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Bonfires on the Levee (1991)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: St. James Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1991-12-20

Duration: 00:07:06

Subjects: Christmas | Bonfires on the Levee


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Matherne, Hubert Interviewee
  • Matherne, Terry Interviewee
  • Snyder, Brandon Interviewee
  • Snyder, Kevin Interviewee
  • Klibert, George Interviewee
  • Brignac, Matthew Interviewee
  • Oubre, Nolan Interviewee
  • Madere, Kerry Interviewee
  • St. Pierre, Erin Interviewee
  • Deroche, Donald Interviewee


This segment from the December 20, 1991, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s essay on the tradition of the Bonfires on the Levee in St. James Parish and his visit to the Festival of the Bonfires in Lutcher. He interviews: Hubert Matherne; Terry Matherne; Brandon Snyder; Kevin Snyder; George Klibert; Matthew Brignac; Nolan Oubre; Kerry Madere; Erin St. Pierre; and Donald Deroche. Host: Robert Collins