Folklife and Research

Folklife and Research Programmes

Welcome to Folklife and Research
Bermuda boasts a rich, diverse and fascinating Folklife, with roots that stretch back for many centuries. The Department is dedicated to honouring, preserving and studying Bermuda’s remarkable Folklife. Our Digital Folklife Archives section is still in the development phase. Please check back soon.

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Folklife

Pronunciation:
fohk-lahyf
Function:
noun
:the traditions, activitues, skills, and products (as handicrafts) of a particular people or group

Bermuda Heritage Facts

Agriculture and Folk Remedies

Match me can leaves (Match me if you can) have been used by Bermudians for a range of different ailments such as reducing fevers when applied to the base of the feet

(Folklife Research, 2001)

Folklife Events