Jeanne Dugas of Acadia

Cassie Deveaux Cohoon


Cassie Deveaux Cohoon was born in the Acadian village Chéticamp. Her Acadian heritage goes back to the early days of Grand Pré on her father’s side and Beaubassin (now Amherst) on her mother’s. Her first novel, Severine, told the story of a fictitious heroine of Acadia.