Chapter 1. Resettlement from Taurida region to the Caucasus.Chapter 2. Petr Vasil'evich Verigin.Chapter 3. Life and death of Luker'ia Vasil'evna KalmykovaChapter 4. The arrest of Petr Vasil'evich and his exile from the Orphan's Home.Chapter 5. His exile according to the administrative order to Arkhangel'sk gubernia for five years.Chapter 6. The transfer of Petr Vasil'evich from Shenkursk to the island of Kola.The extension of his exile for five more years. The return to Shenkursk.Chapter 7. What happened to the Orphan's Home. Division of the Doukhobors.Chapter 8. My trip to Shenkursk and my communal life there.Chapter 9. Petr Vasil'evich's message to the Doukhobors through Ivan Evseevich Konkin.Chapter 10. The relaying of the message and its fulfilment by the Doukhobors.The exile of Ivan Evseevich Konkin.Chapter 11. The new exile of Petr Vasil'evich to Obdorsk of the Tobol'sk region for five years. The trip by Vasilii Gavrilovich Vereshchagin and brother Vasilii Vasil'evich to Shenkursk to visit Petr Vasil'evich and their receipt of a message for the Doukhobors.Chapter 12. Prisoner transport of Petr Vasil'evich to Obdorsk, Tobol'sk Guberniia.Chapter 13. Accomplishment of the mission. Letter of Petr Verigin to the Doukhobors. Doukhobors' refusal of military service. Imprisonment of Vasilii Verigin and Vereshchagin.Chapter 14. The burning of weapons in three gubernias and the return of the reserve conscription cardsChapter 15. The burning of weapons in the Akhalkalak area and the brutal massacre by the government.Chapter 16. The destruction of the livelihood and possessions and resettlement among the Indigenous peoples.Chapter 17. My arrest and life in prisons.Chapter 18. Torments in the Ekaterinograd Disciplinary Battalion.Chapter 19. Exile to Iakutsk area. The description of the prisoner transport to Nizhneudinsk.Chapter 20. The continuation of prisoner transport. The last words and death of Vasilii G. Vereshchagin.Chapter 21. Life in Nel'kanChapter 22. Life in Notor, Iakutsk and other areas. Chapter 23. A trip to Russia.Chapter 24. A trip abroad.Chapter 25. Arrival in England. Meeting the Chertkovs. Chapter 26. A request for relocation. A letter by Petr Vasil'evich to the Empress Alexandra Fedorovna Romanova.Chapter 27. The Relocation.Chapter 28. A letter of Anastasiia Vasil'evna Verigina to Empress Alexandra Fedorovna Romanova.Chapter 29. The march of brothers and sisters for God's cause.Chapter 30. The release of Petr Vasil'evich Verigin by the Russian government and his journey to Canada to the Doukhobors.Chapter 31. Petr Vasil'evich travels around all the villages. His speeches and his advice to the people.Chapter 32. The Congress for the discussion of the land issue. Acceptance of land.Chapter 33. Starting the communal household. The life of Petr Vasil'evich in Otradnoe.Chapter 34. Cancellation of land entries by the government for non-acceptance of allegiance to the British King Edward.Chapter 35. A letter to the government and the people of Canada regarding cancellation of land entries.Chapter 36. A move to British Columbia. An explanation to the government.Chapter 37. Detailed inquiry and investigation by Royal commissioner William Blakemore.Chapter 38. The explanatory letters of Doukhobors to Blakemore.Chapter 39. The inquiry report and the recommendation of the Royal Commissioner William Blakemore.Chapter 40. A conversation between Military Minister Bowser and the Doukhobors about the registries and schools.Chapter 41. The resolution by soldiers who returned from the war reached at a big meeting in Nelson on February 13, 1919.Chapter 42. Canada and Doukhobors Chapter 43. Death and Funerals of Petr the Lordly
Grigorii Vasil'evich Verigin was the brother and active supporter of Doukhobor leader Petr Verigin.Veronika Makarova is a Professor in the Department of Linguistics, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
Larry A. Ewashen was a curator for 18 years at the Doukhobor Discovery Centre in Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada. He continues as a performer and music teacher, and presents special seminars on the Doukhobors and Lev Tolstoy at universities.