Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana
Isle de Jean Charles (known locally in Louisiana French as Isle à Jean Charles) is a narrow ridge of land between Bayou Terrebonne and Bayou Pointe-au-Chien in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. It is home to many members of the Biloxi-Chitimacha tribe as well as a community of the Houma people. The Indian population on Isle de Jean Charles today is approximately 25 families.
The isle has been affected by the induced and the natural subsidence of South Louisiana. Because of this, it is gradually disappearing into Terrebonne Bay. It lies past the 72-mile authorized levee alignment, currently under construction for the Morganza to the Gulf of Mexico Hurricane Protection Project.
Cottage Films has been documenting life on Isle de Jean Charles since January 2010 for a documentary film, Can't Stop The Water. Another documentary film project focused on the island is called "Last Stand on the Island".
- Isle de Jean Charles Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha Indians
- Barry, Dan (June 19, 2006). In Louisiana, a Sinking Island Wars With Water and the Government. New York Times
- Isle de Jean Charles, LA via New Deal Network Photo Gallery
- "Last Stand on the Island", a short film about the inhabitants of Isle de Jean Charles.
- "Vanishing Island", NYTimes short film 
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