Established in 1996

The Franco-American Women's Institute
2014 is the 18th Anniversary of FAWI!
L'Institut des femmes franco-américaines

  The Franco-American Women's Institute is an organization of women who gather together as a force for the specific purpose of promoting Franco-American, ethnic women's voices. The Franco-American Women's Institute is also an archival place or a recording place. The women come together in many forms of presentation, body, soul and creative spirit, as Franco-American women--Québécois, Acadian, Métis, Mixed Blood, French Canadian, 'Cajun, Creole and Huguenot--in a way which encourages them to be voiced while collecting a record of their and their maman's existence. Daughters, mamans, and mémères. 

  Franco-Americans are the ancestors of an important and large genealogical group located on the North American continent. These women live in pockets of communities throughout the Northeast and elsewhere. Here in Maine several communities have been chez-nous for Franco-Americans for more than the past 150 years.
 

--Rhea Côté Robbins, Founder and Director
Author of Wednesday's Child
(http://www.rhetapress.com)
--Franco-American memoir
see also at book site

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Date last revised/updated: November, 2014
 Pages established April 21, 1997
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