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The Experience of the Slave Trade and Slavery: Slave Narratives and the Oral History of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique

By David Omowale

Part 1
Part 2

Final


TWO HUNDRED YEARS LATER - MARCH 25, 1807- MARCH 25, 2007
By C. Taylor
 

Marking The End of The British Slave Trade

By C. Taylor
 

REMEMBERING THE LLOYD
LLoyd Best - Picture Courtesy Newsday
 
The West Indies Cricket Team and the  Making of the West Indies
Caldwell Taylor

THE ROAD TO NATIONHOOD: A REVIEW OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF GRENADA.    PART 1

By Caldwell Taylor

IMAGINE  
By C. Taylor

HOW CAN WE BE INDEPENDENT 
By Hudson F. George

School Daze
Dear Parent/ Caregiver:

School reopening is just around the corner and this means that your little one (s) will soon be shoving off to begin a brand new year of learning ; or perhaps he/ she/ they will be making the trip to the schoolhouse for the very first time. Whatever is the case, we suspect that you aregoing to be busy with getting things right for the "big day".  Having said that, we want to ask you to take a moment respond to our "School Daze " questionnaire which seeks of course to (a) call attention to the reopening of school and (b) jog your historical just a wee bit.  Now how about that, eh?

Responses to the School Daze Questionnaire:

Joy Charles
Clevil
Ackee
Lincoln D
Godfrey Ferguson

We ask you to complete the little questionnaire and send your responses by e-mail to reach us by September 7. Your responses can appear above your given name or whatever pseudonym you choose. But in the interest of helping out our many readers around the world, we ask you you tell us a little something about yourself. Example: Tom N. Jerry is a devoted husband and father living in Grenada. He is assistant manager of a five- hundred acre hog farm in Mount Hololo, St. George's.

And one more thing: you will make our day if you summoned up the courage to send us an ancient photo of yourself in school uniform!

Thank you.


Susan Patrice, Martin Felix, Caldwell Taylor

                                           

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 A LITTLE ‘TINKER’ ABOUT TANKER 
Diane Holdip

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ADHT CONFERENCE
“LINKING OUR FUTURES”
Bermuda, September 27 - October 1, 2006
INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE  ALONG THE SLAVE ROUTE

By Rex Nettleford

Some twenty five years ago I had reason to quote a Jamaican/Caribbean griot who sang the following
                                                “You stole my history
                                                Destroyed my culture
                                                Cut out my tongue
                                                So I can’t communicate
                                                Then you mediate
                                                And separate
                                                Hide my whole way of life
                                                So, myself I would hate….

This, according to Jimmy Cliff, the lyricist, musician and reggae superstar, is the price Caribbean brothers and sisters have had to pay so as to guarantee to themselves “peace” and stable living.
 But only on the surface!  For underneath the seeming compliance with a heritage which comes in the symbols, myths, institutional and operational frameworks of those who control, govern, subjugate and denigrate, lie a bed of preserved cultural phenomena which now deserve, indeed, to be “safeguarded” if only because such phenomena have long brought meaning to lives lived and have remained significant buffer zones by saving so much of humanity from the tsunamis of ignorance, intolerance, discrimination and dehumanization.”
 

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