TITLE

From Geysirs to grub-axe to grain: Icelandic emigration

AUTHOR(S)
Hale, Christopher
PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
Canadian Ethnic Studies;1997, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines some aspect of the emigration history of Icelanders and traces its development to the founding of the settlement of Markerville in Alberta, Canada. Information on the first Icelanders to immigrate to North America in modern times; Threat of a split in New Iceland; Economic difficulties of Icelandic immigrants in Pembina settlement.
ACCESSION #
526749

 

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