Punta Gorda, Belize, Central America — 7 News Belize recently profiled Japanese musician Fumiko Gomi, who sings in the Garifuna Language. In fact, she says she can sing in the Garifuna language because the sounds are “very easy to pronounce”.
London, United Kingdom: Below is an interview with UK Journalist Christopher Taylor about his new book, “The Black Carib Wars: Freedom, Survival, and The Making of The Garifuna”. While reading his mighty and worthy book, I couldn’t help but be curious about the inception of this book, as well as the research Mr. Taylor conducted while researching and finally writing this book. I suspect that his answers to my questions will at the least, intrique you. Brace yourselves…
Garifuna Collective in Hopkins, Belize. Photo courtesy of Womex.com
Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr. (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”) All Rights Reserved.
Hopkins, Belize: Rare footage of Garifuna Singer Musician Andy Palacio and the Garifuna Collective was recently released on the youtube.com website. Below, you can see video of Andy Palacio and the Garifuna Collective in Hopkins, Belize singing while on a break from making their Watina (“I Called Out” in the Garifuna Language) music video.
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Teofilo is also a Filmmaker and Photographer of Garifuna Descent. PHONE: (646) 961-3674.