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CARIBBEAN FOLKLORE (PART 3)

  • 11/9/2023 6:58:00 AM
Caribbean folklore has been handed down to us by our ancestors some of whom were indigenous people, and, those who came from our ancestral lands – Africa, India, Europe, wider Asia, Middle East, and the Americas. Together, Caribbean peoples created their own folklore that became part of our collective cultural heritage. These tales were passed down through generations usually via the oral tradition. Folklore normally comprises the presence of unique characters, and but can include music, storie...
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CARIBBEAN FOLKLORE (PART 2)

  • 11/9/2023 6:58:00 AM
Caribbean folklore has been handed down to us by our ancestors some of whom were indigenous people, and, those who came from our ancestral lands – Africa, India, Europe, wider Asia, Middle East, and the Americas. Together, Caribbean peoples created their own folklore that became part of our collective cultural heritage. These tales were passed down through generations usually via the oral tradition. Folklore normally comprises the presence of unique characters, and but can include music, storie...
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CARIBBEAN FOLKLORE (PART 1)

  • 11/9/2023 6:40:00 AM
Caribbean folklore Part 1: Folklore are the traditional beliefs which explain the traditional customs, local beliefs and practices of a people.  They are handed down through generations usually via the oral tradition. Folklore normally comprises the presence of unique characters, and but can include music, stories, history, legends, and myths. The characters are sometimes unusual in appearance, with inexplicable abilities, but together with all the other components, that are specific to ...
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REMEMBRANCE DAY: POPPY DAY

REMEMBRANCE DAY: POPPY DAY

  • 11/8/2023 10:43:00 AM
American humanitarian Moina Michael wrote “And now the Torch and Poppy Red, we wear in honor of our dead…” On November 11, Trinidad and Tobago joins the rest of the world in celebrating “Poppy Day”, also known as Remembrance Day.  This is the day on which we honour those service men who died during World War I and II. World War I, commonly known as “The Great War” lasted from 1914 – 1918, and World War II spanned the period 1939 – 19...
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