Exhibit shows off Sask. Doukhobor settler culture
A new exhibit at the Saskatoon Western Development Museum is showing off the history and traditions of the Doukhobor culture that came to Canada as refugees 120 years ago.
Ryan Androsoff helped create the exhibit, taking advantage of his own Doukhobor ancestry, using sound and images to bring awareness to one of Saskatchewan’s oldest settler groups.
“The Doukhobor are a cultural and religious group; their origins are from Russia,” said Androsoff. “Their beliefs at the time put them in conflict with the state and Russia, and the persecution made them have to come to Canada.” Read more...