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 Christian Arel fights from a shield wall in a Viking combat demonstration at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Saturday.
A Viking feast on display at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Saturday.
Viking reenactor Christian Arel strikes a coin while his wife, Sheena Moes, nallbinds at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Saturday.
Viking reenactor Tracy Stubbert taunts his opponent during a combat demonstration at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Saturday.
Viking reenactor Lee McFarland nallbinds yarn at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Saturday.
Viking reenactor Jamin Schumacher slays a foe with his short spear during a combat demonstration at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Saturday.
Viking reenactor Sam Shoults, who hails from Missouri, eats a meal of peas porridge, a plum, pork in a prune red wine sauce, and bread, all prepared traditionally at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Saturday.
Viking reenactor Tracy Stubbert yells orders at his warriors in a shield wall formation during a combat demonstration at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Saturday.
Viking reenactors take to the water in a drakkar-style war ship, named for the dragon carving at the end of the boat, at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Monday.
Viking reenactor James Welbourne pummels the shield of Jay Clark in a combat demonstration at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Monday.
Viking reenactor Daniel Wallace Macmullin fills his maker's mark on a lyre at the buyer's request at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Monday.
Fifteen-year-old Viking reenactor Erika Jacques play sword fights with her brother among the authentic tents set up at the Icelandic Festival, Monday.
Christian Arel fights from a shield wall in a Viking combat demonstration at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Saturday. - COLE BREILAND / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
A Viking feast on display at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Saturday. - COLE BREILAND / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Viking reenactor Christian Arel strikes a coin while his wife, Sheena Moes, nallbinds at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Saturday. - COLE BREILAND / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Viking reenactor Tracy Stubbert taunts his opponent during a combat demonstration at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Saturday. - COLE BREILAND / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Viking reenactor Lee McFarland nallbinds yarn at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Saturday. - COLE BREILAND / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Viking reenactor Jamin Schumacher slays a foe with his short spear during a combat demonstration at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Saturday. - COLE BREILAND / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Viking reenactor Sam Shoults, who hails from Missouri, eats a meal of peas porridge, a plum, pork in a prune red wine sauce, and bread, all prepared traditionally at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Saturday. - COLE BREILAND / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Viking reenactor Tracy Stubbert yells orders at his warriors in a shield wall formation during a combat demonstration at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Saturday. - COLE BREILAND / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Viking reenactors take to the water in a drakkar-style war ship, named for the dragon carving at the end of the boat, at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Monday. - COLE BREILAND / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Viking reenactor James Welbourne pummels the shield of Jay Clark in a combat demonstration at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Monday. - COLE BREILAND / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Viking reenactor Daniel Wallace Macmullin fills his maker's mark on a lyre at the buyer's request at the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Monday. - COLE BREILAND / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Fifteen-year-old Viking reenactor Erika Jacques play sword fights with her brother among the authentic tents set up at the Icelandic Festival, Monday. - COLE BREILAND / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

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