|1.2 million (2002 estimate)|
|Regions with significant populations|
|United States: 928,313|
|French (Louisiana French) |
English (Cajun English)
|Christianity: Predominantly Roman Catholicism|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Acadians, Métis, French, French Americans, French Canadians, Spaniards, Isleño, Spanish Americans, Basque Americans, Québécois, Louisiana Creoles, French Haitians|
The Cajuns, also known as Acadians, are an ethnic group mainly living in the U.S. states of Louisiana and Texas, and in the Canadian maritime provinces consisting in part of the descendants of the original Acadian exiles-French-speakers from Acadia in what are now The Maritimes of Eastern Canada.
References[change | change source]
- Sara Le Menestrel (2014). Negotiating Difference in French Louisiana Music: Categories, Stereotypes, and Identifications. Univ. Press of Mississippi. p. 23. ISBN 978-1-62674-372-4.
- James Minahan (January 1, 2002). Encyclopedia of the Stateless Nations: A-C. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 355. ISBN 978-0-313-32109-2.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Cajuns at Wikimedia Commons