The Dutch Among the Natives

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



2019 Hendricks Award

This year's award is for recently-published books.


Our latest 'Praatjes'

December's epsiode features historian Joyce Goodfriend.


The due date for applications for the 2019 Charles W. Wendell Research Grant is February 15.

We are now accepting presentation proposals for our 42nd Annual Conference, which will be hosted by the Hudson River Valley Institute at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York on October 5, 2019.

Join us and our various partners this spring for the 2019 Peter Gansevoort Ten Eyck Lecture Series.

About the New Netherland Institute

For a quarter century 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. Directed by Dr. Charles Gehring. More


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