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Dear Readers,

Louisiana Genealogy Blogs - Help create links to other genealogy blogs in Louisiana! If you have a Louisiana genealogy blog, please send me a link. You can find links to other genealogy blogs from a variety of sources below this blog. There are links to news stories about genealogy in Louisiana (when that Google thing works - tx Google!) and genealogy tags from Word Press, Louisiana posts from Cousin Connect, and posts from the genealogy community at Live Journal. You may also find other networking websites linking here interested in genealogy and a whole slew of other genealogy blogs. Most of the Louisiana Parishes RootsWeb mailing lists are found linked to the left. I have found these to be the most helpful. Maybe, you will, too.

Let me know if I can be of any assistance to you. Feel free to post to the forum or the Louisiana Surname - Louisiana Researchers list and if you're feeling rather adventurous, you can join the Yahoo!Group, too. I try to update the surname list on a monthly basis. You can read the entire four and one half pages of the Louisiana Surnames Louisiana Researchers list here. And if that is giving you trouble (it does sometimes), go here.

I would like to encourage other Louisiana genealogy bloggers to copy the profile I created from Blogger. It assists others in finding you in every parish in Louisiana! There are useful social tools like Add This at the bottom of the blog.

Thanks for stopping by!

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Friday, April 16, 2010

Louisiana and the language of French, Cajun, and Creole

Dictionary of Louisiana French
Senior editor Albert Valdman
associate editor Kevin J. Rottet
with assistant editors Richard Guidry
and Thomas A. Klingler
and Amanda LaFleur
and Tamara Lindner
and Michael D. Picone
and Dominique Ryon
with assistant editors Barry Jean Ancelet

Louisiana Creole is not to be confused with two other varieties: Cajun French and Colonial French. Louisiana Creole is its own language and is spoken by as many as 30,000 people in Louisiana.

Dictionary of Louisiana Creole
by Albert Valdman, Margaret M. Marshall, Thomas A. Klingler, Kevin J. Rottet

Read more here: http://sites.google.com/site/louisianafrench/le-francais-louisianais-et-sa-parente

See Also Google Groups
Cajun 101
Many links here

Cajun French Language Tutorial

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