Salt Cod for Silver Symposium in Salem
The Delegation of the Basque Country in the United States is inviting everyone, on behalf of Salem Maritime, to attend a mini-symposium presented in partnership with Historic Beverly, Marblehead Museum, Salem State University Department of History, and Bilboko Itsasdarra Itsas Museoa (Bilbao Maritime Museum). The program will explore “the fascinating history of the nearly two-hundred-year-long trading relationship between the New England ports of Salem, Marblehead, and Beverly and the Basque port of Bilbao.” Presenters include Xabier Lamikiz, University of the Basque Country; David Hancock, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; and Karen Alexander, University of New Hampshire Gulf of Maine Cod Project. Independent scholar with Donald C. Carleton, Jr., as moderator. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited to 200 and so attendance is on a first-come, first served basis. For more information, visit their website.
Korrika in New York
The Euzko Etxea of New York will celebrate Korrika this Sunday, April 7th beginning at noon. The event will begin at the East River State Park, in Brooklyn, and conclude at the Euzko Etxea located at 307 Eckford Street. The hope is to gather in the park to take pictures of Manhattan in the background, and then run to the clubhouse (15-minute walk). Afterwards, lunch will be served at the clubhouse for a donation, and there will be a cash bar. For complete details, as well as how to RSVP, please visit their website.
This week we would like to share another N.A.B.O. Euskara success story submitted by Oihana Andion, Euskara teacher in Boise. This story features two of her students, John Bieter and Steve Mendive, who were featured on the Artefaktua program on eitb.eus. To read the article, click here, and to watch the video, click here or watch below. They appear at 28.50. Biba ziek!