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64 Parishes

Telling Louisiana’s stories, in print and online

Every corner of Louisiana has a story

Many stories everyone knows, and even more are known only to a few. Through 64 Parishes, the LEH wants to tell them all.

Encompassing an award-winning quarterly print magazine, website, and encyclopedia, 64 Parishes represents the next chapter for two flagship LEH initiatives: Louisiana Cultural Vistas, a print magazine published by the LEH for nearly 30 years, and KnowLA, the digital encyclopedia of Louisiana history and culture.

Launched in 2018, 64 Parishes brings together the print magazine and the encyclopedia, with thousands of stories reflecting Louisiana’s complicated, fascinating history and vibrant, diverse culture in one place, fully accessible and free of charge at 64Parishes.org.

photo by Jeremy Hernandez

At 64parishes.org, you will find a wealth of content waiting to be explored, like:
  • Articles covering Louisiana archaeology, art, music, foodways, political history, and more
  • Current and back-issue content from 64 Parishes magazine and Louisiana Cultural Vistas
  • Classroom resources, including original videos, and easy-to-follow curricula for teachers and caregivers
  • Timely, digital-only content
  • Audio and video clips on music, geography, poetry, coastal issues, and more
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NEWS & MEDIA

LEH Receives Funding for Second Democracy and the Informed Citizen Initiative

The Federation of State Humanities Councils (FSHC) with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $34,793 to the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) for “Split Press: Democracy, Race, and Media Outlets in Black and White,” the…

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Introducing Louisiana Musical Legends

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is proud to announce a new initiative developing and showcasing new and engaging tools for teaching core curriculum concepts through the lens of Louisiana’s culture. “Aunt Dorothy’s Teacher Toolkits” are made possible through the…

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New Managing Editor joins LEH Staff

Earlier this month, Chris Turner-Neal joined the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities as Managing Editor of 64 Parishes. Before joining the LEH, he was the Arts and Entertainment Editor for Baton Rouge’s Country Roads Magazine, writing about arts, culture, history, and…

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