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I Am Creole

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    I'm Up In Here Too! Criolla Or Crayola? Please? I Am From L.a. You Know?

    Can't I be counted? I earned being called North African and Black Indian and my dad gave me a New Orleans Saints sticker. I can be counted right? Just rhetorical, don't answer. OKAY so I can be counted. Sheesh.
    Yewah85 Yewah85 31-35, F Jul 29, 2012

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    Love It

    i think creole people are some of the most BEAUTIFUL people ever!!! hello Beyonce!! (she's creole on her mom's side) lots of people have tried to figure out what my family is/what i am i'm creole i have French, Native American, African American and Spanish descent; ALL of my...
    Juicy09 Juicy09 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2012

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    Hey New Orleans, do your people(family) know

    how to party? Coming from New Orleans, my family really knows how to party. And since my family is all I've ever known, about New Orleans, I'm just wondering if anybody else family go all out all day and all night? Since New Orleans is the place to party and all. Lol
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2014

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    French Creole Huh?

    Well all my life people have been asking that question..."What are you"? I always said I'm black but I never felt that was entirely true so I finally got up enough guts to ask my daddy today on fathers day lol. Daddy what are we? He said French Creole from his dads side and added...
    Twytwy Twytwy 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2011

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    I Love To Cook Creole Food

    I was born, and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Both my parents were too, and there parents. I am a survivor of hurricane Katrina. I was relocated to Houston, Texas which i love, and adore. Texas has been good to my family. It's been 7 years, and i have settled in well here...
    chontell chontell 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 1, 2012

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    I Am A 14 Year Old Creole Male And Am Proud Of It!!

    I am fourteen and both my mother and my father are 100% creole, however, my father joined the military, and that proffesion requires constant movement, so i was born in tennesee, but my roots and heart are in louisiana. I am very proud to be Creole, from foods like boudin and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 21, 2012

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    My Story?

    It took me years to figure out who I am, where my parents came from, why do my family has many different shades of color, and why we are different from a countryside family? My great grandfathers on my mother side where both consider creole, lived and raised in Louisiana: New...
    LafayetteFrancis LafayetteFrancis 18-21, M Jul 21, 2013

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    Craving Some Real Creole Food

    man right now im away from my family and the person i miss the most is my papa .... and im missing his cooking and missing some craw fish and a warm bowl of gumbo ahhh its so bad it woke me up..
    sothisisme sothisisme 22-25, F 10 Responses Dec 12, 2008

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    Traditional American Creole slave songs (singer

    Mattiwilda Dobbs, pianist Stig Westerberg) 1).''Lizette, To Quitté la Plaine'' (Lizette, My Dearest One) 2).''Michieu Banjo'' (Mr. Banjo)
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 4 Responses May 16, 2014

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    I Am So Proud to Be

    Creole.  I have such a real mix of heritages...It makes me feel like a citizen of the world.  I love being in different countries and being mistaken for a native...I love looking like I could be this, or maybe that, or maybe the other thing...and yet... But: Looking...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Nov 12, 2007

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    Only A Small Part

    About a day ago, I was editing my profile here and EP stated that I must choose my heritage. I don't really understand how it matters, but I thought "Oh well, I'll do it." So, I found the area and was just going to choose 100% African American, but it made me feel guilty because...
    Bloo Bloo 22-25, F Feb 1, 2012

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    Chere Mo Lemme Toi

    This is a Creole folksong, popular both in New Orleans and Haiti roughly translates to "Dear I love you so, dear I love you so with all my heart..." (sung by Andrée Lescot)
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 5 Responses May 15, 2013

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    Creole Social Networking Site!

    Found this Creole social networking site a few minutes ago and it said it only had five members so join it up and support your people... http://creolesocialnetwork.net/creole/
    JaiLiz JaiLiz 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2010

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    It has always been funny to me how

    when I'm questioned about my ethnicity my go to response is I'm Black, just Black, even though my bloodline is a little more diverse than that. I guess it's because many people have a problem with the idea of Black people and I don't agree with people trying to pull all sort of...
    Gr8nsaw8S Gr8nsaw8S 22-25, M 2 Responses May 19, 2014

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    This song is very dear to Mauritian people ( also those who understand creole/French).. His name is Kaya, and the song is called CHANT L'AMOUR http://youtu.be/qss7dT6DqWA...
    h4n5dj22 h4n5dj22 26-30, M Dec 27, 2014

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    As a NYE treat for dinner I am making creole seasoned fried shrimp with remoulade sauce, dirty rice and tomato & mozzarella salad...Bread pudding with whiskey sauce and regret for...
    optimistK optimistK 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Trust companies can fulfill this need because they're able to take customer deposits without needing to reveal individual identities to anyone. In this scenario the only way...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    Someone is searching for you personally, and if your card is being used by you anywhere close to your house, they'll instantly think about checking the ATM videos. It is not...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    Regrettably, simply purchasing foreign stocks by way of a brokerage that is national provides no privacy and nearly no asset protection. Foreign investments made through a...
    Georgebankssi1 Georgebankssi1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    offshore Investments may bring large reward. You should find out more about the various types of Offshore banks investments to be able to detect the greatest opportunities for you...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Nonetheless, French customs remain powerful: The neighborhood Roman Catholic Church is influential, and most residents speak Creole. English is the official language, nevertheless...
    Georgebankssi1 Georgebankssi1 31-35, M Jan 14

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    In light of Creoleitalianwoman's post, I'd like to spend a minute talking about the fake abortion clinics. They are called crisis pregnancy centers run by religious (aka Christian...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 15

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    Still, French conventions remain strong: The neighborhood Roman Catholic Church is influential, and most residents speak Creole. English is the official language, nevertheless, and...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 18

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