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Rustic stilt house in the Houma, Louisiana wetlands
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The film “Beasts of the Southern Wild” was inspired by the culture of the Houma area.

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Freshly boiled Houma, Louisiana crawfish
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The word “Houma” means “red” in the native language of the United Houma Nation, a local Native American tribe, and is said to be a reference to their war emblem, a red crawfish.

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The swamps of Houma, Louisiana
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Houma was the setting for the "Swamp Thing" comic books.

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