Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota
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Saturday, January 25
1:00 pm
Colonial Church, Edina
What are runes? What does runic writing teach us about our Scandinavian ancestry? This presentation will provide an overview of the thousands of runestones existing today, primarily in Sweden, Norway and Denmark, but some in North America. 
About the Speaker:  Loraine Jensen is the founder of the American Association for Runic Studies (AARS), a nonprofit organization based in Minneapolis, MN, promoting scholarly research on runes and runic inscriptions in Europe and North America. She is employed at the Minnesota Department of Education as an Education Specialist. 
Here is the AARS website for your information