“Finding my people at Yagni-Chitto” is a film about one person’s journey of life. It's about family, a lost language and the lives of the Native American people of South Louisiana and their stories from a rapidly disappearing culture.Watch the insightful video interview with D'Ellis Foret, Owner of Foret Films and Ascension Media Partners Project Committee Chair, William McConnell, to learn more about the documentary.

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Owner, Foret Films

As we study our family history. God’s spirit guides us on our own personal journey to build strength and to know who we are on a personal level. Through this documentary project, I hope to inspire people globally to reframe their ideas about their own stories and to create renewed and richer relationships with their own families and their own tribal communities.

You can learn more about my project by visiting

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The same sun will illuminate us,
We will have but one word, our hearts
Will make but one, we will eat together
Like brothers...

-- Chitimacha word bearer