Ukrainian Roots Radio


Nash Holos Vancouver 2022-1029

Taking a trip down memory lane to commemorate and reflect on the WWI Internment Operations to which tens of thousands of Ukrainian immigrants, some full citizens of Canada, fell victim • Vasyl Pawlowsky's Kultural Capsule features a look at the internment camp in Spirit Lake, Que through the lens of Vasyl's own personal experience • From the audio archives, an interview with filmmaker Ryan Boyko about his documentary That Never Happened • Soundtrack from a documentary about the WWI internment produced by students at Wilfred Laurier University • Ukrainian Proverb of the Week • Other items of interest • Great Ukrainian Music!

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Ukrainian Proverb of the Week:

Не кожний бідний буває гідний. 

Not every poor man deserves his fate.



Mini-film about the Nanaimo camp here.

Documentary called That Never Happened by Canadian filmmaker Ryan Boyko on iTunes here.

Escape and Dissent in Internment Camps, 1914-1920, a short documentary produced at Wilfred Laurier University here.

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