de la Famille Daigle was originally created for the purpose of
organizing the 1999 Louisiana Reunion and furthering interest in Daigle/Daigre
genealogy. The 1999 and 2004 reunions are behind us now, but we plan to keep growing
toward the next Reunion of 2009 in New Brunswick.
on the logo below to go to the CAFA
Home Page (Confederation of
Associations of Families Acadian) or CMA 2009 (Congres Mondial Acadien) for more info and other family
Thanks to a profitable reunion, the Association de la Famille Daigle has
made a $500 donation to the French Immersion Program at Paul Breaux Middle
School in Lafayette, LA. Jeanne Solis-Daigle chaired this event and made
the presentations. Her daughter, Erin, is a student in the
program. Click here for
The association also made $300 donations to the French Immersion programs of Pierre Part Primary
, Pierre Part Middle and Assumption High in 2004 & 2005. Click here for
photos of these presentations.
Inscription on the crest to the right reads: "SicutQuercus",which means "As the Oak" and is the crest of the
descendants of Jean Daigle. The crest to the left is the Acadian
Crest of the descendants of Olivier Daigre).
If you know any
person, past or present, with the Daigle name that has made contributions
of this caliber, please send a short biographical sketch to Lloyd
Daigle. We will add them to
the current list and run a short article on them in the newsletter.
In the Latest
Edition of Eagle's Wings
Our latest edition of Eagle's Wings, the quarterly
publication of Association de la Famille Daigle, contains several items of
interest. Articles included are: History of the Congres Mondial Acadien,
Attempted Deportation of Daigles to Virginia, Update on 2004
Reunion, and an update on the DNA analysis project.
To receive this issue of Eagle's Wings and the
year's back issues, become a member by completing and mailing in the membership
form.Dues are only $10.00 per household. Keep up with the news on