I Am Basque

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 343 People

    Found out my heritage,

    from a fellow family member
    Beautybosom33 Beautybosom33
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 4, 2014


    I take great pride in my culture and have practiced the art of traditional Basque dance since I could walk. It's a huge part of who I am as an individual.
    usafsweetheart usafsweetheart
    Feb 8, 2009

    Jialdi Festival

    Does any1 else make the trip out to Idaho for the Jialdi festival.  I will be there this year! 
    steven19 steven19
    1 Response May 12, 2009

    My mother is from Eibar.

    But I'm Greek too. My father is from Ermioni.
    Zgs16 Zgs16
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 8, 2014

    I Am Not Basque But I Was Trying To Learn The Language

    I am not Basque but for the last two year I have been trying to learn the language from a language book called 'Colloquial Basque' Unfortunately I am not very good at languages. :-I
    rdweller rdweller
    2 Responses May 4, 2011

    OK, I'm not Basque but I've always been

    fascinated with the Basque Country. I support Athletic Club because of their amazing policy of only having Basque players. I love the history, the culture and the language and can't wait to visit soon!
    deleted deleted
    Jul 19, 2015

    Basque From Baztán

    Unless I was born in Zaragoza ( Aragón ) I consider myself also as Basque. Aragonese much more but EP doesn't include it in the heritage profile. Baztán is different ot any other land, It is a place of witches and shamans and its landscape is unique,,,
    muskaria muskaria
    56-60, M
    Aug 6, 2013

    I have Euskera/Euskaldun blood from two

    generations back. I'm sensitive about it too!
    Gaspard91 Gaspard91
    26-30, F
    Aug 1, 2014

    I Am From Tarbes, But My Family Are From Mauleon Licharre

    Yes, I speak English as well as my home languages. I work in Paris for a cheese exporter. My name is Juliette Maialen Bonhomme. I am twenty-three years old. Please talk to me about where you are from.
    bonhomme8 bonhomme8
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Apr 28, 2013

    My fathers family name is Esparza.

    I would like to meet my Euskaldun relatives.
    Bourgault Bourgault
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 14, 2014

    My grandparents on my moms side always made

    sure I knew I was basque and I'm very proud of that part of my heritage. I'm many other things but I think basque is the most interesting. I want to visit Basque Country some day.
    Hipsterparty102 Hipsterparty102
    18-21, M
    Aug 25, 2015

    Basque Askatu!!

    The Spanish penal system uses torture on Basque nationalists and continuously moves prisoners across the country preventing the families easy access. The police shoots rubber bullets directly at peaceful protesters. Ask any Irish Republican and they will tell you that rubber...
    Jennarayah Jennarayah
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 5, 2010

    I only recently found out I'm half Basque!

    My Dad is from Mungia near Bilbao.
    chicamexicana chicamexicana
    22-25, F
    Jul 10, 2015

    Dna Shows I Have Basque Roots

    I am an adoptee. I just had DNA testing done to try and learn what my ethnic background might be. I dried not learn about my adoption until age 35. My A-parents destroyed the papers that contained my birth name, so I did not even have that to go on. My DNA results really...
    Adoptee Adoptee
    Apr 15, 2012
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