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Traiteurs: A Brief Bibliography
 
MONOGRAPHS
 
David, Dana Ann. Parole, Practique et Pouvoir: le Rôle des Traiteurs dans la Société Cadienne. Doctoral dissertation, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2000.
Stks & LaRm LD 3091 .L666 2000davi

Fontenot, Wonda L. Secret Doctors: Ethnomedicine of African Americans.Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey, 1994.
Stks & LaRm GR 110 .L5F47 1994

Lancon, John Adrian. Des Remèdes aux Traiteurs: An Introduction to Folk Medicine in French Louisiana. Honors thesis, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1986.
Stks & LaRm LD 3091 .L6gb 1986l

Titus, Mariana. Hurricanes, Healings and Dancing Ceilings. Colonel Possum Publishing Co., Santa Barbara, CA, 2002.
LaRm F 369.6 .T57 2002

Touchstone, Samuel J. Herbal and Folk Medicine of Louisiana and Adjacent States: Alabama, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas. Folk-Life Books, Princeton, LA, 1983.
LaRm GR 880 .T67
 
ARTICLES
 
Boudreaux, Anna M. "Les Remèdes du Vieux Temps: Remedies and Cures of the Kaplan Area in Southwestern Louisiana." Southern Folklore Quarterly v.35 no.2 pp.121-140, June 1971.
Stks GR 1 .S65

Brandon, Elizabeth. "'Traiteurs' or Folk Doctors in Southwest Louisiana." in Buying the Wind: Regional Folklore in the United States, by Richard M. Dorson. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1964) pp.261-266.
stks & LaRm GR 105 .D66

Daigle, Ellen M. "Traiteurs and Their Power of Healing: The Story of Doris Bergeron." Louisiana Folklore Miscellany v.6 no.4 pp.43-48, 1991.
LaRm GR 110 .L6L6

"Folk Medicine." in Cajun Country, edited by Barry Jean Ancelet, Jay D. Edwards and Glen Pitre. (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1991) pp.95-100.
stks & LaRm F 380 .A2A53 1991

"Gri-Gri and Monsieur le Docteur." in Cajun Sketches, by Lauren C. Post. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1974) pp.183-187.
stks & LaRm F 380 .F8P6

"Healers and Sorcerers." in "Early Louisiana French Life and Folklore, from the Anonymous Breaux Manuscript." ed. by Jay K. Ditchy; trans. by George F. Reinecke. Louisiana Folklore Miscellanyv.2 no.3 pp.56-58, May 1966.
LaRm GR 110 .L6L6

Huggs, Katrina. "Mysterious Medicine."Times of Acadiana Dec. 2, 1987, pp.16-21.
LaRm Microfilm 1283

Leyda, Seraphia. "Les Traiteurs." Louisiana Folklore Miscellany v.2 no.1 pp.18-27, Aug. 1961.
LaRm GR 110 .L6L6

Pitre, Glen, Nicole Falgoust and Michelle Benoit. "Good for What Ails You: the Traiteur, Healing Tradition in South Louisiana." Louisiana Cultural Vistas v.9 no.1 pp.56-62, Spring 1998.
LaRm AS 36 .N4A1

Sears, Jean Sarrazin. "A Garland of Louisiana Wart Cures." Louisiana Folklore Miscellany v.3 no.2 pp.27-33, April 1971.
LaRm GR 110 .L6L6

Sexton, Rocky. "Cajun and Creole Treaters: Magico-Religious Folk Healing in French Louisiana." Western Folklore.v.52 no.3-4 pp.237-248, July/Oct. 1992.
Stks GR 1 .C26
 
NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS
 
Bourque, Phyllis. "Traiteurs Practice Folk Remedies." Lafayette Advertiser, Oct. 23, 1976, p.24 col.1-5.

Broussard, Alton. "Traiteurs Continue Gris-Gris." Lafayette Advertiser, June 17, 1973, pp.53, 64.

Broussard, Donna. "Traiteur Preserves Creole Healing Methods." Lafayette Advertiser, May 2, 1993, pp.D-1, D-5.

Butler, Suzie. "Traiteurs - The Folklore of Acadiana." Mamou Prairie July 16, 1981, p.5.

Cotton, C.Richard. "The Touch: Louisiana’s Cajun Healers, Known as Traiteurs, Believe a God-Given Power Resides in Their Hands." Sunday Magazine (Baton Rouge Advocate), Oct. 29, 1995, p.3-4.

"Deep in Cajun Land Traiteur Treats Patients." Lafayette Advertiser, June 7, 1976, p.4 col.1-3.

Domingue, Sebreana. "Chronicling the Traditions of a French Creole Heritage." Lafayette Advertiser, June 17, 1991 pp.B-1, B-3.

Gallassero, Hilda. "'Treating' Is Close Cousin of Voodoo in Louisiana." Lafayette Advertiser, Dec. 6, 1970, p.5.

Whatley, Randy. "Vanishing Cajun Healers." Sunday Magazine (Baton Rouge Advocate), March 27, 1983, p.32 col.1-2.
 

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