Category Archives: Acadians

After 1755: Archives and Acadian Identity

This article originally appeared at Borealia and is reposted here with their permission. by Stephanie Pettigrew In 1909, a scholar at Université Laval, M. J. E. Prince, conducted a public lecture in Québec to a captive audience on the subject … Continue reading

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NFB Launches English-language Version of Les Aboiteaux, the First Acadian Film

by Ronald Rudin In 1955 the Office national du film released Les Aboiteaux, the first film produced with an original Acadian script. But quite aside from this distinction, the film — directed by Léonard Forest at the start of his … Continue reading

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