Adam Chętnik

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Adam Chętnik

Adam Chętnik (Polish pronunciation: [ˈadam ˈxɛntɲik]; born December 20, 1885 in Nowogród, died May 29, 1967 in Warsaw) was a Polish ethnographer who studied the Kurpie. He is the author of several books on the Kurpie residing in Puszcza Zielona. In 1927 he founded Skansen Kurpiowski in Nowogród, an open-air museum dedicated to Kurpie culture. He published over 100 scholarly works. He was also an elected deputy to the Sejm, as well as a member of the Polish Academy of Learning.

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  • Puszcza Kurpiowska, 1913
  • Chata Kurpiowska, 1915
  • Życie Puszczańskie Kurpiów
  • Mazurskim szlakiem, 1939
  • monografie Nowogrodu, Myszyńca, Dąbrówki, Opęchowa.
  • Kurpie
  • Z Kurpiowskich obozów
  • Obrazki i gadki
  • Krótki przewodnik po Kurpiach
  • Kalendarzyk zwyczajów i obrzędów ludu kurpiowskiego
  • O bursztynie i przemyśle bursztyniarskim

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