The Dutch Among the Natives

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



to the R. J. Jippe Hiemstra Annual Conference Travel Fund

In memory of our late president



on New Netherland and the Dutch Atlantic

From a new generation of scholars

Dutch Treat


Submissions for the special issue of New York History on race and slavery in America's Dutch communites are due on December 1st.

Our 43rd Annual Conference, which was supposed to be held on October 24 in New York City, has been postponed indefinitely. 

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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