Louisiana: Seeing the USA SeriesThis title is a part of the series Seeing the USA Series
Catalogue Number: BYP066
Producer: Brandy Y Productions
Subject: Canadian World Studies, Documentary, Environmental Studies, Family Studies/Home Economics, First Nations Studies, Geography, History, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Nature, Seniors, Social Studies, Travel
Grade Level: 3 - 5, 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2019
Running Time: 26:47
Brandy Yanchyk starts her Louisiana journey in New Orleans where she makes a po' boy sandwich, samples the famous Sazerac cocktail and meets the Mardi Gras Indians. In St. John the Baptist Parish she visits the Whitney Plantation, the only plantation museum in Louisiana with an exclusive focus on the lives of enslaved people. Next, Brandy learns how to make pralines at Fee-Fo-Lay Café. In Lafayette, she tries gumbo at the Vermilionville Historic Village and learns about cajun and creole music at Sola Violins. Her trip ends in Houma where she learns about the United Houma Nation through master palmetto basket weaver Janie Verret Luster and on a swamp tour with R.J. Molinere.
Produced by Brandy Yanchyk.
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