Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center

Public Radio 90's Hans Ahlstrom speaks with documentary filmmaker Michael Loukinen and Director of the Beaumier UP Heritage Center Dan Truckey about Loukinen's new film "Pelkie: 100 Years of Finnishness in Michigan's North Woods."

The film will show on Saturday, November 8th, at 1pm in NMU's Jamirich 1100.

For more information, click here to visit the film's website

The 2019 Summer festival season was another success! Performances from the July 2019 Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival and the August 2019 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival were enjoyed by scores of folk music fans AND recorded for your future listening pleasure in upcoming programs of In The Pines. In addition, be sure to listen for recordings from the Marquette Area Blues Fest.  Stay tuned for new programs on In The Pines every Sunday night at 9:00 pm eastern and again every Thursday at 3:30 pm.

MARQUETTE, MI--    The Beaumier UP Heritage Center will honor the recipients of the 2018 Upper Peninsula Folklife Awards next week. 

The award is given to individuals and organizations that have helped preserve and promote the traditional arts and culture of the region. This year the award will be given to Dave Bezotte of Chassell and the Trenary Home Bakery.

MARQUETTE, MI--   The deadline to submit a nomination for the Upper Peninsula Folklife Award is quickly approaching. 

Nominees can be a person or organization that has made a difference in the creation or preservation of folk arts in the U.P. Arts genres can include music, dance, storytelling, crafts, food, and others.

The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center will receive nominations through

March 30, and a committee will make the final selection.

For more information and a nomination form, go to and click on the “Events” tab.

Hans Ahlstrom speaks with Dan Truckey, Director of the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern MichiganUniversity, about the upcoming exhibit, "The Immigrant Experience"

Contact Dan Truckey at (906)227-3212 or email


Hans Ahlstrom speaks with Dan Truckey, Director of the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center, about this evening's round-table discussion event on campus.

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The Beaumier Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University is celebrating French Canadian Heritage Week with a walking tour in Marquette this Saturday. Center Director Dan Truckey talked with Hans Ahlstrom about the tour and the history of French Canadians in the region.

The French Canadian Walking Tour is Saturday, September 30th, at 1pm in Marquette. The tour begins at the corner of Fourth and Washington streets. For more information, call the Beaumier Heritage Center at 227-3212.

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