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Adopting a Viking Mentality - is it for you? Part II

We are fascinated by the Viking mentality. Their fighting spirit and their tenacity seem to have captivated the attention of an entire generation. And while I believe most people don’t really get who the Vikings were, I also believe that those of us who work with this historical era every day, need to be inclusive and stop judging people for their lack of knowledge. 1,173 more words

Vikings

BEWARE ANCESTRY.COM's DNA Test

I know these tests have become popular for discovering ethnicity. Heck- I wanted to do it myself. I even ordered the kit. BUT you need to read the fine print and understand that in order to get your results, you are signing away your rights to your DNA sample forever. 57 more words

Ellis Nelson

The Beginning of the Varnum's in Canada: Crestleaf.com’s 12 Months of Fascinating Family Finds: April

My brother-in-law asked if I knew anything about the Varnum branch of his and my husband’s family tree.  I knew that when Thomas Cornish  came from Cornwall, England, he married Mary Ann Varnum. 663 more words

Geneology

Children Of Abraham?

Yes, I realize that you are descendants of Abraham. And yet some of you are trying to kill me because there’s no room in your hearts for my message. 705 more words

Daily Walk

Kriol: Largest Language Exclusive to Australia

When we think of Creole we think of Louisiana (and maybe Beyonce) but it’s actually much more than that. Creole, in terms of language, is created through… 46 more words

Heritage

English-Americans: Still English?

The above is from a pro-English Facebook group.

I know some would not agree with the idea expressed in it, but there’s no denying that one… 362 more words

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