Traiteuse Workshop on Zoom with Culture Collaborative

Even though the pandemic still hovers, the Center for Bayou Studies continues to highlight the unique cultures of our bayous for our students and faculty at Nicholls.
I am very proud to announce an upcoming event hosted by Dr. Robin White:

Marlene Toups will present a Workshop on Bayou uses of Medicinal Plants

She is offering this lecture at two times: One in French — One in English
in FRENCH     Tuesday March 9 at 5:30 in person, with limited seating
in ENGLISH    Tuesday March 23 at 5:30 by Zoom only
TO REGISTER for either of these, write an email to
This Workshop will be hosted with generous support from the
LA Folklife Program Bayou Culture Collaborative and Maida Owens


A Zoom Presententation Medicinal Plants du Vieux Temps

By Ms. Marlene Toups and sponsored by the Bayou Cultural Collaborative from the Louisiana Folklore Society and the Arts Folklife program.

Sponsored by the Louisiana Folklore Society and the Louisiana Division of the Arts Folklife Program, Marlene Breaux Toups will present a workshop about French healing traditions.

She will share her knowledge through two Zoom programs:

In French​ on March 9, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. to attend in-person on the Nicholls campus, please pre-register using the email ​​. State your name and your affiliation (Cercle francophone, Nicholls State University student, etc.) In-person registration is first come first serve, and due to social distancing guidelines, limited to ten people.

To attend virtually, register in advance by sending an email to​ and you will receive a confirmation and the Zoom link. Please state the date you wish to attend.

In English​ (virtual only)​ ​on March 23, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.register in advance by sending an email to ​​ and you will receive a confirmation and the Zoom link. Please state which date you wish to attend.

For more information, contact Dr. Robin White at 985-448-4854

Download the flyer here, click here.

On the Horizon:

2021 Chauvin Folk Art Festival supported by New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation
April 17 Saturday Volunteer Workday 11-4
April 18 Sunday Chauvin Folk Art Festival and Blessing of the Fleet 10-4 pm
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