Icelandic National League of the United States

A Resource for All Things Icelandic

Connecting Icelanders and those who love Iceland

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Join Us for an Update from Iceland’s Ambassador to the U.S.

July 19, 2021

We are honored to have Bergdís Ellertsdóttir update us on her role and responsibilities as Iceland’s Ambassador to the United States. Much has changed since Ambassador Ellertsdóttir talked with us…

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Saint Thorlak

The Summer Feast of Saint Thorlák

July 9, 2021

By Aimee O’Connell  | Most of us are familiar with Thorláksmessa, the Feast of Saint Thorlák, which Icelanders mark on December 23 as both a salute to the Patron Saint…

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Brewing Mead with Brent Skarðaborg

June 23, 2021

Join us on Wednesday, July 7th for a discussion about making mead with Chef Brent Skarðaborg. Mead is called the Nectar of the Gods.  Neither beer nor wine, mead is in…

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Our Mission

Building a vibrant community of individuals, families, Icelandic organizations and businesses to bring Icelandic culture and heritage alive throughout the United States.

INLUS is an all-volunteer, 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization registered with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. Donations and memberships support our efforts to educate, communicate, and financially support mission related activities.

We are grateful for the contributions of our volunteers, members and donors.  Thank You!

Our Activities

Education - We will offer interesting topics in blogs, newsletters and on social media. We will also host interesting speakers for webinars and presentations related to Iceland and Icelanders.

Culture - We will host arts, music, recipes, Icelandic language lessons, authors and more.

Philanthropy - We will award Scholarships and Heritage Grants in support of our mission. As a nonprofit organization, this is a vital component of our work.

More offerings will be presented as we grow.​

One’s back is vulnerable, unless one has a brother. Ber er hver að baki nema sér bróður eigi.

The Saga of Njal, chapter 151