Canadian Military History Gateway
Subject > Wars, Battles and Conflicts > Early History to 1603 > The First Warriors
Date > 1000
Based on Viking accounts, the Skraelings were courageous and effective warriors. Their tactics have a lot in common with other Amerindian cultures.
The first North American warriors met by Europeans were the people the Vikings called the Skraelings.
A Viking colony led by Karlsefni was soon abandoned after conflict with the Skraelings