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Basque Sheepherders in the Great Basin

March 13, 2010

Lured by opportunities in a new land, Basques arrived in the American West during the 1800s and 1900s. The vast majority worked as sheepherders, living a lonely lifestyle with their flocks in the mountain meadows and harsh de...

Cengotitabengoa Honored at Hall of Fame Dinner in Washington D.C. Nov. 7

November 4, 2009

By Nancy Zubiri José Ramón Cengotitabengoa is a driven man. Especially when it comes to promoting the Basque identity. Cengotitabengoa spearheaded the movement to erect the Monument to the Basque Sheepherder in Reno, Nevada ...

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Monument to the Basque Sheepherder