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<ul><li> 1. Louisianas Regions</li></ul> <p> 2. Louisianas Five Regions </p> <ul><li>Louisiana is divided into five regions based upon the cultural characteristics of each region. </li></ul> <ul><li>These regions are divided by the Louisiana Office of Tourism. </li></ul> <ul><li>The five regions are </li></ul> <ul><li>Sportsmans Paradise </li></ul> <ul><li>Crossroads </li></ul> <ul><li>Cajun Country </li></ul> <ul><li>Plantation Country </li></ul> <ul><li>Greater New Orleans </li></ul> <p> 3. Sportsmans Paradise </p> <ul><li>Located in north Louisiana </li></ul> <ul><li>First inhabitants were English speaking Brits and African Americans </li></ul> <ul><li>Named for the rolling wooded hills, plentiful lakes, rivers, and bayous </li></ul> <ul><li>What can you do up north ? </li></ul> <ul><li>Known for fishing holes and large freshwater lakes (I.e. Black Bayou) </li></ul> <ul><li>Fishing, skiing, sand beaches, hiking trails </li></ul> <ul><li>Hunting (deer, duck, turkey) </li></ul> <p> 4. Sportsmans paradise continued </p> <ul><li>What can you eat up north? </li></ul> <ul><li>Food in this region is not seasoned as heavily as in the south LA </li></ul> <ul><li>A few examples are barbecue, biscuits and gravy, cornbread and grits </li></ul> <ul><li>What form of music will you hear? </li></ul> <ul><li>Gospel music </li></ul> <ul><li>Old-Time Country and Bluegrass </li></ul> <ul><li>African Americans made their mark with delta blues and rhythm and blues in North LA. </li></ul> <p> 5. CROSSROADS </p> <ul><li>Located in central Louisiana </li></ul> <ul><li>Home to oldest city in Louisiana - Natchitoches </li></ul> <ul><li>What can you eat? </li></ul> <ul><li>Cajun gumbos, boudin, catfish, etouffee, pecan pie </li></ul> <ul><li>What might you see? </li></ul> <ul><li>Armadillos, raccoons, bald cypresses along bayous </li></ul> <p> 6. </p> <ul><li>CROSSROADS CONTINUED </li></ul> <ul><li>Where can you go? </li></ul> <ul><li>To Kisatchie National Forest and Toledo Bend </li></ul> <p> 7. CAJUN COUNTRY </p> <ul><li>Reflects Louisianas French Acadian culture </li></ul> <ul><li>Home to Cajuns, Acadians, and Creoles </li></ul> <ul><li>What can you eat here? </li></ul> <ul><li>Boudin, etouffee, crawfish, roux, jambalaya </li></ul> <ul><li>What might you hear? </li></ul> <ul><li>French language (I.e. laissez les bons temps rouler in English it means Let the Good Times Roll) </li></ul> <p> 8. </p> <ul><li>Music Zydeco combination of Cajun music with blues and rock </li></ul> <ul><li>Instruments: Fiddle (similar to violin), washboard (for percussion) in Zydeco bands, accordion </li></ul> <p>Cajun Country continued 9. PLANTATION COUNTRY </p> <ul><li>Located in south central Louisiana </li></ul> <ul><li>Plantations galore built to grow agricultural products such as tobacco, cotton, sugar, and indigo and worked by slaves brought from Africa picked cotton the most valuable crop</li></ul> <ul><li>What might you hear on a plantation back in the 1800s? </li></ul> <ul><li>The Blues originated from slaves harsh life, heartache and strength. </li></ul> <p> 10. </p> <ul><li>Capitol of Louisiana Baton Rouge is located in this region </li></ul> <ul><li>Home to many different cultures including African Americans, Italians, Cajuns, Asians, Lebanese, and more. </li></ul> <ul><li>Only Creole plantation Laura plantation </li></ul> <p>PLANTATION COUNTRY CONTINUED 11. GREATER NEW ORLEANS </p> <ul><li>Located in the southeastern tip of Louisiana </li></ul> <ul><li>Home to largest city in Louisiana New Orleans </li></ul> <ul><li>French Quarter is the oldest section in New Orleans </li></ul> <p> 12. </p> <ul><li>What can you eat? </li></ul> <ul><li>Creole foods such as gumbo, etouffee, and boudin </li></ul> <ul><li>Other foods and desserts are red beans and rice, poboys, bread pudding, pralines and beignets </li></ul> <ul><li>What can you hear? </li></ul> <ul><li>Jazz New Orleans is the birthplace for Jazz </li></ul> <ul><li>Zydeco </li></ul> <p>GREATER NEW ORLEANS CONTINUED 13. </p> <ul><li>Things to do and places to see: </li></ul> <ul><li>Festivals </li></ul> <ul><li>Parades </li></ul> <ul><li>Zoo </li></ul> <ul><li>Museums </li></ul> <ul><li>Aquarium </li></ul> <p>GREATER NEW ORLEANS CONTINUED </p>