Garifuna Artist MALI CAYETANO Releases New Children’s Book about The Garifuna WANARAGUA Dance

Front Cover of the new children's book, WANARAGUA: A Unique Story About A Traditional Mask Dance.

Front Cover of the new children’s book, WANARAGUA: A Unique Story About A Traditional Mask Dance.

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Belize, Central America:  Mali Cayetano, an illustrator, musician, singer and youth educator of Garifuna descent has recently released a new children’s book called “Wanaragua: A Unique Story about a Traditional Mask Dance”. Continue reading

Chief Joseph Chatoyer Garifuna Folkloric Ballet of New York to Sing Garifuna Christmas Songs throughout Harlem and the Bronx on SATURDAY December 21st 2013

The Chief Joseph Chatoyer Garifuna Folkloric Ballet of New York in 2012.  Photo courtesy of the Chief Joseph Chatoyer Folkloric Ballet of New York

The Chief Joseph Chatoyer Garifuna Folkloric Ballet of New York in 2012. Photo courtesy of the Chief Joseph Chatoyer Folkloric Ballet of New York

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Bronx, New York:  The Chief Joseph Chatoyer Garifuna Folkloric Ballet of New York will be going from home to home, singing Garifuna Christmas songs throughout the Bronx and Harlem on SATURDAY, December 21st 2013.

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Garifuna Non Profit Organization CASA YURUMEIN to Host Christmas Dance in the Bronx on SATURDAY December 21st 2013

Christmas Dance Hosted by Garifuna Non-Profit Organization, CASA YURUMEIN to take place in the Bronx on SATURDAY December 21st 2013.

Christmas Dance Hosted by Garifuna Non-Profit Organization, CASA YURUMEIN to take place in the Bronx on SATURDAY December 21st 2013.

Copyright 2013 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”) All Rights Reserved.  Telephone: (646) 961-3674.

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Bronx, New York — Garifuna Non-Profit Organization CASA YURUMEIN will host a special Christmas Dance in the Bronx on SATURDAY December 21st 2013.

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Monthly Garifuna Mass To Take Place at ST ANTHONY OF PADUA Catholic Church in the Bronx on SUNDAY, December 15th 2013

 

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church In The Bronx.   Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church In The Bronx. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

Copyright 2013 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”) All Rights Reserved.  Telephone: (646) 961-3674.

Twitter:  @beinggarifuna

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Bronx, New York:  The Second of Two Monthly Bronx Garifuna Masses is taking place at St. Anthony of Padua Church on SUNDAY December 15th 2013 at 1pm.  It is presented by the Pastoral Garifuna of St Anthony of Padua, a Honduran Garifuna Church Organization.

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Monthly Garifuna Mass To Take Place at ST ANTHONY OF PADUA Catholic Church in the Bronx on SUNDAY November 17th 2013

Monthly Garifuna Mass To Take Place at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church In The Bronx on SUNDAY November 17th 2013.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

Monthly Garifuna Mass To Take Place at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church In The Bronx on SUNDAY November 17th 2013. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

Copyright 2013 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”) All Rights Reserved.  Telephone: (646) 961-3674.

Twitter:  @beinggarifuna

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Bronx, New York  — The Second of Two Monthly Bronx Garifuna Masses is taking place at St. Anthony of Padua Church on SUNDAY November 17th 2013 at 1pm.  It is presented by the Pastoral Garifuna of St Anthony of Padua, a Honduran Garifuna Church Organization.

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TODAY, The Chief Joseph Chatoyer Garifuna Dance Company Begins Pioneering Cultural Tour of Belize

Members of the Chief Joseph Chatoyer Garifuna Folkloric Ballet of New York at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City preparing to go to Belize on Wednesday, November 13th 2013.  Photo courtesy of Snon SN and Facebook.

Members of the Chief Joseph Chatoyer Garifuna Folkloric Ballet of New York at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City preparing to go to Belize on Wednesday morning, November 13th 2013. Photo courtesy of Snon SN and Facebook.

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BELIZE, Central America:  The Chief Joseph Chatoyer Garifuna Folkloric Ballet of New York began their pioneering cultural tour of Belize today (WEDNESDAY, November 13th 2013) in a move designed to strengthen both the international (and diasporic) ties of this unique dance company.     Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Garifuna Women DIOXI MARTINEZ and AUDREY FLORES Explain How They Organized The GARIFUNA IN PERIL Film Screening in ROATAN Honduras in OCTOBER 2013

 

Garifuna Woman Audrey Flores, Garifuna Man Ruben Reyes and Garifuna Woman Dioxi Martinez pose in front of the Turquoise Bay Garifuna Mural in Roatan, Honduras.  Photo by Jorge Garifuna.

Garifuna Woman Audrey Flores, Garifuna Man Ruben Reyes and Garifuna Woman Dioxi Martinez pose in front of the Turquoise Bay Garifuna Mural in Roatan, Honduras. Photo by Jorge Garifuna.

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ROATAN, Honduras:  Based on the success of the screenings of the Garifuna In Peril film in Honduras; I thought it would be helpful and instructive to share Garifuna Women Audrey Flores and Dioxi Martinez’s account of what it was like to organize and coordinate the screening of this unique film in Roatan, Honduras; a place of unique historical significance to the Garifuna people.  Are you ready? Continue reading

Monthly Garifuna Mass To Take at OUR LADY OF VICTORY Catholic Church in the Bronx on SUNDAY November 3rd 2013

Our Lady of Victory/St. Augustine Catholic Church in the Bronx.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

Our Lady of Victory/St. Augustine Catholic Church in the Bronx. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

 

Copyright 2013 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.  PHONE (646) 961-3674.

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Bronx, New York — A Garifuna Mass (“Lemesi Garifunaü” in the Garifuna Language) will be taking place at Our Lady Of Victory Catholic Church in the Bronx this coming SUNDAY, November 3rd 2013 at 3pm.

Annual Belize Garifuna Settlement Day Mass To Take Place at OUR LADY OF MERCY Catholic Church in Brooklyn on SUNDAY November 10th 2013

 

Annual Mass in Commemoration of Belize Garifuna Settlement Day to take place at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Brooklyn on SUNDAY November 10th 2013.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

Annual Mass in Commemoration of Belize Garifuna Settlement Day to take place at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Brooklyn on SUNDAY November 10th 2013. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

Copyright 2013 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.   PHONE (646) 961-3674.

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Brownsville, Brooklyn:  The Garifuna Settlement Day Cultural Mass Association of New York has announced that their Annual Garifuna Settlement Day (Garifuna Thanksgiving) Mass will be taking place on SUNDAY, November 10th 2013 at Our Lady Of Mercy Church in Brooklyn at Two in the afternoon.  All Garinagu and Non-Garinagu are invited to take part in this very special Garifuna Mass.

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Garifuna Memorial Service for Garifuna Activist and Civil Rights Leader THOMAS VINCENT RAMOS To Take Place in Brooklyn on SUNDAY November 3rd 2013

 

Garifuna Civil Rights Leader THOMAS VINCENT RAMOS.  This is the cover to a book which is a collection of his writings during his lifetime.

Garifuna Civil Rights Leader THOMAS VINCENT RAMOS. This is the cover to a book which is a collection of his writings during his lifetime.

Copyright 2013 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.  PHONE (646) 961-3674.

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Brooklyn, New York — There will be a Garifuna memorial service for Garifuna Civil Rights Leader (and co-founder of Garifuna Settlement Day in Belize) THOMAS VINCENT RAMOS in Brooklyn on SUNDAY, November 3rd 2013 at 3pm.

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