Changes in Idaho Sheep Grazing
Sheep farming is business and history.
Eighty to ninety years ago the Basque language was common on the range
Much of Idaho’s early story involves the herding of sheep. You can still see some large herds in areas of the state. The changes are mainly technical but there are also differences in shepherds. Mainly in language.
Eighty to ninety years ago the Basque language was common on the range. Now it’s mostly Spanish and some Asian languages.
You can read more at Boise Weekly by clicking here. The paper is an alternative publication out of the state capital. The story telling is rich and a breath of fresh air from much of daily news.