We have a poem written by Ella Avaguimin, from Montreal, Quebec. Ella is originally from Russia, and she emigrated to Canada to start a new life.
Id like to tell about my immigration to Canada.
[This poem was taken with permission, from Something on My Mind, An Anthology of Poems by students at the High School of Montreal]
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UNESCO Literacy Research Award - 1998-99 Recipient : Why Eat Green Cucumbers at the Time of Dying? - a study on Womens Literacy sponsored by the Government of Canada and the French governmental literacy agency Groupe permanent de Lutte contre l´Illettrisme, and supervised by UNESCO and the UNESCO Institute for Education (UIE), author, Anna Robinson-Pant of the United Kingdom.
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