An Enduring Legacy: The Story of Basques in Idaho

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University of Nevada Press, Dec 1, 2003 - History - 191 pages
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Brothers John and Mark Bieter chronicle three generations of Basque presence in Idaho from 1890 to the present, a story that begins with a few solitary sheep-herders and follows their evolution into the prominent ethnic community they are today.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
An Ancient People
17
Into the Crucible
73
The Decline of Basque Entry and Culture
80
The Oinkari Basque Dancers
115
The Modern Basque Country
125
Epilogue
159
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Brothers John and Mark Bieter were born and raised in Boise, Idaho. John is a contributor to Portraits of Basques in the New World and is director of the Cenarrusa Center, an academic and cultural institute in Boise.

Mark Bieter was a Washington, D.C., correspondent for Basque National Radio and was active in the American-Basque Foundation. He recently completed a law degree at Duke University and currently lives and works in Washington, D.C.

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