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The official program from the 2008 Elko National Basque Festival, held 4-6 July 2008. This was the 45th year of the Festival. The Festival Theme celebrated the Basque sheepherder. The program featured an original cover drawing by Anna Urrizaga and…

Mike Laughlin traces the history of the Basque ranching culture in the Great Basin area, from early work on the first cattle ranches in the 1870s through the heyday of sheep-herding to the celebration of this ranching tradition in the modern National…

An history and analysis of the life of Basque sheepherders from the 1850s into the mid-20th century. Particular emphasis is placed on the experience of those in Elko County, Nevada, in the 20th centuryas recounted in personal interviews with former…
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