Category: Norwegian Heritage


Sami Siida  

Tove Andersson writes about Sami Siida
with a restaurant, museum,  and cultural events for guests, run by Sami family members in Alta, Norway.


In loving memory

Adeline Clarice Leraas died Dec. 23, 2021, at 92. She had a long career in nursing, was active in her church, and proud to be Norwegian.


The trolls within

David Moe reports on “Troll Genesis: From Hammer to the Cross,” a talk by Britte Rasmussen Marsh on the origins of mythology’s “good vs. evil.”

Karen Platou

The Norwegian Stortinget displays a portrait painted by Marianne Wiig Storaas of Karen Platou, the first woman elected to parliament in 1922.