Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

“National Acadian Day” honors those who made their journey here 250 years ago

“On Saturday the arrival of the Acadians and the 250th anniversary of St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church in St. Martinville were celebrated.

The day was used to honor legacy of the Acadian people who migrated to Louisiana after being banished from their native land during the Great Expulsion, which began in 1755.”

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