Please join us at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum for a roundtable discussion with scholars and cultural authorities focusing on current folklife traditions practiced by several of Louisiana’s folk communities. Also included will be live music from some of Louisiana's finest folk musicians, as well as free samples of folk foods!

 

Moderator

Dr. Shane Rasmussen, NSU Associate Professor of English and Director of the Louisiana Folklife Center

 

Scholars

Dustin Fuqua, Chief of Resource Management, Cane River Creole National Historical Park  

Dr. Pete Gregory, NSU Professor of Anthropology, Academic Advisor for the Creole Heritage Center, and Curator for the NSU Williamson Museum

 

Crafts Persons

F.J. Delphin, Creole foodways and food preservation, hunting, trapping, and fishing

Rhonda Gauthier, NW Louisiana Native American foodways, will bring free samples of tamales

Juanita Leonard, folk artist

Becky Meziere, Clifton Choctaw pine straw basket maker

Vera Severin, Creole foodways, will bring free samples pecan candy and tea cakes

 

Musicians

Ed Huey, blues musician 

John Litzenberg, blues musician

Wayne Singleton, zydeco musician

Schedules

  • Occurred Thursday, July 18th, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Venue

Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum

800 Front Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Contact

Jennae Biddiscmbe