New Book About Alberta’s Estonian Heritage

December 15, 2016

‘Alberta’s Estonian Heritage: Collection of Historical Records, 1899-2012’ is 1,057-page resource document reflects the history and cultural heritage of Alberta’s Estonian community, and preserves it for generations to come. The collection of historical records and contributions by members of the community highlights the history, people, and cultural life of the province’s Estonian diaspora since the arrival of the first settlers in 1899. It will be distributed to archives and libraries in Canada and Estonia.

Financial support by the Estonian National Archives enabled the printing and distribution of this imposing and comprehensive collection. The book is now available.

Dave Kiil, Alberta Estonian Heritage Society