Vermillionville

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January 24, 2017

Road Scholar Cajun Experience in Music, Food, Dance Day 1, Lafayette, LA

Multiple choice question: Choose the best answer for the term:

Make groceries

a. Cook a meal

b. Throw up

c. Grocery shop

There were 10 of these Cajun terms, and we had to guess their meanings. It's obvious from OUR answers we don't know Cajun! It's just like the Cajun words to the accordion player's tune in the video below. Believe me, if you can't understand them, it's not the speaker on your computer/phone. We couldn't understand them either. I think he was speaking English with a Cajun accent, but we are not really sure.

A delightfully sunny day was spent at the Jean LaFitte Cultural Center and the Folk Life Village in Vermillionville. The Village was a living history of what life was like for the Cajuns and other immigrants landing in Louisiana in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

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Lou and Bonnie Janelle (LBJ) are career professionals who are currently pursuing life-long interests in photography and digital imaging techniques, respectively. 

 

 

 

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