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Festivals Acadiens, Part 2 & Acadian Textiles (1983)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-10-16

Duration: 00:28:06

Subjects: French language | Festivals Acadiens | FESTIVALS | Cajun culture | Weaving | TEXTILES | Museum exhibits


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Clark, Gladys Speaker
  • Glasgow, Vaughan Speaker


This episode of the series “En Francais” from October 16, 1983, features a tour of the arts and crafts booths at Festivals Acadiens in Lafayette, Louisiana, including a weaving demonstration by Gladys Clark. Vaughan Glasgow, the chief curator at the Louisiana State Museum, then leads a tour of the “L’Amour de Maman: The Acadian Textile Heritage” exhibit at the Presbytere in New Orleans. It also includes demonstrations of the Acadian weaving techniques used in south Louisiana. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant. Host: James Fontenot