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How did a piece of the Basque Country end up in...

Grupo de Dantza en Boise
Journalist Rachel Roberts has recently published an article in the Idaho Statesman (which we've often cited on the blog) sharing the keys both to the important presence...

Magan Basque is the first Indigenous Miss Canada United World

Magan Basque of Eskasoni made history this month when she was named the first Indigenous winner of the Miss Canada United World pageant. CONTRIBUTED MISS CANADA UNITED
Magan Basque, a member of the Mi'kmaq nation, which Basque sailors had an intense relationship with for centuries, has been crowned Miss Canada United World

Basque footprints in Nevada…gastronomy and so much more

Gastronomía vasca en Nevada -  Rob Kachelriess
Author, photographer, and journalist Rob Kachelriess has just published a fascinating report on the culinary offerings to be found by visitors to Nevada on...

Two new “Guernica” murals in the Americas, thanks to the Basque...

Arrecifes, mural del Guernica de Picasso
Two Argentine Basque centers have commissioned murals of Picasso's "Guernica" as a way to share our history and existence as a people

50th anniversary of the school a Basque rice farmer in Uruguay...

50 años de la escuela N°99 Irma Aiçaguer Ciganda de Bonino en Uruguay
Rural School #99, named after Irma Ayçaguer Ciganda, a Basque-Uruguayan rice farmer, is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and the community it serves has paid homage

The Patagonian history of the Sagaseta family of Basques from Tudela,...

Parte de la familia Sagaseta, llegada desde Tudela, Navarra, a Río Negro, Argentina
The Sagaseta patriarch reached Río Negro from Tudela in the 1920s, and was the start of a long and important family saga

Why there is a National Basque Sheepherder Monument in Reno

El Monumento Nacional al Pastor Vasco en Reno. Fotografía:  JASON BEAN/RGJ
The 'Reno Gazette-Journal' has published an article by a professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, Carmelo Urza, about the history and reasons behind the Basque Sheepherder Monument

Basque sheepherders’ arborglyphs in the Far West are a heritage that...

Arboglifo. Talla de un ciervo en el tronco de un álamo temblón en el este de las Montañas Cascade, Bosque Nacional Lassen. Foto de T. Rickman, Servicio Forestal Nacional de EE. UU
The National Archives is supporting three universities to collect and preserve the tree engravings of Basque sheepherders in the Far West

100th anniversary of the birth of Basque-American author Robert Laxalt

Robert Laxalt en su escritorio ARCHIVOS RGJ
September 2023 will mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Basque-American author Robert Laxalt

Don Ata the Basque. How “causes and chances” brought Atahualpa...

On the anniversary of the birth of Atahualpa Yupanqui, we update our article from January 2015 about him with an audio recording by Argentine National Radio