Gordon Brown to deliver Romanes lecture

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Kalinago Week to commence on Sunday

first_img Share Share Tweet Share Sharing is caring!center_img LocalNews Kalinago Week to commence on Sunday by: – September 17, 2011 Photo credit: Facebook.comThe Kalinago Council will tomorrow launch its annual Kalinago Week with an opening ceremony and Traditional Kalinago Craft Expo, under the theme “Kalinago Pride: Using Knowledge to Maintain Our Cultural and Heritage.”Kalinago Week is a major annual event for the Kalinago people with events emphasizing cultural pride and celebrating Kalinago traditions. As part of activities for Kalinago Week, Councilor Prosper Paris will visit local Primary Schools in Concord, Atkinson, Salybia and Sineku to present a one hour lecture on Kalinago history and significant events affecting the Kalinago Territory and people, a Community panel discussion, a domino knock-out competition, a health fair, sports day and Miss Kalinago and Princess Natari Pageants.The health fair which will be held at the New Salybia Health Facility will focus on Traditional and Conventional Medicine and will be conducted by medical students from Ross University. Health screenings and checkups, free HIV/AIDS Testing by the National AIDS Response Unit will also be provided as part of the health fair. The traditional Kalinago healers will also be present to provide information on herbal medicinal remedies.The Karina Cultural Group under the guidance of Gerard and Miranda Langlais will host the Miss Kalinago and Princess Natari Pageant Shows. The Miss Kalinago Show will feature four young ladies; fifteen year old Frances Joseph of Sineku, seventeen year old Adelline Auguiste of Crayfish River, sixteen year old Debbie Auguiste of St. Cry, eighteen year old Shirley Mason Bataca and fifteen year old Candecilia Frederick of Mahaut RiverThe Miss Natari Show will feature four princesses; ten year old Nichole Eustace of Bataca, ten year old Kerry-Ann Mingo of Sineku, ten year old Tayonna Tyson of Crayfish River and ten year old Vera Darroux of St Cyr.The week of events will run from the 18th through the 25th of September.Dominica Vibes News 44 Views   no discussionslast_img read more