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Legend of the Feufollet (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Scott, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-10-27

Duration: 00:06:25

Subjects: Folklore | Cajun culture


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Ancelet, Barry Interviewee


This segment from the October 27, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the Cajun legend of the Feufollet. She interviews Barry Ancelet, a folklorist at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL), who explains the origins of the legend.