By Sara Ann Harris
Author and cultural historian Sara Ann Harris spent years as an observer within the Isleños neighborhood of reduce St. Bernard parish in Louisiana ahead of figuring out to rfile this extraordinary tradition that has withstood the encroaches of different nationalities and the ravages of time. Her descriptions of the dance halls that shape a cornerstone of the cultural id of a vanishing humans is an interesting glimpse into one of many best-preserved immigrant cultures within the United States.
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