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Ashley Halko-Addley fieldwork collection

  • CA BMUFA 0228
  • Collection
  • approximately 2018-2019

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

Fieldwork materials (for thesis)

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

The wax ceremony (courses)

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