Tagged: Viking settlements

Go Viking to Scotland: part one

From the Galloway Hoard exhibit in Edinburgh to the Viking-established Orkney Islands Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American “To go Viking” was originally a verb phrase used by Scandinavians to describe traveling overseas. I...

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The saga of LEIF

Seattle-based foundation commemorates Viking settlements with Leif Erikson statues Leif Erikson International Foundation As hobbies go, it’s rare. So rare, in fact, that no one else has taken on the task of giving statues...

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Vikings encounter Native Americans

CLU’s Nordic Spirit Symposium explores first meeting of Europe and North America Judith Gabriel Vinje Los Angeles Viking Age Greenland, with its Norse settlers—of Norwegian descent—was a point of embarkation to remote lands and...