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From: Sandra J Hawley <>
Subject: [NOR-NORDLAND] Nord Norge
Date: Mon, 04 Apr 2011 14:12:38 -0700
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Jay,

I was not aware of what you mention below regarding Nord Norge. I will
check it out.
Thanks,

Sandy

On 4/1/2011 5:56 PM, genscan tds.net wrote:
> I had hoped for more traffic on this list too. Perhaps I can get some
> discussion going. Do you know there is a group that has existed for over a
> hundred years that focuses on Nordland history and culture? It is called
> the "Nordlandslag i Amerika og Kanada", and was formed in 1909 initially as
> a group for immigrants from Nordland, Troms and Finnmark, but has evolved to
> cater more to the descendants of immigrants from those areas. In the last
> few decades genealogy has become a significant part of its function. It has
> an annual "stevne" (convention) at various places in the midwest, and
> publishes a quarterly newsletter called *Nord Norge*. It is non-profit, and
> pretty much operates at cost. It's website is still under construction, but
> information can be found at www.fellesraad.com Just click on "Nordland".
> I have found it to be very worthwhile, and would encourage anyone with
> roots in Nordland, Troms or Finnmark to check it out. I would also be
> willing to respond to questions about it, if anyone on the list has an
> interest. I've been a member for about 20 years.
> Jay Liedman
>
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 1:23 PM, KENNETH BENSON<
> > wrote:
>
>> I have not seen any posts on the site for a while.
>>
>>
>> Ken Benson
>> ZZAlpha
>>
>> "Things aren't what they used to be; and what's worse, they never were."
>>
>> Jon Szarkowski
>>
>>
>>
>> --- On Wed, 3/30/11, Sandra J Hawley<> wrote:
>>
>>
>> From: Sandra J Hawley<>
>> Subject: [NOR-NORDLAND] Initial message
>> To:
>> Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 8:12 AM
>>
>>
>> Hello,
>> I recently resubscribed to the Nordland list and have not had any
>> messages at all. Just checking to see if the list is still active.
>> Sandy
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