This Collection is comprised of items donated by Franco-Americans in the state of Maine during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2020. If you are interested in donating your reflections, photographs, videos, blog posts or otherwise, please contact Anna Faherty at email@example.com
This article, written by Juliana L'Heureux, was published on the Bangor Daily News blog "Franco-American News and Culture" on April 3, 2020. The article discusses the work of the organization "Friends from Northern Maine," who sew personal protective equipment (PPE) masks for healthcare workers and others in need.
This article, written by Juliana L'Heureux, was published on the Bangor Daily News blog "Franco-American News and Culture," on March 27th, 2020. The article discusses how the shutdown of the US-Canada border has affected Franco-American families with members on both sides of the border.
Lise Pelletier, Collette Pelletier Langevin, and Janique LeBlanc
Lise Pelletier, the Director of the Acadian Archives at the University of Maine Fort Kent, and her sister, Colette Pelletier Langevin, who lives across the border in New Brunswick, gave this interview to Radio-Canada reporter Janique LeBlanc on August 22, 2020.