Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

Glimpses of Canadian History : Email: Scribbles@cogeco.ca

Archive for December 2013

A Viking Canadian Christmas in 1000 CE?

Though not recorded, it is possible that the Vikings from Greenland observed North America’s first Christmas at their settlement in Vinland (Newfoundland) An adventurous man with a spirit of curiosity, Leif Ericson was an explorer. As a young Viking boy, Leif inherited his father Eric’s bravery and fearlessness. Exiled from their home, the Norwegian Ericsons… (read more)