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Re: Question about Canadian Galicians

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  • Laurence
    / Here s what the bullying White Man does with the sovereign Onondaga People and Nation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEbvX9hfBGY /
    Message 1 of 8 , Aug 2, 2013
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      Here's what the bullying White Man does with the sovereign Onondaga People and Nation:


      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEbvX9hfBGY


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      --- In GaliciaPoland-Ukraine@yahoogroups.com, Robert Cham <cham@...> wrote:
      >
      > My mom always told me that we were Austrian as well. She really
      > didn't like being identified as anything but American. It was only
      > when I asked her if we were then Onondags, like some of our neighbors
      > that she came up with the Austrian tag, which I later learned meant
      > the our family had been citizens of the Ausro-Hungarian empire.
      >
      > Bob
      >
      >
      >
      > >Hello katd597,
      > >
      > > When your ancestors emigrated to Canada, they were citizens of
      > >Austria, that is they were Austrian nationals. Galicia was a
      > >province of Austria.
      > >
      > > From an ethnicity perspective, they were Rusyn/Ukrainian people.
      > >
      > > The group's Canadian experts will describe how to find Canadian
      > >records which will provide where in Galicia they were born.
      > >
      > >_______
      > >
      > >Lavrentiy
      > >
      > >
      > >--- In GaliciaPoland-Ukraine@yahoogroups.com, "katd597"
      > ><katmarie1991@> wrote:
      > >>
      > >> Hi there!
      > >>
      > > > I don't know if this is an appropriate place to pose this
      > >question, but there doesn't seem to be a lot of information
      > >surrounding Galicia. My great-grandparents moved to Western Canada
      > >just before WWI, and my Mom had always told me we were Austrian
      > >(like when you are asked your heritage). My aunt, though, told me
      > >when I was younger that we were Ukrainian, and my Mom corrected her.
      > >I was just wondering if there were a lot of Galicians that
      > >identified as Austrians... There are a lot of Ukrainian culture
      > >groups in Canada, and they discuss Galician pasts, but there isn't
      > >really anything to go off from an Austrian perspective. If anyone
      > >has info or an opinion, I'd love to hear it.
      > >>
      >
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