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Acadian Facts

The Origin of Acadie The Origin of Acadie
The area that became known as Acadia was inhabited for thousands of years by Native American tribes, predominantly the... [ Learn More ]
National Acadian Day National Acadian Day
August 15 is National Acadian Day. Choosing this day was one of the highlights of the first National Acadian Convention in... [ Learn More ]
Acadian Motto Acadian Motto
Both the Acadian motto and the insignia were adopted in Miscouche, Prince Edward Island in 1884, during the second... [ Learn More ]
Acadian National Anthem Acadian National Anthem
The Latin song Ave Maris Stella was chosen as the Acadian national anthem at the 1884 second national Acadian Convention... [ Learn More ]
Acadian Flag Acadian Flag
The Acadian flag was established at the second Acadian Convention in 1884 at Miscouche, Prince Edward Island. Father Marcel... [ Learn More ]
CBC Artspots: Nine Acadian Artists

Interactive Atlas
View a series of interactive maps dating back to 1556.

Acadian Family Names
Learn more about traditional Acadian Family names.
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Acadia and Archaeology
Only a small part of Acadia�s archaeological story has been studied closely.

Acadie 2004