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The French-American Heritage Foundation of Minnesota

Joyeux Noël et Bonne Année

  • The French-American Heritage Foundation was founded to promote French-American Heritage in Minnesota and to host French-Heritage  events and provide educational resources to those interested in their French Heritage .
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    St. Anthony Falls as they appeared to Father Louis Hennepin in 1680. Picture by Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)

    We need donations in order to survive.  Groups and individuals of French-language, French-cultures, and the many French heritages of the world, and those interested in promoting and preserving this heritage, are welcomed and encouraged to contribute. Your entire membership gift will be used to promote the mission of the Foundation.   All donations made to the Foundation are tax deductible. The Foundation has five books available to purchase. More information on these books is described in the library section of this website under books. All net Proceeds from the sale of these books help fund the Foundation activities. These books are titled “They Spoke French, French Heritage in Minnesota.”  You may purchase this book at this website address https://www.createspace.com/5934276. Also for sale is “In the beginning, there was a Chapel.” You may purchase this book at this website address: https://www.createspace.com/6150744.  Finally, three volumes of “Chez Nous” are for sale and you may purchase these books at the website addresses https://www.createspace.com/5926636 and  https://www.createspace.com/6033896 and https://www.createspace.com/6034315.

    Please indicate your –or your group’s —interest on the membership form.

  • If interested in Minnesota French Heritage Education Classes, see the Events page under News and Events Menu.

Upcoming Events

6/24/18 <<SAVE THE DATE>>

 

Christmas Items to look at in Chez Nous:

See Christmas and Recipes under Chez Nous:

  • Christmas
    An Englishman on French Christmas D91-J92 428
    Christmas 1930 Mentor MN Dec89-Jan90 324
    Christmas in Grafton ND Dec88-Jan89 288
    Christmas in Mentor MN Dec 88-Jan 89 290
    Christmas Memories Dec88-Jan89 291
    Christmas Dec Jan 91 370
    Christmas Party 1983 Jan 84 107
    Christmas Prayer Dec-Jan 89 287
    Christmas story Nov-Dec 84 132
    Christmas Pudding Nov-Dec 84 139
    Christmas story Dec 82 69
    Christmas story Nov-Dec 84 136
    Christmas Nov Dec 85 167
    Christmas Dec-Jan 92 425
    Christmas Festivities in France Dec91-Jan92 427
    Christmas Dec 92-Jan 93 479
    Christmas, 1886, Paris Nov-Dec 93 526
    Fr. Canadian Christmas Nov-Dec 85 168
    French Holy Days Dec-Jan 92 426
    Also Nov-Dec 94 570
    Le Jour de l’An Jan-Feb 85 142
    Memories of Christmas Jan-Fev 95 578
    Midnight Mass at Fr Church Dec-Jan 92 426
    Of Turkey, Wild Rice & Cran Jan-Fev 93 487
    Story, Lucille Ingram, Dec 81 41
    Prayer Dec-Jan 88 250
    Thanksgiving, Christmas Nov-Dec 93 521
    Christmas Party La Soc Jan-Fev 01 862,867
    Christmas Lights LA style Nov-Dec 01 895
  • Recette (Recipes)
    Anana aux Fruite Avr-Mai 92 447
    Bread Custard Oct-Nov 87 247
    Buche de Noel De81 46
    Cajun Recipes (8 of them!) Fev-Mars 92 441
    Careme et Paques av-Mai 84 115
    Crème Brulee Au80 14
    Crepes, je me souviens Jui 80 10
    Cretons Dec-Jan 88 253
    Dinde a la choquette (en Francaise) Oct-Nov92 478
    French Canadian Pea Soup Ju81 35
  • French Canadian Pea Soup ND84 136
    French Fowl Dressing Dec-Jan 88 253
    French Golden Parfait FM84 112
    French Onion Soup Se81 40
    French Silk Frosting, Mocha Icing Dec 81 46
    Grandmere’s Ragu de Patte Jui-Jui 89 307
    Homemade Honey Avr-Mai 88 264
    Je me souviens…cuisine…grandmere M-J94 553
    Johnnycake Oct-Nov 89 319
    John Cote’s pork loin roast Jui-Aou 98 738
    Liquer de Framboise Avr-Mai 92 447
    Mince Meat Sep 85 166
    Mock Duck Aou-Sep 90 351
    Mocha Icing Dec 81 46
    Onion Soup Nov-Dec 85 169
    Pain au fromage & aux pommes No80 18
    Pate au Saumon Oct-Nov 89 320
    Pate au Saumon NVJ Jui 89 309J
    Pea Soup NVJ Nov 89 309I
    Pig’s Ear Twist Nov-Dec 85 169
    Poussin a la Moutarde Avr-Mai 92 447
    Quebec dinner (9 recettes) Jan-Fev 95 580
    Quebec Tourtieres Jan-Fev 94 532
    Ragout AM84 121
    Ragout de pattes Mar81 24
    Ragout de Boulettes Sr 86 188-89
    Grandpere’s Ragu de Patte de Cochon JJ89 307
    Ragout de Boulettes Jan-Fev 94 532
    Request for Recettes NVJ Mai 87 916
    Salmon Pie Avr-Mai 88 265
    Soap Avr-Mai 88 265
    Soupe aux Pois Aou-Sep 89 314
    Tarte a la Ferlouche Oct-Nov 89 320
    Tarte a la Ferlouche NVJ Jui 89 309J
    Tarte Mince Meat Avr-Mai 87 226
    Tarte au sucre Mar82 52
    Tarte au sucre MA85 153
    Tourtieres NVJ Nov 86 207
    Tourtieres reminiscence Nov Jan 86 210
    Tourtiere,St. George de la beauce Fev-M 87 225
    “Tourtrers” Aug Sep 90 351
    Tourtieres, making in old days Jan-Fev 94 533
    Traditional Meat Pie (tourtiere) Ap80 5