In order to examine whether ethnic associations can help immigrants maintain their cultural identity, while adjusting to the new soical environment, field work was conducted at a specific Sicilian-Canadian association. This paper suggests that the association does, directly or indirectly, fulfill both functions. Various examples are provided, and briefly discussed, to illustrate this point.
"Sicilian Recreation Clubs: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada,"
1, Article 3.
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