Terje Birkedal uncovers evidence in sagas and poetry that Vikings were fierce warriors whose strong feelings and emotions included love.
Category: Norwegian Heritage
The Leif Eriksson International Festival in Minneapolis to feature Sámi songs, stories, and joik, with contributions from many Nordic countries, Oct. 5-17.
This summer’s Daughters of Norway Convention was a celebration of sisterhood and Norwegian heritage, bringing members from all over the U.S. to Bremerton.
On Aug. 21, Vesterheim, the National Norwegian-American Museum and Folk Art School in Decorah, Iowa, dedicated its new Heritage Park open-air museum.
Laila Simon spoke with Erik Vevang, a carver and woodcarving teacher in Minneapolis, about his transition back to teaching in person.
Mindekirken in Minneapolis is gearing up for its centennial celebration with the sale of commemorative artwork by congregation member Kari Fosse.
The Fremont Troll is perhaps one of the most famous trolls in America. But how does it stack up to other depictions of trolls from Norwegian folklore?
The Norwegian American fondly remembers Larrie Wanberg, a longtime contributor to the paper and an influental member of the Norwegian-American community.
Sometimes called Viking chess, Kubb has a long history dating back to the Viking era and a bright future kept alive by the U.S. National Kubb Championship.
After 15 months of scaled down online programming during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Scandinavia House is opening up its doors once again.