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September elective: Doukhobor Culture in Canada

Posted on 2017-08-08 in Featured Courses & Programs

Photo: Veronika Makarova

RLST 255.3: Doukhobor Culture in Canada

September 7–28, 2017
5:00–7:30 pm
Course instructor: Veronika Makarova

This informative elective course provides a dynamic overview of the history, beliefs, music, language, art and way of life of Canadian Doukhobors (Spirit Wrestlers). Participating students will listen to samples of Doukhobor choral music, enjoy images of Doukhobor arts and crafts, and learn about Doukhobor vegetarian cuisine, folk healing practices and many other elements of the culture.

All prerequisites can be waived. For more information, please contact Professor Makarova at


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