These videos explore the Basque immigrant experience in general,
and sheepherders in particular. In the American West Basques
became synonymous with sheepherding because of the
disproportionate number of early Basques who worked in the
Last Link: Wyoming Basque Sheepherders
In this production the end of an era--Basques as
sheepherders--is profiled by film-makers Tim & Ken Kahn
and Scott Carroll.
Amerikanuak: Nevada Basque Sheepherders
Nacho Reig and Gorka Bilbao profile the life
of sheepherders in Elko, Nevada in this more somber
depiction of the life of Basque immigrants.
Artzainak: Idaho Basque Sheepherders
Zubizarreta & friend Jacob Griswold produced this short documentary
reveals the hardships of the life of a sheepherder in the hills
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