Nellie Fedorak

Title

Nellie Fedorak

Description

A biography of ULFTA member Nellie Fedorak.

Type

Text

Rights

Reproduction may be restricted. Contact AUUC.

Coverage

Vancouver, BC

Language

English

Birth Date

1900

Birthplace

Elintsi

Death Date

1976

Biographical Text

Nellie Fedorak was born in the town of Elintsi, in the Snatyn region of what is now Ukraine. She arrived in Canada through the port of Halifax in 1924 and settled in Vancouver where she lived with her sister Maria Wakaluk.

Nellie joined the ULFTA in 1924 as it offered and opportunity for camaraderie between other Ukrainian immigrants in Vancouver. She was active in the choir and theatrical aspects of the Hall, and spent numerous hours cooking for the Hall's many events.

Citation

“Nellie Fedorak,” Association of United Ukrainian Canadians - Vancouver, accessed May 6, 2021, https://auucvancouver.digitalhistoryhub.com/items/show/189.