The Acadian and Cajun cultures span centuries reaching back from Louisiana and Canada into the western regions of France. Many individuals have contributed to the unique melange of our culture, by the way they live and carry our traditions forward.
The following individuals were recognized as Living Legends in the Culture and Heritage category.
*Asterisk after name indicates that the person is deceased.
Elaine Larcade Bourque Weaver using samples that are representative of the materials and patterns that were used by the Acadian spinners and weavers of Southwestern Louisiana.