Known For: Founded a settlement in what is now Newfoundland, making him the first European to set foot in North America. Eriksson converted his mother, who built Greenland's first Christian church, but not his outlaw father. Two sagas give differing accounts as to how Eriksson arrived in North America.
The cultural history of Greenland can be used to identify whether the large island lies in North America or is in Europe. M. Jens Bull, Counsellor of Legation, as Agent, and by MM.