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Islenos Research

There are currently two main books that discuss the Canary Islanders of Louisiana listed below
The Canary Islanders of Louisiana by Gilbert Din
The Canary Islands Migration to Louisiana, 1778-1783 by Sidney Villere

Los Islenos Cookbook: Canary Island Recipes
Tenerife and Its Six Satellites; or, The Canary Islands Past and Present: Volume 1. Tenerife. Gomera. Hierro. Palma
Tenerife and Its Six Satellites; or, The Canary Islands Past and Present: Volume 2. Gran Canaria. Lanzarote. Fuerteventura

The Language of the Islenos: Vestigial Spanish in Louisiana
The Islenos of Louisiana: On the Water's Edge by Samantha Perez

"The Spanish Censuses of Pensacola, 1784-1820: A Genealogical Guide To Spanish Pensacola" by William S Coker and G. Douglas Inglis


Malaguenos Research

"Historia de Alhaurín de la Torre en la Edad Moderna, 1489-1812" - José Manuel de Molina Bautista.
"New Iberia: Essays on the town and its people"
"Francisco Bouligny: A Bourbon Soldier in Spanish Louisana" - Gilbert Din

"Historical memoir of the war in West Florida and Louisiana in 1814-15 : with an atlas" A. Lacarrière Latour

"Spanish in New Orleans and Louisiana" JosÈ de Pedro MarquÈs de Casa Mena

"Spaniards, Planters, and Slaves: The Spanish Regulation of Slavery in Louisiana, 1763-1803" Gilbert C. Din

" The history of the discovery and conquest of the Canary Islands" Juan de Abreu de Galindo, George Glas

"Dialect Death: The Case of Brule Spanish" Charles E. Holloway

"The Discovery of Mankind: Atlantic Encounters in the Age of Columbus" David Abulafia




DÉCIMA DE LOS ISLEÑOS CANARIOS DE LUISIANA  (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-XZTYgnNvw)

MANUEL MORA MORALES: Los canarios del Misisipi  (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzUOX55dXAo)

Conversations with Canary Islanders of Louisiana  (https://manuelmoramorales.wordpress.com/videos-2/conversaciones-con-los-islenos-canarios-de-luisiana-primer-video/)



The Los Isleños Heritage and Cultural Society (http://www.losislenos.org/)

Canary Islanders Heritage Society of Louisiana (http://www.canaryislanders.org/)


Contact Information

Diocese of Islas Canarias (Canary Islands)
Obispado: Pza. de Santa Ana - 12 - 35001 Las Palmas
Phone: (928) 31-36-00; 31-19-03
Fax: (928) 31-68-84
E-mail: obcanarias@planalfa.es

Diocese of San Cristóbal de La Laguna (Tenerife)
Obispado de Tenerife -
Diócesis Nivariense: Islas Canarias -- España
C./ San Agustín, 28 - 38201
La Laguna - Tenerife
Phone: (34) 922.258640/1

Diocese of Baton Rouge (Louisiana) [est. 19611]
Chancery: Catholic Life Center,
1600 S. Acadian Thruway -
P.O. Box 2028 - Baton Rouge, LA 70821

Archdiocese of New Orleans (Louisiana) [est. 1739, Archdiocese, 18501]
Chancery: 7887 Walmsley Ave. -
New Orleans, LA 70125
Archives: Archdiocese of New Orleans -
1100 Chartres Street -
New Orleans, LA 70116-2596
Phone: (504) 529-2651
E-mail: archives@archdiocese-no.org