Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum: "A Resilient People: Traditional Folklife in Louisiana"


Jul 18, 2019




800 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457

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! All are invited to this free event that takes place on Juky 18, 2019 from 6:00-7:30pm. ModeratorDr. Shane Rasmussen, NSU Associate Professor of English and Director of the Louisiana Folklife Center Crafts PersonsF.J. Delphin, Creole foodways and food preservation, hunting, trapping, and fishing Rhonda Gauthier, NW Louisiana Native American foodways, will bring free samples of tamalesJuanita Leonard, folk artistBecky Meziere, Clifton Choctaw pine straw basket maker Vera Severin, Creole foodways, will bring free samples pecan candy and tea cakes MusiciansEd Huey, blues musician  John Litzenberg, blues musician Wayne Singleton, zydeco musician ScholarsDustin 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