Is there anything wrong with being Creole ??
Why is everybody trying to self Deny Creoles Their Identity
Lets face it , for the past 400 Years. The American Government , White Society , the Historians and even the Black African American Community has been trying to deny Our Presence and Our Culture..
Every Ethnic Group here in America from the Irish, The Germans, The Italians, the African Americans and even foreign born Cultures like the Mexicans , just to name a few , celebrate and Honor their Heritage " With Pride "
It's Strange because The Louisiana Creoles and Our Ancestors were the first Ethnic Group in the Americas and the First to stand up and fight for the rights of Many ethnic Groups especially Black America.. In the early 19th Century while most of Black America was in Bondage The Louisiana " Free Man Of Color " stood up and fought for the rights of all people of Color in America..
Our ancestors were the first to step up to the plate to demand equality for all...The First Senators and Congressional representatives were Creoles of Color. The First soldiers of Color to form their Own regiment and fight for the Union, the first and only Front line officers of Color in the Civil war and The first to establish free Educational institutions for the Black Race were All Creoles of Color,
. The first people of Color to Meet with President Lincoln during the Civil war to demand equality were the Creoles. The first Man of Color to challenge the Civil Rights law in Court was Creole, The Wealthiest People of Color in America during the 19th Century, when Most people of color were still in bondage were Creoles ..The First innovators of many cultural practices that still exist today were introduced by Creoles. Creoles were the First People of African Descent to introduce their Food and Customs to America that are still enjoyed Today. The Inventors of Jazz and many types of Music that has made America the greatest Music Producers the World has known.. were Creoles as well
Creoles are indeed an ethnic Group..Click Here
It's all here on this Web site and then some, but , America just doesn't get it and the list goes on and on and on.
We were the only Culture in America where Blacks, Whites, Native Americans and People of Color all spoke the same language, Shared the same Culture and ate the same food. So Why isn't this taught in Our Schools and why do most Americans not know just what is a " Creole " ? Why Are White Americans saying the the First Creoles were White and Why is Black America saying that Creoles are African Americans. ??
The strangest thing of all is that Many Creoles are even believing it themselves... Whites have stopped mixing with Creoles for fear of being labeled as Black and Creoles are mixing more so with the African Americans and are afraid of calling themselves Creoles for fear of being ostracized by the Black Community.. What does this all amount to...
The United Nations has a internationally recognized word for this called...
" Cultural Genocide "..
If The Louisiana Cajuns ,French Canadians ,transplanted from Nova Scotia can rightfully be called an Ethnic Group and We Creoles were established long before their presence, then why can't the Creoles Have their Own Ethnic Identity ?? By International standards We more than ever qualify..
The U.N. Declaration of rights for indigenous people .....Click Here
Creoles By definition....Click here
Saving Our Creole Culture for Generations to come