FRIDAY OCTOBER 7, 2005 Marksville, LA Paragon Resort & Casino 9 a.m. – 12 noon Décuir: Early Creole Family of Louisiana
For the first time ever during the annual Creole Heritage Day events two early Creole founding families of Louisiana will be featured.Presentations will be given on both the Décuir and Metoyer families, followed by a comparative panel of experts for an engaging experience to hear from descendants of both families.An opportunity to learn from all in attendance will commence during the generous question and answer session.
Décuir panelists are Julie Eshelman-Lee –chair, Hon. W.E.B. Blackmon, Brian J. Costello, Randy DeCuir, Winston DeCuir, George DeCoux, Thomas Honoré,and Geraldine Porche West.
ComemeetyourDécuirandconnected families!A hospitality area will be reserved to meet and exchange.Check for details upon arrival.
Please let us know if you will be attending this event and what type of information or experience is of interest to you.Contact:Julie Eshelman-Lee 970.224.2322; 970.224.4799 (fax) 1521 Hillside Drive, Fort Collins, CO80524Or, go to: http://decuir.creolewest.comhttp://decuir.creolewest.comand complete the web form for this event.
For further information/reservations for Creole Heritage Day 2005 contact the NSU Creole Heritage Center at 318.357.6685.