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CREOLE & OTHER FRIENDLY LINKS

 
LINK NAME URL DESCRIPTION
Louisiana Creole Heritage Center http://creole.nsula.edu/ A site devoted the preservation of the Creole heritage. Maintains a database.
St Augustine Church Fair http://www.nsula.edu/creole/default.asp Food, Games, Turkey Shoot, Motorcycle Run, Dance
Learn How to do Your Family History

http://www.ancestry.com/

Ancestry.com DNA Tests

 http://dna.ancestry.com/

DNA Tests for Genealogy

http://dna.ancestry.com/learn

 

The Ancestry Library is the best collection of family history how-to and genealogy learning materials on the Internet.
Natchitoches Net / Official Online City Guide http://www.natchitoches.net Live cam, shopping, lodging, business guide, maps, parks, events, attractions, tourist guide, demographics, real estate, etc.
Cane River Creole National Historical Park http://www.nps.gov/cari/ Cane River National Heritage Area. The park includes 42 acres of Oakland Plantation and 18 acres of Magnolia Plantation outbuildings.
Cane River Trading Company is incorporated as non-profit http://www.canerivertrading.com/ This website is for the descendants of CoinCoin and Claude Thomas Pierre Metoyer and for the descendants of Carroll Jones and Catherine Clifton. It is also for anyone with a Cane River Creole heritage.
French Creoles http://www.FrenchCreoles.com A very informative site w/history, photos, music, etc We highly recommend this site!!!
The Beauty of Cane River Lake http://www.caneriverlake.com/ The Beauty of Cane River Lake portrays a natural habitat in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana through photography, art and web design.
Creole Culture Fashions www.creolefashions.com. Clothing & apparel promoting the Creole Culture
America's Creole Heritage http://www.joebee.com/html/creole.htm In early 19th-century New Orleans, the term Creole was a way that these "born in the colony" cultural groups differentiated themselves from the many Americans who settled in the city after the Louisiana Purchase.  In rural Southwestern Louisiana, a blending of French, African, and Caribbean cultures was considered Creole.
Encyclopedia of Cajun Culture (EOCC) http://www.cajunculture.com/ The Encyclopedia of Cajun Culture (EOCC) exists for the purpose of preserving and promoting Cajun culture, and for disseminating accurate information about Cajun culture for educational purposes
Funding Louisiana Folklife Projects http://www.crt.state.la.us/folklife/ If you would like information about funding a folklife project that would happen in Louisiana, the Division of the Arts supports folklife through its Project Assistance Program, Arts in Education Program, Folklife Apprenticeship Program, Artist Fellowship Program
Swapping Stories: Folktales from Louisiana by Maida Owens http://www.lpb.org/programs/swappingstories when one examines the storytelling traditions of an entire state, it is important to understand the cultures within the state and how they relate to each other. This is particularly true of Louisiana.
Reclaiming the Past *** Louisiana Native Americans Seek Federal Recognition http://www.carencrohighschool.org/la_studies/

 

Editor's note: Four of the five state-recognized tribes are the Choctaw-Apache Tribe of Ebarb and Zwolle, Louisiana Band of Choctaw found in East Baton Rouge Parish and scattered around the state, Clifton Choctaw of the Clifton community near Gardner and Caddo-Adai of Robeline. The fifth tribe, United Houmas Nation, will be featured on June 23. Most of the five state-recognized groups are going through the lengthy process of applying for federal recognition as sovereign tribes. Seeking state recognition as a tribe is the Apalachee group near Alexandria
Cajun/Zydeco Dance & Music Community A Collection of Interesting Articles http://users.erols.com/ghayman/articles.htm A Collection of Interesting Articles for the Cajun/Zydeco Dance & Music Community Extensive Award Winning Cajun/Zydeco site for Information, Schedules, Bands & Artists, Writings, World-wide Festivals & Events, 
Web Hosting Services http://canerivermedia.com Budget web hosting, domain names, & web design
The Natchitoches Times http://www.natchitochestimes.com Newspaper
Northwestern State University http://www.nsula.edu University
Gens de Couleur http://www.gensdecouleur.com/ Creole history, Genealogy, Photos, Music, Products, Chat room
Family Search http://www.familysearch.org/  How to start your Family History.  Search for your ancestors in our vast record collections. Get step-by-step research guidance on searching for your ancestors. View maps, forms, guides, and other research.
Genealogy http://www.geanealogy.com Family Tree Help, Large data base, US Census Data Base, Lots of tips
Association For The Preservation of Historic Natchitoches http://www.natchitoches.net/melrose/index.html Welcome to the Official Websites for Melrose Plantation & Kate Chopin House
Springfed Arts-

Metro Detroit

http://www.detroitPoetrynow.org Poets & Writers organization. Focus on education, contests and forums. Sponsors nationally known poets & authors appearances.
M. L. Liebler http://www.mlliebler.com Website for Professor M. L. Liebler, nationally known performance poet. Site includes Bio, Photos, appearances, books and Cd's.
KW Browser  http://www.kwbrowse.com A useful browser that allow you to search this and other related sites
Las Vegas http://www.starfactreefoundation.org/index.html A Creole website
     
Advancing African / Moorish-American Studies http://www.thenationofmoorish-americans.org The Nation of Moorish-Americans offers social services & political agency for advancing African-American studies, including: Moroccan American, black history, Missouri Compromise, Louisiana Purchase, slavery, and US treaties with Moorish-Americans. We highly recommend this site!!!

Queen Creole's

Web Sites

http://queencreole1.blogspot.com/

http://thecrownjewels.blogspot.com/

 

Name:April Hall

Location:Houston, Texas, United States

Family Photos & Balthazar Family Reunion Info

Creole chat where the creoles go to chat

http://get-me.to/creolechat

creole chat was started by christian white a descendent of the metoyer and vallien (texas way is valien) this page has good links to other sites ......etc just go and check it out
Louisiana Heritage Connection

 

http://www.louisianaheritageconnection.com The goal of Louisiana Heritage Connection (LHC) is to
preserve past, present, and future history of our Creole
heritage.   The LHC website and newsletter will be a
connection and a source of personal stories, personal
contacts, news, events, and more.
LHC will also assist subscribers in the basics of genealogy
information and the basic "how to" begin tracing your
family tree.
Our motto is:
Creole Unity Now and Forever
 
The Cajun Grocer http://www.cajungrocer.com/

You want it... THEY GOT IT. Good prices and they ship anywhere in United States