Home Tags History

Tag: History

Selma Huxley, Basque Whaling Historian and Friend to the Basques, has...

0
Today, Selma Huxley, the historian, researcher, and friend of the Basques our nation owes so much to, has passed away.  With her passing, we will...

AP, talking about the Ituren-Zubieta Carnival without using the word “Basque”

''Joaldunak'' march along a path as they take part in Carnival in the small Pyrenees village of Ituren, northern Spain. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
In what has become a news tradition, the Carnival in Ituren-Zubieta catches the attention of numerous world media outlets, as we've mentioned on many occasions.This...

Shipbuilders, sailors, whalers: a “story of Basques” from the Royal Geographical...

Building work has been underway on the replica San Juan since 2014
Geographical, the official magazine of the Royal Geographical Society, has been published in the United Kingdom since 1935, and is, as we can imagine,...

Selma Huxley, the woman who showed epic journey of Basque whalers...

We've written a lot about how Basque whalers "lighted" Europe with the oil from the whales they captured off of modern-day Canada.  They were...

The “Basque influence” on the prehistory of Easter Island

This article was translated by John R. Bopp A while back, we blogged about the story of the king of the Moluku Islands who, in the...

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

This article was translated by John R. Bopp Élisée Reclus was a French geographer and an anarchist member of the First International.  A tireless traveler, he...

The Basque Presence in Newfoundland and Labrador Goes Well Beyond Red...

This article was translated by John R. Bopp We've blogged before about the centuries-long presence of Basque whalers and fishermen on the Atlantic coast of what...

Basque whaling boats, from the depths of history to an homage...

Given its design and handling, they've been called the "race cars" of the 16th century, and have been such an essential part to the...

The plaques designating Red Bay as a World Heritage Site are...

This article was translated by John R. Bopp There are matters where we get the impression that either we're obsessed or we have a completely different...

Was Alavan Ignacio Arana the first European surfer?

This article was translated by John R. Bopp A while back, we spoke to you about Ignacio de Arana, the Basque diplomat who was the consul...

Uso de cookies

Este sitio web utiliza cookies para que usted tenga la mejor experiencia de usuario. Si continúa navegando está dando su consentimiento para la aceptación de las mencionadas cookies y la aceptación de nuestra política de cookies, pinche el enlace para mayor información.plugin cookies

ACEPTAR
Aviso de cookies