Category Archives: History
Written by: Linda Maendel on Thursday, November 29th, 2018
On a Hutterite colony, typically one couple is in charge of the vegetable garden. They’re the ones who decide what will be planted, when the garden needs weeding or produce is ready to be picked. For these tasks, the women’s work group and sometimes the men and older children will help as well. When it’s a smaller task, like digging a few boxes of carrots for the kitchen, the gardener couple will do it with....
Written by: Kenny Wollman on Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
To commemorate and reflect on this anniversary, the Hutterian Brethren Book Centre is embarking on a centennial publication project that will showcase, in broad terms, the Hutterite experience in Manitoba. To that end, we solicit your photos or suggestions of photos thought to be essential.
By means of example, themes such as settlement, architecture, engagement with mainstream society, acculturation, innovation, key events, people, and influencers will b....
Published in: Kenny Wollman's Blog
Written by: Linda Maendel on Friday, April 11th, 2014
“Hi Linda, just read your ‘Living What Our Forefathers Died For’ post. Deeply touching article, as I am a descendant of the Hutterites ens....
Written by: Linda Maendel on Monday, January 27th, 2014
Thus, Carpe Diem led to a colleague and me receiving a scholarship for a teaching methods course, offered by the Lower Saxony Ministry of Education. We’d be studying in Hannover, Germany for ten days, with hotel, food and local transport....
Written by: Jesse Hofer on Thursday, January 17th, 2013
Part I will provide an introduction and brief overview of our tour.
Part II will touch on places and events relating to Jakob Hutter's early life.
Part III will present surprising new details surrounding Jakob's Hutter's arrest and execution.
Part IV will describe a planned Hutterpark in the city of Innsbruck, Tyrol to celebrate the Anabaptist-Hutterite history in the region.
I received an impo....
Published in: Jesse Hofer's Blog