Category: External

Texas Country Reporter at the 26th Annual Wendish Fest

See how one woman uses her noodle to keep her culture alive. In September, 2014, Texas Country Reporter visited the Wendish Museum and St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin, Texas, and returned for Wendish Fest. The episode was broadcast February 21-22, 2015 and features Hattie Schaustchick and Jack...

The Joys of Being Wendish, Festival and All

The New York Times recently published an article featuring the Texas Wendish Heritage Society. This article, written by Corrie MacLaggan for The Texas Tribune, is entitled The Joys of Being Wendish, Festival and All. Several festival attendees are briefly interviewed, including Evelyn Buchhorn, Russell Schwausch, Dwight Nitsche, George...

THE WENDS OF TEXAS; The smallest ethnic group of all

This little historical fragment — or one quite similar to it — buried in an obscure tome on Texas folklore, caught Sylvia Grider’s eye one afternoon while she was browsing. And it made her stop short. “I had thought I was a pretty well-versed folklorist, especially in Texas...