Euskal Kazeta

Basque Studies Symposium at Cal-State Bakersfield

May 25, 2010

Filed under Bakersfield, Culture, History

The origins of Basques in Kern County and the history of Basque whalers in North America will be discussed during the 2010 Basque Studies Symposium on Friday May 28 at Cal-State Bakersfield. The event is scheduled to feature r...

Seattle Basque Club Remembers Aita Martxel Tillous

April 15, 2010

Filed under Culture, History, People, Religion, Seattle

For years, Father Martxel Tillous was he Catholic priest assigned to cover the Basque communities across the American West. He was known simply as "aita," or father, in the Basque language of Euskera. He died last year of ca...

Basque History Explored in San Mateo Exhibit

April 8, 2010

Filed under Culture, Dance, History, San Francisco

In San Mateo County, like elsewhere in the Bay Area, Basque immigrants grabbed a piece of the American Dream by starting their own businesses. Many of these entrepreneurs became gardeners. Now, the history of Basques in San...

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

March 15, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, History, Jaialdi, News

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

Filed under Culture, Elko, History

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...

Pride, Fanfare Mark Opening of Ellis Island Basque Exhibit

February 7, 2010

Filed under Culture, History, New York, News

In a momentous occasion for the Basque community, the much-anticipated "Hidden in Plain Sight" exhibit was unveiled before a crowd of about 300 dignitaries and well-wishers Saturday Feb. 6 Read More »...

Reception to kick-off opening of Ellis Island Basque Exhibit

February 2, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Euskera, History, New York

The opening of the Boise Basque Museum's Ellis Island exhibit will be celebrated with a reception in New York City featuring speakers, dinner and live music on Saturday Feb. 6. The New York Basque Club and a Delegation from the Basque...

Basque History Remains

February 1, 2010

Filed under Culture, History, Videos

Traces of Basque History Still Stand from Euskal Kazeta Basque News on Vimeo. ...

Carrying On a Basque Tradition

January 21, 2010

Filed under Culture, History, La Puente, News

Update: The Chalet Basque closed in 2010, after co-owner Steve Osowiecki passed away. The waitress piled grilled lamb chops and roasted garlic chicken onto plates at the monthly barbecue at Le Chalet Basque, a tradition that ...

Website Unveiled for Ellis Island Basque Exhibit

January 18, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, History, New York

The Basque Museum and Cultural Center has unveiled a new website promoting its upcoming exhibit at New York's Ellis Island. The exhibit, "Hidden in Plain Sight," will showcase Basque culture and history at one of the most popular tou...

Pete Cenarrusa to Sign Copies of His Memoir

December 14, 2009

Filed under Boise, History, People

Pete Cenarrusa, a trailblazer in the Basque American community and former Idaho secretary of state, will unveil and sign his memoir Wednesday Dec. 16 in Boise. He will present his book, "Bizkaia to Boise: The Memoirs of Pete...

Vintage Postcards of French Basque Towns

December 13, 2009

Filed under Basque Country, History, Links, News

The French version of the Yellow Pages (les Pages Jaunes) has a wonderful feature in which you can find vintage postcards of many Basque towns in France. Read More »...

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