National Louisiana Day
We recognize each state in the order they entered the union, beginning with Hawaii and ending with Hawaii on Independence Day. We feature a small part of each state's past, foods, and the people who make up the state. There's so much more to discover, we can't help but celebrate our beautiful country even more.
Throughout the state's history, the blending of race and culture has resulted in the Delta's own unique flair, which has attracted visitors from around the world to try their food, hear their music, and see their style.
Many indigenous tribes populated the area when French explorers first arrived. Disease and war destroyed many of the country's populations. Today, descendants of Natchez, Choctaw, or Chitimacha descendants still live.
When the United States began talks with France for the 828,000 mile Louisiana Purchase in 1803, Louisiana became a state. Louisianna, the first of 15 states to be carved out of the region, arrived in 1812 and became the first of 15 states to be carved out of the region.
The gulf of Louisiana holds the secrets of pirates, slave conflicts, and the paths of progress. The bayou teems with life and tales that were untold.
The word "melting pot" is used in Louisiana by the Louisiana epitomizes the term "melting pot" in a way that no other state does. Native American, French, Spanish, German, African, Irish, and Caribean cultures have mixed in a variety of ways throughout the state's history, creating a distinct and distinct culture in the bayou. Cajun (French Canadian or Acadian), Creole (European, African, Caribbean, or Spanish mixed ancestry) and even the landscape have a huge influence on Louisiana's enchantment, from the food to the language, music, and history, Cajun (French Canadian or Acadian), Cajun (French Canadian or Acadian), Creole (European, African, Caribbean, or Spanish mixed ancestry) and even the enchantment