The collection consists of field materials collected by Anna-Marie Kryschuk as part of her assignments for the folklore courses she took at the University of Alberta. It includes collected folk remedies, and folk songs performed during vinkopletennia (wreath weaving ritual).Kryschuk, Anna-Marie
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This collection consists of materials collected by Ashley Halko-Addley for her graduate research project, Waxing Away Illness, at the University of Alberta. In 2018, Ashley conducted interviews and observations of the wax ceremony in Saskatchewan and Alberta. This collection consists primarily of transcripts, audio recordings, and fieldnotes, with select supplementary materials.
A supplementary website was created by Ashley Halko-Addley. The website highlights some of the participants and important selections from their interviews. The website can be accessed here: https://sites.google.com/ualberta.ca/waxingawayillness/Halko-Addley, Ashley
A collection of proverbs and beliefs relating to folk medicine collected from various informants: Maria Basarab, John Martyniuk and Paraskevia Kostiuk.
Maria Basarab came to Canada in 1951 from Kryve village in Kozova raion, Ternopil' region.
John Martyniuk was born in Canada, near Mundare, in 1912.
Paraskevia Kostiuk came to Canada from Ukraine in 1963 (she was 66 years old at the time of the interview).
The file consists of supporting materials for Rena Hanchuk's MA Thesis on Ukrainian Folk Medicine including: notes to Dr. Medwidsky, other correspondence, proposal outlines, bibliography, questionnaire, interview transcripts, and audio recordings of interviews.Hanchuk, Rena Jeanne
This project contains an interview with Mr. Hoshko about non-Christian beliefs and superstitions that he encountered throughout his childhood. This assignment includes recollections from Mr. Hoshko about: folk medicine, ghost and gypsy encounters, and others.
This collection includes analyses on the wax ceremony performed by Ukrainian Canadians as folk medicine as research for her Master's thesis at the University of Alberta.Hanchuk, Rena Jeanne
This file contains early materials collected by Rena Hanchuk for her Folklore classes and a final paper. The project defines the wax ceremony as practiced in Canada. Within the written work, Rena compares and contrasts the definition of a wax ceremony through the taped interviews. The 15-page essay "A study on the Wax Ceremony as folk medicine" was done for the course Ukrainian 699.Hanchuk, Rena Jeanne
Master's thesis on the Wax Ceremony, a folkloric tradition brought to Alberta mainly by Ukrainian immigrants mainly who emigrated from Western regions of Ukraine.Hanchuk, Rena Jeanne