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HEZKUNTZA:  Basque Educational Resources

Following our operative motto: Celebrate + Educate = Perpetuate, the future of the Basque-American world will largely be decided by what is effectively communicated about the Basques.  That is why educational resources are crucial. 

For a culture to survive it must be transmitted from generation to generation. If effective means of doing this are not found, then a culture dissipates and soon disappears. NABO's GUREA ("It's Ours") Basque Cultural Literacy Project is aimed at developing and implementing some effective methods to sustain "Basqueness:" Basque culture and identity. 

Education Committee chairperson
John M. Ysursa, Ph.D.

For Basque culture to endure we'll need to find a viable balance between the fun of being Basque (e.g., festivals) and knowing something more about what being Basque is about.  That is why N.A.B.O. is following the motto Celebrate + Educate = Perpetuate

N.A.B.O. has developed the GUREA Cultural Literacy program.  Gurea is Basque for "it's ours." 

This program aims to
develop and implement some effective methods to sustain "Basqueness:" Basque culture and identity--something that all of our Basque organizations have a shared interest in developing.   It's two major components, in conjunction with the Basque Government, are the Educational Workshops and Entertainment Tours.
NABO members primarily dedicated to education:
Basque Educational Organization
Basque Museum & Cultural Center
Center for Basque Studies
Basque Studies at Boise State University

Related links:  Basque Library     Basque Studies Consortium     Basque youth offerings
Graduate Degree opportunities    
Lecture Series     Online articles
jakinet.asmoz.org    Basque Proverbs   Europea Indigena
Basque Government publications:
The Basque Country: Insight into its culture, history, society and institutions (pdf)
Etxepare-publishes-a-collection-of-free-downloadable-books-on-basque-culture  (pdf)