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    Cane River Creole

    National Historical Park Louisiana

A River and Its People

The Cane River region is home to a unique culture; the Creoles. The nearly three hundred year relationship between the Cane River Creoles and their homeland was shaped by the river. This relationship was tested by flood, drought, war, and numerous other obstacles. Luckily, their resilience and resourcefulness has allowed the Creole culture to endure and thrive.

Did You Know?

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Creole resilience, resourcefulness, and adaptations to the environment continue to influence contemporary regional architecture.