Latab Kréyòl Louisiana Créole Table
2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month | 5:30 to 7:00 pm | 1519 Jackson Ave. | Free
Join us for this free social and conversation hour where you'll be able to practice your Louisiana Créole. Feel free to bring food or drinks to share. These events are free and open to all, but donations for the Alliance Française are welcome. Mèsi for the support!
AFNO Louisiana Créole instructor, Lawson Ota will be in attendance to help you with any language questions you may have!
About Louisiana Créole: The Louisiana Creole language is perhaps unique
among Louisiana's heritage languages in the extent to which its use historically transcended barriers of race and
At its height, Louisiana Creole was spoken throughout South Louisiana by members of the most elite families and members of the most
marginalized communities. The features of Louisiana Creole, perhaps more so than those of any other language, speak to the unique
history and culture of Louisiana.
About Lawson Ota: Lawson Ota is the founder of Tours by Marguerite, a tourism company offering tours in French and English of historic places in New Orleans. He is also a teacher of French as a foreign language. He is trained in linguistics having graduated in 2012 in French, linguistics and German. He has devoted his career to the defence of the heritage languages of Louisiana (that is, Louisiana French and Louisiana Creole).