Oil threatens French-speaking Cajuns, native Choctaw

Agence France-Presse: The encroaching Gulf of Mexico oil spill may have sounded the death knell for the vanishing cultures of the last French-speaking Cajun communities and Louisiana native Americans. Here in the deep Louisiana south, the Cajun people and the French-speaking Choctaw Indians can do nothing but maintain an anxious vigil, angrily accusing US authorities of abandoning them to their fate. Since the April 20 explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig unleashed a huge oil leak in the Gulf, no ......

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