Symposium on Viking/Norse and American Indian Cultural Integration, 1000 – 1500 A.D.
Missouri History Museum
5700 Lindell Blvd. in Forest Park
Date & Time:
Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 10 AM – 4 PM
Scandinavian Picnic –
Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 12 – 4 PM
Blue Heron Pavilion, Valley Park, MO
General Admission $27.37
Boy Scouts, Order of the Arrow:
All scouts wearing their uniforms and regalia are admitted free to the event!
Myron Paine, PhD
Author: Frozen Trail to Merica: Talerman (2007) and Walking to Merica (2008). Lenape Lenni Indian and Walam Ulam expert.
Ralph Rowlett, PhD:
Naskapi & Inuit Folklore, Legends
Eric Hinrichs, PhD: Nordic & Algonquin languages, DNA
Author: Viking Christian Missionaries to Americas – 1000 – 1500 A.D.,
500 Years of Viking Presence in America
Steve Hilgren, Bonnie Rasmussen & William Smith:
Artifacts, lectures, books, historical documents
& film: Kensingtonsteinensgata (The Mystery of the Kensington Stone)
Freda Cruse Hardison
Talk on the ‘Birth of the Ozarks” Intermarriage & Integration of Native Americans in our own Missouri Ozarks!