Americas settled in three waves
The biggest survey of Native American DNA has concluded that the New World was settled in three major waves. (BBC News, July 2012)
Ancient Archaeological Sites in Alaska
The discovery of Alaska’s earliest sites has been driven in part by the central question in New World archaeology: “When and how did the first people come to the Americas?”
Ancient migration: Coming to America
For decades, scientists thought that the Clovis hunters were the first to cross the Arctic to America. They were wrong — and now they need a better theory. (Nature, May 2012)
Beringia: Archaic Migrations into North America
This book by Robert D. Morritt is a study of the migration of cultures from Asia to North America from the earliest period of recorded history.
Cinco de Mayo
A celebration of this Mexican holiday by Alaskans of Mexican descent, written by Dr. Arsenio Rey-Tejerina of Anchorage.
Lots of information on the area, which is the "capital" of Norwegian settlement in Texas.
Danish Brotherhood in America
The Vancouver (British Columbia) chapter of a society founded in 1882 to preserve Danish culture in North America.
Danish Immigrant Museum
Located in Elk Horn, Iowa, this museum has the largest collection of Danish American artifacts in the world.
Danish Sisterhood in America
Founded in 1883, the society works to preserve Danish culture in North America.
The website is designed as a tool for immigrants interested in learning about the Yukon or for people who are thinking of immigrating to the Yukon.
The Mandan People
Some people believe that the Mandan Indians of North Dakota are descendants of Vikings.
Scandinavian Settlements in Saskatchewan
The history of immigration, from The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan.
Sons of Norway
The largest Norwegian organization outside of Norway works to preserve Norwegian culture in North America.
Swedish Migration to Canada
From The Encyclopedia of Canada's Peoples by Christopher S. Hale.
Vasa Order of America
Swedish in origin, the Vasa Order now welcomes anyone with Scandinavian roots, and works to preserve Scandinavian cultures in North America.
Who Got Here First?
John Noble Wilford of the The New York Times takes a long look at current theories.