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Egil Skallagrímsson

Through the story of Egil Skallagrímsson, Terje Birkedal seeks to expand popular ideas of the Vikings to see them as real humans with thoughts and emotions.

tattoos

Taboo tattoos?

In light of the misuse of Norse symbols today, three Norwegian-Americans share stories of their Viking-inspired tattoos to disrupt the association with hate.

Symbols

The power of symbols

The co-opting of Norse mythology and Viking symbols by hate groups has become more visible over the last several years, but its roots run deep.

Fortidsfamilien

Fortidsfamilien

From their hiking shoes and ice skates to their clothing, this modern day medieval family spent the last year living like it was the Middle Ages.

To Go Viking

To Go Viking

The world of Viking festivals is a unique one. The documentary To Go Viking goes “behind the scenes” in what goes on during these festivals.

The Far Traveler

Nancy Marie Brown’s new book tells the story of Gudrid the Far Traveler, a Viking woman who sailed across the ocean to Vinland in the Icelandic Sagas.

Bunad

Bunad crisis looms

Husfliden, one of Norway’s largest bunad retailers, fears that a new shutdown in Viken County could lead to a bunad crisis ahead of 17th of May.