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
Dr. Shane Rasmussen, NSU Associate Professor of English and Director of the Louisiana Folklife Center
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
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
Ed Huey, blues musician
John Litzenberg, blues musician
Wayne Singleton, zydeco musician
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum
800 Front Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457