History of the Vinland/Vinnland FlagHistory of the Vinland/Vinnland Flag by MurlocAggroB-MadMAb
The Vinland/Vinnland Flag isn't racist, or rather it wasn't created with racism in mind. It was created years back by a music group member of Type O Negative named Peter Steele. Vinland for those who don't know, was the name of a viking settlement/outpost here in North America, specifically in what is known today as Newfoundland area of Canada.
The vikings/norse/germanic people were entering into an age of expansion, exploration, and conquest to some degree. They settled in many place, such as Greenland and Iceland. From which, people settled in a part of what we call North America today...this was hundreds of years before Columbus. For whatever reasons they had, be it climate change or a failed settlement....Vinland was abandoned and much like troy, forgotten for the most part and treated as fictional tales.
What does this have to do with the Vinland/Vinnland flag? It was made as a sort of homage to the Vinland settlement, to the norse people and their spirit that led them to the new
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