LA Creole 2016 Conference
Over the weekend of Thursday, October 20 until Monday, October 24, 2016 the Louisiana Creole Research Association presented its 12th Annual Conference: Enduring Legacy: The Role of Louisiana’s People of Color in the Pursuit of Equality in America.
LA Creole is a New Orleans based non-profit family research organization dedicated to the study of the history and culture of the Creoles of Color of Louisiana through ancestral research, education, and celebration.
Creoles of Color in Louisiana
There is evidence that both French and Spanish Colonial Louisiana identified all its people (white, black, and mixed), both free and enslaved, who were born in the new world of old world stock as Creole. That included the offspring of Europeans (predominantly French and Spanish), Africans, and a mixture of both that could also include Native American.
Genealogy and History are our Mission
The Louisiana Creole Research Association, Inc., known as LA Creole, was founded on August 21, 2004 as a New Orleans-based, non-profit genealogy and family research organization. More