8. Cat, roun ders, kickin' the pig's bladder and other amusements; 9. Colourful characters; 10. Summer bait and cod fishing (pp.123-133); 11. Making a living; 12. Lives in great danger; 13. Stories told around hot stoves on cold winter nights; 14. The story of the good Sheppards; 15. A house divided; 16. Knowledge: power to free and power to destroy; 17. After four days the people leftagain. Very good. Uncommon. 50.00

Title: Uprooted People : The Indian Islands. First Edition

Author Name: DOWNER, Don POOLE, Cyril F., foreword

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Harry Cuff Publications, St. John's, 1991, ISBN:0921191650:

Seller ID: 5873

Keywords: NEWFOUNDLAND SOCIAL HISTORY LOCAL HISTORY CANADIAN FISHERIES CANADA,