Michel Varisco photographed Shelbey Leco underwater with her grandfather’s homemade trawling net. Shelbey’s artwork and the oral histories of her grandfather are featured in “Roots in the Water,” a traveling exhibition. Up from May through August 2019 at Jean Lafitte National Park Preserve then Leo E. Kerner Multi-Purpose Center at 4917 City Park Drive, Lafitte.

This exhibit is supported by the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, the Town of Jean Lafitte, the Phillipine Louisiana Historical Society, and the University of New Orleans and hosted by the Neighborhood Story Project.