Anselme Chiasson was born in Cheticamp (d. 2004). He became a noted Roman Catholic priest, educator and writer, who made significant contributions to the documentation of Acadian history and folklore (authoring in 1942, with Daniel Bourdreau, the eleven volumes of Chanson d’Acadie). He was named to the Ordre des francophones d’Amérique in 1979, a chevalier in the French National Order of Merit in 1999, a chevalier in the Order of La Pléiade in 2002 and made an officer in the Order of Canada in 2003. (Photo credit: © Ronald Labelle, from En r’montane la tradition – Homage au pére Anselme Chiasson, Moncton, Editions d’Acadie, 1982).