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
“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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