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  Acadian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An Acadian delegation came to Halifax in 1755 with a petition to present to the lieutenant-governor of Nova Scotia, Colonel Charles Lawrence.
Massachusetts passed a law in November 1755 placing the Acadians under the custody of "justices of the peace and overseers of the poor"; Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Connecticut adopted similar laws.
The flag of the Acadians is the French tricolour with a golden star in the blue field, which symbolizes the Blessed Virgin Mary, the "Star of the Sea".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Acadian   (1231 words)

 Acadian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Acadians today inhabit the north and east shores of New Brunswick, the area around Moncton, the Magdalen Islands, and smaller pockets in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia such as Chéticamp,, Annapolis Valley,, Pomquet, Richmond and Sydney.
Notable Acadians include singer, writer Antonine Maillet, boxer Yvon Durelle, former Governor General Roméo LeBlanc, and former New Brunswick premier Louis Robichaud, who was the first Acadian premier and who was responsible for modernizing education and the government of New Brunswick in the mid-20th century.
The flag of the Acadians is the French tricolour with a golden star in the blue section, which symbolizes the Blessed Virgin Mary, the "Star of the Sea".
www.onalaska.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Acadian   (940 words)

 The Acadian Odyssey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Amongst these are: a common experience shared by the first settlers; an independent spirit principally the result of having been left to themselves by their mother country; a common language and religion that were shared with only a small number of those other settlers who were also discovering the "New World".
All Acadians, no matter where they live today, see the "great upheaval", or the deportation as the ultimate factor of their common identity.
Acadians in Exile 1755-1762 - A look at the deportation, and the conditions during exile.
collections.ic.gc.ca /acadian/english/toce/toce.htm   (240 words)

 ACADIANS LOUISIANA;Acadian Ancestral Home
The arrival of the Acadians in Louisiana can be dated from the settlement of Salvador Mouton, his nephew, Jean Diogene Mouton, and their families.
In addition to land, each Acadian family was given six hens, one rooster, one cow and calf, corn, gunpowder, bullets and a musket.
The disillusioned Acadians grasped at every opportunity to leave France for any foreign country or colony that might offer a chance to be reunited with their fellows, for their agrarian lifestyle to be rebuilt.
www.acadian-home.org /acadian-cajun.html   (4928 words)

 West Coast Acadian Francophones: Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage
Although the most intense wave of Acadian migration to the west coast of Newfoundland came from Cape Breton Island took place in the 1840s, it is believed that the first Acadians arrived on Newfoundland's west coast between 1760 and 1780 (Butler 28).
Despite the fact that the Acadians arrived on the west coast in families, assimilation was not too far off for them either, as the great institutions of school and church, responding to the increasing numbers of English-speaking people in the area, were soon to exert their influence.
It is not surprising that some Acadians belittled their own language, believing that knowing only it, or knowing it at all, was a hindrance to their chances of getting on in the world.
www.heritage.nf.ca /society/acadians.html   (1249 words)

 All About Birds
A denizen of mature deciduous forests and streamsides, the Acadian Flycatcher is usually first noticed by its explosive "peet-sah" call.
The Acadian Flycatcher is a common host to the brood-parasitic Brown-headed Cowbird, which lays its eggs in other birds' nests.
From the cowbird's perspective the Acadian Flycatcher does not seem to be a particularly good host: only 16% of cowbird young in Acadian Flycatcher nests fledged successfully.
www.birds.cornell.edu /programs/AllAboutBirds/BirdGuide/Acadian_Flycatcher.html   (287 words)

 Fujitsu Computer Systems Acadian Ambulance Case Study
ACADIAN AMBULANCE SERVICES, one of the largest privately held ambulance services in the United States, provides emergency medical services throughout most of the state of Louisiana, including service to offshore oil platforms.
Acadian had a compelling need to extend computer technology benefits from the office into the field, yet there were many obstacles.
Acadian had tested other pen computers and liked the overall price/performance of the Stylistic 1000.
www.fujitsupc.com /www/about.shtml?aboutus/casestudies/s-acad   (885 words)

 Canadian Genealogy and History Links - Acadian
Acadian Cultural Society Devoted to the study, preservation and promotion of Acadian Heritage and genealogy among individuals of Acadian descent, and serves as a resource for the exchange of Acadian information.
Acadian Odyssey A graphic and textual elaboration of the Acadian identity and shows how it has more than simply maintained itself throughout nearly four centuries.
Acadian Awakenings An Acadian Family in Exile, Roots and Routes is the first in a five volume series that follows the history of the Girouard/Gerrior etc family through stories and illustrations merged to keep a complete Genealogy interesting and colorfull.
www.islandnet.com /~jveinot/cghl/acadian.html   (401 words)

 CBC - The Acadians - Acadian Facts
Both the Acadian motto and the insignia were adopted in Miscouche, Prince Edward Island in 1884, during the second...
The Latin song Ave Maris Stella was chosen as the Acadian national anthem at the 1884 second national Acadian Convention...
The Acadian flag was established at the second Acadian Convention in 1884 at Miscouche, Prince Edward Island.
www.cbc.ca /acadian/acadian_facts.html   (126 words)

 Firm Profile | Old Mutual Asset Management
Acadian believes that stocks are often mispriced relative to fair value, and that these pricing inefficiencies can be exploited by an active, disciplined valuation process.
Acadian worked closely with the State Street Bank and Trust Company for ten years to develop quantitative international index-matching and other products for that institution.
Rick Barry is the Managing Director of Acadian Asset Management (Singapore) Pte Ltd. He joined the firm in Boston in 1994 and is a portfolio manager and a senior member of Acadian's portfolio construction and trading group.
www.oldmutualus.com /companies/templates/displaycheck.asp?company_id=2   (1634 words)

 Peter Viney: Acadian Driftwood
The oath of allegiance and the subsequent tragic expulsions of Acadians took place in 1755 and 1758, while there are references in the song to "what went down on the the Plains of Abraham" [9] where the British General James Wolfe defeated the French under The Marquis de Montcalm in 1759.
Some thoughts on "Acadian Driftwood": Robbie Robertson, of Mohawk and Jewish descent, would be familiar with stories of wandering tribes and the concept of strangers in strange lands.
Acadian Driftwood is a bow to the Band members' Canadian heritage, a grand exposition of history that bears comparison, in both its execution and its impact to The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down...
theband.hiof.no /articles/acadian_driftwood_viney.html   (7596 words)

 Acadian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Some Acadians escaped into the woods and lived with the Mi'kmaqs, escaping expulsion.
The Province of Virginia under Robert Dinwiddie initially agreed to resettle about 1000 Acadians that arrived in the colony but later ordered them deported most them to England, writing that the "French people" were "intestine enemies" that were "mudr'g and scalp'g our frontier settlers."
Notable Acadians include singers Angèle Arsenault and Edith Butler, writer Antonine Maillet, boxer Yvon Durelle, former Governor General Roméo LeBlanc, and former New Brunswick premier Louis Robichaud, who was the first Acadian premier and who was responsible for modernizing education and the government of New Brunswick in the mid-20th century.
www.knowledgehunter.info /wiki/Acadians   (1192 words)

 Acadia, Acadians, culture focus
Acadians, whose economy was linked with French, English and First Nations communities, refused to sign or signed provisional oaths exempting them from taking up arms, thus becoming - to the British - a potential threat.
Beginning in 1755, Acadians became, in effect, prisoners of war, and all who were captured were taken by ship and exiled in the British colonies along the eastern seaboard, or were sent by ship to England and France.
Modern Acadians world-wide continue to re-weave the fabric of their family history and heritage in the context of shared Acadian history and culture.
www.umaine.edu /canam/k-12outreach/acadia/culturefocus.htm   (3307 words)

 Acadian Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Acadians and French from the Parish records of St. Peter's, Tracadie, Nova Scotia and St. Paul's, Havre Boucher, Nova Scotia, Canada
Fort Beausejour is a star-shaped fort built in the 1750s by the French in the course of their struggle with the British.
for Acadians from Guysborough Co., NS and and early Quebec; Loyalists,.
users.andara.com /~grose/acadianl.html   (594 words)

 Acadian Ambulance Service Inc.
Acadian was first accredited in 1995 for its compliance with national standards of excellence.
For accreditation and re-accreditation, Acadian voluntarily underwent an intensive process that included comprehensive documentation and on-site review by national experts in emergency medical services.
Acadian Chairman and CEO Richard Zuschlag paid special tribute to Ed Mury, president of Acadian Integrated Solutions and Marcy Sonnier, executive secretary, who represented the company in interaction with CAAS.
www.acadian.com /accreditation.html   (632 words)

 Acadian Property Management
Acadian Properties, Inc. has been providing management services to Davis area property owners since 1978.
Acadian's policy of management is to help the owner retain and increase the value of their investment.
It is Acadian's policy to maximize income and minimize vacancy.
www.acadianmanagement.com   (57 words)

 Acadian Cultural Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Acadian Cultural Center tells the story of the Acadians who settled the prairies, bayous and marshes of southern Louisiana.
The Acadians came primarily from rural areas in the Vendee region of western France, and began settling in Acadie, now Nova Scotia, in 1604.
The Grand Derangement, as it was known, resulted in the dispersal of the Acadians to the British colonies along the East coast, the Caribbean, Britain, and France.
www.nps.gov /jela/Acadianculturalcenter.htm   (506 words)

 Acadian Canso Invader Wagon
Acadian info: Acadians were a GM product and exported to Canada.
The Acadians were largely identical to the Chevy II Novas.
Rubber bushings are used extensively in Acadian's suspension for silence and elimination of grease points.
www.up22.com /Acadian.htm   (734 words)

 Acadian Asset Management - Research
Acadian pursues an advanced research agenda led by co-directors of research Brian Wolahan and Charles Wang.
Acadian's research group systematically evaluates the returns to a broad array of stock, country, sector and currency-related factors.
Acadian's research team brings a distinguished academic background and advanced quantitative skills to the practical realities of institutional asset management.
www.acadian-asset.com /ResearchCurrent.aspx   (629 words)

 Acadian Accordions
When bellows are repeatedly extended to the point that they lose their tendency to draw back upon themselves then they are worthless and should be replaced with new ones.
One of the most unusual things about the Acadian accordion is the sound-a sound which is imitated but not duplicated.
The wood used in Acadian accordions is milled to the required specifications and then allowed to set in a controlled humidity environment for a period of at least one year.
www.savoymusiccenter.com /accordions_in_detail.html   (571 words)

 Acadian Genealogy Homepage; Acadian Regions!
At the return of the Acadians in the province following their expulsion in 1755, lands occupied by the Acadians in the Annapolis Valley were taken over by American Loyalists.
Despite that, the Acadians of the area maintain a strong attachment to their families and their ancestors and are proud of their French heritage.
There were also many Acadian miners, in the coal industry, especially from the Chéticamp region, who had established in the surrounding area of New Waterford, Reserve Mines, Dominion, Glace Bay, North Sydney, Sydney Mines and Louisbourg.
www.acadian.org /acadregn.html   (2175 words)

 Acadian History and related Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
According to tradition, when the Acadians of Annapolis heard that they were to be sent into exile, they brought all their copper and silver coins to the pastor, who lowered the bell from the steeple, filled it with the coins brought by the Acadians and buried it in the ground.
It is a hand-bell, weighing 13 1/2 ounces, which had belonged to an Acadian at the time of the Expulsion by the name of Jacques Leger, which had served either at the Memramcook church or at the Chipoudy church.
To commemorate the survival of the Acadians from 1755 to the present in the Maritimes.
users.andara.com /~grose/acadianh.html   (9299 words)

Those of French origin, however, dominated the cultural landscape, and as intermarriage occurred the Acadian population quickly became homogenized.
But in 1755 the British expelled the Acadians by force in what came to be known as Le Grand Dérangement ("the Great Disturbance").
Meanwhile, other Acadian exiles found refuge in present-day Canada and abroad; those in Canada still describe themselves as Acadians.
www.cajunculture.com /Other/acadian.htm   (584 words)

 Link-O-Mania - Acadian, Cajun & Creole
Four were soldiers, whose wives were Acadians while the fifth was the widow of a minor official of Acadia, and the sixth a Port Captain.
Not only will it unite Acadians from all over the world it is also the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first French settlers in Canada.
One of the effects that the publication of Evangeline was that it challenged traditional notions of the role of the British in the expulsion of the Acadians in 1755.
www.link-o-mania.com /main/acadian.htm   (1106 words)

 Acadian Asset Management Inc
Acadian’s emerging markets and international small-cap strategies are closed to new investors
Senior Acadian investment staff presented the case for global investing at an industry conference
Acadian has summarized its investment philosophy in a recent research note
www.acadian-asset.com   (96 words)

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