Category: Norwegian Heritage

Vesterheim

Anders Sandvig’s gift

Vesterheim’s Laurann Gilbertson reflects on Maihaugen founder Anders Sandvig’s important role in preserving Norwegian heritage on both sides of the Atlantic.

Atlantic Herring

When the fish went away

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.