British Columbia) describes the 1979 intervention involving factions of Doukhobor
Russian immigrants, local and provincial Canadian government officials, and professional negotiators.
The collaborative project of John Fleming (Professor in the Department of French and the Centre for Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto) and Michael Rowan (Ontario-based specialist in folk art and ethnic furniture) Folk Furniture Of Canada's Doukhobors
, Hutterites, Mennonites And Ukrainians is an impressive visual record and commentary on the culture and values of four ethno-cultural groups as reflected in their items of furniture.
The Audio files provide specimens of Doukhobor
choral performance from five LP discs and CDs published in the community over the past sixteen years, including one originating with Doukhobors
in Russia, with brief text descriptions and access information.
Clergy, Mennonites, Doukhobors
and conscientious objectors were exempted.
Strangest but Truest Tall Family Tales: Ole Gjerstand's NFB documentary My Doukbobor Cousins, a film about the cultural experiences of the Doukhobors
that demands to be seen.
While arguments over the pros and cons of scholarly analyses versus television and print-media event coverage flew left and right in the graduate student offices, I offered nothing by way of opinion or addition; I muttered to myself something about what to do with people like the Doukhobors
who lived a life in Siberia free of Western rationalist ideas?
The Sons of Freedom are on extremist offshoot of the Doukhobors
, a group of Russian Christians whose beliefs include pacifism.
And, before we come to a smug conclusion, let's think about our treatment of native peoples, Japanese-Canadians, the Doukhobors
The author looks at the efforts made to establish churches for Presbyterians arriving from all parts of the world, and at the same time labouring among Native peoples and such non-English speaking settlers as Ukrainians, Hungarians, and Doukhobors
In 1919, the federal cabinet used a section of the Immigration Act to ban Mennonites, Hutterites, and Doukhobors
from entry into Canada.
After being rebuffed by the Library's line-managers, he approached Bruce Peel and introduced him to two Russian-language books dealing with the history of the Doukhobors
in Canada, that were "not in Peel.
The conference was called to celebrate the centenary of the arrival in Canada of the Russian Doukhobors
, one of several groups that have found a home, if not always a welcome, within what is now an officially multicultural society.