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French in Schools & Acadian Genealogy (1981)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-10-4

Duration: 00:28:48

Subjects: French language | Education | ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS | Genealogy | Acadians


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Younker, Genevieve Speaker
  • Nora, Savannah Interviewee
  • LaFleur, Amanda Speaker
  • Conner, Adam Interviewee
  • Hebert, Donald Interviewee


This episode of the series “En Francais” from October 4, 1981, features a visit to the French language programs at three elementary schools in Louisiana – Genevieve Younker’s class at Arthur Circle Elementary School in Shreveport, Amanda LaFleur’s class at Breaux Bridge Elementary School, and a class at Grand Lake Elementary School in Cameron Parish. This segment also includes interviews with Savannah Nora at Arthur Circle Elementary and Adam Conner at Grand Lake Elementary. James Fontenot then interviews Father Donald Hebert, who discusses Acadian genealogy. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant.