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Episode of Desert Speaks

Settling The Great Basin Desert

Season 12, Episode 13 of 14
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This program takes an in-depth look at the few inhabitants of the Grea t Basin Desert, such as the colorful Basque people. Originally from th e Pyrenees Mountains in Europe, the first Basques migrated to the Grea t Basin in the 19th century. Initially, the Basque people came to Amer ica primarily as shepherds. That heritage is still evident today. This show features a visit to the Winnemucca Basque Parade and Festival, w hich includes traditional food, log splitting contests, music and danc e. These festivals carry on the Basque traditions and keep the culture alive for upcoming generations.

Previously Aired

day time channel
2/21/2013 10:30 p.m. Ready TV
2/22/2013 5:30 a.m. Ready TV
6/18/2014 6:30 p.m. PBS HD
6/18/2014 11 p.m. UA Channel
6/18/2014 11:30 p.m. World
6/19/2014 PBS HD
6/19/2014 6 a.m. UA Channel
11/4/2014 6:30 p.m. PBS HD
11/4/2014 11 p.m. UA Channel
11/4/2014 11:30 p.m. World
11/5/2014 6 a.m. UA Channel
7/22/2015 6:30 p.m. PBS HD
7/22/2015 11 p.m. UA Channel
7/22/2015 11:30 p.m. World
7/23/2015 PBS HD
7/23/2015 6 a.m. UA Channel

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