Are there black Cajuns?

Are there black Cajuns?

For Cajuns were—and are—a subset of Louisiana Creoles. Today, common understanding holds that Cajuns are white and Creoles are Black or mixed race; Creoles are from New Orleans, while Cajuns populate the rural parts of South Louisiana.

What is Creole mixed with?

A typical creole person from the Caribbean has French, Spanish, Portuguese, British, and/or Dutch ancestry, mixed with sub-Saharan African, and sometimes mixed with Native Indigenous people of the Americas.

Where did Creoles come from?

Creole, Spanish Criollo, French Créole, originally, any person of European (mostly French or Spanish) or African descent born in the West Indies or parts of French or Spanish America (and thus naturalized in those regions rather than in the parents' home country).

Can French speakers understand Haitian Creole?

French speakers won't be able to translate Haitian Creole properly — they may have a grasp on the basics of the language, but French-only speakers are sure to get tripped up on the technical intricacies that make Haitian Creole a language all its own.

What is the meaning of Frenchman Creole?

French Creoles a historic ethnic group of French ancestry born in the colonial western French territories outside France. Creoles of color, a historic ethnic group of mixed racial ancestry born in the colonial western French territories outside France.