I did it. Finally got another interview completed and up on YouTube.
While I don’t expect that people have time to sit and watch a half hour interview? The information that is collected will be a part of the very valuable collection we are creating from Emmons, McIntosh and Logan County residents.
Think about the language, the customs and the culture of the early Germans from Russia that stopped in North Dakota in community and created a life in a new country. There was World War II – a reason to be fearful in this new country they called home.
The language of these people was indigenous to this area in North Dakota. As the generations have passed, the language is being lost.
Those are only a few of the reasons these videos are so important in preserving this generation of Germans from Russia for our children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
If you have anything to contribute, we are still accepting contributions. If you would like to be interviewed, let us know. If you have already supplied your name, be patient. This is mostly a volunteer project and we will get to those interviews as soon as possible.
Join the Tri-County Tourism Alliance and support our work in other areas, even if you only have a small amount of time to spare, we need your support.
Oh, and on a side note; we are seeking some ideas for the title of our book. The subtitle will be The Food Culture of the Germans from Russia in the tri-county area of Emmons, Logan and McIntosh County.
Send your ideas in to firstname.lastname@example.org.
And in the meantime – eat some knoephla or knephla or noodles.