Betty White, who played Rose Nylund, the Norwegian-American Golden Girl, died at 99 on New Year’s Eve, just shy of her 100th birthday Jan. 17.
Category: Norwegian Heritage
Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall tells of the times when Norwegians would “skyte inn jula,” to “shoot in Christmas” with rounds of gunfire.
Tove Andersson talks to Ellen Marie
Martinsen, a Sami artist-photographer living in Sweden, who learned her
culture and its art on her own.
David Moe details the life of Queen Maud of Norway, who reigned from 1905 to 1938, when she died of heart failure in England after surgery.
Håvard Mossige celebrates the holidays with an old-fashioned julehefte, giving a look into the past through old postcards, gift ideas, and ads.
Rigmor K. Swensen shares news that Vikings were chopping wood and building things exactly 1,000 years ago at L’Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland.
Carstens Smith reports on Liz Bucheit’s
plans for a 2021 fellowship she received from the American-Scandinavian Foundation.
Laila Simon interviews owners of Mandel, a company committed to making Norwegian kransekaker to ship to customer around the country.
Victoria Hofmo interviews Tanje K. Eie about her memoir, A Norwegian-American tragedy, which tells of the trauma of her mother’s murder.
Chuck Bundrant, a true legend in the Alaska seafood industry, died Oct. 17 at home in Washington surrounded by his family and friends. He was 79.