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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The Mennonite Literary Society is Suspending the Publication Rhubarb

By Victor Enns

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