La Musique Franco-Américaine

Franco-Americans all around Maine may have different tastes in music, but certain melodies connect friends and families. The past and present come together through  Franco-American and French-Canadian folk music and dance. Folkmusic and folkdance originating from the medieval era were brought to New France with the early settlers. These were intermingled with newer songs and … Continue reading La Musique Franco-Américaine

Preserving Culture

Many Franco-American families, as well as many other cultures, share a history of canning. Though the popularity of food preservation and it’s various usages has spread worldwide, to many Franco-Americans it holds a special meaning, as it is a part of their past dating back to its invention in France in the late 1700s. In … Continue reading Preserving Culture