Learning How to Live after Devastation
11/19/2015 2:42:38 PM
The Atakapa tribe has been living in Grand Bayou for 1,000 years.  They have learned how to adapt to save their beloved land.

After Hurricane Katrina destroyed and inundated their homes, rebuilding included lifting the homes 15 or more feet as well as having the beams just as deep in the ground.

A lift was just completed for one of the elders of the tribe, who was the first to return to the land after evacuating, encouraging all others to follow.

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