These are the Mennonites, Church of the Brethren (also called Tunkers or Dunkards), Hutterites, Doukhobors
, and the Society of Friends or Quakers.
2) These terrorist campaigns include the SOF Doukhobors
and the Front de Liberation du Quebec.
and Quakers, established pacifist communities in the region, welcomed and provided haven for draft resisters.
Scott lamented that in prewar Canada, "[tjhere were no less than six minorities to whom we [as Canadians] denied full citizenship on grounds of race: Indians, East Indians, Eskimo, Chinese, Japanese and Doukhobors
Including Ukrainians, Icelanders, Mennonites, Doukhobors
, Jews, Poles, Germans, and other Scandinavians, the book compares the ways these groups have remembered their "pioneer" origins by marking the prairie landscape with cemeteries, centennials, jubilees, state-sponsored memorials, and more private observances.
30) Among non-indigenous peoples, Woodcock pointed to religious-based communitarians such as the Doukhobors
and Mennonites as well as the counter-culture agrarian communes of the 1960s as examples of anarchistic mutual aid in action.
Saskatchewan has special mention for the marriage of Doukhobors
An unnamed cabinet spokesman said the government would not respond to any Catholic pressure lest other groups, including the Doukhobors
, Mennonites and Seventh Day Adventists, seek the same privileges and make the "school system inefficient, expensive and chaotic.
Tolstoy's monetary assistance to the Doukhobors
is mentioned, along with his endorsement of their pacifist and communal lifestyle.
Recent research into cabinet notes of the day have revealed that a handful of right-wing ministers in the Saint Laurent government had serious doubts about freedoms for all religions (fear of naked Doukhobors
was rampant at the time).
In "Hoodoo Valley," a group of Doukhobors
looking for a place to settle are convinced that Providence has led them to a spot that seems exactly like their beloved homeland.
Or are they a cultural or ethnic offshoot of a larger people, like the Doukhobors
or Easter Island people?