Lebanese Heritage in Louisiana http://www.louisianafolklife.org/LT/Articles_Essays/lebanese.html

Americanized, but still shows the traditional side of the clothing

"I Read the Rules Backward": Women, Symbolic Inversion, and the Cajun Mardi Gras Run By Carolyn E. Ware http://www.louisianafolklife.org/LT/Articles_Essays/CajunMardiGrasWomen.html

"I Read the Rules Backward": Women, Symbolic Inversion, and the Cajun Mardi Gras Run

The Pierite Family, Tunica-Biloxi Singers and Story Tellers http://louisianafolklife.nsula.edu/artist-biographies/profiles/244

The Pierite Family, Tunica-Biloxi Singers and Story Tellers http://louisianafolklife.nsula.edu/artist-biographies/profiles/244

Louisiana's Food Traditions: An Insider's Guide By Maida Owens http://www.louisianafolklife.org/LT/CSE/creole_food_trad.html

Complex foodways developed over 300 years in different Louisiana regions and cultures due to available foods and customs and religious practices.

Cajun Wedding Traditions http://www.louisianafolklife.org/LT/Articles_Essays/cajun_wed.html

South Louisiana Cajun weddings are rites of passage based on age old cultural traditions in this article for students.

Emerging New Orleans Mardi Gras Traditions: The St. Joan of Arc Parade and the Red Beans Krewe, 2010 By Frank de Caro http://www.louisianafolklife.org/LT/Articles_Essays/lfmdecaro.html

Emerging New Orleans Mardi Gras Traditions: The St. Joan of Arc Parade and the Red Beans Krewe, 2010

The Creole State: An Introduction to Louisiana Traditional Culture http://www.louisianafolklife.org/LT/Articles_Essays/creole_art_creole_state.html

The Creole State: An Introduction to Louisiana Traditional Culture

Ritual, Festival, & Religion

The Creole State Exhibit: Ritual, Festival & Religion

"Looks Very Simple, But Takes a Lot of Time": Diana Gay's GuaTamales - Guatemalan Tamales  By Mandy McClain with Susan Roach http://www.louisianafolklife.org/LT/Articles_Essays/guatemalans.html

Diana Gay, a Guatemalan immigrant in Ruston, Louisiana, discusses adapting to her new culture and her hobby of cooking Guatemalan tamales

The Creole State Exhibit installed in the Louisiana State Capitol in 2013

The Creole State Exhibit installed in the Louisiana State Capitol in 2013

Carnival, Feast Days, and House Parties: Cuban Celebrations in Louisiana after 1960

Carnival, Feast Days, and House Parties: Cuban Celebrations in Louisiana after 1960

The St. Joseph's Day Altar Tradition In Monroe By Stephanie Pierrotti and Madelyn Boudreaux  http://www.louisianafolklife.org/LT/Articles_Essays/DeltaPollacia.html

Joseph's Day Altar Tradition In Monroe

Louisiana's Traditional Cultures: An Overview By Maida Owens http://www.louisianafolklife.org/LT/Maidas_Essay/main_introduction_onepage.html

Louisiana's Traditional Cultures: An Overview

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