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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.

April 19th, 2018

Oberleitner new dean of College of Nursing & Allied Health Professions

Dr. Melinda Granger Oberleitner is the new dean of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s College of Nursing and... Read More ➝
April 19th, 2018

Can Louisiana folk remedy counter a modern health crisis? Study says yes

The quest to counter a host of modern maladies has taken researchers to the roots of traditional medicine in Louisiana... Read More ➝
April 18th, 2018

UL Lafayette a ‘best value college’ in latest ranking from Forbes magazine

Students at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette are getting a good deal on a college education. That’s according... Read More ➝
April 25th, 2018

Flute and Friends Recital

Dr. Andrea Loewy joins friends Dr. Lucas Munce on clarinet, Dr. Yuling-Huang-Davie on piano, and graduate students... Read More ➝
April 25th, 2018

Night of Remembrance

Please gather with the UL Lafayette family for a special Night of Remembrance to honor the memory of students, faculty... Read More ➝