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Skowhegan area group to visit Quebec City for cross-border collaboration - Central Maine

Skowhegan area group to visit Quebec City for cross-border collaboration - Central Maine | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it
Tours of grist mills, bakeries and craft breweries will take place to promote possible agricultural tourism exchange.
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African immigrants drive French-speaking renaissance in Maine - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

African immigrants drive French-speaking renaissance in Maine - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it
Refugees join with the Franco community to revitalize a language some had feared could disappear in the state.
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Digital project in place to preserve Gaelic and Acadian voices

Digital project in place to preserve Gaelic and Acadian voices | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it
Old newspapers and magazines provide rich historical records, but when the ink fades and the paper turns to dust, the information is lost.
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Mapping the Acadian deportations

Mapping the Acadian deportations | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it
On July 28, 1755, British Governor Charles Lawrence ordered the deportation of all Acadians from Nova Scotia who refused to take an oath of allegiance to Britain.
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Beyoncé, Hillary Clinton and other notable names of Quebec’s diaspora

Beyoncé, Hillary Clinton and other notable names of Quebec’s diaspora | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it
A book published recently in Montreal takes the obsession with homegrown bloodlines living abroad to new extremes
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Purists don't like this mix of Acadian French and English, but it may be helping the French language in Canada

Purists don't like this mix of Acadian French and English, but it may be helping the French language in Canada | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it
If you want to upset French language purists, learn to speak Chiac. It's a dialect of Acadian French spoken in New Brunswick that borrows liberally from English.
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Book marks 250th anniversary of Acadians arriving in Quebec

Book marks 250th anniversary of Acadians arriving in Quebec | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it
When Acadians, who had been deported to New England, learned about the 1765 proclamation by James Murray, governor of Quebec, that offered free land to new immi
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Why Are Franco-Americans So Invisible?

Why Are Franco-Americans So Invisible? | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it
“Why are we so invisible?” I've heard this question wherever Franco-Americans gather, be it through my social media contacts, at conferences, or at my occasional speaking engagements.
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New Hampshire Mill Workers Invented a New Type of French

New Hampshire Mill Workers Invented a New Type of French | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it
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Berlin, New Hampshire, is an out of the way sort of place.
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Franco-Americans' Veins Run with Maple Syrup

Franco-Americans' Veins Run with Maple Syrup | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it
Maple Syrup Flows Through Franco-Americans’ Veins A beverage very pleasing to drink, the color of Spanish wine, but not so good.  It has a sweetness which renders it of very good taste…This is th
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French Canadian Folk music in North Woodstock, NH

Performed during Pancake Breakfast behind Peg's Restaurant as part of Woodstock 250 Anniversary Celebration.

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1924, Klu Klux Klan Targets French-Canadians

1924, Klu Klux Klan Targets French-Canadians | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it

Shame on Canada for letting the Klu Klux Klan target French-Canadians in the 1920s.

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French Heritage Center hosting book launch party for 'Building A Better Life'

French Heritage Center hosting book launch party for 'Building A Better Life' | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it

The French Heritage Center will host a celebration in recognition of the recent book release: "Building A Better Life - the French Canadian Experience in Western Massachusetts."

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Parlez-vous français? For Maine's Acadian youth, the answer is often 'non'

Parlez-vous français? For Maine's Acadian youth, the answer is often 'non' | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it
French-speaking population says culture threatened by lower birth rate, young people leaving region
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Maine Franco Arts Prototype Directory Goes Online

Maine Franco Arts Prototype Directory Goes Online | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it
The Maine Arts Commission is working to build a comprehensive directory of Franco and Acadian resources throughout the state.
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Vital ingredient found for local Franco-American dish

Vital ingredient found for local Franco-American dish | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it
DEAR SUN SPOTS: Last year we had a hard time finding whole yellow peas for sale locally.
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"Worlding" French-Canadian Literatures - ACLA Utrecht 2017

"Worlding" French-Canadian Literatures - ACLA Utrecht 2017 | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it
Fabula, actualités et ressources pour la recherche et les études littéraires : revue, annonces de colloques et d'appels à contribution, parutions, comptes rendus critiques et débats...
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Nova Scotia Gaelic and Acadian newspapers newly digitized

Nova Scotia Gaelic and Acadian newspapers newly digitized | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it
Thanks to partners Libraries Nova Scotia, St. Francis Xavier University, and Nova Scotia Archives, three Nova Scotia newspapers -- two Gaelic and one Acadian --
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New hashtag #AmFr Promotes French North America

New hashtag #AmFr Promotes French North America | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it
I have been approached by an informal group of writers, bloggers, and artists who are promoting a new hashtag: #AmFr – Amérique Française or French North America.The intention behind this new hashtag is to have a means of cataloging, finding and...
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Franco American Music and Stories Sought | The New York History Blog

Franco American Music and Stories Sought | The New York History Blog | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it
Buffalo based musician and teaching artist Dave Ruch is seeking information on Franco American musicians and singers, past and present, from the Northern New York area.
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Poutine is all over town, and that’s a gravy-good thing

Poutine is all over town, and that’s a gravy-good thing | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it
The simple, fast-foodish plate from Quebec has taken over Las Vegas in recent months.
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Franco-Americans' Veins Run with Maple Syrup

Franco-Americans' Veins Run with Maple Syrup | Franco American Studies | Scoop.it
Maple Syrup Flows Through Franco-Americans’ Veins A beverage very pleasing to drink, the color of Spanish wine, but not so good.  It has a sweetness which renders it of very good taste…This is th
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French-Canadian Heritage | Our Hometown: Colebrook

A man’s heritage and language skills bring business to town. This story was told during the production of Our Hometown: Colebrook by Benoit Lamontagne.

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The Little Church: An Episode in French-Canadian Irish Relations in Vermont

BURLINGTON IRISH HERITAGE FESTIVAL | March 12, 1997 Historian Vince Feeney examines a period in the history of St. Patrick's Church in Fairfield, Vermont and...

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