The Mémère Project is dedicated to the memory of Claudia Breton Émond, who departed this earth 25 years ago today. Je me souviens, mémère.
Welcome to the Mémère Project
This website and blog is dedicated to my mémère Claudia, and the nearly one million French Canadians who left their native Québec to find the American dream. Some found it, others didn’t.
Maine/Québec RoadTrip 2013
I’m journeying to New England & Quebec to conduct research for a documentary film and book that will be available in the near future. Follow along with my updates from the road.
Juliana L’Heureux is a freelance writer whose articles about Maine’s Franco-American history and culture have appeared in Portland newspapers for 25 years. She serves on the Maine Franco-American Leadership Council. She took some time to talk to Nick Lucey, founder of The Mémère Project recently. This is her article: http://www.pressherald.com/blogs/FrancoAmerican/228605481.html.
Mémère Project founder Nick Lucey (2nd from left) with (from left to right) Tony Brinkley, Lisa Desjardins Michaud and Jacob Albert of the University of Maine’s Franco-American Centre Franco-Américain. The center was founded in 1972 by Franco-American students and community volunteers. It’s purpose is to introduce and integrate the Maine, regional and U.S. Franco-American Fact […]
Mémère Project founder Nick Lucey with Juliana L’Heureux, who has been writing about Maine’s Franco-American culture since 1988. Juliana’s articles have appeared in several publications, including the Portland Press Herald, University of Maine Franco-American Centre’s Le Forum, and the Lewiston Sun Journal, among others. You can read her blog on the Portland Press Herald site […]
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