Hurricane Ida

French-speaking Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, has abandoned dwellings are everywhere due to storms, erosion, and rising sea-levels.

Storms and rising sea levels threaten to wipe out French language in Louisiana’s bayou country


Rising sea levels, erosion and storms in Louisiana’s bayou country have flooded entire communities. For some French speakers, Hurricane Ida was the last straw — and many are now moving away.

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