Here are some Web sites to help you with your research.
Here is an activity to help you gather information from one of the Web sites:
Aspenland is the term used to describe central Alberta. This site features a virtual exhibit exploring the women and events of this part of Alberta. You can read or listen to readings about the area, view photos, and find out about more than 170 of the women who helped shape the communities.
The Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village is an open-air museum that was built to resemble pioneer settlements in east central Alberta. This Web site uses maps, interviews, music, photographs and more to help you discover and learn more about the buildings, history, and lifestyles of some of Alberta's early settlers.
Take a virtual tour of the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village to learn more about one culture of people, the Ukrainians, who settled in Alberta.
1. Click here to begin your virtual visit to the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage
2. Read each screen and follow the guided tour to help you answer the following
questions. Each Web page you come to has a title. The title given beside the
question tells you which page has the answer to the question. Sometimes you
have to scroll through lots of pages to find the right one! Click here to download
a worksheet on which to record your answers.
i) Burdei: What is a burdei?
3. After you have taken the virtual tour of the Village, write a paragraph
summarizing when the Ukrainians came to Alberta, why they came, what
affected where they settled in Alberta, and what their communities were like.