How to use this directory of resources

Click on Browse/Filter to narrow your search by checking specific communities and services included in the EchoX community listings.

EchoX includes a steadily growing searchable database of organizations, groups, writers, artists and others organized by ethnicity, cultural focus, type of heritage work and/or type of community action. Check back often to see newly added listings!

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The Scandinavian Cultural Center is dedicated to increasing and sharing knowledge of Scandinavian history and culture with the wider community of the Tacoma and South Puget Sound area.

The mission of the Scandinavian Cultural Center at Pacific Lutheran University is “to engage Nordic and Nordic-American heritage and highlight customs, traditions, and contemporary societies with understanding towards other cultures.”
  • Education
    College Organizations
    Genealogy Research
    Museums & Cultural Centers
  • Food
  • Language
    Language Classes
  • Media

Honoring the Scandinavian heritage of Pacific Lutheran University, we bring together members of the community, students, and faculty in an ongoing exploration of what Scandinavian heritage contributes to our understanding of ourselves and the world around us. We celebrate the unique culture and history of Scandinavia through exhibitions, lectures, musical events, films, and celebrations and gatherings. Anyone is welcome to become a member and support the mission of the Scandinavian Cultural Center. Members of the public are also welcome to experience our exhibitions free of charge as well as many of our programs.