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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.

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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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64 Parishes Receives Eight Press Club Awards Nominations

We’re excited to announce that 64 Parishes and contributors have been nominated eight times across seven categories in the 2022 Excellence in Journalism Awards by the Press Club of New Orleans.

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LEH Establishing New Hub for Louisiana Social Studies Education

Thanks to a major grant from the Taylor Foundation, the LEH is establishing a statewide educational hub providing reliable, accessible Louisiana social studies resources to students and their teachers.

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LEH to host virtual program on coastal land loss and culture

Join 64 Parishes and the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities for a candid conversation on how extreme weather and coastal land loss are affecting culture, community, and tradition across South Louisiana.

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