SAN TELMO MUSEUM AUDITORIUM
JUNE 15th · 2016 · 19:00h
Free entrance · Basque · Castilian
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NETWORKS SOURCING OF CERAMIC PRODUCTS
IN BASQUE EXPEDITIONS TO THE GULF OF SAINT LAWRENCE
BASQUES & KANATA
Archaeologist, specialist in medieval and modern ceramics, studying various historical processes
developed between the fourteenth to the nineteenth centuries, including the Basque fisheries overseas.
It will focus on the production of ceramics in the Basque western, on consumption patterns
in the fisheries in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and provisioning policies derived.
OREINA URKIAN KANATA
JAUZARREApromotes and organizes the program OREINA URKIAN KANATA, a multifaceted project which aim is to spread
the knowledge of the relationship between the Basques and the First Nations of the Nor-east of North America.
Those Nations that cover the geographic domain of the Nor-eastern woodlans; from West to East,
from the Great Lakes to the estuary of the St. Lawrence River in all its expanse and from North to South,
from the Arctic –from the North of Labrador and Ungava Bay– to today's New England states in the United States of America.
This program, offers a vision of the history of the territory of KANATA from the indigenous point of view of both sides of the North Atlantic:
the First Nations in the Nor-east of North America and the First Basque Nation in the European Atlantic Façade.
On the one hand, to bring up to date the history of their interactions during the last 700 years,
and on the other hand, to shed light on the early settlement of that region about 20.000 years ago.
Both studies will be jointly integrated in a presentation in the form of a book for its diffusion, and also
the creation of a multidisciplinary corpus which will be integrated in a database to be freely accessed.
A team of 70 specialists; anthropologists, archaeologists, geneticists, biologists, physical, climatologists, historians, writers,
folklorists, oral transmitters, traditional chiefs, linguists, plastic artists, specialists in traditional crafts,
are working, to have all information available for 2018.