Terje Birkedal examines the institution of Viking Age slavery and explores its wider context in the history of the Vikings and the history of slavery.
Category: Norwegian Heritage
Four of our readers share their memories of meeting the former vice president Walter Mondale and their stories of his kindness and generosity.
The Dovre Line is the 344-mile-long line of the Norwegian railway network between Oslo and Trondheim that is prominent in Norwegian national awareness.
Gyri, the daughter of famed Norwegian composer Geirr Tveitt, tells readers about her home, Tveit farm, in Hardanger and her 17th of May traditions.
A new reconstruction project from TUNE VIKING aims to bring Norwegian youth together to build a replica of the famous 1,200-year-old Tune Viking ship.
Perfoming at heritage events around the Pacific Northwest, the Winter Band spreads the joy of traditional Scandinavian music while preserving older songs.
Becky and Mike Lusk celebrate and preserve traditional Scandinavian woodworking styles and techniques thorugh their business, Lusk Scandia Works.
On the 90th anniversary of his death, Notre Dame University football fans gathered to memorialize Knute Rockne, the famous coach of the “Fighting Irish.”
Painters across the country had the chance to paint Bergen’s famous Bryggen at an online painting workshop at Norway House, led by artist Jana Peterson.
Rather than cancel last year’s 17th of May, the community of Lydvo put on their own miniature version of it. This year, they’ve opted for the same solution.