Asatru related Links
Historical and Archaeological Sites
L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site "discovery site of Viking ruins in North America preceding Columbus by 500 years."
Vikings in the New World "A brief description of Greenland Settlements, and the Newfoundland Settlement, and the Kennisington Rune Stone, and New World artifacts."
Leif Ericson Millennium Celebration "celebrates the 1000 year anniversary of the first documented European to set foot in North America."
Ruins of Gardar: An Insight Into Norse Religion in Greenland "As Vikings continued to journey west in search of arable land upon which to raise their cattle and sheep, Christianity was never far behind. The new religion found its early support from the Viking kings, seeing it as a means of strengthening their power. The Church and kings were greatly interdependent."
Eirik the Red's Saga Eirik the Red, Norway for Iceland because of some killings.
Norse Ruins at Gardar "research paper providing insight into Norse religion in Greenland, by Chris Wright."
Search for Vinland, The: On the Trail of the Vikings "Norse mariners ventured onto North American shores repeatedly for three centuries in the wake of Herjulfsson's unexpected discovery."
The Vikings: They Got Here First, But Why Didn't They Stay? discussing the Viking forays into North America.
Controversial History Sites
The Kensington Rune-Stone Since its discovery on a farm in Minnesota in 1898, few artifacts have raised as much controversy as the Kensington Runestone. For anyone interested in learning more about it, the Kensington Runestone home page is open.
Kilian's Chronicle "Kilian's Chronicle" carries us back to a different beginning, five centuries before Columbus, when the vikings were lost on these shores. To find their way home they needed the navigating stone, stolen by Kilian, the Irish slave, who escaped from their ship. This film tells the story of Kilian's flight to freedom and his encounter with the original people of America. They rescued him.They healed him."