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Haitian Creole: Mark of shame, or symbol of pride?

Haiti has a complicated relationship with its own official languages.

On one hand, it has French: imposed by colonists, spoken by the educated elite, and the language of instruction in most Haitian schools. 410 more words

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Edwidge Danticat: A New Chapter for the Disastrous United Nations Mission in Haiti

Edwidge Danticat writes about the United Nations Mission in Haiti, saying that “the UN may want to leave a dark chapter behind, but Haitians will have to suffer the consequences for generations to come.” See… 934 more words

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How a mission trip changes your reality

The happiest and most fulfilled I have ever felt in my life was in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti in one of the worst slums of the Western Hemisphere. 638 more words

New Edition: Jacques Roumain’s Masters of the Dew [Gouveneurs de la Rosée]

A new, 2017 edition of Jacques Roumain’s Masters of the Dew [Gouveneurs de la Rosée] translated by Langston Hughes and Mercer Cook, with introduction by Michael J. 299 more words

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Images of Haiti (220/455)

All of these were found at artstor via the library.

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Primal Platoon and OSDPC Aligned for Haiti

The Caribbean country of Haiti is regularly battered by tropical storms and floods and has also been struck by powerful earthquakes.  Poor infrastructure, deforestation and failure to prepare for earthquakes and storms put the island at very high risk. 260 more words

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