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GERMANS FROM RUSSIA: Children of the Steppe, Children of the Prairie - PRAIRIE CROSSES, PRAIRIE VOICES: Iron Crosses of the Great Plains - by Prairie Public Television and North Dakota State University Libraries. Germans from Russia: Children of the Steppe, Children of the Prairie documentary explores the history and culture of this unique ethnic group. It tells the story of the Germans from Russia - past, present and future. Prairie Crosses, Prairie Voices: Iron Crosses of the Great Plains documentary evokes the stories-memories of the Germans from Russia, a frugal and tenacious people whose blacksmiths used wagon-wheel rims and scrap metal to fashion markers for the graves of the dead. It follows the traditional iron art form that crossed continents and oceans and survived famine and war-to be reborn on the Great Plains in Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Montana, South Dakota, and the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Dual DVD.
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