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Acadian Day in Louisiana

ed note: Translation to English below De L’Acadie Nouvelle, Nouveau-Brunswick, Canada Le jeudi 23 novembre 2017 Madame, Monsieur, La Société Nationale de l’Acadie (SNA) est fière de souligner Acadian Day. Célébrée en Louisiane ce 24 novembre, cette journée nous invite à commémorer l’histoire de l’Acadie louisianaise. Entre l’exil du Grand Dérangement et l’aube nouvelle du…

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Why we should teach French and not Spanish in our Louisiana schools

We appreciate this article from David. If you have a child entering kindergarten or first grade next year, please visit our Louisiane Francais French Immersion project website. First, we should teach French because it is our heritage language. Our French-speaking families in Jeff Davis Parish have spoken French from generation to generation since French became differentiated from Latin…

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What is an Acadian?

Although Louisiana’s French-speaking population had multiple origins and arrived over a long period of time, over the years the group identity coalesced into two predominate groups, the Acadian/Cajun group and the Black Creole group. The Acadians were deported from Acadia in Canada beginning in 1755 and began finding a refuge in Louisiana in 1764. The…

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