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Creole Research Conference
For Immediate Release:
Louisiana Creole Research Association, Inc. Announces Its
The Louisiana Creole Research Association (LA Creole) is a New Orleans-based, non-profit genealogy and family research organization with more than 200 members across the nation. It was founded in August of 2004 for the purpose of assisting Creoles in researching their ancestry, educating the general public about the Creole culture, and celebrating the contributions and legacy of a "forgotten" people. Creoles as defined here are the offspring of European, African, and/or Native American settlers in colonial Louisiana.
In keeping with its purpose, LA Creole will be hosting its 4th Annual Conference on November 15-16, 2008 at the DoubleTree Hotel, 300 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA. The theme of this year's conference is: Louisiana Creoles of Color: Resistance and the Cause for Racial Equality.
Conference registration of $35.00 includes all of the above events on Saturday. The Sunday Jazz Brunch is $40.00 by reservations only, as seating is limited. For more information, please contact: Jennifer Ellsworth at 504-241-1439 email@example.com or Lolita Cherrie at 504-453-5922 firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit LA Creole online at www.lacreole.org.
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