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Basque History Explored in High Country Celebration near Gardnerville

June 24, 2010

Basque history and culture in the Eastern Sierra Nevada will be featured during the 2010 Basque High Country Heritage Celebration that will held this weekend near Gardnerville, Nevada.

New Basque Walking Tour in Boise (Updated 6-29-10)

March 15, 2010

A long-awaited series of projects to create an interpretive walking tour of Basque historical and cultural landmarks in downtown Boise Read More »...

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...

Basque Tree Carvings – A Living Legacy Threatened

November 1, 2009

Basque Sheepherder Carvings in the Sierras from Euskal Kazeta Basque News on Vimeo. Across the West, Basque immigrants worked as sheepherders from 1800s to the 1960s. During the summer months, sheepherders would trail with their sheep up into the mountain ranges, where fresh water streams and lush pastu...

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