Phil Johnson

Tell us about yourself? I’m a 9th generation Acadian descended from William Johnson, a Scottish soldier who married Isabelle Corporon around 1713. We descended through Guillaume (Billy Jr) and none of us were aware of his story until a Gr 6 teacher told our daughter...

Geneosity Mention – Acadian Genealogy

A huge thank you to David Haas from Geneosity for covering what we are doing here at Acadian.org. Their story is an intriguing one, as the first group of immigrants included about two dozen families. Their population grew from hundreds to thousands quite as...

Brian Lloyd French

Brian Lloyd French is a Canadian writer. He first reached out to Acadian.org to tell us about his novel “Tintamarre”.  This novel has received glowing reviews. “Tintamarre” takes the reader back in time to the “Great Expulsion”.  The reader is captivated by the drama...

Ken Theriault

Tell us about yourself and your involvement in the Acadian Community? I am the Director of the Madawaska Public Library. The library is one of the main archives for genealogical records for the Upper St. John River Valley- a place that was founded by Acadians....

Tarte aux Sucre~ Sugar Pie

One of my most favourite treats at Christmas is my Mother-in-Law’s (Mom) Tarte aux Sucre (Sugar Pie).  It is creamy, sweet, mouth watering, and perfectly paired with vanilla ice-cream! I love it especially when it is still warm from the oven. Just after I...

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