Acadian Women of Prince Edward Island

Jacinthe Laforest

Biography

Jacinthe Laforest has been the editor and principal journalist of the Acadian weekly newspaper La Voix Acadienne since 1988. Over the past three decades she has interviewed hundreds of Island Acadians. She is the author of the official French version of the Acadian national hymn Ave Maris Stella. She has contributed to a number of publications, including the souvenir book on the Bicentenary of Tignish.