Echevarria, Ramon "Ray"

Mark and John Bieter
Interview Location: 
Boise, ID
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Ramon was born in Boise, Idaho in 1932 to Julio Echevarria and Antonia Arego.  The oldest of three children, Ramon grew up in Boise, a thread of the city's closely-knit Basque community.

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Drawing upon a lifetime of study and his firsthand experience as a priest, Ramon discusses the intimate relationship of Basques to the Catholic church.  Looking back on centuries of history, he points to events and characteristics of Basques that help explain the ways in which Basques are both devoted to and conflicted about the Church.

Audio Recording: 
Leaving church
Going to Church
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