Friday, December 9, 2016

186. Stephanie Perrault. Poverty Point. Pt 2.

186. Part 2 of our interview with Stephanie Perrault about "Poverty Point." Poverty Point is a prehistoric earthworks of the Poverty Point culture, now a U.S. National Monument and World Heritage Site located in the Southern United States. It is situated on the edge of Ma├žon Ridge, near the village of Epps in West Carroll Parish in northeastern Louisiana. Poverty Point comprises several earthworks and mounds built between 1650 and 700 BC, during the Archaic period in the Americas by a group of Native Americans of the Poverty Point culture. The culture extended 100 miles (160 km) across the Mississippi Delta. We talk to Stephanie about the original culture at the site, as well as about their current programs.
  1. This week in Louisiana history. December 10, 1810. The area of West Florida (Florida Parishes) was annexed by the United States and Louisiana.
  2. This week in New Orleans history. Songwriter and keyboard player Ed "Zeke" Volker, born on October 10, 1948, was a founding member of the long-running (33 years) local band The Radiators and was its major contributing writer.
  3. This week in Louisiana.
    Cajun & Creole Christmas
    November 20th, 2016 - December 31st, 2016
    Various Venues in Lafayette
    1400 NW Evangeline Thwy,
    Lafayette, LA 70501
    337-232-3737
    http://www.lafayettetravel.com/events/holiday/christmas/
    Various Venues in Lafayette
    Enjoy the holidays Cajun & Creole style. The heart of Cajun & Creole Country is transformed into a winter wonderland throughout the months of November and December with a Cajun and Creole Christmas. From light shows to parades, tour of homes, performances, carolers and much more you can be sure to find something to get the family in the holiday spirit. If you enjoy riding around admiring homes decorated for Christmas be sure to check out LafayetteLights.com, a website and app that provides a map of decorated homes that even lets you vote on your favorites. 
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