Grand Ecore, Culinary Demonstrations, Native American Cooking

Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA) and the US Army Corps of Engineers Grand Ecore Visitors Center are proud to announce the upcoming lecture series “Welcome Home.” This series will focus on the ways in which the unique communities of the Cane River region preserve their familial and cultural bonds in the modern world.

The Cane River National Heritage Area (CRNHA) and the US Army Corps of Engineers, Grand Ecore Visitors Center (GEVC) are proud to announce the upcoming exhibit Ancient Mounds and Artifacts: Durable Reflections of Transitory Societies.

In the spirit of our upcoming Resistance, Escape, and Community conference in February of 2016 we're writing about aspects of culture that have been used subtly or covertly to carry on traditions among families and communities during difficult times.

Fort St. Jean Baptiste SHS, Louisiana State Parks and the National Association for Interpretation will host training in Natchitoches, LA on February 8-11, 2016

In the spirit of our upcoming Resistance, Escape, Community conference, we will be posting information on the lesser known aspects of Natchitoches’ history. This article features the story of Pacale, the builder of the Roque House and his journey to freedom.

Check back for the next meeting soon.

Cane River National Heritage Area in northwestern Louisiana is a largely rural, agricultural landscape known for its historic plantations, its distinctive Creole architecture, and its multi-cultural legacy. Historically this region lay at the intersection of French and Spanish realms in the New World. Today it is home to a unique blend of cultures, including French, Spanish, African, American Indian, and Creole.

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