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Boise-Based Basque Musician Wins National Heritage Award

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As we reflect on 2019, we're looking back at some of our best interviews, through challenging conversations and illuminating storytelling. This segment originally aired on October 2, 2019.

Thanks for being a part of Idaho Matters this year! Have a question or story idea for 2020? Email us: idahomatters@boisestate.edu

Original post: Dan Ansotegui was raised around Basque music, food and dance. He's been playing the button accordian in different musical groups for decades and was recently awarded the National Heritage Award from the National Endowment for the Arts. He joins Idaho Matters to discuss his cultural heritage and the thrill of winning his award.

Have a question or comment for the show? Tweet @KBSX915 using #IdahoMatters.

Frankie Barnhill is the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and podcast. She's always interested in hearing surprising and enlightening stories about life in the West. Have an idea for Idaho Matters? Drop her a line!