The History of Lafayette Mardi Gras – Rick Chappuis and John Swift

Lafayette lives for Mardi Gras! This episode is a special repeat of our interview with Rick Chappuis and John Swift who joined Discover Lafayette to discuss the history of Mardi Gras in Lafayette LA. The first recorded Mardi Gras festivity took place on Feb. 14, 1869, at the Court House downtown. Although it was a […]

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Don Briggs – Founder of Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

Our guest is Don Briggs, founder of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, who shares his incredible career journey in the oil and gas business. A native of Miami, Florida, Don was an active young man who played football for Miami High School at their home field, the Orange Bowl! From his youngest years, he […]

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Healing Traditions of South Louisiana: Mary Broussard Perrin and Beverly Constantine Fuselier

Our guests are Mary Broussard Perrin and Beverly Constantine Fuselier, authors of Healing Traditions of South Louisiana. Their book provides a fascinating history of South Louisiana’s traditional healing arts from the dawn of civilization to today. Part One is about traiteurs (male) and traiteuses (female), their prayers, and rituals. Part Two presents the native medicinal […]

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Wild Cat Foundation, SpayNation and Krewe des Chien Committed to Ending Animal Overpopulation by offering Humane, High-Quality Spay and Neuter Services for Dogs and Cats

Elizabeth Abdalla and Melissa Maeker, board members of Wild Cat Foundation, SpayNation, and Krewe des Chien, are here to discuss their mission to reduce dog and cat overpopulation in Acadiana through the operations of these 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. Both women are passionate spokespersons about their involvement in treating our companion pet population, as well as […]

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