||FORNSIÐR -Today, people all over the world, are once again searching for the religions of their ancient cultures. We use the word, Forn Siðr, which, in Old Norse, means The Old Custom, The Way Of The Ancient. The Asa & Vane society in Denmark, is an umbrella organization aimed at independent individuals and their kindred spirits.|
||Northvegr is a site with dual purposes. The first purpose is the promotion of and instruction in a reconstructionist Norse/Gothic Tribal form of Northern Tradition (i.e. Heathenism, Forn Sedh etc.). Our second goal is to provide a freely available resource for scholars as well as adherents to Northern Tradition by collecting and displaying the lore of the North as well as scholarly works dealing with Northern European and Indo-European studies ranging from pre-history up to the Middle Ages.|
is a small branch of Heiðni dedicated to reviving the green, to
reintegrating into nature. We believe that as we were created as
integral parts of the whole of nature, we may progress only when we
move within the natural cycles; and that nature, represented for us as
a thriving forest, is our home - to guard, defend, and enrich.
||Germanische Glaubens-Gemeinschaft (GGG) that means in english Germanic Faith-Community. At this site we wish to present to you European Heathenism, that is, the nature-religion of our direct ancestors, the Teutons and the Celts, and introduce you to the work of the oldest Pagan religious organization.|
Irminsul Ættir is an Ásatrú
church organization, a voluntary association of Ásatrúar
to practice the religion, facilitate networking, sharing of resources,
developing educational material and programs, fostering cooperation and
the promotion of Ásatrú. Lots of information about
Heritage & Religion with a well-stocked library on these subjects.
Also covers Language resources, Runic Studies and Seid Magical
list of Asatru Kindreds around the World and Gothar available for
traditional Heathen Ceremonies.
||Flight of the Condor / Shamanism It was a great effort to present this knowledge in easy-to-comprehend articles to you. Many (but not all) shamanic techniques are described. The techniques described should be practiced under experienced and skillful guidance of skilled shamans only and at your own risk.|
||Lietuvos Romuva is the baltic faith. The word
by itself means serenity, peace, harmony, tenderness and beauty. These
are our most cherished values. Romuva is a religion of life and harmony.
||World Congress of Ethnic Religions -The purpose of the WCER is to serve as an international body that will assist Ethnic Religious groups in various countries and will oppose discrimination against such groups. The World Congress of Ethnic Religions was established in June 1998 at the initiative of delegates from 16 different countries (Europe, Asia and America). This happened in Vilnius, Lithuania, the last European country to resist the onslaught of Christianity.|
||WINDOW TO THE FINNO-UGRIC WORLD - AKEN SOOME-UGRI MAAILMA|
|| Ancient Finnish Myths - Myths, Culture and
feelings of the ancient Finish Folk. Here you will cross over to
the wierd world of ancient Finnish Mythology. "Finns have the power
of Darkness, Finns are Wizzards" this was the cry of the Viking
Warriors who feared nothing........nothing but the Finns and their dark
|| Pictish Nation - Welcome to the world's first
web site dedicated to the Picts! On the web since 1994! In here I want
to make some things available to potential Pictophiles and all others
who come to visit. First of all, I want to create the world's first
page dedicated to that ancient race (known
as the Picts) whom once inhabited present day Scotland. I will try
to link all Pictish pages on the web here.
|| Order of the Northern Way - Much has been
said regarding Western Thought and the Eastern Way. But what about the
religious traditions and practices of the North?
There was a rich fully developed pre-Christian European
religion thriving just 1000 years ago. The parts of Europe
practicing Teutonic Heathenry include everything from the small
Alpine section of Northern Italy, thru the eastern and mountainous
sections of Spain, most all of France, up through the
British Isles and throughout Scandinavia.
mission is to provide educational materials to the global
community, focusing on the cultural identity of contemporary and
ancient European heritage.”
UPPÅKRA: Iron Age Site in Southern Sweden The aim of the project, entitled "Samhällsstrukturen i Sydsverige under järnåldern" (The social structure of Southern Sweden during the Iron age, is to study the development of the society in a chronologically wide perspective from 500 BC until 1000 AD.
||The British Museum: Meet the Ancestors
With links to galleries, touring exhibition information, workshops, events calendar and much more.
||Historiska Museet- Sweden: Galleries The
of National Antiquities in Sweden is responsible for Swedish
cultural history and art from the Stone Age to the 16th century.
Gallery of Vikings: More than 4,000 objects bear witness of the people,
their lives and travels.
||Rosala Viking Center - Finland: Galleries.
Museum with picture galleries and reconstructed Viking Era houses.
||Historical Heathens- At one
point all the Anglo-Saxons were Heathen, we are left very few clues or
written accounts describing to us certain individual Heathens in
Anglo-Saxon society, and when we do hear of a particular Heathen it is
usually just a small commentary on their conversion to Christianity,
and that was
more than likely the description of a particular kings conversion. The
common folk were pretty much left totally out of written records, unless.........read
||The Centre for the
Study of the Viking Age, develops and coordinates research into
all aspects of the Viking Age, though with a special emphasis on
Scandinavian contacts with the
British Isles, and on literary and linguistic sources for the period.
Norway's Viking Town, Norway's first town. The University of Oslo,
Institute for Archaeology, Conservation and Historical Studies (IAKH)
has organised the
large excavations that ran over three years, from 2000 till 2002.
A smaller research excavation was conducted in Kaupang's harbour
area in 2003. The site is called án port, a port with a
settlement, where goods were loaded and unloaded and there was trade
and artisan activity.
A traditional style music group which takes you on a musical journey
back in time to an era when the Norse culture blossomed over the North
Atlantic region, the time when the Vikings were setting out on perilous
sea voyages from Scandinavia across the Faroes, Iceland and Greenland
to Vinland (New Foundland).
GNY-Nordisk Folkmusik Another great link to Norse folkmusic. Site is in Danish, but hey, this is (blood memory) Music!
- Yoik is the Sami or Laplandic Way of singing or chanting.
There are yoiks for persons, animals and landscapes. The musical modus
yoiks is totally different from what is known in Euro-American music.
Some say that yoiks are the oldest musical tradition still alive in
through the nineties Hedningarna have wandered in the front line
when it comes to moving borders and renewing the Swedish folkmusic.
Folk and Roots Online Guide:
Folkworld's Artists of Northern European Folk Musicians. Denmark,
Finland, Iceland, and Sweden. With links to each featured Artists site.
Tryggvi Thorlief Larum: Icelandic- American Sculptor. On a mist shrouded bluff overlooking California's North Coast, Tryggvi sculpts images inspired from the art and archaeology of Northern Europe's Bronze and Iron Age.
"My art is a re-imagined perspective of expression, reflecting Nordic cultural influences, forged in echoes of ancestry, steeped in the haunting imagery of my people's past. The purpose of my work is to give new life and authentic expression to the tradition of Icelandic and Nordic art. As an Icelandic immigrant to this country, I want to bridge the ancient perspective of my ancestors and the magnificent materials available here in my adopted land.
jewellery and metalwork in ancient and medieval styles, using the
and materials of the past. I do custom work, as long as the design is
or earlier. We also sell authentic ancient and medieval antiquities. As
as possible, I use the methods and materials appropriate to each piece.
means that I get to spend a great deal of time doing research, both in
and in museums. At times, I spend more time doing the research than
|Whitehart Forge : Heidi Shewchuk & Daniel Klug Restoration and reproduction of traditional iron work in styles ranging from the Renaissance to the Craftsman Period Unique designs, one-of-a-kind iron work, and made to order art metal. Ceremonial athames; bolines; Scandinavian woman's knives; daggers; short swords; Celtic leaf blades and Scottish sgian dubhs. Drinking horn stands; torques; Thor's hammer pendants; camp equipment; rifle stands; manacles and Medieval restraints systems.|
|Bill Dawson Metalsmith Historically oriented work for reenactors as well as contemporary metal work.|
L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site of Canada - The reconstructions of three Norse buildings are the focal point of this archaeological site, the earliest known European settlement in the New World. The archaeological remains at the site were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978. Exhibits highlight the Viking lifestyle, artifacts, and the archaeological discovery of the site.
|Norstead: Viking Port of Trade created to take
history out of the exhibit case and place it in the
hands of visitors. Join costumed interpreters in the dim light of the
Viking-style Chieftain's Hall and listen
to mysterious Viking tales. Watch the blacksmith forging iron. Step
full-scale replica of the Viking ship Snorri
Learn how the Vikings mastered the North Atlantic. Use a simple notched stick to measure distance by the stars. Shape clay into pottery the way the Vikings did. It’s in your hands to explore!
|Foteviken - Viking Museum
adjacent to a a Living History Viking Village. There are many
interesting ancient monuments and sites in the area where The Museum of
Foteviken is situated. The cultural
heritage of the Viking Age is indeed present in the landscape,
surrounding the Museum of Foteviken. This area was of great im-portance
to the Danish kings. As an established
Viking or member of a re-enactment group, you are of course always
welcome to visit the Viking Reserve. You can come and stay whenever you
of Beowulf- Beowulf, written in old
English sometime before the 10th. century CE, describes the
adventures of a great Scandinavian Warrior of the 6th century.
Beoulf is the oldest surviving epic in British history.
Old Icelandic literature The subject is Old Icelandic
literature, primarily Eddaic and Skaldic poetry. There are no religious
strings attached. The Webmaster is neither Ásatrúar nor
"Asatruar". His interest in the subject is strictly philologic and
|Poetic & Elder Edda - sacred texts, sagas and legend|
| Old Norse
Edda, and much more. A
good collection for study.
Folklore- Estonian folklorists' server Haldjas (fairy, guardian spirit), which was set
up in 1995 by the folk belief research
group of the Institute of the Estonian Language. Presently, the group
the server have been incorporated under the Estonian Literary Museum.
|The Viking Society for northern research The
Society was founded to promote interest in the Scandinavian North, its
literature and antiquities.
|Runic Inscription From Europe - Pictures Only
|Runes - Alphabet of
Mystery. Origins, meanings, rune castings, divination, how to make a
Rune set, and much more on Norse history and Mythology
- Explore a Viking Village
Secrets of Norse Ships, The Viking Diaspora, Wite your Name
Poland - Exibitions, Journals and more. English
Swastika - A reproduction of the Book "The Swastika"
written by Thomas Wilson, curator, Department of Prehistoric
Anthropology, U.S. National Museum, published by the Smithsonian
Institute in 1896.
Legend of the Swastika- The SWASTIKA (or Fylfot) is
one of the oldest symbols still existing in history. It is a sacred and
prehistoric symbol that predates all formal religions known to
humankind. This common heritage of mankind - the connection between
developed cultures - could also be found in Western Europe until the
beginning of the last century, as a traditional symbol for the highest
knowledge of mankind.
|Hands Off Our Sacred Swastika
must be the loudest roar of the followers of Vedic
or Hindu Dharma and all its sects all over the world to save the
divinity, purity, auspiciousness, serenity, prestige and position the
Swastika holds in the human race.
the Swastika - Think of the most sacred thing in
your life, think of the most precious thing and put the swastika into
|Reclaim the Swastika-This
is dedicated to "reclaiming the swastika" - to sharing
information that reveals its long and varied history and the
spiritually deep meaning that underlies it.
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