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Atakapa-Ishak Council Member Writes Book

Stephanie Collegian-Ishola, of the Texas Panther Band, has written a book titled “My Ancestor’s Path is My Future Journey.” Get your copy today!

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Atakapa-Ishak tribe display at 150th year celebration

Check out the historical artifacts exhibited at the Lake Charles Historic City Court building. You have until December to see these exhibits in person.

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Atakapa members to set up booth at city’s 150th year celebration

Join members of the Atakap-Ishak tribe at the city of Lake Charles 150th birthday celebration. Members of the tribe will have a booth set up and be on hand to talk about their history. While there, enjoy an exhibition that

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Native American tribes help with Hurricane Harvey relief

Members of the Atakapa-Ishak tribe along with the ladies of the New Orleans Cherokee Lakota tribe along with other Native American advocates came together to provide relief for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.  The group unloaded trailers of water and

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Pictures from the Acadian Memorial Festival on March 18

Acadian Memorial Festival pics.

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Atakapa supports Dakota pipeline

From the inception, the Atakapa-Ishak tribe has been in support of the Dakota pipeline. The Atakapa flag flew on the Dakota native protest grounds.

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Acadian Memorial Festival on March 18

SAVE THE DATE Acadian Memorial Festival and Wooden Boat Congrès in historic St. Martinville, Louisiana on Bayou Teche Honoring les familles Bourgeois et Duhon Reenacting the Arrival of the Acadians to the Bayou Teche country Parade of the Wooden Boats

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Shaman Shawn Papillion authors chapter of Native American book

Shawn’s writings begin on page 299. The University of Oklahoma’s Anthropology department uses this book.

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St. Martinville November and December calendar events

Traditional craftsmen showcasing their skills throughout the day, Creole Dutch Oven Cookers and Atakapa Tribe Presentation.  Shane Bernard will introduce his new book, Teche.  10am – 3pm.  Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site.  Admission.  337-394-375

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Pictures from the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences

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