1. Ancestry

Dr. Johnathan Storlie

Dr. Storlie is a Spring Grove native and the Heritage Center’s genetic genealogist and videographer. In addition to genealogy, he assists people in analyzing their Promethease reports, identifying the causes of ailments, and helping people to live a proactive lifestyle based upon their unique genome. He also teaches genetics, microbiology, immunology, and other health-related college courses. Dr. Storlie earned a PhD with a specialty in human virology. He also earned his Masters with a specialty in Ontology, or the study of the phenomenon of Being and its stewardship.

Johnathan Storlie

Oral Historian and Project Intern

The deadline has been extended for applications. GOTE Oral History RFP April 9 2018 (PDF) Giants of The Earth Heritage Center, Spring Grove, MN Contract Positions (2): Oral Historian and Project Intern Norwegian Ridge Oral

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Human Spirituality and Neoteny

Some of the latest genetic research on neoteny suggests that humans–and the very powerful institutions that govern them–have preferentially selected for the survival of more childlike humans over thousands of years. This is exhibited in

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Giants sing Ja, vi elsker…

Ja, vi elsker dette landet, som det stiger frem, furet, værbitt over vannet, med de tusen hjem, — elsker, elsker det og tenker på vår far og mor og den saganatt som senker drømmer på

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$20,000 genomic sequencing–FREE

Dr. John Storlie recently received word that he was officially accepted into the Harvard Personal Genome Project, which means that their genomes will be completely sequenced, a $20,000 value, for free. “This not only is

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Envisioning the Heritage Center

Envisioning an Interactive, Personalized Heritage Center About a year ago, Giants of the Earth Heritage Center purchased the Historic Ballard House for use as the Heritage Center. The renovation of the Ballard House into the

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