Monday February 08, 2016
How to Know in Fogo
From building a boat (known locally as a "punt"), to assembling a quilt, baking a partridgeberry lassie tarte, or tying nautical knots, the folks who live on Fogo Island -- off the stormy northeast coast of Newfoundland -- have created a body of local knowledge in order to survive. Artist Pam Hall, who recently collaborated with island residents to produce An Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge on Fogo, shares the results of her research. **This episode originally aired November 10, 2015.
Some images from Pam Hall's Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge