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Coastal erosion is wiping out Isle de Jean Charles. But, the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw tribe of Native Americans who live there will remain together.

The “climate refugees” are preparing for an historic relocation.

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Memories and traditions of a self-sufficient culture on Isle de Jean Charles will survive.

Assistant professor Dr. Heather Stone is recording and cataloguing customs and stories to help tribal members retain their identity.

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Isle de Jean Charles residents plan to resettle in a new community, thanks to an almost $50 million federally funded project.

The relocation will be the first in the lower 48 states for a community displaced by environmental factors.

November 17th, 2017

Oilfield innovator, physician honored as University's Outstanding Alumni

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has recognized an oilfield innovator and a medical entrepreneur as its 2017... Read More ➝
November 16th, 2017

Homecoming wraps Saturday; fun includes race, parade and football

Homecoming Day starts with runners lacing up their sneakers for the Ragin’ Road Race. The 5K will start at 8 a.m. at... Read More ➝
November 15th, 2017

Schools, businesses “Paint the Town Red” for traditional contest

Schools and businesses displayed their Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns spirit and pride this week. They were recognized... Read More ➝
November 17th, 2017

Adopt a Family Jambalaya Fundraiser

Ragin' Cajuns Athletics is hosting a Jambalaya fundraiser to help make a family's Christmas!  Pick up will be on... Read More ➝
November 17th, 2017

Artist Talk with Francis Pavy

Join us during homecoming week for our last program of the season. Local artist and USL alum Francis Pavy, whose work... Read More ➝