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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 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 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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BLACK STALIN - THE CARIBBEAN MAN

BLACK STALIN - THE CARIBBEAN MAN

  • 3/2/2023 9:22:00 AM
Photo courtesy: Abraham Diaz  Leroy Calliste was born on Coffee Street, San Fernando on September 24, 1941. He attended the San Fernando Boys’ R.C. School as a child but left in Standard 4. As a young man he had a brief foray as a limbo dancer before taking up Calypso in 1959. In preparation for his career in Calypso he bought a dictionary and taught himself how to spell words from it. He was given the nickname B...
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EXPLORING HISTORICAL RESOURCES ON TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: THE SPIRITUAL BAPTIST FAITH: AFRICAN NEW WORLD RELIGIOUS IDENTITY, HISTORY AND TESTIMONY BY REV. PATRICIA STEPHENS.

EXPLORING HISTORICAL RESOURCES ON TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: THE SPIRITUAL BAPTIST FAITH: AFRICAN NEW WORLD RELIGIOUS IDENTITY, HISTORY AND TESTIMONY BY REV. PATRICIA STEPHENS.

  • 3/2/2023 9:16:00 AM
                    Title:            The Spiritual Baptist Faith: African New World Religious Identity, History and Testimony.    Author:        Rev. Patricia Stephens.  Summary:     The author comes from a multi-religious background that includes the Roman Catholic, Anglican and Spiritual Baptist faiths. Raised primarily as a Roman Catholic she&nbs...
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EXPLORING HISTORICAL RESOURCES ON TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: CALYPSO AND SOCIETY IN PRE-INDEPENDENCE TRINIDAD BY GORDON ROHLEHR

EXPLORING HISTORICAL RESOURCES ON TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: CALYPSO AND SOCIETY IN PRE-INDEPENDENCE TRINIDAD BY GORDON ROHLEHR

  • 3/2/2023 9:10:00 AM
    Title:            Calypso and Society in pre-independence Trinidad.    Author:        Gordon Rohlehr.  Summary:    In his foreword, the author says that “Calypso and Society in pre-independence Trinidad,” looks at “… those areas of time and space where ethnicities make contact, over-lap or inter-penetrate. These are the points of attrition, erosion, uncertainty, loss and gain; and are generally c...
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REMEMBERING SITTING BULL LIONEL JAGESSAR SENIOR

REMEMBERING SITTING BULL LIONEL JAGESSAR SENIOR

  • 11/2/2022 6:45:00 AM
                                    Mas icon, Fancy Indian Expert, 1999 Humming Bird Silver Medal Awardee and Senior Consultant of Jagessar Costumes, are a few of the many accolades attached to Veteran Masman, Lionel Jagessar Snr. Lionel Jagessar Snr. was born on the 12th of March 1950 in the bustling community...
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CELEBRATING THE FIRST PEOPLES OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

CELEBRATING THE FIRST PEOPLES OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

  • 10/28/2022 10:22:00 AM
            Introduction: The week leading up to 14th October has been used to shine a spotlight on the history and culture of the indigenous people of Trinidad and Tobago. Originally referred to as Amerindians, from 1990 the earliest people to settle in Trinidad and Tobago are celebrated as the First Peoples. They mark their “Heritage Week” celebrations with a series of events in Arima, Port of Spain and other community areas. Perso...
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INDEPENDENCE DAY

INDEPENDENCE DAY

  • 9/26/2022 11:10:00 AM
Trinidad and Tobago became an independent nation on August 31st 1962. This meant that we were now able to chart our own destiny. Though the Queen of England and the British Government still remained our Head of State, there were several things that came along with us now being independent: The National Flag of Trinidad and Tobago We got our own National Flag with the colours red, white and black which represent the earth, water and fire which embodies our past, present and future. We g...
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