Archive for the ‘2006 News’ Category
The Doukhobor Discovery Centre was the scene of a local culture and heritage information session for the ten Katimavik participants of Castlegar, also joined by ten newly arrived members from the Trail area. The session was conducted by Larry Ewashen, Curator of the Centre and aided by Dr. Galina Alekseeva, Head of Academic Research of [...]
The perfect Christmas gift, this 2007 calendar is now available for purchase. Taken from rare photos found in the Museum’s archives, the calendar contains 12 memorable and exquisite images. Besides the ability to frame these individual images for use after 2007, the calendar contains significant dates to Doukhobor history and heritage. This calendar, hanging at [...]
The Doukhobor Discovery Centre would like to thank all of our customers in our inaugural operation of the Bistro! We would especially like to thank Marlene and Sam, for their wonderful enthusiasm and hard work. We look forward to serving you again next year!
With the close of the season and only a few more tours in October, the newly- christened Doukhobor Discovery Centre is making plans for next season’s exhibit. With that in mind, the Centre is happy to announce a recent grant from the British Columbia Arts Council for assistance in preparing the new exhibit. In a [...]
The Doukhobor Discovery Center was recently pleased by the arrival of a special commendation from the Communities in Bloom. It was a Special Mention, after the Provincial survey of participating communities throughout BC this summer. ‘Our museum blossoms every year for thirty five years now,’ said Curator Larry Ewashen, ‘but this is the first time [...]
Appropriately, and especially because of this year’s theme, the Doukhobor Discovery Center was the host of the annual Christian Community of Universal Brotherhood meeting. This board meets annually to dispense funds to eligible Doukhobor organizations for the maintenance and encouragement of Doukhobor culture and heritage. The funds are monies left over after the foreclosure on [...]