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Louisiana State Heritage

Louisiana Cajun / Acadian Population - click to see all cultural symbols
Louisiana map showing percent of Acadian / Cajun Population in 1990.
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Cajun / Creole Heritage

Louisiana designated Cajun / Creole as the official state heritage in 1992, stating that hoop nets, castnets, and shrimp trawls are part of the cajun and creole heritage of Louisiana and should be preserved to help maintain the cajun and creole culture.

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Louisiana Symbols & Icons:

bird - dog
mammal
reptile - insect
crustacean  
amphibian
fish - salt. fish
flower - plant
wildflower
vegetable
tree - soil
fossil - mineral
heritage

flag - seal
motto - pledge
name - nickname
song 1-2-3-4
dance - quarter
instrument
painting - poems
museum
colors- tartan
fruit - meat pie
cuisine - jellies
drink- donut
 

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