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Happy Birthday Julie Ingebretsen

Yesterday, May 27th, was the seventh anniversary of the 10th birthday of our beloved leader. In other words, Julie Ingebretsen is celebrating her 70th birthday ...
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Meet Sweden’s Tomas Tranströmer

Today is the 88th birthday of Tomas Tranströmer. Tranströmer was one of Sweden’s leading poets of his generation and in 2011  he was awarded the ...
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Happy Birthday Elsa Beskow

Happy 145th birthday to Elsa Beskow.  Elsa Beskow was one of Sweden's best-loved writer and illustrator of children's books. “For over one hundred years Swedish ...
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The Emigrants — An Important Story

Immigration is in the headlines these days. Ingebretsen’s was founded by Charles Ingebretsen Sr. who emigrated from Norway in the early 1900's, the only member ...
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Genealogy Resources

Here are some resources in Minnesota for you to find out more about your Scandinavian roots. We are fortunate to have individual genealogy groups in ...
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What We Believe In – A book by Ellen Marie Jensen

“The belief that the Sámi had supernatural powers probably helped save them,” says Ellen Marie Jensen, editor of What We Believe In and PhD Research ...
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Viking clothing – a brief history

We frequently receive questions about Viking-era clothing. So we took this opportunity to ask guest blogger and Nordic Roots educator Kari Tauring to clarify what ...
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