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SaskScapes - Episode 95 - "Russian Roots-German Branches" with Merv Weiss

January 24, 2021 SaskScapes
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SaskScapes - Episode 95 - "Russian Roots-German Branches" with Merv Weiss
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SaskScapes - Episode 95 - "Russian Roots-German Branches" with Merv Weiss
Jan 24, 2021
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German Culture Alive - A SaskScapes feature series

This is the second in a series entitled "German Culture Alive”, a special "SaskScapes Podcast presents" feature sponsored by the Saskatchewan German Council. Visit their website to learn more about the non-profit organization, its mandate, and outreach.

Kevin Power speaks with Merv Weiss who began researching his family roots in 2000. Since then, his research into the history of Germans from Russia has become a passion project. One of his great joys is sharing the story of his family, and this time in history, with in-person and online audiences.  Much research has been done on this topic. Below are some links and reading material of interest.

Merv's website:   www.russianroots.ca

www.blackseagr.org  

www.grhs.org     

www.ahsgr.org       

https://library.ndsu.edu/grhc/ 

https://esask.uregina.ca/entry/german_settlements.jsp

Saskatchewan Authors:

“Settling Saskatchewan” by Alan B. Anderson, 2013

“From Catherine to Khrushchev, The Story of Russia’s Germans”, by Adam Giesinger, 1981

“Paradise on the Steppe” by Joseph S. Height, 1972

“Homesteaders on the Steppe”, by Joseph S. Height, 1975

“Memories of the Black Sea Germans”, by Joseph S. Height, 1979

“In the Valley of the Kutchergan”, by I. K. Senger, 1999

“Saskatchewan, A New History” by Bill Waiser, 2005

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SaskScapes is a podcast featuring the stories of arts, culture and heritage in Saskatchewan. The series is produced and hosted by Kevin Power.  To sponsor your own episodes contact SaskScapes via Twitter, Facebook or email for more information. Your reviews in the iTunes store help boost the ratings so be sure to have your say!

Host: Kevin Power www.kevinpower.net

SaskScapes theme music ("Slings & Arrows) provided by Jeffery Straker www.jefferystraker.com

SaskScapes is also available through the iTunes Store on Stitcher Radio and TuneIn RadioSaskScapes now has its own app for android devices available in Google Play.

SaskScapes is part of The Saskatchewan Podcast Network 

Follow SaskScapes on Twitter @saskscapes

Follow SaskScapes on Facebook: Facebook.com/saskscapes

Follow Kevin Power on Twitter @kevinpowerlive

Funding for the cultural sector in Saskatchewan is provided by the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation. Your lottery dollars at work!

 

Show Notes

German Culture Alive - A SaskScapes feature series

This is the second in a series entitled "German Culture Alive”, a special "SaskScapes Podcast presents" feature sponsored by the Saskatchewan German Council. Visit their website to learn more about the non-profit organization, its mandate, and outreach.

Kevin Power speaks with Merv Weiss who began researching his family roots in 2000. Since then, his research into the history of Germans from Russia has become a passion project. One of his great joys is sharing the story of his family, and this time in history, with in-person and online audiences.  Much research has been done on this topic. Below are some links and reading material of interest.

Merv's website:   www.russianroots.ca

www.blackseagr.org  

www.grhs.org     

www.ahsgr.org       

https://library.ndsu.edu/grhc/ 

https://esask.uregina.ca/entry/german_settlements.jsp

Saskatchewan Authors:

“Settling Saskatchewan” by Alan B. Anderson, 2013

“From Catherine to Khrushchev, The Story of Russia’s Germans”, by Adam Giesinger, 1981

“Paradise on the Steppe” by Joseph S. Height, 1972

“Homesteaders on the Steppe”, by Joseph S. Height, 1975

“Memories of the Black Sea Germans”, by Joseph S. Height, 1979

“In the Valley of the Kutchergan”, by I. K. Senger, 1999

“Saskatchewan, A New History” by Bill Waiser, 2005

====================================

SaskScapes is a podcast featuring the stories of arts, culture and heritage in Saskatchewan. The series is produced and hosted by Kevin Power.  To sponsor your own episodes contact SaskScapes via Twitter, Facebook or email for more information. Your reviews in the iTunes store help boost the ratings so be sure to have your say!

Host: Kevin Power www.kevinpower.net

SaskScapes theme music ("Slings & Arrows) provided by Jeffery Straker www.jefferystraker.com

SaskScapes is also available through the iTunes Store on Stitcher Radio and TuneIn RadioSaskScapes now has its own app for android devices available in Google Play.

SaskScapes is part of The Saskatchewan Podcast Network 

Follow SaskScapes on Twitter @saskscapes

Follow SaskScapes on Facebook: Facebook.com/saskscapes

Follow Kevin Power on Twitter @kevinpowerlive

Funding for the cultural sector in Saskatchewan is provided by the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation. Your lottery dollars at work!