Ann Luster Robichaux

Theriot, Louisiana

United Houma Nation
Use of garfish scales in traditional jewelry

“It’s almost like it’s a dying art, as I find as the generations go on, a lot of the kids, the younger generation aren’t keeping it up. So, I find it’s important as far as being a tribal member to keep it alive because once all that’s gone you have no tribe.”

“It’s awesome and it’s still awesome. I told my mom when I was 18, I’m moving and getting away from here but then I bought a house 2 miles up the road from her. It’s amazing on the bayou.”