Solidarité Ukraine

European Memories

of the Gulag


Marytė Kontrimaitė : Homesickness and patriotism in Siberia (VF)

In Siberia, the Lithuanians would get together and sing “Let us go back to our motherland” and read poems. Marite Kontramaite’s mother often spoke to her daughter of their traditions and legends. The little girl built up an idyllic image of her motherland.