Tag Archives: Ukrainian Canadians

Family Research Leads to Writing Ravenscraig

I have a real fascination with old black and white pictures.  I am especially interested in photos of people I know, but can spend days looking into any antique photo collection to learn about how people lived their lives generations … Continue reading

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Manitoba Publisher Buys Ravenscraig

Heartland and Associates, a Manitoba publishing house, has purchased the Canadian rights to Ravenscraig by Sandi Krawchenko Altner. The book will be launched in Winnipeg on November 29, 2011, at the McNally Robinson store at Grant Park. A sweeping epic … Continue reading

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Stalwart Peasants in Sheepskin Coats

Ukrainian-speaking peasants from Eastern Europe were not anywhere near the preferred list of immigrants wanted by Canada in the early 1890s. English, French and American farmers were the top choice. But, the government had a huge problem.  Not enough of … Continue reading

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MNOHAYA LITA – МНОГАЯ ЛІТА

(Click here or on the movie window at the bottom of this page to hear the Ukrainian Male Chorus of Edmonton sing Mnohaya Lita.) When I was  a little girl on Gallagher Avenue in Winnipeg, every wedding, shower and birthday … Continue reading

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