Doukhobor Caves


Doukhobor Saskatchewan
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2006img12006 Archaeology Reunion, May 20

Guests included MP Maurice Vellacott, Saskatchewan Culture Minister Glenn Hagel, and MC Norm Rebin. The thesis written by graduate student Meagan Brooks was presented to representatives of the Verigin Museum, the Castlegar (BC) Museum and Saskatoon Doukhobor Society. A walkabout tour followed.

Photo: Brenda Cheveldayoff and Meagan Brooks


Leo Tolstoy Birthday Celebration

Doukhobor Dugout House hosted a guest speaker who talked about Tolstoy’s life, and in a re-enactment, Tolstoy read from his books. His birthday was celebrated with a cake.

Tolstoy and guest at birthday celebration; cake for Tolstoy’s birthday; Brenda Cheveldayoff and Tolstoy at start of tour.

2006img5Oospenia Spring Official Naming

Oospenia Spring was officially named. Johnathon Kalmakoff was on hand to present a scroll to mark the occasion. A plaque to mark this historical location will be unveiled in 2007.

Johnathon Kalmakoff presents Brenda Cheveldayoff with scroll marking the naming of the spring.

In 2006 stabilization of the Dugout House was started with the construction of steps and railing, made of wood and stone.



July 2, 2006
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The Doukhobor Dugout House Inc.
Doukhobor Dugout House
Blaine Lake No. 434, Saskatchewan S0J 0J0 Canada
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