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The Basques of Saint Pierre and Miquelon

By Martin W. Lewis | September 8, 2010 | 4 Comments

The world’s most unlikely center of Basque culture is probably Saint Pierre and Miquelon, a windswept group of islands covering 93 square miles (242 square kilometers) located twelve miles (19 kilometers) off the shore of Newfoundland. The Basque presence on the islands is of long standing, dating back to the first European exploitation of the

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