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Join us as we sit with Charles Larroque and discuss his career as a teacher, cultural activist and creator, the reclamining of the Louisianan identity culturally and linguistically, and the economic opportunities that French can help create in the state.
Former executive director of CODOFIL, Charles Larroque has played several roles in the Louisiana Francophone. He has worked as a French teacher and social studies teacher notably in Lafayette. He is also an author of several different books and producer of several media productions in order to help reconnect Louisianans with their heritage languages. For his efforts, he has been nominated "Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académique" and has received the prize from Louisiana.
A special thank you to the West Baton Rouge Museum for their financial support of this episode. West Baton Rouge Museum is an educational resource committed to researching, collecting, preserving and presenting artifacts, documents, art objects, and the like that reflect the history and cultural heritage of West Baton Rouge Parish and the surrounding areas for the benefit of the general public and future generations. Learn more here: https://westbatonrougemuseum.org/.
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