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Basque Fact of the Week: Today is Aberri Eguna, or Basque Fatherland Day

Aberri Eguna On! Happy Aberri Eguna! Aberri Eguna, coinciding with Easter every year, is a celebration of the Basque Country. It has always had a political aspect, with events organized by the various Basque nationalist parties. However, it has also always had a cultural aspect, which has been more emphasized in Basque communities outside of […]

Memories of a Basque Exile

My friend, Gonzalo Aranguren, who wrote this Nor Naiz, Gu Gara entry, has a fascinating history. ┬áHe is one of those rare people who is American-Basque, rather than Basque-American. ┬áThat is, his mother is American, but he was born and raised in the Basque Country, though he has spent a lot of time in the […]