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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.

May 22nd, 2018

Tech company CGI's expansion in Lafayette to bring 400 new jobs

An expansion of tech company CGI will bring 400 new, direct jobs to Lafayette, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced during... Read More ➝
May 18th, 2018

Louisiana governor to open special session with address at UL Lafayette

Gov. John Bel Edwards will mark the start of a special legislative session with an address Tuesday at the University... Read More ➝
May 11th, 2018

‘College is the gateway,’ Begnaud reminds UL Lafayette graduates

David Begnaud praised University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Spring 2018 graduates for reaching a milestone the... Read More ➝
September 1st, 2018

Ragin' Cajuns vs Grambling - Football

Louisiana opens the season at Cajun Field on Sept. 1 against Grambling in the annual Herbert Heymann Classic. The... Read More ➝
September 22nd, 2018

Ragin' Cajuns vs Coastal Carolina - Football

Louisiana opens the season at Cajun Field on Sept. 1 against Grambling in the annual Herbert Heymann Classic. The... Read More ➝