Intertwined: Basques and Americans Crossing Paths

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Title

Intertwined: Basques and Americans Crossing Paths

Subject

Series of articles by Vince Juaristi on encounters between the Basques and American travelers. Originally published in the Elko Daily Free Press.

Description

Sprawled between the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol, the Smithsonian hosts the National Folklife Festival each year. Hundreds of thousands attend from across America and around the world to study and learn about diverse cultures in the United States. From June 29-July 4 and July 7-10, 2016, this year's festival will showcase the Basque. In the lead up to this important event, we are publishing a series of historical and human interest articles that demonstrate how Americans and the Basque have crossed paths for centuries. An introductory article ran in January. Additional articles will run monthly through June 2016. We call the series, "Intertwined".

Creator

Vince J. Juaristi

Publisher

Virtual Humanities Center at Great Basin College

Date

2016

Contributor

Scott A. Gavorsky; Frank L. Sawyer [VHC]

Rights

Copyright © 2016, Vince J. Juaristi. Articles cannot be reprinted or redistributed.

Used by explicit permission of author; VHC Archive Deposit Agreement on file: http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/files/original/7be251bbb6b73065a4187dcad994ffbf.pdf [administrator access only]

Items in the Intertwined: Basques and Americans Crossing Paths Collection

John Adams Encounters the Basque By Vince J. Juaristi (Originally published in the Elko Daily Free Press, 8 February 2016) "Providence has favored me, with a very unexpected Visit to Spain," wrote John Adams to his friend, James Lovell, on…

The Work of a Generation By Vince J. Juaristi (Originally published in the Elko Daily Free Press, 23 January 2016) Sprawled between the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol, the Smithsonian hosts the National Folklife Festival each year. It's…

The story of Florentino Goicoechea (Basque: Florentino Goikoextea), a Basque resident and occassional smuggler living in the Pyrenees between France and Spain who operated the Réseau Comète or "Comet Line", an escape route for downed…

The efforts of Nevada Senator Patrick McCarran to pass an amendment to his Displaced Person's Act to allow Basque sheepherders to emigrate to the United States in 1948 through 1952. As a result, the McCarran-Walters Act (1952) adopted similar…

A Proclamation by the Governor of Nevada, Brian Sandoval, naming 29 June 2016 a day in honor of "Basque Heritage and Culture in Nevada." The proclamation is dated 24 May 2016.