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L'Atchafalaya (1990)

En Français



Genre: French, Documentary

Place Covered: Atchafalaya Basin, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1990-11-24

Duration: 00:13:15

Subjects: French language | ATCHAFALAYA BASIN | Environment | Nature | Cajun culture | Geology


  • Fowler, Ken Producer
  • LaFleur, Donna Director
  • Fryling, Charles Interviewee
  • Cahoon, Donald Interviewee
  • Sonnier, Floyd Interviewee
  • Davis, Donald Interviewee
  • Blanchard, Roy Interviewee
  • Guirard, Greg Interviewee
  • McBride, Randolph Interviewee


This episode of the series “En Francais” from November 24, 1990, features Louisiana’s contribution to the 1990 “Production Harmonisee” series. It explores the unique cultural and geological characteristics of the Atchafalaya Basin region of Louisiana. It includes interviews with: Dr. Charles Fryling of the LSU Department of Landscape Architecture; Dr. Donald Cahoon of the Louisiana Geological Survey; Floyd Sonnier, a painter; Dr. Donald Davis of the Louisiana Geological Survey; Roy Blanchard, a crawfisherman; Greg Guirard, a nature photographer; and Randolph McBride, a geologist.