Tag Archives: Nova Scotia

Heroic Cajuns! La marine Cajun

Cajun Country book jacket

Several hundred years of colonial era French and Franco-Americans are living among the affected populations, located along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas. Our hearts go out to these flood devastated people. Of course, our hearts and sympathies extend to all those who are suffering as a result of the Hurricane Harvey’s horrific damage […]

Evangeline and the movie star Dolores del Rio

Evangeline Dolores del Rio

On August 3, when the popular graphic “Google Doodle” featured the birthday of the elegant film star Dolores Del Rio, the beautiful image description omitted one of the most famous movie roles played by this popular actress. She was the star of “Evangeline“, the silent movie dramatization of the epic poem, published in 1847 and […]

World Refugee Day remembered by PM Justin Trudeau

French Acadian books

“Today, I call on Canadians and people around the world to stand with people seeking shelter from enormous hardship and violence…” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, issued on World Refugee Day 2017. French Acadians, the people of “Acadie” (modern day Nova Scotia), in the Canadian Maritimes, are among the millions who are remembered in […]