Cajun or Creole. Do you know the difference? Though both of these cultures are present in Louisiana, they are two separate and distinct groups of peoples.
Cajun people are actually descended from French Canadians who lived in Acadia, a broad area along North America’s eastern coast that now consists of Maine, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia. This area was colonized by French settlers, but they clashed with British armies beginning in the early 1700s.Continue reading