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Upcoming Events

Acadian Museum Podcast,"Talking 'Bout a Proclamation" starting Oct. 29, 2020
On this date, Louisiana Insider will publish a podcast featuring Acadian Museum co-founder Warren Perrin as he talks about Cajun culture and the Queen's Royal Proclamation. To hear the podcast, click the link above. Podcast will remain online indefinitely, after Oct. 29.

Walk Amongst Your Acadian Ancestors
Nov. 6, 2020 1pm - West Baton Rouge Museum
Dr. Jason Theriot, historian and author, will talk about his journey to locate his family's ancestral homestead in Nova Scotia. Speakers of all languages are invited to attend with appropriate face mask or covering.

News and Information

Read "La Parole" Newsletter - October 20, 2020

Zachary Richard Holds Concert to Benefit Lake Charles (YouTube, Oct. 24, 2020)

Robert Vincent, Cofounder of Acadian Museum passes away (Vermilion Today, Oct. 8, 2020)

French TV explains how Cajuns are preserving their culture and language (video in French)

Op-ed: Can Acadians and African-Americans Find Common Ground over Ancient Heartbreaks? (Advocate, July 2020)

Erath Man Trying to Locate All St. Theresa Statues that Dudley LeBlanc Donated (Vermilion Today, July 2020)

ULL Student Talks of Coronavirus Response on "CBS This Morning" (Apr. 2020)

Rising After the Fall - The Story of Robert Vincent (Acadiana Lifestyle, Jan. 2020, page 6)

Ed Orgeron Becomes the Cajun Yogi Berra (New York Times, Jan. 2020)

Historical Marker Unveiled for High School and Church in Henry, LA (Dec. 2019)

Goldman Thibodeaux Keeps Louisiana La-La Music Alive (OffBeat Magazine, Dec. 2019)

Be Proud of Your French Heritage (Avoyelles Today, Nov. 2019)

Cajun Historian Captures WWII Veteran's Stories
(Nov. 2019)

Important Stories from Our Archives

Acadian Museum Forms Alliance with Henry Historical Society (HHS)

Perrin: Mardi Gras should not be translated as Fat Tuesday (Daily Advertiser)

Perrin: The Parallels between Acadians and Today's Refugees (Daily Advertiser)

The Petition to Obtain an Apology for the Acadian Deportation: “Warren A. Perrin, et al. versus Great Britain, et al.” (Veritas Acadie)

70th Anniversary of the 15 Young Evangeline Girls Who Came to Louisiana in 1946 for an Event-Filled 37-Day Trip

New Acadia Project Needs Your Help

Evidence of the Past - The Two New Acadia Project Archaeologists Aren't Just Looking at Physical Geography
(Daily Iberian)

Hospice Care Doesn't Thwart History Buff
(Daily Advertiser)

Copy of Queen's Royal Proclamation Presented to Historic New Orleans Collection

Ethnic Slurs Are Still Disrespectful, Hurtful

James Gill: How Cajun Salmon Came to England

Acadian Museum Inducts Lt.General Russel L. Honoré (Ret.) Into the Order of Living Legends

Kochansky Family Donates Historical Evangeline Painting

Lee Bernard Honored by France

Law Firm Awarded for Long-Term Support of Acadian Museum by American Association of Museums

Living Legend Honoree - Comte Gilbert de Pusy La Fayette

Minister Copes Announces a Day of Commemoration of the Great Upheaval

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