Diane Pearson

Longtime Member Stanley Gabriel Passes

November 5, 2023

Stanley Gabriel of Eden Prairie, MN., passed away peacefully the morning of October 24 at his home surrounded by family – just two days after celebrating his 90th birthday. Stanley and his wife, Marjatta, were FGGMN members for many many years.…

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FGGMN Mourns the Passing of Longtime Member/Board Member Jeanne Swope

October 31, 2023

Jeanne Luoma Swope passed away peacefully on October 25th, 2023, at age 78, after a long illness. She was a reader, a writer and an artist, a student of Finnish, a beloved sister, mother and grandmother, and a good friend.…

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Finnish Sami Art Exhibit

September 21, 2023

The Minneapolis Institute of Art is featuring Tia Keobounpheng, daughter of Duluth MN architect David Salmela. She weaves together Finnish and Sami familial threads. The show is free and ends on Oct. 29th. For more information: new.artsmia.org <http://new.artsmia.org/>.

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