The memorial is located SE of Regina's Legislative Building on the shore of Wascana Lake. The statue was purchased by the local chapter of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress & dedicated to the memory of the many children who died in Holodomor. The statue stands on an actual millstone, just as the original does.
Ukrainian Holodomar Famine Genocide Memorial September 13th 2015 Holodomor, which in Ukrainian means “extermination by hunger”, is the term used to describe the deliberate starvation of millions of Ukrainians in the Ukrainian SSR and adjacent Cossack territories between 1932 and 1933 by Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin who wanted to destroy the people living there seeking independence from his rule. Millions of Ukrainians & Cossacks died of starvation during t ... read more
North America » Canada » Saskatchewan » Regina A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more