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The Lord's Prayer in Garifuna

Even if you are not a Christian or not even a religious person, you will enjoy watching and listening to this Garifuna version of the Lord’s Prayer: 279 more words

Living In Belize

Warsawa Drum School

Tonight we had another cultural night that was planned for us by the Hillside staff. We went to a drumming school in PG. This was a Garifuna family who owned and ran this school. 166 more words

Garifuna Food

One of the richest features of the Garifuna culture is the delicious food. It strikes a brilliant balance between African and Indigenous American heritage. Many people travel all the way to southern Belize just to get a taste of this food’s natural flavor, which comes as a result of the many organic ingredients used in its preparation. 124 more words

Garifuna Drumming Lessons

Learning the basics of drumming has been on the “things to do” list since our very first family deferred trip (Carriacou, 2009). Finally, it happened in the coastal town of Punta Gorda in Belize’s deep south. 242 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge: Cherry On Top

Location: Punta Gorda, Belize

I just came back from a holiday in Punta Gorda, Belize. It was a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. 196 more words


Garifuna Settlement Day

As I’ve mentioned before, Belize is an incredible melting pot of cultures and people. In the month of November, there are celebrations countrywide to honor one of these cultures: the Garifuna. 465 more words

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