This is part three of a four-part series on Father Adrien Rouquette, the poet-priest. This installment focuses on Rouquette's relationship with the Choctaw Indians.
This post, second in a series on Father Adrien Rouquette, will focus on his book of English-language poems, Wild Flowers, Sacred Poetry, which was inspired by Bayou Lacombe.
This summer, if you find yourself craving books with compelling stories and larger-than-life figures, you may want to do some reading in Louisiana history. The history of Louisiana is colorful, to put it lightly: full of out-sized egos, flashes of conflict, and incredible culture. In many cases, the truth of many historical Louisiana episodes would…
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