Category: Norwegian Heritage

A Norsk look at the US

A-magasinet wonders what happened to our hope—and what’s up with burgers M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway As pointed out in philologist Sverre Mørkhagen’s historical trilogy of Norwegian Americans (review, NAW, April 22, 2015), today...

The fun of the cold

The following is an excerpt from Michael Kleiner’s memoir, Beyond the Cold: An American’s Warm Portrait of Norway. He spent 1969-70 in Oslo with his family when he was 11. He taught himself to...

Notable Norwegians: Leif Erikson

David Moe Leif Erikson was the second son of Erik the Red. Erik the Red’s father had been banished from Norway and settled in Iceland, but Erik the Red is credited with settling Greenland,...