Appreciating Local Heritage: Joshua Blank Presents, “Creating Kashubia: History, Memory, and Identity in Canada’s First Polish Community”

Posted April 5, 2017 7:46 pm by Karen Hanlon

On the evening of March 14, OLSW and the wider community were treated to a riveting presentation by Joshua Blank on his newly published book, Creating Kashubia: History, Memory, and Identity in Canada’s First Polish Community. The talk was sponsored by Our Lady Seat of Wisdom’s Community Relations Committee and was held in St. Hedwig’s parish hall, bringing together community members, OLSW Faculty, students and staff.
Mr. Blank, an historian and teacher, took the audience through the various chapters of his book, described by OLSW president and historian Dr. Keith Cassidy as an “impressive achievement.” Explaining the origins of the Kashubian

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