ALBERTA ESTONIAN HERITAGE SOCIETY
A HERITAGE OF GROWTH – DEEP ROOTS – AND VISION
This is where we live. Canada’s province of Alberta

We are

  • Descendants of up to six generations of Estonians who homesteaded in Alberta.
  • Estonian born Canadians who arrived here with our parents.
  • Estonians who for economic or political reasons have elected to call Canada home.
  • Assimilated individuals who appreciate the circumstances and efforts made by those who came before us.
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MEMBERSHIP

The Heritage Project


aehs database homeWe have compiled an extensive archive of our Alberta Estonian heritage.It is an on-line historical repository of Estonians in Alberta; their individual, family and community stories. Well organized and searchable. Click on the image to immerse yourself in the heritage that began in Alberta in 1899! Enjoy!
aehs book web picOur our 300 page book – Freedom, Land, & Legacy.

It is a collection of articles from the past and present providing personal perspectives of our Heritage.Hover over the image and click for more information.

Click to read > Book Review of Freedom, Land, & Legacy written by Alja Pirosok

aehs dvd web picOur 30 minute DVD – Alberta’s Estonians.

This is a one on one real life documentary of some of our members as they recall their Heritage and its roll in their lives.

Hover over the image and click for more information.

entrance3We have catalogued and stored our collection at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

It is the collection of everything we used to create the works above plus a great deal of additional material.

Click on this Link to the PAA website to review the content of the Alberta Estonian Collection
https://hermis.alberta.ca/paa/Search.aspx?st=AEHS

CLICK TO MEET THE ESTONIANS OF ALBERTA