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THE FULLNESS OF TIME: Ukrainian Stories from Alberta
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EPISODE: 11 "The Fullness of Time"

  1. From where in the Ukraine did Alexander Szpak come? When? Why?
  2. Where did Alexander Szpak settle? What was it called?
  3. Besides Alberta, what other provinces received Ukrainian immigrants at this time?
  4. Beyond farming, what kind of work did Alexander Szpak do to support his family?
  5. How did the Szpaks clear the land?
  6. What was life like in the first years of Ukrainian settlement? Give examples.
  7. For the early settlers, why did religion play such a significant role in their life?
  8. Why do Ukrainians carry banners at funerals?
  9. What is the meaning of the title, The Fullness of Time?
  10. What does the manner of Alexander Szpak's death tell you about him?


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