Author: Terry

Wendish Easter Eggs

The Wends are Slavic-Germans who have four techniques of decorating eggs: Wax Batik, Embossed, Acid, and Scratch. The most commonly used technique in Texas is the Wax Batik. In this method, the wax design is applied to the egg with the tip of a goose feather cut into...

cover art for CD titled From Wendish to German to English

Linguistic Change in Texas

This is one track from a CD produced in 2003 by the Texas Wendish Heritage Society. The narration on this track is by Dr. George Nielsen, special features editor. Contact the museum for more information or for pricing information.

Wendish Noodle Recipe

Recipe One egg One half egg shell of water (about 3 tablespoons) One and one-half to two cups of flour Beat egg and water together. Add a sprinkle of salt and enough flour to form a stiff dough. Roll out thin on a pastry cloth. Let stand to...

The Wendish Research Exchange

Our mission is to document the Wendish/Sorbian experience through research, information exchange, collaboration, and the promotion of related projects.

The Wendish Texans

The Institute of Texan Cultures has produced numerous books and exhibits about the various ethnic groups in the state, and The Institute’s annual Texas Folklife Festival further shows evidence of cultural diversity to hundreds of thousands of visitors. But, of all the ethnic groups represented, the Wends are...