Acadian Congress

For only the second time in their nearly 250 year history, Acadians from around the world gathered earlier this month in southern Louisiana to celebrate their culture. It was born in Canada in the 17th century and driven out in the 18th. Many settled in Louisiana, where "Acadian" became "Cajun." Bill Zeeble, of member station KERA, reports.

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