Velkommen til LEIF
Welcome to LEIF

Last Chance for Names!
You have until mid-February to submit an immigrant name for the final plaque at Seattle's Leif Erikson Plaza. This is the last opportunity to add names. The plaque will be unveiled April 29, 2018.

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Our Final Project
We're giving a bust of Leif Erikson to the Hebrides.

Why Did Greenland’s Vikings Vanish?
Smithsonian ponders some new evidence.

Our Mission
The mission of the Leif Erikson International Foundation (LEIF) is to:
  1. Promote Leif Erikson as the first recorded European to come to America.
  2. Promote Scandinavian culture.
  3. Build bridges between Scandinavians and Americans.
Who We Are
LEIF is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the study, education, and promotion of Leif Erikson as the first recorded European to come to America, and of Scandinavian culture and connections between Scandinavians and Americans.