The mission of the Louisiana Creole Heritage Center is to promote, foster and engage in activities and endeavors that relate to Louisiana Creoles and their culture. It serves as an office of support to Louisiana and national Creole communities and organizations, offering advice and assistance in matters that affect Creoles. The Center also serves as a central clearinghouse/information bank for these communities and for those seeking knowledge, understanding and appreciation of Louisiana Creoles and their culture. It is located in Natchitoches, Louisiana.
The Louisiana Creole Heritage Center is now 10 years old and has taken on the task of developing and housing the only national Creole genealogy database of its kind. The contents of this database is mainly based upon data received from individuals across the country. This submitted data is compared to other databases, verified for accuracy before becoming a part of the Creole database.
An online version of this database reporting all information prior to 1920 is searchable and contains the Given Name, Parents, Birthdate, Deathdate and option to update this information. The Database is available at http://www.nsula.edu/creole.