2 edition of History of Sointula. found in the catalog.
History of Sointula.
|LC Classifications||F5847 S65 A5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||16 p. :|
|Number of Pages||16|
Rachel Lebowitz's book Hannus is also in partly about the early days of the commune. Paula Wild's book Sointula gives a good overview of the island ways and its history. More recently, Sointula Museum, collaborating with the University of Victoria, has published Practical Dreamers. "Sointula - it means "harmony" - is a tiny community on Malcolm Island, a short ferry ride from northern Vancouver Island. It was founded at the turn of the century by the Kalevan Kansa Society, a group of Finnish utopians, and Matti Kurikka, their charismatic but impractical leader.
Transplanted Englishman Peter Gore has left his marriage and his job as a biology teacher to explore northwestern British Columbia, as far as the village of Sointula on Malcolm Island (off Vancouver), where the pristine past lives on, and where Finnish emigrants had established a utopian community (“Sointula” being Finnish for “harmony”). The real Sointula is a failed Utopian community off the coast of northern Vancouver Island. It was founded in the early 20th century by a group of Finnish settlers, and its name means “harmony.” The Sointula of the novel, I suppose, has more of a symbolic meaning that anything else. In some ways, it is about a search for harmony, or inner /5(5).
Buy the Paperback Book Sointula by Bill Gaston at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Nestled on the beach, this Sointula hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Sointula Ferry Terminal and Sointula Museum. Nestled on the beach, this Sointula hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Sointula Ferry Terminal and Sointula Museum. W W W .
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History of Sointula Unknown Binding – January 1, by Aili Anderson (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — Author: Aili Anderson.
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Summoned to the deathbed of a long-ago lover, Evelyn is overcome by emotio /5. The history of Sointula is interesting and, I suspect, little known, so I appreciated learning more about the influence of Finnish socialists on this part of the world. That said, the writing style is not compelling; the author doesn't tell a story so much as she recites a litany of dates, events and names.4/5.
Sointula, BC, Unincorporated Place, population (c), (c). Sointula is a small fishing community situated on the south shore of Malcolm Island between Vancouver Island and the British Columbia mainland, in the Regional District of Mount Waddington. The History. The historic village of Sointula is the hub and seaport of Malcolm Island.
This charming seaside town was founded in the early s by Finnish immigrants with a vision to build the perfect community.
The name Sointula, in fact, means a place of harmony. This book is a history of History of Sointula. book Finnish community of Sointula on Malcolm Island, which is situated in Queen Charlotte Strait between the mainland of British Columbia and Vancouver Island.
Matti Kurikka, a Finnish Socialist and charismatic leader was appointed president of the Kalevan Kansa Colonisation Company Limited. A history of self-reliance Matti Kurikka, as it turned out, was better at writing than at running a community.
His schemes effectively bankrupted Sointula within a few years, but many of the. “The museum was definitely the highlight of the Sointula trip and the best possible place to launch our exploration of the island. Learning about the history and practices of gender equality, socialism, and labour movement activism in Sointula were all the more rewarding given how deeply embedded these values are for us.
As a Sointula resident, journalist Mel Dagg, with a Ph.D in Canadian literature from the University of New Brunswick, published several books of fiction. Charles Lillard and Gordon Fish co-wrote Dreams of Freedom: Bella Coola, Cape Scott, Sointula (Provincial Archives Aural History.
Sointula in Malcolm Island is actually very rich in History. Spending time in the museum will give you more understanding on how this settlement came into being. The knowledgeable staff can provide visitors with enough information about its history and other facts about its first inhabitants and offers artifacts and other interesting displays TripAdvisor reviews.
About Sointula: A woman sets out in a stolen kayak to find her estranged son with an incompetent travel writer as her companion. There was a good deal of wry humour throughout the book. The setting, the wildlife, the bits of history, and the odd but interesting facts all enhanced the story.
I don't know that I would want to spend time with. Sointula’s heritage can be seen in the last names filling the local phone book and old timers can still be heard speaking the language. Today Sointula offers a unique blend of history. Sointula by Bill Gaston () History of Sointula by Aili Anderson.
Dreams of Freedom: Bella Coola, Cape Scott, Sointula (Sound Heritage Series) by Gordon Fish () Years of Cooking CookBook, Sointula,Malcolm Island, British Columbia by Sointula recreation Assoc., Malcolm Island Assoc.
and Rasmussen company (). Tells the story of the Finnish settlers to Sointula with amazing artifacts, pictures and writings. Highly recommend to learn the history of Sointula. What a high quality museum educational informative and beautifully presented in this outpost off the northeast coast of Vancouver an authentic lst nation locality striving to maintain / TripAdvisor reviews.
Sointula - it means "harmony" - is a tiny community on Malcolm Island, a short ferry ride from northern Vancouver Island. It was founded at the turn of the century by the Kalevan Kansa Society, a group of Finnish utopians, and Matti Kurikka, their charismatic but impractical s: 2.
Sointula - it means "harmony" - is a tiny community on Malcolm Island, a short ferry ride from northern Vancouver Island. It was founded at the turn of the century by the Kalevan Kansa Society, a group of Finnish utopians, and Matti Kurikka, their charismatic but impractical leader.
Despite serious setbacks, including a disastrous fire in that killed eleven people, the Finns. Aug 8, - An interactive experience with Sointula’s unique history beginning as an Utopian dream to today’s island community.
For all ages. The Sointula Museum is now open daily from NOON to / TripAdvisor reviews. Here’s a little history on Malcolm Island: “Sointula means ‘place of harmony’ in Finnish.
This charming seaside town on sprawling Malcolm Island was established as a community in the late 19th century when a colony of Finnish settlers arrived with utopian dreams of building the perfect community. Malcolm Island Tourism; Malcolm Island Hotels; Bed and Breakfast Malcolm Island; Malcolm Island Holiday Packages; Flights to Malcolm Island; Malcolm Island Restaurants5/ TripAdvisor reviews.
3 The colourful history of Sointula has generated some interest among Finnish and Canadian scholars and writers. The existing research on the history of Finns on Malcolm Island has, however, largely concentrated on the founding and collapse of the utopian experiment and the charismatic presence of its leader, Matti Kurikka.
Author of: History of Sointula (Sointula Centennial Committee, ; supplement by Mrs. Aini Tynjala, Vancouver: Broadway Printers, ) [BCBW ] “Local History” “Finnish”.Escape from the hustle & bustle of city life this Spring, and discover the immense beauty of unique Sointula & Malcolm Island, BC!
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Sointula Museum: Friendly staff, fascinating history - See 31 traveler reviews, 27 candid photos, and great deals for Sointula, Canada, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews.