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Dewey Balfa Cajun
& Creole Heritage Week

The Dewey Balfa Cajun and Creole Heritage Heritage Week, sponsored by Louisiana Folk Roots beginning in 2002, is named in honor of the late Dewey Balfa, a phenomenal musician who played a key role in reviving and preserving the French cultures of Southwest Louisiana. For more information on the Balfa Heritage Week, go to the Louisiana Folk Roots web site.

Photos of a number of the Heritage Week dances and Roots Heritage Day activities are posted in LSUE's web pages:

Posted 6-20-08.

All photographs and text by David Simpson.

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