Lemko Seminar (Akcja Wisla)

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Presentation by OOL National President Mark Howansky on Lemkivshchyna and Akcja Wisla.

On Friday, March 10th, National President of the Organization for the Defence of Lemkivshchyna (OOL) gave a lecture on Lemko history and culture, which included information about Akcja “Wisla”, the 1947 forced resettlement of the Ukrainian minority (including Boykos and Lemkos) from the south-eastern provinces of post-war Poland to the north-western Recovered Territories.  CYM is honoring the 70th anniversary of this tragedy by including it in their teaching materials.