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Easter Gift Guide

It’s more important than ever to support our Nordic community and to show our love for others. Check out The Norwegian American’s 2020 Easter Gift Guide.

Norway House presents Oleana

Casting on for a new generation Carstens Smith Minneapolis “Work hard. Be kind,” is how Gerda Sørhus Fuglerud, CEO of Oleana summarizes the company’s ethos. Oleana, a knitwear company based in Ytre Arna, Norway,...

Remote possibilities in Vardø

The island town on the outermost point of Finnmark has a deceptively complex life Andy Meyer The Norwegian American Almost half of Norway lies above the Arctic Circle. But it cannot be said that...

Polar bear or “aqua bear”?

Jon Aars, Karen Lone, Christian Lydersen, Magnus Andersen, & Kit M. Kovacs Norwegian Polar Institute Research notes: Ursus maritimus, the polar bear’s Latin name, clearly identifies it as a marine animal, not a terrestrial...

We will weather any storm

A response to Jan Brøgger’s op ed “Any port in a storm for Norway?” Anders Langøy Isaksen Bergen, Norway Norwegians don’t have to struggle to understand the infatuation our elected leaders have with the...

A changing Arctic: Norway’s position

Kåre R. Aas The Royal Norwegian Embassy Those who have never been there might picture the Arctic as a monotonous expanse of ice and polar bears. But to many Norwegians, the Arctic is home. In...