Thank you to Svitlana Krys for organizing and hosting my visit today to MacEwan University and her English class. I was honoured to share my presentation and historical research with such a wonderful audience. Meeting Jars Balan and sharing stories and interests was a highlight of the visit.
Through Kalyna, I have discovered a deep rooted community of artisans, writers of all genres and film makers dedicated to increasing awareness of the Ukrainian Internment during WW1. I am grateful for their dedication, spirit and belief in the future.
I love history, art and literature and bring all three to my writing and teaching. I believe in the power of story and encourage you to share your own story.