Louisiana Creole Research Association

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Bon Carnaval! Warm wishes for a happy Mardi Gras from LA Creole. 

New Orleans TribuneOn March 11th, please join many members of LA Creole for an event celebrating the life and accomplishments of Dr. Louis Charles Roudanezfounder of the New Orleans Tribune, a historically important daily newspaper that published in both French and English. 

There are multiple Black History Month events around South Louisiana focused on genealogy; learn more about them here.

If you are a member and haven’t yet renewed your 2015 Membership, please do so! Note on your membership form that it’s a renewal.

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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.  More

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