Jumping the broom is Cajun too!

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Umbrellas and broom by All About Events

Did you know that jumping the broom isn’t only an African wedding tradition? It’s also common in Cajun Weddings!

Researching the tradition doesn’t bring much up on how the Cajun’s ended up adding it to their wedding repertories. An interesting article on the subject was written in this 2001 article from Houma Today:

Houma Today article

Do you know the true background of how the Cajuns adopted this African tradition? Please share in the comment section!

Like this New Orleans Wedding couple chose to do for their wedding, you can contact us to make your matching broom and umbrella set!

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