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Parading participants in a Cajun Mardi Gras Run
Some natives of Lousiana consider themselves Cajun or Creole. A Cajun is a cross-cultural mix of several ethnic groups including French Creole, Spanish, German and Anglo-American. Creole takes its etymology from the spanish word "Criollo" which means "one from the colony." A Creole is a descendant from the French or Spanish settlers of the New World.
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