The Dutch Among the Natives

Vignettes that reflect the shared experiences between the Dutch and the region's Natives



NNRC Student Scholar in Residence

Applications are due by June 1.


Our latest 'Praatjes'

December's epsiode features historian Joyce Goodfriend.

Dutch Treat


Join us this Saturday at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery for the talk "Imagining New Amsterdam" by Russell Shorto and Len Tantillo, part of our 2019 Peter Gansevoort Ten Eyck Lecture Series.

About the New Netherland Institute

For over three decades, NNI has helped cast light on America's Dutch roots. In 2010, it partnered with the New York State Office of Cultural Education to establish the New Netherland Research Center, with matching funds from the State of the Netherlands. NNI is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. More

The New Netherland Research Center

Housed in the New York State Library, the NNRC offers students, educators, scholars and researchers a vast collection of early documents and reference works on America's Dutch era. More


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