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February 2019

05
February
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Book Signing | The Stories Were Not Told

Celebrate the publication of The Stories Were Not Told: Canada’s First World War Internment Camps with author Sandra Semchu and host Angie Abdou. From 1914 to 1920, thousands of men who had immigrated to Canada from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Germany, and the Ottoman Empire were unjustly imprisoned as “enemy aliens,” some with their families. Many communities in Canada where internees originated do not know these stories of Ukrainians, Germans, Bulgarians, Croatians, Czechs, Hungarians, Italians, Jews, Alevi Kurds, Armenians, Ottoman Turks,…

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