Author Archives: Bill Schroeder

Mennonites – People of the Plains

On a recent visit to Netherlands we rented a car and drove to the province of Friesland, land of my forefathers. Specific Dutch locations linked to family ancestry have long been lost in the mists of time, notwithstanding my father’s considerable research. After five centuries, three intervening countries, and several refugee crises, it is understandable that maintaining […]

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Who should Mennonites cheer for in soccer’s World Cup?

Netherlands! At least ethnic Russian Mennonites should, those whose ancestors came to Canada primarily in the 1870’s, 1920’s, or 1950’s and still form a good portion of the Canadian Mennonite population.

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Launch Event for R41 – Mennonite Stories

By Tim Brandt

Come join us to celebrate this special issue of Rhubarb! We’ll gather at X-Cues Cafe & Lounge, 551 Sargent Ave, Winnipeg, on Thursday Oct 19 at 7pm.

Write to us!

By Tim Brandt

Our Gmail email account is:  [email protected] .   You may also contact us  via our facebook page @RhubarbMagazine  and you may certainly write to us at 606-100 Arthur St, Winnipeg MB, R3B 1H3.

Now is a good time to make sure your subscription is paid up to include R#42!

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