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Cajun families of the Atchafalaya

Greg Guirard

Cajun families of the Atchafalaya

their ways & words

by Greg Guirard

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Published by G. Guirard in St. Martinville, La .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Atchafalaya River Watershed (La.),
  • Louisiana,
  • Atchafalaya River Watershed
    • Subjects:
    • Cajuns -- Louisiana -- Atchafalaya River Watershed -- Biography.,
    • Cajuns -- Louisiana -- Atchafalaya River Watershed -- Social life and customs.,
    • Atchafalaya River Watershed (La.) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Greg Guirard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF380.A2 G86 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination88 p. :
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2231871M
      ISBN 10096247780X
      LC Control Number89091561
      OCLC/WorldCa20858332

      Located at the mouths of the Atchafalaya River and the Wax Lake Outlet, Atchafalaya Delta WMA mostly consists of open water in Atchafalaya Bay. Within the bay, two deltas (Main Delta and Wax Lake Delta) have formed from the accretion of sediments from the Atchafalaya River and from dredged material deposited by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Zesty Louisiana Seasoning with a Cajun Flair Atchafalaya History This blend originated among the squatters who settled on the banks of the Atchafalaya River at Melville, LA and made their living fishing on the name derives from the Choctaw "Hacha Falaia", meaning "long River".

      The Atchafalaya Suite is tucked away in the front north wing of the main bed and breakfast house and has a stunning view of the front yard. The premium bedroom suite includes a full private bathroom and is decorated in blue green Venetian plaster walls, gold leaf and plaster walls in the bathroom and includes designer blue and gold bedding. Birding in Louisiana. Located in the heart of Louisiana, the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area borders or overlaps most parts of the state. Our goal of increasing awareness of the natural resources within the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area led to a partnership with the American Birding Association to produce a statewide birding guide as part of the ABA's Birdfinding Guide series.

      Delivery & Pickup Options - 29 reviews of Atchafalaya Café Seafood & More! "Great food, great service. Cajun atmosphere, all around nice place to visit and enjoy a meal". While the Cajun's are known today for their music, it is the Creole cooking which was blended in to what we know today as Cajun cuisine. Tracing Creole Ancestry One way do distinguish if your family had true Creole origins, especially those who have a mixed heritage is to look in the and census.


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out of 5 stars Cajun Families of the Atchafalaya. Reviewed in the United States on July 7, This is a book of black and white photographs accompanied by interviews of the people who are pictured. It is a very moving and personal account of life in the Atchafalaya Basin, introducing some of the people that have lived there all of their 5/5(2).

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Memories of Life on an 'Atchafalaya Houseboat' In the s, Gwen Roland decided to live off the land — and water — in the Louisiana swamp. She and her partner lived on a. The Atchafalaya Basin, or Atchafalaya Swamp (/ ə ˌ tʃ æ f ə ˈ l aɪ ə /; Louisiana French: L'Atchafalaya, [latʃafalaˈja]), is the largest wetland and swamp in the United d in south central Louisiana, it is a combination of wetlands and river delta area where the Atchafalaya River and the Gulf of Mexico converge.

The river stretches from near Simmesport in the north. The Atchafalaya River (/ ə ˌ tʃ æ f. ə ˈ l aɪ. ə / is a mile-long ( km) distributary of the Mississippi River and Red River in south central Louisiana in the United States.

It flows south, just west of the Mississippi River,; French: Atchafalaya Rivière) and is the fifth largest river in North America, by discharge. The name "Atchafalaya" comes from Choctaw for "long river. Bayou Pigeon, Louisiana Spirit of the Atchafalaya.

Fromwhen the first European explorers paddled by an oak ridge, where there were thousands of pigeons feeding and roosting and gave the place its name, to approximately the ’s, “The Spirit of the Atchafalaya” has thrived in the community of Bayou Pigeon.

Cajun Heritage R.V. Park is nestled in the middle of the largest wetlands swamp in the United States called the Atchafalaya Basin. The Atchafalaya Basin is also the center of Cajun Country and that is exactly what we promote our Cajun Heritage.

starts with The Atchafalaya Basin. It was the Atchafalaya Basin that created the true Cajun swamp culture. The primary pursuit in the interior of the basin became centered around natural resource exploitation.

Fisherman and trappers valued their independence and self-sufficiency. the rugged and isolation of the basin added to that independence. Co-sponsored by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Inherit the Atchafalaya includes a page introduction to the culture, history, and folklife of the Atchafalaya by noted cultural anthropologist C.

Ray Brassieur, comprehensive maps of the Atchafalaya Basin, a historical timeline of Basin development, several profiles of south Louisiana boat styles and boat builders, a. Fromwhen the first European explorers paddled by an oak ridge, where there were thousands of pigeons feeding and roosting and gave the place its name, to approximately the ’s, “The Spirit of the Atchafalaya” has thrived in the community of Bayou Pigeon/5(1).

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Atchafalaya comes from the Choctaw term hacha falaia meaning “long river,” and it’s pronounced pretty much like they said it. The Atchafalaya Swamp or basin is the largest wetland and swamp in the United States, with an area of 1, acres, including the swamps outside of the levees that historically were connected to the basin.

Buy a cheap copy of Cajun Families of the Atchafalaya book by Greg Guirard. Book by Greg Guirard Free shipping over $ Boudreaux, the smoothest-talking Cajun in the Louisiana National Guard, got called up to active duty. Boudreaux's first assignment was in a military induction center.

Because he was a good talker, they assigned him the duty of advising new recruits about government benefits, especially the. Louisiana's complex blending of cultures for over years has produced distinctive regional food traditions for which we are known worldwide.

There are, however, other Louisiana food traditions that are not so well known. Each cultural group has retained its food traditions and, even within cultural groups, traditions vary from community-to-community and family-to-family.

Atchafalaya River Navigation Book Overview: The Atchafalaya River is located in central Louisiana. The approximately mile river is fed by the Mississippi and Red Rivers, which are connected via the Old River Lock.

Spirit of the Atchafalaya. The Forward below is from Bayou Pigeon, Louisiana: Spirit of the Atchafalaya, a book written about our small community by some very close friends of ours, Cliff "Chachie" LeGrange, Adam J. Landry, Geraldine "Cherry".

Bythere were roughly 3, Acadians that landed in southern Louisiana in and around the Atchafalaya Basin, the largest swamp in the United States (The Cajun Experience, ). These people settled the swamps, bayous, and mosquito infested areas that no one else wanted, and did the extraneous work that no one would do (Laborde, n.d.).Cajun Families of the Atchafalaya: Their Ways and Words This book is the result of more than five years of research and photography by Greg.

It's a cultural documentary, with beautiful duotone photographs, of the people -- mostly French-speaking Cajuns According to the history books, a Cajun is a descendant of a hardy group of Nova Scotian exiles who settled over years ago along the bayous and marshes of south Louisiana.

The name Cajun is a extraction of “Acadienne. Acadian.” * Little Cajun children are made of gumbo, boudin, and sauce piquante, crawfish stew and oreilles de cochon.