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For the women of Acadia

Cassie Deveaux Cohoon


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Cassie is a researcher and author of books dealing with the history of the Acadian people, with a special interest in the stories of the women of Acadia. Born in the Acadian village of Chéticamp on Cape Breton Island, her Acadian heritage goes back to the early days of Grand Pré on her father’s side and Beaubassin (now Amherst) on her mother’s. She has lived in New York City and Paris, France, and now makes her home in Montréal, Québec.


ON THE ACADIAN WOMEN OF THE PAST— This article appeared in the July 6 2016 edition of The Inverness Oran, Inverness, Nova Scotia


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