Jon Bartlett and Rika Ruebsaat

Jon and Rika are cultural historians and singers and scholars of traditional song. Their current focus is the vernacular culture -- verses and songs locally made and passed through and between communities – of BC’s southern interior.

For more information about us and what we do, please take a moment to explore the following links:

Jon and Rika

Princeton Traditional Music Festival

Awards for our new book! Soviet Princeton
Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing: Honourable Mention
Haig-Brown Prize: Honourable Mention


Listen to a few of our recordings and take a look at the albums they came from. Enjoy!

The Lumberman's Alphabet
     Way Up the Ucletaw