The Legend of Papa Noel: A Cajun Christmas Story by Terri Hoover DunhamAround the world Santa Claus has many names. But in a deep, swampy bayou of Louisiana, hes known as Papa No?l. In such a hot and humid place, there can be no sleds or reindeer, so Papa No?l rides the river in a boat thats pulled by eight alligators, with a snowy white one named Nicollette in the lead. On this particular Christmas Eve, its so foggy on the river that even Nicollettes magical glowing-green eyes may not be enough to guide Papa No?l. The alligators are tired, grumpy and bruised from banging into cypress trees, and Papa is desperate to get all the gifts to the little children. Well, quicker than a snake shimmies down the river, the clever Cajun people come up with a solution that saves the day. A colorfully inventive Christmas tale, Papa No?l is a lesson in fast thinking, as well as a witty introduction to a part of America thats rich in folklore and legend.
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The Most French Famous Christmas Song: 'Petit Papa Noel'
Being on the naughty list and not having a chimney are typical childhood concerns on Christmas. It is a Christmas Eve tradition in the Louisiana river parishes to light the way for St. Nick, or Papa Noel, with large multi-structure bonfires along the Mississippi River levee. Residents joke that Papa Noel is a little different from the conventional Santa Claus. Lee said these immigrants illuminated the levee as a guide to Christmas Eve mass.
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Around the world Santa Claus has many names. The alligators are tired, grumpy and bruised from banging into cypress trees, and Papa is desperate to get all the gifts to the little children. Well, "quicker than a snake shimmies down the river," the clever Cajun people come up with a solution that saves the day.
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Though they were traditionally different, all of them are now the same character, with different names, and the shared characteristics of a red outfit, workshop at the North Pole , and team of reindeer. Presents are traditionally small enough to fit in the shoes; candy, money or small toys. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in French. December Click [show] for important translation instructions.
Nearly every French person knows the first lines of the chorus of this song; children learn it at school. It's about a child singing to Santa, telling him to please not forget to drop toys for him but feeling guilty because the night is cold, and Santa may get cold. In the French rendition of the song, note that un soulier is a very old word for une chaussure a shoe. Also, le refrain refers to the chorus. For ease of translation, and to help students in their language studies, each stanza in French is followed by its English Translation. Little Santa Claus When you come down from the sky With thousands of toys Don't forget my little stocking.