Welcome to GAFA!


Hallo all, the German-American Fellowship Association is on Winter break.  GAFA will be returning on April 2nd with a spectacular Main Program.

Bismarck:The Capital City of North Dakota–Its Progenitor

The Hidatsa name mirahacii arumaaguash (Place of the tall willows). Arikara name is ituhtaáwe. Missouri Crossing, then Edwinton.  Learn the history behind the progenitors of Bismarck, ND.

Presenter: Professor LaVern Rippley, Professor of German, St. Olaf College, Northfield.

Marburg: A university town

Marburg is a university town in the German federal state of Hessen and capital of Marburg-Beidenkopf district in the valley of the river Lahn.  Our presenter will talk about his experiences as an exchange student there and the history of the city and its tourist highlights.