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LE GRAND TINTAMARRE 2009

My first visit to Caraquet was in 2005, and I missed the Tintamarre because I didn’t know about it. For the past four years I’d seen photos and videos of what happens in Caraquet every 15th of August, and I was determined not to miss it this time. I hated missing the second part of […]

ANNOUNCING TWO NEW DELEGATES…

We are very pleased to announce that we have accepted two new delegates to our organization. The first is Lawrence Thériault who is teaming up with Marie Thériault Shaw to represent the Auguste and Evenie Thériault Great-Branch. Lawrence is a genealogist and in fact, is responsible for alot of the work in developing the genealogy […]

MORE ACTION FROM OUR 2nd CONFERENCE…

One of the topics on our agenda for the Second Conference was to continue the good work that MizMo (Aline Theriot Meaux) of Abbyville, Louisiana started with her wonderful short stories of life ‘On the Bayou’ in her growing years. MizMo is our delegate for the Telesphore and Maria Theriot Great-Branch. Discussing this with Gérard, […]

ACTION FROM 2ND CONFERENCE…

At our Second Conference in Bathurst, Gérard made the point that we should make our Introductory brochure available on our website so that other Terriot family organizations (e.g., Association des Thériault d’Amèrique, Association des familles Thériault du Nouveau Brunswick, and …de la Nouvelle Écosse) could use this document to distribute to their membership as a […]

ON THE WAY TO THE CMA…

Well, here we are… now in Moncton and on our way home after we visit some very good friends and family here. The CMA is all done but the shouting. The ‘grande rencontre’ of the Terriot family is all done including the shouting and our Second Conference of the Terriot Acadian Family Society was concluded […]

FROM PETIT RUISSEAU, NS…

Received an interesting article from Gérard Thériault, our Delegate for the Gustave & Hélène Great-Branch. The article, which is from ”Le Courrier de la Nouvelle Écosse” and written by Damien Douillard, focuses on the recent work of Serge Patrice Thibodeau to translate the Lieutenant Colonel John Winslow personal journal written by Winslow during the Great […]

CMA 2014 TO BE IN L’ACADIE DES TERRES ET FORÊTS

Just received word from a cousin, Mike Cyr in Edmundston regarding the CMA’s decision for its next venue. Word is that it will be l’Acadie des Terres et Forêts, the Madawaska region! L’Acadie Nouvelle confirms in an article that the CMA 2014 will be in the Madawaska region.

L’ACADIE DES TERRES ET FORÊTS…

Earlier this year, as I was working with my friends of the St-John Valley to prepare for the two launchings of my book “DESTINATION: MADAWASKA” (See Note 1 below) in Edmundston, NB and at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, I received the news from Louise Martin of the Maine Acadian Heritage Council that […]

THE THERIAULTS OF NEW BRUNSWICK

As we are into the final days of preparation for the Terriot Reunion in Bertrand, New Brunswick, I am sure that Monsieur Camille Thériault, Onil Thériault and their team are very busy in their preparations to make sure that we all have a good time. At least from our little organization, the Terriot Acadian Family […]

MIZMO’S NEW BOOK

Catching up with one of our delegates from down Louisiana ‘on the Bayou’, I learned that she has begun to work on a new book. Her name is Aline Theriot Meaux, delegate for the Telesphore-Maria Theriot Great-Branch. We call her MizMo for short. As you know, she is the one responsible for our “On the […]

THE CMA 2009 IS COMING FAST!

We’ve been looking forward to the CMA 2009 for the past five years and now, it’s upon us! Well, we’re looking forward to the fun and we’re looking forward especially to the Thériault Reunion and of course to our 2nd Conference of the Terriot Acadian Family Society which will be held Saturday, 15 August from […]