May 10 , 2013
A brief review of Wi Leahre Plautdietsch: A Beginner's Guide to Mennonite Low German by Isaias McCaffery has been contributed by Harold Neufeld of Winnipeg. This can be found on the Learning Plautdietsch page under the resources section.
March 30 , 2013
A course of study to acquire a basic level of Plautdietsch language skills, has finally been found, in a one volume text of weekly lessons, Wi Leahre Plautdietsch: A Beginner's Guide to Mennonite Low German by Isaias McCaffery (Sep 2 2008). This can be found on the Writings in Plautdietsch page under the resources section.
March 26 , 2013
Dee Erläwnisse von Alice em Wundalaund: A Low German Translation by Dr. Jack Thiessen of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll can now be purchased at Amazon. The link can be found on the Writings in Plautdietsch page under the resources section.
An event to celebrate Dee Erläwnisse von Alice em Wundalaund: A Low German Translation by Dr. Jack Thiessen of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. April 4, 2013, 7:00PM in
Room 2M70 (second floor Manitoba Hall) at the University of Winnipeg. More information is found on the events page.
March 20 , 2013
One of the early folktales, De Tuunkjeenig (the wren) common to the low land Saxon peoples has been recorded in the Molochna and Khortiza dialects of Plautdietsch. These are found on the audio page.
March 18 , 2013
Velluim Voat Dokta, a amateur comedy on video in three parts including standup comedy, a pig slaughtering bee, a session of traditional chiropractic practice and romance. This is found on the video page
March 5 , 2013
A new Facebook page featuring cartoons with Plautdietsch cartoons is now available. This is found on the Plautdietsch Links page under the Resources section.Over 1000 people have liked this and many and various people from many parts of the world are commenting on the cartoons. Many people are using this as an exercise for learning to understand written Plautdietsch by testing their translations or requesting help from others.
February 22, 2013
I have updated the Comments section of this website with comments received from February 2012 until now. These include a new URL for The New Plautdietsch Lexicom by Loren Koehler and Ed Zacharias (the relevant link in the Dictionaries page under the Resources section has been updated.) These comments also include other corrections and requests for help from people wanting to remember or retrieve oral traditions, or wanting help with projects of writing poetry inspired by plautdietsch words or sayings. see new comments
January 19 2013
A Plautdietsch variety evening of music and words featuring 3molPlaut read more....