Total Reports % Verified
183 51.91%

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White Buffalo Day (Unity Celebration) Commemoration 0 Verified

Aug 29, 2006

Mardis Gras Indians perform (drum and dance) in Congo Square

Treme

St. Bernard Parish Memorial Dedication - 1 Year Anniversary 2 Unverified

Aug 29, 2006

The dedication of the St. Bernard Parish Memorial. A 13 foot cross was placed in the water to remember the victims of Hurricane Katrina one year later.

St. Bernard Parish

Reflection Breakfast 3 Unverified

Aug 29, 2006

A Reflection Breakfast was held on the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Senator Mary Landrieu and Representative Charlie Melancon were in attendance.

Chalmette High School Gymnasium

One-Year Anniversary Mass 2 Unverified

Aug 29, 2006

A mass was held on the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church in Chalmette.

Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church, New Orleans, LA

St. Louis Catheral ; One-Year Anniversary Mass 1 Unverified

Aug 29, 2006

Over 1,000 people were in attendance, including President George W. Bush.

St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans, LA

St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church; One-Year Anniversary Mass 3 Unverified

Aug 29, 2006

An intimate service held on the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, New Orleans, LA

Jefferson Parish Emergency Responders Ceremony 1 Unverified

Aug 29, 2006

"In Metairie, a ceremony honoring Jefferson's emergency responders was held at Veterans Memorial and Causeway boulevards." Quoted from News Source

N Causeway Blvd & Veterans Memorial Blvd Metairie, LA 70002

Fleurs Des Lis Banner Unveiling 2 Unverified

Aug 29, 2006

"At City Hall, Mayor Ray Nagin and others unveiled a banner bearing 1,600 black fleurs des lis. Officials invited survivors to sign them with the names...

New Orleans City Hall

Convention Center Memorial Wall Dedication 0 Unverified

Aug 29, 2006

"On Convention Center Boulevard, which a year ago became a cauldron of human misery for thousands of stranded evacuees, the city erected a memorial wall...

Convention Center Boulevard, New Orleans, LA

Katrina: One Year Later 1 Unverified

Aug 29, 2006

"Slidell officials and residents turned out at Heritage Park on Tuesday night for "Katrina: One Year Later." Mayor Ben Morris alongside U.S. Sens. Mary...

Heritage Park, 1701 Bayou Lane, Slidell, LA 70458

North Shore Beach - One-Year Anniversary Ceremony 1 Unverified

Aug 29, 2006

"At a spot where a 15-foot storm surge crashed ashore a year ago south of Slidell and spread devastation for miles inland, about 200 St. Tammany Parish...

North Shore Beach, Slidell, LA

Buras Volunteer Fire Department Moment of Silence 0 Verified

Aug 29, 2006

A moment of silence was held exactly one year after Hurricane Katrina at the slab of the Buras Volunteer Fire Department. The Fire Department has since...

Buras Volunteer Fire Department

Interfaith Prayer Service 0 Unverified

Aug 29, 2006

"Closing the day's official observances, clergy and politicians from across the region gathered at St. Louis Cathedral for an interfaith prayer service....

St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans, LA

Lower Ninth Ward Demonstration - End 0 Unverified

Aug 29, 2006

"Hundreds gathered for a solemn ceremony at the Industrial Canal levee wall before marching to Congo Square in a protest for those who feel left out of...

Congo Square, New Orleans, LA

Lower Ninth Ward Demonstration - Beginning 1 Unverified

Aug 29, 2006

"Hundreds gathered for a solemn ceremony at the Industrial Canal levee wall before marching to Congo Square in a protest for those who feel left out of...

Industrial Canal Levee, Lower Ninth Ward, LA

New Orleans: Rebuilding the Soul of America . . . One Year Later 1 Unverified

Aug 29, 2006

"At New Orleans Arena, jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis presided over "New Orleans: Rebuilding the Soul of America . . . One Year Later, " a star-studded...

New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, LA

A Year Later: A Spiritual Convergence Pays Tribute to Lives Lost 1 Verified

Aug 29, 2006

St. Augustine Church - An interfaith commemoration, including drumming by members of the Egbe Orisha Aiye temple from Atlanta, GA and songs and prayers...

Treme

Traditional Jazz Funeral for Hurricane Katrina - End 0 Unverified

Aug 29, 2006

"A traditional jazz funeral from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to the Superdome, with brass band and a horse-drawn hearse. In the street waiting...

Superdome, New Orleans, LA

Traditional Jazz Funeral for Hurricane Katrina - Beginning 1 Unverified

Aug 29, 2006

"A traditional jazz funeral from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to the Superdome, with brass band and a horse-drawn hearse. In the street waiting...

Convention Center, New Orleans, LA

Mississippi River Heritage Park Memorial Dedication 1 Verified

Aug 29, 2006

Dedication of the marker by the New Orleans City Council.

Mississippi River Heritage Park