Category: Features

NORTANA

NORTANA seminar brings distinguished guests from Oslo

America’s Norwegian teachers gather in North Dakota for annual conference Andy Meyer The Norwegian American Each fall, members the Norwegian Researchers and Teachers Association of North America (NORTANA) meet up for Norgesseminaret (the Norway...

2019 Gift Guide

The wait is finally over! Our 2019 Gift Guide has ideas for everyone on your list, including, the Norski who has everything… Look inside now, and experience the joy of giving! To best view...

Mona Anita K. Olsen

Mona moves back home to Norway

A top 10 checklist and other important things you might not always think about Mona Anita K. Olsen, PhD University of Stavanger Planning a move to any new location comes with a range of...

A Viking Thanksgiving up north

When fiction is funnier than fact Kaare Askildt Preeceville, Canada Despite being such good neighbors, many Americans don’t realize that in Canada, Thanksgiving is celebrated ahead of the United States. The earliest recorded Canadian...

Vintage Christmas

It’s shining bright in quiet little villages… Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American Since I live in a region of the country that is hot and humid, one can understand why I enjoy looking...

Why I read The Norwegian American

We are happy to share what our readers have to say about our newspaper: “I read The Norwegian American connects me with my Scandinavian culture and heritage just like it did for my great...