One of the most prominent
aspects of Acadian culture is the instinct for survival. Having endured
the Great Expulsion of 1755, the Acadians have persevered in holding
onto their distinctiveness as a people, in identity and heritage,
language and culture. But still, little by little, a fragment of the
Acadian identity is lost over time. How, with the forever widening
generational circles, can people like the Acadians succeed in keeping
their culture and language alive?