Are you proud of your Cajun Heritage? And looking for great comfort in a custom t-shirt to show the world how proud you are to be a CAJUN? Look no further! Les Revenant Apparel is proud to present our "Official Member" Cajun Mafia T-Shirt! Our Graphic Tees are super soft, fashionably fit and come in a variety of colors for you to choose from. Our products are 100% designed, created and distributed right here in the Heart of Cajun Country!
Our Graphic Tees are crafted with the following details:
- Special DryBlend 50/50 preshrunk cotton, polyester blend
- DryBlend fabric wicks moisture away from body
- Ultra-comfortable and soft for all-day comfort
- Tagless, itch-free design
- Seamless Collar that won’t lose its shape
- Double Needle Stitching for durability
Delivery Time: Please allow 7-14 days for delivery.
Learn Cajun (Acadian) History!
~100 Cajun Delegates Imprisoned
In 1755 under the direction of Governor Charles Lawrence, Britain committed one of the most sinister crimes against humanity. This is not the better documented African Slave Trade, Boer War concentration camps or even the dire treatment of Aboriginal Australians, but the lesser known ethnic cleansing and genocide of the Cajuns. It is a crime Britain wishes to forget and conceal even to this very day.
On July 5, 1755, at the request of Governor Lawrence, ~100 Cajun delegates went to Halifax. When they arrived, the Cajuns were told that no statements would be heard. They were simply asked...
"Will you or will you not swear to the King of Great Britain that you will take up arms against the King of France, his enemy?"
The Cajun delegates said they would only take the unconditional Oath they were given by Governor Philipp in 1730, and no other, so their answer was a unanimous 'NO'. Immediately Governor Lawrence ordered the ~100 Cajuns to be taken away and imprisoned.
Governor Lawrence thought this would weaken the Cajuns, but it didn’t. In an attempt, to scare the Cajuns, Governor Lawrence would go out to the island carrying tools of torture and tell them that their days were numbered, and that destruction awaited them. He was like a tyrant. However, when Governor Lawrence made his threats, one of the Cajuns said...
"We have God for us, and that is enough."
Even when Governor Lawrence threatened him with a sword, the Cajun presented his chest and said...