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Francis J., Canadian surgeon, 1851-1929. See: Shepherd fracture.
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Those lessons would now prove valuable as Jay struck up a conversation with the sheepherder, Gilberto, who hailed from southern Mexico.
With crisp September weather, sheepherders might get a day or two in town to sell their lambs.
The Sheepherders Rodeo was brought to Kaycee by fun-loving Basque sheepherders.
In one case, the plan to employ World War II surplus meteorological balloons and prevailing air currents to carry propaganda leaflets east over the Soviet Union, East Germany, and Czechoslovakia fell victim to a change in direction of the winds, causing in several cases puzzlement in Scotland when sheepherders received Russian-language pamphlets from the heavens.
Their research attributed further diminution in habitat to the activities of miners and sheepherders in the nineteenth century.
Although it has since compensated the sheepherders for their losses, the Army still says the evidence about the sheep deaths is inconclusive.
Bair ran across a National Geographic article on the ancient shelter that has been used by nomadic sheepherders for at least 800 years (some estimate it's more like 2,000).
Barring the sudden appearance of well-heeled sheepherders in search of grazing rights, it's unclear who might be interested in such an arrangement.
Mallea-Olaetxe (an independent scholar and researcher at the Center for Basque Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno) has compiled an historical overview and representative examples of arborglyphs and provides as a context an introduction to the lives of Basque sheepherders in the America West.
Perhaps even more so than elsewhere, river canyons in China are time travel devices, revealing the passage of millennia of complex geologic change, as well as rich layers of human history On the Great Bend, we saw Tibetan sheepherders in dark woven cloth bringing dusty flocks to the cobblestone beaches to drink, boys wading waist deep to catch fish in hand-woven nets, and farmers perfecting wheat terraces that had been lovingly sculpted from the steep hillsides by tens of generations of ancestors.
Part of the Roosevelt administration's Works Progress Administration, the New Mexico Federal Writers' Project, launched in August of 1935, employed (mostly Anglo) writers from the state of New Mexico to record narrative accounts of the ranchers, cowboys, sheepherders, outlaws, gamblers, prospectors, cattle rustlers, and other characters of New Mexican history, many based on accounts told by residents of the state to the writers.
They followed stretches of ancient Inca roads until they reached the venerated site of Machu Picchu, a place that had been frequented by farmers and sheepherders from Cuzco since the Spanish conquest, when the place was still forgotten by the outside world.