Garifuna Museum in Los Angeles To Celebrate It’s Second Anniversary on SATURDAY April 13th 2013

 

Garifuna Museum of Los Angeles to Celebrate it's Second Anniversary on SATURDAY April 13th 2013.

Garifuna Museum of Los Angeles to Celebrate it’s Second Anniversary on SATURDAY April 13th 2013.

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

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Los Angeles, California — The Garifuna Museum of Los Angeles will be celebrating it’s Second Anniversary on SATURDAY April 13th 2013.

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New Book Published on Garifunas Original Fight For Freedom in St. Vincent by Journalist Christopher Taylor

The Black Carib Wars — Freedom, Survival and the Making of The Garifuna by Journalist Christopher Taylor

Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr. (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

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London, United Kingdom — While we here in America are commemorating  the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, a document which declared independence from The Kingdom of Great Britain in 1776.   London citizens are not only making final preparations for the 2012 Summer Olympics, but from that land comes the publication of a book covering a unique period in English / Caribbean relations in the 18th century.  A period of time marked by resistance, struggle, tragedy and ultimately the dawning of a distinct ethnic group noted for their opposition to British Imperialism and Colonialism.

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Garifuna Museum Opens in Los Angeles California

Garifuna American RUBEN REYES and DR. CADRIN GILL (Honorary Consul General of St. Vincent & The Grenadines) about to cut ribbon at Grand Opening of The Garifuna Museum in Los Angeles -- Photo by Helen Laurie de Tinti

Copyright 2011 by Teofilo Colon Jr. (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)

Los Angeles, California — While I thought this museum was already open based on photos from Garifuna American colleagues who had visited the Garifuna Museum in Los Angeles last fall, I was surprised to learn that The Garifuna Museum of Los Angeles held its official grand opening on Saturday, April 16th 2011.

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Joseph Flores’s The TRUE History of The Garifuna People (Part 1)

Joseph Flores’s “The True History of The Garifuna People” (Part 1)

Mr Joseph Flores is the grandson of Don Justo Flores, A Historian of the Garifuna people.

In this following video clip, The makers trace the different contingents that make up the

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