Hoop Nets - Castnets - Shrimp Trawls

Louisiana State Cultural Heritage


Louisiana Creole flag

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Louisiana Cajun and Creole Heritage

In 1992, Louisiana designated hoop nets, castnets, and shrimp trawls as official symbols of Louisiana Cajun / Creole heritage. Louisiana Creole people descend from colonial settlers of Louisiana (particularly those of French, Spanish, and African descent). 



Creole Culture Documentary

Cajun History & Heritage by HoumaTravel