Item 2000.010 - Thesis: The word and wax

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Thesis: The word and wax

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The word and wax: Folk psychology and Ukrainians in Alberta

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CA BMUFA 0111-2000.010

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  • 1990 (Creation)
    Hanchuk, Rena Jeanne

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2.5 cm of textual records

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(born 1960)

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Rena Hanchuk was a graduate student in the Ukrainian Folklore Program at the University of Alberta. Her master thesis entitled "The World and Wax: Folk Psychology and Ukrainians in Alberta" was published as a book in 1999 by the Huculak Chair of Ukrainian Culture and Ethnography under the title "The World and Wax: A Medical Folk Ritual Among Ukrainians in Alberta". Rena lives in Edmonton and is very active in the Ukrainian community.

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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.

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Revised: 2018-08-10 by AB

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