What is a Bayou?
BAYOU, a small river From the Choctaw word for river,
stream or lake, which is "bayuk".
Some Louisiana bayous that still bear their original Indian
names today are: Boudcau, Bushley, Funny Louis
(originally fanilusa for "Black Squirrel"), Goula, Louis
(meaning "Black"), Plaquemine Brule', Bistinwau, Bogue Chitto
("Big River") and Bougue Falaya (similar to Atchafalaya, "long river").
When I started doing genealogy research, I felt it was appropriate
to use the Bayou to describe the weaving lines of our family history.
Would you like to share your Acadian/Cajun information? Photos, Document Copies,
or any other items that would help other family members make connections? Please
email me! Leslie@bayougenealogy.com. Thanks!
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