List of Cajuns

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This is a list of notable Cajuns, often from the Acadiana or Greater New Orleans regions of French Louisiana, though not limited in geographic origin.

To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Cajuns or must have references showing they are Cajuns and are notable.


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  1. ^ [1] "Barry Jean Ancelet is a native Louisiana French-speaking Cajun, born in Church Point and raised in Lafayette."
  2. ^ "New Beauty Queen Ideal". New York Times. 1922-09-10. "The Ideal Beauty Queen."
  3. ^ Landy - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved July 1, 2013.  "A Cajun and Breaux Bridge native, Ali Landry was crowned Miss USA in February 1996 at age twenty-two." . m/alil/
  4. ^ Celebrity French Quarter Chefs
  5. ^ a b [2] "Just like George, he's a nice, country, Cajun guy, who left Louisiana to follow his dream and continued that dream by returning to his roots."
  6. ^ [3]"A young French-speaking Cajun boy..."
  7. ^ [4] "Being half Louisiana French himself..."
  8. ^ [5] "she was nicknamed the "Cajun Grandma" and won the election to become the top elected official in the state." [6] ""So many people in Louisiana actually speak French every day and feel French, and I think they're a little disappointed about the situation", says Lt. Gov. Kathleen Blanco, a French Acadian whose maiden name was Babineaux. "We're looking at a 200-year historical time when France was our greatest ally.""
  9. ^ [7] "John Breaux, a close friend and fellow Cajun." [8]
  10. ^ [9] "Louisiana's notorious Cajun politician, Edwin Edwards, who was elected governor four times. He currently resides in the Federal Correctional Institution in Oakdale, Louisiana." [10]
  11. ^ News for New Orleans, Louisiana | Lafourche/Terrebonne News | News for New Orleans, Louisiana |
  12. ^ [11] [12]
  13. ^ The Official Site of The Tampa Bay Rays: Team: Player Information
  14. ^ [13] "The California-based Delahoussaye, a Cajun from New Iberia, La., is one of the best riders in Kentucky Derby history."
  15. ^ [14] "Eric Guerin, the twenty-eight-year-old Cajun jockey who rode all of Vanderbilt's top horses under a contract arrangement."
  16. ^ [15] "The Cajun Cannon" "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-02-02. Retrieved 2006-06-16. 
  17. ^ Washington Times - Barrow, Morton among likely cuts
  18. ^ The Official Site of The Chicago Cubs: Team: Player Information