Danielle Unett at the Blumenhof site.

For the next 6 weeks this blog with be priveledged to have a guest author. Danielle Unett is going into her fourth year of studies at the University of Winnipeg, with a major in Anthropology and a minor in Classical Studies. She is participating in her second archaeological dig at the site of the former village of Blumenhof this summer through the Mennonite Heritage Village. Danielle will be submitting daily blogs on the dig which is currently underway.

This year's excavation is being conducted as a University of Winnipeg field studies class under the direction of our Senior Curator, Roland Sawatzky, and Val McKinley from the Department of Anthropology at the U of W. We are delighted to have this opportunity to partner with the university in this ongoing archeological research.

Welcome to the blog, Danielle.

About the Author

Gary is responsible for the overall management of MHV. Guiding the staff, informing the board, and networking with officials, volunteers, corporate sponsors, individual donors and other guests. He has a business diploma and a MA in Global Studies from Providence Theological Seminary. With his family he did humanitarian work for 18 years in Asia, including being a CEO of a Compost Enterprise in China. He loves to discuss the Mennonite story and how it is relevant in our world. Learn more about the MHV.

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