How to join the Slavic Roots project

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The Slavic Roots Project became official in October of 2016.  Our purpose is to be an umbrella group and resource hub to the various projects supporting specific slavic peoples and to support smaller Slavic groups that might find it challenging establishing their own project space. Also - we aim to help those new to research in countries where Slavs predominate or who may not know much about their Slavic origins.

 

To join the group, please post a new answer here on this G2G thread, and we'll be sure to issue you a project badge.  Also, check out our project page for instructions on joining our mailing list.   You'll want to check our our sub-projects if you haven't already.  And if one doesn't yet exist that you think fits, we are happy to support you in developing it. Don't forget to follow Slavic Roots among your g2g tags!

Here's our project page:

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Project:Slavic_Roots

 

Also -- if you are already a member of one of the sub-projects and I've neglected to give you a badge (and you want one) -- do let me know, here or via a direct message.

 

Here's a general grouping of Slavic peoples:

* West Slavs: Czechs, Poles, Slovaks, Silesians, Moravians, Kashubians

* East Slavs:  Belarusians. Russians, Ukrainians

* South Slavs:  Bosniaks, Croats, Macedonians, Montenegrins, Serbs, Slovenes and Bulgarians

 

Who should join?  Anyone with any degree of Slavic heritage is welcome, as well as anyone interested in research on profiles with Slavic relevance, or in supporting such research.

asked Jun 7, 2017 in Requests for Project Volunteers by Michael Maranda G2G6 Mach 5 (54,540 points)
recategorized Jun 8, 2017 by Keith Hathaway
Thanks for posting, Michael! I think I'm already a member, but happy to see this go up.
indeed you are a member  :)
I would like to join this project!

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I am sorry only saw how to become a member...............
answered Jun 8, 2017 by Astrid Spaargaren G2G6 Pilot (119,530 points)
No worries at all - in fact this is the new method.  Previously you would drop me a note on my profile, public or private.  We're just now catching up to conform with how other projects handle it!
Our leader at the Dutch Roots started a likewise post and I think it does work.............

 

I typed an answer how to join the Servic_Roots lol but had to delete.

 

Good Luck Michael. I am also WikiTree Greeter and will keep this threat in mind.

Night now!

Very kind regards from the Netherlands,

A.
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I would like to join this group as my great grandparents came from Slovakia and Croatia. Thanks
answered Jun 10, 2017 by Andrija Šojat G2G Crew (360 points)
Welcome!
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I would like to join the Slavic Roots project

answered Jul 12, 2017 by Mantvydas Juozapavičius G2G1 (1,410 points)
Welcome!

Me tooo

Welcome Rafael!
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Will likely be active in Ukrainian sub-project but they request members join the top level first
answered Sep 23, 2017 by Cory Matieyshen G2G Crew (880 points)
Welcome!  Glad to have your involvement.
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My father's ancestors are South Slavs, from what is now Slovenia. My maternal line seems to reach back to mid-1800s Pomerania. Just becoming interested in trying to research those areas.
answered Oct 25, 2017 by Peter Cebull G2G3 (3,000 points)
Welcome!
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I would like to join this group for the Ukrainian roots sub.
answered Nov 13, 2017 by Samantha Mullen G2G Rookie (260 points)
Welcome!
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Hello, I'm brand new here. Hungarian, possibly Belarusian, probably Croat (Horvath means Croat, right?) roots. Would like to learn & collaborate.

Thanks to all who work on this group.

--Shelley Horvath Poston
answered Dec 12, 2017 by Shelley Horvath G2G Rookie (260 points)
Welcome!
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I am looking to learn more about my Father's Father's Family who we believe to be from Russia or the Ukraine area. 

answered Jan 6 by Colleen Kochanek G2G Crew (330 points)

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