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Reinventing Basque Identity

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Reinventing Basque Identity


This collection explores aspects of the Basque experience both home and abroad.

Items in the Reinventing Basque Identity Collection

Dr. Xabier Irujo, co-director of the Center for Basque Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno discusses his family's exile from the Basque Country, as well as the current political climate in the area.

Kate Camino, employee of the Center for Basque Studies and teacher of Basque language courses discusses a wide variety of topics. She speaks of her experience with the language, as well as other aspects of Basque culture.

Marie Louise Lekumberry, owner of JT's Basque Bar and Grill in Gardenerville, NV discusses various Basque related topics. She details the setting of a proper Basque table, speaks on growing up Basque, and tells of the importance of

Nancy Hadlock discusses her embracing of Basque culture, a process which occurred after her childhood due to stigma her mother faced. An expert in arborglyphs, she talks about the motivation for creating these carvings, as well as the challenges to…