Presentations

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Pangea Series: Iraq – Featuring Ezzat Haider
Wednesday, September 7
at 6:30 p.m.
Ezzat Haider is a Kurdish Iraqi immigrant of the Yazidi religion who came to Moorhead in 2014. He will discuss why Kurdish and other Iraqi people had to leave their homeland and why Moorhead has become a center of Kurdish families, as well as continued efforts to raise awareness of the effects of ISIS on the Yazidi people. Moorhead Public Library

Pangea Series: Syria and ND – Featuring Marian Kadrie
Wednesday, September 14
at 6:30 p.m.
Marian Kadrie is the daughter of Syrian immigrants who homesteaded North Dakota in the early 1900s. She will talk about why her father chose not to raise a family in Syria and her life on the farm. Moorhead Public Library

Pangea Series: Bosnia – Featuring Irma Ciber
Wednesday, September 21
at 6:30 p.m.
Irma Ciber was a young girl in Sarajevo during the Bosnian War. She will tell us her immigration story, discuss why Bosnians had to leave their homeland in the 1990s, and why many of them chose to move to our community.
Moorhead Public Library

Pangea Series: Refugees in America: History, Myths and Reality – Featuring Darci Asche
Thursday, September 22
at 6:30 p.m.
Darci Asche is a local expert when it comes to resettlement of refugees in the FM area. Learn about our long history of resettlement, including where people come from, and how resettlement has changed during the last 70 years.
Moorhead Public Library

Pangea Series: India – Featuring Kavitha Gundala
Wednesday, September 28
at 6:30 p.m.
Kavitha Gundala is part of the Indian American Association of Great plains (IAAGP) a Nonprofit organization whose mission is to create and promote awareness of
the cultures of India.
Moorhead Public Library

Germans From Russia Heritage Center Open House – Featuring Micheal Miller and Jeremy Kopp
Tuesday, October 4 at 2:00 p.m.
The NDSU Library is hosting an open house to showcase the Germans from Russia Heritage Collection (GRHC). Visit and tour the GRHC and learn more about immigration in North Dakota. Meet Michael Miller, Director and Bibliographer, and Jeremy Kopp, Special Collections Associate, during your visit to learn more about Germans from Russia in North Dakota. Refreshments of kuchen and German honey cookies will be provided.
NDSU Library