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The '''North East Tolkien Society''', formerly known as the New York Tolkien Society, and also known as [[Heren Istarion]], is/was the largest American [[Smials|Smial]] of [[The Tolkien Society]].  
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The '''North East Tolkien Society''', formerly known as the New York Tolkien Society, and also known as Heren Istarion, was the largest American [[Smials|Smial]] of [[The Tolkien Society]].  
The main force behind Heren Istarion are co-chairs [[Anthony Burdge]] and his wife [[Jessica Burke]]. It is semi-dormant since 2009 due to hardship encountered by the co-chairs due to the great recession<ref>http://www.green-and-growing.com/2011/09/open-letter-to-occupywallstreet.html</ref>.
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The main force behind Heren Istarion were co-chairs [[Anthony Burdge]] and his wife Jessica Burke. It is defunct since 2009 due to hardship encountered by the co-chairs due to the recession. The last activity of Heren Istarion website as at March 2012 was March 2011. The Heren Istarion Facebook page also no longer exists. <ref>http://web.archive.org/web/20090520062052/http://herenistarion.org/(accessed 06-12-2011)</ref><ref>http://www.green-and-growing.com/2011/09/open-letter-to-occupywallstreet.html(accessed 06-12-2011)</ref> Consequently it's website<ref>http://web.archive.org/web/20051105035454/http://www.herenistarion.org/(accessed 06-12-2011)</ref> was downgraded to a blog<ref>http://herenistarionnets.blogspot.com(accessed 06-12-2011)</ref> as well as a Facebook page.<ref>http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=43894627954(accessed 06-12-2011)</ref>
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As at 2012 Anthony Burdge launched a blog covering fantasy and science fiction in general with some J.R.R. Tolkien related content. <ref>https://plus.google.com/103396983951064584135/posts(accessed 09-10-2012)</ref>
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
The smial is located on Staten Island, New York. Heren Istarion published its own calendars in 2008<ref>http://www.tolkiencalendars.com/2008_2009.html</ref>, 2009<ref>http://www.tolkiencalendars.com/2008_2009.html</ref>, 2010<ref>http://www.tolkiencalendars.com/2010.html</ref> and 2011<ref>http://www.tolkiencalendars.com/2011.html</ref>. It is unclear whether a 2012 calendar will be printed and sold.
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The smial was located on Staten Island, New York. Heren Istarion published its own calendars in 2008,<ref>http://www.tolkiencalendars.com/2008_2009.html(accessed 06-12-2011)</ref> 2009,<ref>http://www.tolkiencalendars.com/2008_2009.html(accessed 06-12-2011)</ref> 2010<ref>http://www.tolkiencalendars.com/2010.html(accessed 06-12-2011)</ref> and 2011.<ref>http://www.tolkiencalendars.com/2011.html(accessed 06-12-2011)</ref> No 2012 calendar was printed and sold.
  
 
Aside from Heren Istarion New York City has a Meetup.com group: NYC Area Friends of J.R.R. Tolkien & Fantasy, that appears to be active as it meets monthly.
 
Aside from Heren Istarion New York City has a Meetup.com group: NYC Area Friends of J.R.R. Tolkien & Fantasy, that appears to be active as it meets monthly.
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==Magazine==
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Heren Istarion also published a magazine through 2008, ''[[Parma Nölé]]''.<ref>https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B0_BEwnkL2WrOWZkNDJlY2UtOTA2MC00ZDg2LTllNGItZjFhNzZmMmIxMDg2&authkey=CLTb17kO&hl=en_US(accessed 06-12-2011)</ref> No issues were released in 2009, 2010 or 2011.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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* [http://www.meetup.com/NYC-Area-Friends-of-Tolkien-Fantasy New York City Meetup Group Around J.R.R. Tolkien]
 
* [http://www.meetup.com/NYC-Area-Friends-of-Tolkien-Fantasy New York City Meetup Group Around J.R.R. Tolkien]
  
==References==
 
 
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[[Category:American organizations]]
 
[[Category:American organizations]]
 
[[Category:Smials]]
 
[[Category:Smials]]

Latest revision as of 16:42, 9 October 2012

The North East Tolkien Society, formerly known as the New York Tolkien Society, and also known as Heren Istarion, was the largest American Smial of The Tolkien Society.

The main force behind Heren Istarion were co-chairs Anthony Burdge and his wife Jessica Burke. It is defunct since 2009 due to hardship encountered by the co-chairs due to the recession. The last activity of Heren Istarion website as at March 2012 was March 2011. The Heren Istarion Facebook page also no longer exists. [1][2] Consequently it's website[3] was downgraded to a blog[4] as well as a Facebook page.[5]

As at 2012 Anthony Burdge launched a blog covering fantasy and science fiction in general with some J.R.R. Tolkien related content. [6]

Contents

[edit] History

The smial was located on Staten Island, New York. Heren Istarion published its own calendars in 2008,[7] 2009,[8] 2010[9] and 2011.[10] No 2012 calendar was printed and sold.

Aside from Heren Istarion New York City has a Meetup.com group: NYC Area Friends of J.R.R. Tolkien & Fantasy, that appears to be active as it meets monthly.

[edit] Magazine

Heren Istarion also published a magazine through 2008, Parma Nölé.[11] No issues were released in 2009, 2010 or 2011.

[edit] External links

[edit] References

  1. http://web.archive.org/web/20090520062052/http://herenistarion.org/(accessed 06-12-2011)
  2. http://www.green-and-growing.com/2011/09/open-letter-to-occupywallstreet.html(accessed 06-12-2011)
  3. http://web.archive.org/web/20051105035454/http://www.herenistarion.org/(accessed 06-12-2011)
  4. http://herenistarionnets.blogspot.com(accessed 06-12-2011)
  5. http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=43894627954(accessed 06-12-2011)
  6. https://plus.google.com/103396983951064584135/posts(accessed 09-10-2012)
  7. http://www.tolkiencalendars.com/2008_2009.html(accessed 06-12-2011)
  8. http://www.tolkiencalendars.com/2008_2009.html(accessed 06-12-2011)
  9. http://www.tolkiencalendars.com/2010.html(accessed 06-12-2011)
  10. http://www.tolkiencalendars.com/2011.html(accessed 06-12-2011)
  11. https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B0_BEwnkL2WrOWZkNDJlY2UtOTA2MC00ZDg2LTllNGItZjFhNzZmMmIxMDg2&authkey=CLTb17kO&hl=en_US(accessed 06-12-2011)