Tag Archives: Representative Margaret Craven

Franco-America at the Interstice of Identities – Author reading by Ernest Hebert

September 23 at the Franco-American Collection at USM LAC in Lewiston

LEWISTON, Me- An oral history in creative writing: One Franco-American’s life transcended into an entertaining cultural essay, by author and Professor Ernest Hebert! Growing up Franco-American is sometimes referred to as being a “Quiet Presence”. This concept was articulated by writer Dyke Henderson in his books about Franco-Americans. But, not all Franco-Americans are quiet. Ernest […]

Where is “home”? Two cultures; two Franco presentations

Denis LeDoux and Margaret Craven at USM LAC FAC

LEWISTON- Près de chez nous ou loin? “Everyone of us in Lewiston should be able to say….I am local….I am home,” said Katie Theriault. Katie Theriault spoke about being local and returning to “home” in Lewiston, after she and her family had lived in other places. Zahra Houssain spoke about creating “home”, having been born […]