“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.”
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.
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.
All pictures courtesy of Art Dream Tumblr
Picture Courtesy of Arty Dream Tumblr
Reposted from ArtDream Tumblr: Mawon Scaped Slave
Mawon is the Haitian Kreyòl word for maroon, meaning “escaped slave”.