Terje Birkedal discusses the history of Norway’s boom-and-bust dependence on cod and herring populations over the centuries, affecting both culture and economy.
Category: Norwegian Heritage
In loving memory of Ivar Reiten, fixture of the Norwegian-American and fishing communities in the Puget Sound region and along the Pacific coast.
Vesterheim Musuem in Decorah, Iowa, announces plans for the transformation of its open-air division into Vesterheim Heritage Park.
Norwegian American Norman Borlaug was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970 for his work to world stop hunger. Read why…
It is with great sadness that the Greater Tacoma Peace Prize Board of Directors announces the death of 2006 GTPP Laureate William Fawcett Lincoln.
Jim Nelson remembers his longtime friend Jerry Clark Packard, who shared a deep interest in Norwegian heritage and spent his life in the service of others.
The Greater Tacoma Peace Prize (GTPP) proudly announces the selection of Marilyn Kimmerling as the 2020 GTPP Laureate.
Since most of us are spending a lot more time at home lately, Ingebretsen’s Nordic Marketplace presents the 2020 HaikUff-da contest.…
Nothing stops the Vikings! When their popular Viking Fest was canceled, the East Coast Scandinavian Museum took its Beards and Braids contest online…
Travel editor Cynthia Elyce Rubin is a collector of vintage postcards. Can you help her identiy any of the people in their bunads for Syttende mai?