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The Birth of Jounen Kwéyòl 

By Monica Victor It was the late Dame Selipha Sesenne Descartes who said, "Manmay Mopo, Wassin Kwéyòl (Children of Mon Repos, the root of creole)!  The birthplace of the queen herself, St.Lucia's Queen of Culture -- and the community where Jounen Kwéyòl was first held 32 years ago. Sponsored by the Folk Research Center, the year was 1984 and the venue, my...

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Kwéyòl Must Live

Preserving Our Cultural Identity St.Lucia's National Dish - Green Fig and Saltfish By: Monica Victor When the Amerindians ( Caribs, Arawaks ) and later the Africans settled in St.Lucia, they came with their way of life, language and creativity. Before they expired, they passed on many traditions like clay pottery, basket weaving, canoe building, our National Dish -- green...

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Those Were The Days

Photo Credit: Everything St.Lucian(like on Facebook) By: Flora Emmanuel-Joseph I remember the days when neighbors looked out for each other And people exchanged friendly greetings with one another The days when children were taught by example And respected their elders irrespective of who they were. Those were the days. I recall the days when families sat together and...

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