As Barry Rodrigue suggests, there are many definitions of Franco-American identity. In this article Eric Peterson explores these multiple meanings which, as he points out, are rooted in the ways different groups interact. If cultural differences are to serve our society as a source of flexibility and creativity, we must learn to appreciate diversity in our daily interactions.
Peterson, Eric E.. "Diversity and Franco-American Identity Politics." Maine History 34, 1 (1994): 58-67. https://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/mainehistoryjournal/vol34/iss1/5