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Exploration of East Coast by Samuel De Champlain US Postal Service and Canada Post joint issue souvenir sheet

International Francophonie Day is observed every year on March 20 to celebrate the French language and francophone cultures. In celebration of International Francophonie Day, the museum created this compilation from the museum's collections of objects and stories to celebrate the diversity and richness of the francophonie — the global community of peoples who share a common language: French. (Some of the entities listed below are included because they have an affiliation with French culture with a small percentage of the population who speak French.)

Image: The 1606 voyage of Samuel de Champlain

La Journée internationale de la Francophonie est une célébration ayant lieu le 20 mars de chaque année pour apprécier la langue française et les cultures francophones. À l'occasion de la Journée internationale de la Francophonie, le musée a créé cette compilation à partir des collections d'objets et d'histoires du musée pour célébrer la diversité et la richesse de la francophonie - la communauté mondiale des peuples qui partagent une langue commune : le français. (Certaines des entités énumérées ci-dessous sont incluses parce qu'elles ont une affiliation avec la culture française avec un petit pourcentage de la population qui parle français.)

Image: Le voyage de 1606 de Samuel de Champlain (en anglais)

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