Nearly every Norwegian-American loves to eat krumkake at Christmas, but Eric Stavney and his family show readers that it is surprisingly hard to make.
Author: Eric Stavney
Legendary Sámi singer and activist, Mari Boine, recently finished a U.S. tour. Eric Stavney was able to interview her via Skype before her Seattle concert.
Eric Stavney meditates on the history and mystery of Norwegian stave churches after a recent visit to Gol Stave Church at the Folkemuseum in Oslo.
In an education system that is more and more job-focused, the author answers the question, “What is a Scandinavian language degree good for?”
Ronia, the Robber’s Daughter is a coming-of-age story written in 1981, 36 years after Astrid Lindgren launched her popular Pippi Longstocking books.
Eric Stavney visits Bardahl Oil, one of Seattle’s oldest and most successful companies, founded by Norwegian immigrant Ole Bardal.
Writer Eric Stavney examines the driver of modern salmon mariculture and the promise of this technology from an ecological standpoint.
Eric Stavney consutls with fisheries expert Dr. Jill Rolland to answer the question of whether farmed salmon is good for your health.
Eric Stavney talks about his favorite Scandinavian Christmas spirits, kind and benevolent gnomes and goats, with the readers of The Norwegian American.
As you step into the Nordic Museum’s exhibit rooms of The Vikings Begin, you leave the dramatic, well-lit “fjord” hallway and are plunged into darkness. This fits the notion that much about the Vikings is shrouded in mystery, especially where they came from…