Louisiana Culture

Cedric Watson

This album is the story of a historical Louisiana musician in the making. Cedric Watson returned to his roots in Louisiana after growing up in Sealy, Texas so he could develop his Creole music in the towns and pastures where his predecessors once played. He is currently co-frontman of Lafayettes acclaimed Pine Leaf Boys (PLBs), whose recent Grammy nomination has ensured them a place in the Louisiana culture history books.

In his debut solo release, Cedric channels the talents of his influences, such as Bois Sec Ardoin and Canray Fontenot, but proves his chops as a writer and composer with the majority of the songs on the album either his own creations and/or arrangements. Cedric is also a multi-instrumentalist, as any PLBs fan can tell you, and he switches frequently between fiddle and accordion, at live shows and on this album. Being well-versed in the history of the music he plays, Cedric creates music with strong Creole roots, and branches out appropriately and deliberately into Cajun and Zydeco sounds. As a result, some tracks on this album are instant classics, while others are refreshingly new and different.

http://www.cedricwatson.com

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Posted by admin - January 12, 2015 at 1:31 am

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Cool “Louisiana Culture” images

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The Old U.S. Mint, New Orleans


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Phototgraphy of Louisiana Tourism Locations & Events – Peter A Mayer Advertising / Assoc. Creative Director: Neil Landry; Account Executives: Fran McManus & Lisa Costa; Art Production: Janet Riehlmann

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Posted by Kayra - January 10, 2015 at 12:45 am

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What Indian Reservation welcome visitors as tourists ,that are not to far from Louisiana?

Not all Indian Resevations welcome visitors and I want to go to a reservation on my vacation and learn something of their culture.I’m driving so I would prefer to be closer to Louisiana. I’ve been to Cherokee N. Carolina and really enjoyed the set up there. someone took us around and showed us around and explained thing as we went along. I would like to learn about the other nations as well. I have tried searching and am not too good at it, so I am at a loss. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thank You

Try the Matta’poni Indian Reservation in King William County, Virginia. The Shaman is John Sun Eagle and his Wife Gentlewind. They are a lovely couple and they welcome all without making reservations..(small joke) but, seriously, they are great people! Check out the Mattaponi Reservation online, go to any search engine, yahoo, google, and you will find their site describing their reservation, history, ect..

The Chief is Chief Webster Little Eagle. We use to go every weekend to see them. They usually have other people there from all over the world. It is great, we are originally from new york city, and we have met people on his reservation from Ireland, France, Spain, Peru, England, it’s amazing how many connections you make from people that are interested in the Native American Indian Culture.

Try also yahoo’s search, type in John and Sharon Sun Eagle on Mattaponi Indian Reservation and see if they have another site up. They also sponsor kids from other Reservations.

If you ever really want to travel the distance, try heading toward the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota during the Summer time or during the "Gathering of the Nations" Pow Wow, all full bloods participate in that pow wow, it is beyond amazing!!

The Indians at Mattaponi will give you more information concerning other reservations you may visit and attend their pow wows. usually their schedules are online..just type in indian pow wows and the state you would like to visit.

I hope this info helps you out some.
Good luck on your next trip!

feel free to ask me about more info regarding the Res.

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Posted by admin - January 8, 2015 at 12:08 am

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Why was the Creole culture important during the 1930s and 40s in Louisiana?

thanks to anyone who can help!!

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Posted by admin - January 2, 2015 at 9:37 pm

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Faith Ford speaks about Louisiana

Faith Ford speaks about Louisiana

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Posted by admin - December 30, 2014 at 9:04 pm

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what culture or group of people lived in Louisiana by the 1840?

the book a lesson before dieing was written by enest gaines who lived in the 1840

ACADIAN-CAJUN

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Posted by admin - December 29, 2014 at 8:49 pm

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Famous Louisiana French Creoles

A Photo slide show of the Famous Louisiana French Creoles.com then and now

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Posted by admin - December 24, 2014 at 7:14 pm

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Preservation Hall Jazz Club, New Orleans

Bill enjoys come classic New Orleans jazz at Preservation Hall.

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Posted by admin - December 1, 2014 at 7:43 am

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Chalmette National Cemetary, Chalmette, La

A few nice Louisiana Culture images I found:

Chalmette National Cemetary, Chalmette, La


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Phototgraphy of Louisiana Tourism Locations & Events – Peter A Mayer Advertising / Assoc. Creative Director: Neil Landry; Account Executives: Fran McManus & Lisa Costa; Art Production: Janet Riehlmann

Chalmette National Cemetary, Chalmette, La


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Phototgraphy of Louisiana Tourism Locations & Events – Peter A Mayer Advertising / Assoc. Creative Director: Neil Landry; Account Executives: Fran McManus & Lisa Costa; Art Production: Janet Riehlmann

Chalmette National Cemetary, Chalmette, La


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Phototgraphy of Louisiana Tourism Locations & Events – Peter A Mayer Advertising / Assoc. Creative Director: Neil Landry; Account Executives: Fran McManus & Lisa Costa; Art Production: Janet Riehlmann

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Posted by Dwayne Coots - November 25, 2014 at 4:58 am

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Young Wayne Toups In Milton, Louisiana

“1987 Soybean Festival” in Milton Louisiana, clip from a festival in October, a very young Wayne Toupes sings, great then and great now! An extrodinary rare clip from my collection.

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Posted by admin - November 23, 2014 at 4:40 am

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