Traditional Newfy Talk

Russell Bragg


A sixth-generation descendant of southwest Newfoundland, Russell A. Bragg, BA, BEd, MA (Linguistics), National Marshall McLuhan Fellow, claims Suffolk, West Country, Scots Argyll, Channel Islands, and Bay St. George Mi’kmaw ancestry. A graduate thesis on Mi’kmaw at Memorial University, a professional career in coastal Newfoundland, a 600-page science fiction novel in the USA, and introductions to the 2013 republishing of Rev. Dr. Silas T. Rand’s Dictionary of the Language of the Micmac Indians and Jeremiah S. Clark’s Micmac Dictionary preceded Traditional Newfy Talk. Russell lives in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia.