Tag Archives: Haitian History

Repost: The President’s Daughter: Haitian Poetess and Writer Ida Faubert

“Ida Faubert (Christian first name Gertrude Florentine Félicitée Ida) was born in Port-au-Prince on February 14, 1882 and died in Joinville-le-Pont, 1969 ) was a Haitian writer, daughter of the former president of Haïti, Lysius Salomon. She lived in France from 1914 to 1969, where she married ; she was related to feminist and artistic movements. She wrote her books in French.”

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Vintage Haiti: The Citadelle Laferriere

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Re-posted from Diasporicroots

Built by Haiti to defend against a French invasion that never came, it’s one of the largest and beautiful fortresses in the Western hemisphere.

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Haitian History Repost: Some Of The Many Faces of 20th Century Haitian Women’s Activism

 

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This Vintage Haiti Thursday and i love this post from Haitian Histoey Tumblr.

Direct quote from  HaitianHistory:

Some of the many faces of 20th century Haitian women’s activism. From left to right: Emmeline Carries-Lemaire, Leonie Coicou-Madiou, Janine Lafontant-Nelson, Lydia Jeanty, Yvonne Hakime Rimpel and Madeleine Sylvain-Bouchereau. Dates Unknown. images: Courtesy of CIDIHCA.

 

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Vintage Haiti: ArtDream Tumblr: Mawon “Escaped Slave”

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Picture Courtesy of Arty Dream Tumblr

Reposted from ArtDream Tumblr: Mawon Scaped Slave

Mawon is the Haitian Kreyòl word for maroon, meaning “escaped slave”.

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