Daniel William Evanishen

Curriculum Vitae

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Birthdate: February 17, 1945, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Graduated Nutana Collegiate Institute, Saskatoon 1962

Attended University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon 1962-68

Major in Drama and Education

Writer and poet for student newspaper The Sheaf 1962-68

Editor of yearbook Greystone 1966-67

Secretary of Student Council 1967-68

Standard A Teaching Certificate 1968

Teacher of English and Art in Australia and New Zealand 1969-71

Forest Officer in charge of forest fire prevention and suppression in Yukon and BC 1971-78; freelance forest fire suppression in BC 1991-93

Owner/operator of movie theatre and manager of freight co-operative on Salt Spring Island, BC 1978-91

Editor/Publisher of newspaper in Ross River, Yukon 1973

Free-lance writer of articles, letters, applications, résumés, etc 1980-present

Writer/publisher 1991-present

President of CYMK (Ukrainian-Canadian youth group), Saskatoon 1964-65

Resident of Mohyla Ukrainian Institute, Saskatoon 1960-62, 1964-65

Dancer with Yevshan and Lusia Pavlychenko's group, Saskatoon 1964-68

With Yevshan I danced in a Saskatchewan Jubilee movie in 1965, at Expo 67 several times, at the Canadian National Exhibition and for Queen Elizabeth in Ottawa in 1967.

With Mary Tkachuk's youth choir I sang and played guitar in Toronto, Ottawa and Montréal at Expo 67, all in 1967.

Variously, I worked at a mine in the Australian desert, fixed yachts on the Spanish island of Ibiza, repaired Volkswagens in Nigeria, tended bar in Canada, Spain and New Zealand, played guitar in a restaurant in Australia, drove a van in England, and crossed the Sahara in an old army truck.