Euskal Kazeta

Pete Cenarrusa Donates Papers to Boise State University

November 20, 2009

Filed under Boise, History, People

Former Idaho Secretary of State Pete Cenarrusa has gifted his extensive collection of papers to Boise State University's Albertsons Library. Cenarrusa, a leading figure in the Basque community in the United States, was secreta...

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

November 4, 2009

Filed under Culture, History, Links, People, Washington D.C.

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 ...

Basque Tree Carvings – A Living Legacy Threatened

November 1, 2009

Filed under Culture, History, Links

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...

Oinkari Dancers Plan Reunion at Jaialdi 2010 (Updated 6-28-10)

October 21, 2009

Filed under Boise, Culture, Dance, History, Idaho, Jaialdi, News

The venerable Oinkari Basque Dancers are hoping to re-unite current and former members for a special performance Read More »...

Boise Basque Museum Seeks Artifacts for Ellis Island Exhibit

September 30, 2009

Filed under Boise, Culture, History, Links, News

The unique and colorful history of the Basque people will soon be showcased during a high-profile exhibit at Ellis Island in New York City. Read More »...

Basque History in Shoshone Showcased

September 29, 2009

Filed under Culture, History, Idaho, Links

Professor John Bieter of Boise State University will be leading a discussion October 3 about the history of Basque people in Lincoln County and elsewhere in Idaho. Read More »...

Basques in the Americas 1792-1893

Steve Bass, Historian

September 10, 2009

Filed under Culture, History, People

This is one in 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 1592-1692 Basques in the Americas 1692-1792 R...

Basques in the Americas 1692-1792

Steve Bass, Historian

August 31, 2009

Filed under Culture, History, People, Religion

This is one in 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 1592-1692 Basques in the Americas 1792-1893 Ca...

Basque Sheepherder Monument in Disrepair as It Nears 20th Anniversary

August 24, 2009

Filed under History, News, Reno

The battered statue on the scrub-covered plain in Reno has seen better days. The abstract work of art -- a shepherd carrying a lamb over his shoulders under a full moon -- Read More »...

Immigration Info Sought at Center for Basque Studies

August 20, 2009

Filed under Culture, History

Argitxu Camus Etchecopar, a postdoctoral researcher, is collecting the names of Basques who immigrated to California during the 18th and 19th centuries for a project sponsored by the Center for Basque Studies at the Universi...

Basques in the Americas 1592-1692

Steve Bass, Historian

August 19, 2009

Filed under Culture, History, People, Religion

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...

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