Goes Back, b'y    Tales and Yarns


Storytelling, or "spinning a Yarn", has always been the main method of passing down the Newfoundland culture from generation to generation. Years ago, people would gather in a person's home and exchange stories into the wee hours of the night.

Nowadays, with the invent of the television and internet, the storytelling tradition is dying off, and with it an important piece of Newfoundland heritage and culture.

This section hopes to capture a piece of this culture to prevent it from slipping forever away from us.


If you have heard a story, maybe from your grandparents or great-grandparents, that you wish to pass on to future generations, then submit your Yarn by clicking here.



Number of Stories in the Database: 52

Title Author
Summer Vacation 1962 Garry Tizard
A Whale of a Tale Alleycat
Balls............ justme
Forgetful .........Or Not ? Justme
An Open Air Bathroom Garry Tizzard
Learning to Skate Garry Tizzard
The Christmas Seal Garry Tizard
My La Scie Garry Tizzard
Ice Bound in Little Bay Islands Garry Tizzard
My Gander Hospital Adventure Garry Tizzard
Joey and the Christmas Smile Bonnie Jarvis-Lowe
My Life in Newfoundland - Part Three Don R. Wilkins
My Life in Newfoundland - Part Two Don R. Wilkins
My Life in Newfoundland Don R. Wilkins
Uncle Stan's Halibut Obsession Bonnie Jarvis-Lowe
Dream Life Series # 12 Don R. Wilkins
The Terrible Accident On The 'Sea Queen' Bonnie Jarvis-Lowe
On A Musical Note Bonnie Jarvis-Lowe
Fishing, And An Experience Of The Heart Bonnie Jarvis-Lowe

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