Irulegi Irratia

II-069a

  • Record: II-069a
  • Piece: A01
  • Time: 00:00:00 - 00:10:55
  • Themes: school , religion:
  • Summary: Introduction: the speaker spent the whole period of the war as a prisoner and there he met Mitterrand, who would become a future president of France.(01:46") He was born in 1907 in Ozta. He went to school until the age of twelve. His father was a soldier and as there were six brothers and sisters he had to leave school. They worked on the land and they had sheep.In the village there were forty four children. They played pelota. They had to speak in French. They all did what the priest said.He has good memories of his childhood. But he never learnt to dance, they only played pelota. They had to do as the priest said and he did not allow them to dance.