Traditional Folklife in Louisiana
Louisiana Sports Hall Of Fame & Northwest Louisiana History Museum
Event Date: Thursday, July 18, 2019

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! This event runs from 6:00-7:30 p.m. is FREE and open to the public.

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

Crafts Persons
F.J. Delphin, Creole foodways and food preservation, hunting, trapping, and fishing 
Rhonda Gauthier, NW Louisiana Native American foodways, with free samples of tamales
Juanita Leonard, folk artist
Becky Meziere, Clifton Choctaw pine straw basketmaker 
Vera Severin, Creole foodways, with free samples pecan candy and tea cakes 

Ed Huey, blues
John Litzenberg, blues
Wayne Singleton, zydeco

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