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CARNIVAL: TRINIDAD 1888

  • 2/7/2022 9:43:00 AM
CARNIVAL: TRINIDAD 1888   Image courtesy the Heritage Library Division   Introduction In 1888, Melton Prior of the “Illustrated London News", recorded the first known image of carnival in Trinidad. Prior, an illustrator, and the 19th Century equivalent of an international news correspondent, was sent by the newspaper as part of a public relations/human interest series to the major British colonies in the West Indies.  Prior witnessed the carnival masq...
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SANTA ROSA FIRST PEOPLES COMMUNITY HERITAGE WEEK

SANTA ROSA FIRST PEOPLES COMMUNITY HERITAGE WEEK

  • 10/14/2020 6:20:00 AM
"Preserving a legacy, nurturing a future" Every year since its inception in 1990, the Santa Rosa First Peoples Community, formerly known as the Santa Rosa Carib Community, has hosted “Heritage Week”. This is usually held in the period leading up to the day of recognition October 14. During Heritage Week, the community opens its doors to other indigenous tribes scattered throughout the world, religious bodies, and the public. Sacred traditions such as the Smoke Ceremon...
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