Velkommen til LEIF
Welcome to LEIF
Wearing a mantle of snow,
Leif Erikson welcomes ships to the harbor at Trondheim, Norway. This replica
of Seattle's statue was given by Scandinavian Americans to the city of Trondheim.
Photo: The Norway Post.
The mission of the Leif Erikson International Foundation (LEIF) is
- Promote Leif Erikson as the first recorded European to come to
- Promote Scandinavian culture.
- Build bridges between Scandinavians and Americans.
Get a Piece of the Rock
When August Werner designed his Leif Erikson statue, he also made a series of busts. We now have the opportunity to cast a new
series of those busts from Prof. Werner's original form. They'll be available in bronze, resin, or plaster, and will be 18 inches tall.
For more details, see our recent newsletter
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.
Leif Erikson International Foundation
2245 NW 57th, Seattle, WA 98107