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Cane River Heritage Area

Cane River Heritage Area

NCPTT hosted a two-day symposium sponsored by the Cane River Creole National Historical Park in celebration of Black History month on February 15-16, 2006. Students, faculty, and community members gathered from around the area to hear notable scholars address a diverse range of topics related to the region’s African-American cultural history. Presentations included Dr. Janis Hutchinson (U of Houston) on African-American Oral Remembrances in Natchitoches, Tommy Whitehead (NSU) on Clementine Hunter, and Dr. Caryn Crosse Bell (U Mass Lowell) on Toward Universalism in African-American Culture, and several others.

For more information contact Kirk Cordell.

National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
645 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Email: ncptt[at]
Phone: (318) 356-7444
Fax: (318) 356-9119