• Record: SC-011b
  • Piece: A01
  • Time: 00:00:00 - 00:04:43
  • Themes: America , jobs:
  • Summary: He went as a shepherd in 1957. In the beginning it was tough; he especially missed the Sunday afternoon fiestas they used to have. He started with a flock of three thousand five hundred sheep. He was at it for three and a half years with two different bosses. His contract began in 1956. He had to spend three years there.The Basque speakers used to meet up quite often. There were eighteen or twenty thousand sheep in those lands and all the shepherds were Basque speakers.The second boss paid him more. He took tax out of the salary.