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The abolition of Basque freedoms in the Northern Basque Country, a...

This article was translated by John R. Bopp Talitha Ilacqua is a specialist in Basque and French history, and a doctoral candidate at King’s College in...

French public television pays homage to Eresoinka this Sunday

This article was translated by John R. Bopp How excited are we!  This is a year of commemorations.  Most of them are due to the disasters...

Le Figaro: “to play in Athletic, all you need is a...

Iñaki William, un jugador vasco, en un equipo vasco
  This article was translated by John R. Bopp Our regular readers will know that we don’t usually talk about soccer.  There are four reasons why: We...

Discovered in the British Admiralty: 50 letters in Basque dated 1757

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This article was translated by John R. Bopp In this case, we’re going to make an exception to our general rule of not making reference to...

“The Basques: A Disappearing People” Élisée Reclus (1867)

Élisée Reclus was a French geographer and an anarchist member of the First International.  A tireless traveler, he is the creator of Social Geography,...

‘Pelotaris’ in the Republic of Togo, and a Pelotari Club in...

Pelotaris en la población de Kati en Togo (Togo19)
This article was translated by John R. Bopp We've come across a small article with two photos about the development of Basque pilota in some towns in...

Maurice Ravel, the Basque musician who composed Basque music, and who...

Maurice Ravel was a Basque musician, not only because he was born in the Basque Country, but because he felt that way

Noble, socialist, republican, Allied spy: Carmen Gurtubay y Alzola, a Basque...

Carmen de Gurtubay
This article was translated by John R. Bopp Some time ago, we wrote about the amazing article in a 1968 issue of National Geographic on the...

A “Welsh Potato” helps the Basques during the Civil War

This article was translated by John R. Bopp We recently found a story in The Telegraph that seemed perfectly timed this year to celebrate the 75th...

We’re joining in on the homage to a Univeral Basque: Julián...

This article was translated by John R. Bopp He was born in Bilbao in 1911: Julián de Ajuriaguerra, a man who, without a doubt, is part...