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Weakening of the commune

[ A community/prayer house near Kamsack, Saskatchewan reflects the tragic loss of material evidence of the Doukhobors' heroic pioneering efforts , Larry Hannant,   ]

In the weeks and months after Verigin’s death the Doukhobor commune seemed to be assailed from every quarter – a private loan company and then the government of British Columbia. Then the B.C. Provincial Police led a gang of road construction workers in an aggressive raid on the commune. Did they sense that the Doukhobors were especially vulnerable following their leaders’ death?

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