6th Anniversary Celebration!!

Help us celebrate the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum 6th anniversary! Come explore the museum and check out our latest exhibit, “The Plantation Photographs of Robert Tebbs”.  This family fun event includes ice cream, crafts and outdoor games.  Drinks and ice cream provided by FLASH.  Free and open to the public.

Saturday, June 29, 2019

2:00- 4:00 pm

“A Resilient People: Traditional Folklife in Louisiana”

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!

Thursday, July 18, 2019

6:00-7:30 pm

Moderator

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

Scholars

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

Crafts Persons

F.J. Delphin, Creole foodways and food preservation, hunting, trapping, and fishing

Rhonda Gauthier, NW Louisiana Native American foodways, will bring free samples of tamales

Juanita Leonard, folk artist

Becky Meziere, Clifton Choctaw pine straw basket maker

Vera Severin, Creole foodways, will bring free samples of pecan candy and tea cakes

Musicians

Ed Huey, blues musician

John Litzenberg, blues musician

Wayne Singleton, zydeco musician

Location: 

Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum

800 Front Street

Natchitoches, LA 71457

(318) 357-2492

louisianastatemuseum.org