Southwestern Louisiana

Irvan Perez talks about Duck Decoys

Perez, Irvan - Video - Discussing duck Decoys on Rendez-Vous des Cajuns

A clip from a 1987 television broadcast of Rendez-Vous des Cajuns.  Barry Jean Ancelet talks with Irvan and Alvin Perez about carving duck decoys.

Watch »

Irvan Perez on Rendez-Vous des Cajuns

Perez, Irvan - Video - Rendez-Vous des Cajuns

A clip from a 1987 television broadcast of Rendez-Vous des Cajuns.  Irvan Perez explains and performs a traditional Decima.

Watch »

Irvan and Alvin Perez on Rendez-Vous des Cajuns

Perez, Irvan and Alvin - Video - Rendez-Vous des Cajuns

A clip from a 1987 television broadcast of Rendez-Vous des Cajuns.  Barry Jean Ancelet talks with Irvan and Alvin Perez about the Isleno tradition of Decima singing.  Irvan Perez performs a traditional Decima.

Watch »

Marc Savoy and the Cajun Accordion

Savoy, Marc - Video - Marc Savoy and the Cajun Accordion

National Heritage Fellow Marc Savoy shares his story of how he came to love the accordion, build them, and lead a revival of Cajun music and culture.

Watch »