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Basques in the Americas 1592-1692

Steve Bass, Historian

August 19, 2009

This is one of a series of chronologies on historic contributions of Basques posted in Euskal Kazeta. RELATED CHRONOLOGIES: Basques in the Americas 1492-1592 Basques in the Americas 1692-1792 Basques in the Americas 1792-1893 Ma...

Center for Basque Studies

July 25, 2009

New Basque Studies Center Dedicated from Euskal Kazeta Basque News on Vimeo. ...

Aita Martxel Tillous

June 16, 2009

Aita Martxel Tillous: Basque Priest from Euskal Kazeta Basque News on Vimeo. ...

Speak Softly and Carry a Basque Stick

Pierre Igoa, Writer

June 14, 2009

The Makila Two coats of arms are carved on the baton. On the upper part, there is a sting of threaded wrought iron which can be seen when unscrewing the handle; below, a genuine club which balances the makila for walkin...

Klika Comes from a Military Tradition

June 6, 2009

HISTORY French Military Bands Led to Start of Basque Klikas To understand the origins of the Basque klika, one must know the history of French military music. The Origins of Military Music The association of music and war is a phenomenon that has experience throughout hi...

The Early Days of Folk Dancing in Bakersfield

Pierre Igoa, Writer

June 6, 2009

How and when did Basque dancing get organized in Bakersfield? See what Jeannette Arrayet had to say. In the early 1950s, Jean and Rose Erasserret gathered a group of Basques together to dance the old country traditional...

Basque Dance

June 6, 2009

"A people that sing and dance on top of the Pyrenees." This is how Voltaire described the Basque people. Although his definition is short, it captures the essence of the Basque who know what a festival is and that a besta is fi...

The Forgotten Basques – the Benedictines

Mitch Gariador, Writer

June 6, 2009

Updated July 28, 2013 with additional photos and articles Mitch Gariador writes about the forgotten Basque Benedictines of Sacred Heart Abbey, in Oklahoma Read More »...

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