Vinnland flag

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Flag of Vinnland

The Vinnland flag is a flag first used by the musical group Type O Negative to encompass a variety of front man Peter Steele's interests and political beliefs,[1] including his own Icelandic heritage.[2] The flag appears on various Compact Disc covers by the group, sometimes with the slogan "made in the People's Technocratic Republic of Vinnland", and adorns various pieces of Type O Negative merchandise.

Subsequently, the symbol has gained use as an ethnic flag by various groups in North America, including numerous vendors, some Germanic neopagan groups and political groups who identify the name of the 11th Century Norse colony at L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland, called Vinland in the sagas, with the predominantly Anglo-American inhabited areas of the modern nations of Canada and the United States.

The flag is designed in the style of a Nordic Cross flag, with a green field and a black cross with white fimbriation.

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "The official website of Technocratic People's Republic of Vinnland - The People". Vinnland.info. Retrieved 2012-09-20. 
  2. ^ "Flags used by Musicians". Crwflags.com. Retrieved 2012-09-20.