Pictured on the left in the main photo is Danyelle Reed inside of her school on the corner of Chataignier and East Washington Streets in Ville Platte. She has been owning Danyelle’s Early Development Center for the past 35 years. In the top right photo is Jacques Fontenot, and in the bottom right photo is Audrey Caulkins on her birthday as they tried to capture rings in the school’s version of the running of the Tournoi on Friday. (Gazette photos by Tony Marks)

A cultured labor of love

From the beginning of time, civilizations have passed down their respective cultures to the younger generations. Before the written word was developed, this was done through oral tradition.


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