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Ukrainian WW2 Joke

Informant’s Background: The informant, in this case, is my father, F, who was a first generation immigrant born to an Ukrainian/Scottish family in Canada in 1950. His family was poor and working class, and he lived in Canada for many years before attending schools in England, and eventually moving back to Canada before moving with… Continue Reading »

Ukrainian – Reuse Of Food Storage Containers

Informant’s Background: My informant, AK, is a undergraduate student at the University of Southern California. He is a first-generation immigrant, and the child of Ukrainian and Russian parents. Context: I am a close friend of AK. I asked him if he had any folklore he could share and this was what he gave me. Performance:… Continue Reading »

Ukrainian Eggs

Description of Informant NM (49) is a Massachusetts native living in California. He commits to a regular exercise routine and owns/operates a metal decking supply firm. NM enjoys strategy games, world news/current events, and participates in a weekly chess match with friends. —  Context of Interview The informant, NM, is met in his garden by… Continue Reading »

Ukrainian Easter Traditions

The following is a transcribed interview between me and interviewee, hereby further referred to as MT. MT: We are Greek Catholics, so that’s basically between Greek orthodox and Roman Catholic and so we celebrate on the Greek Orthodox Easter, which is a week after the popular Roman Catholic Easter. Me: Ok, and how do you… Continue Reading »