Resource Type:

Program

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The Acadian Museum

Phone Number:
(337) 456-7729

The Acadian Museum strives to preserve a culture and heritage that has endured for over 400 years, both here and in the far reaches of Canada. The unique Cajun/Creole culture, along with the Native American culture, are the only cultures that wholly developed in North America. The term Cajun is the anglicized pronunciation of the French word ‘Cadien, which is what the Acadians called themselves when they arrived in Louisiana, as far back as 1764.

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