The Story of Heritage Records

When Ukrainians immigrated to Canada starting in the 1890s, they brought their cultural traditions with them. This activity deals with the preservation of these cultural traditions by Ukrainian communities in Canada. It emphasizes music and dance.
1. Use these Internet resources to learn more about attempts to preserve traditional Ukrainian culture in Canada:
"The Story of Heritage Records" on this site. Be sure to listen to the audio clips.
"Ukrainian Roots Music in Canada" on this site. Be sure to listen to the audio clips.
Rusalka Ukrainian Dance Ensemble http://www.rusalka.mb.ca/home/home.html Be sure to play the video clip.
Shumka / About Shumka / Shumka's Past http://www.shumka.com/about/shumkaspast/
Histori!ca Foundation, Youth Encyclopedia, Search Immigration and Ukrainian http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCESubjects&Params=J1
2. Using your own words, describe the efforts of Ukrainian immigrants to preserve their culture. Include Web links (including links to audio and video clips) as references.