Sia Chernyavska

Archives and Library Assistant

sia2Sia Chernyavska is the new Archives and Library Assistant at the Kule Folklore Centre and the Bohdan Medwidsky Ukrainian Folklore Archives. She is currently working on her Bachelor of Arts degree in Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at the UofA, with a focus on Latin and Slavic languages. Sia was born in Ukraine and immigrated to Canada with her family at a young age. Growing up in the Ukrainian Canadian community, Sia attended Ridna Shkola and Ivan Franko School of Ukrainian Studies and was an active member of the Ukrainian Scouts organisation Plast. After becoming trilingual as a result of moving to Canada, her interest in languages grew and she is currently studying Polish, German, Japanese, Russian, Italian and Spanish.