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Hector Hyppolite

Hector Hyppolite (1894 – 1948) was a Haitian painter. Born in Saint-Marc, he was a third generation Vodou priest, or houngan. He also made shoes and...

Literature

Literature in Haiti: When Haiti became independent on January 1 , 1804, after years of liberation war ( 1791-1803 ) , France, colonial power,...

Emeric Bergeaud

Emeric Bergeaud (1818–1858) was a Haitian novelist. His best-known work, Stella, was the first Haitian novel. Born in Cayes, he served as Secretary to...

Diri ak Djon Djon (Black Mushroom Rice)

Skill Level: Easy Cuisine: Traditional Course: Dinner, Lunch Portions:4 Portions Time: 45m This Black Mushroom Rice (Diri ak Djon Djon) recipe uses dried black mushrooms or djon djon which...

Saincilus Ismael

Saincilus Ismael was born in April 24, 1940 in Petite Riviere de L’Artibonite, Haiti.  Ismael completed his primary studies at the school ‘Freres de...

Cuisine

Cuisine: The island of Hispaniola, which encompasses both Haiti and the Dominican Republic, was inhabited by hunter-gatherers as early as 5000 B.C. Fruits and...

Emeline Michel

Emeline Michel, born in Gonaïves, is a Haitian singer who has been called "The Joni Mitchell of Haiti." Her songs merge native Haitian compas...

Art in Haiti

Art in Haiti: Brilliant colors, naïve perspective, and sly humor characterize Haitian art. Big, delectable foods and lush landscapes are favorite subjects in this...

Soup Joumou (Pumpkin Soup)

Skill Level: Medium Cuisine: Festive Course: Main Course Portions: 4/5 Portions Time: 2hs . In Haiti, Squash Soup or ‘Soup Joumou’, is a really hearty stew of meat and squash that is traditionally eaten...

Jean Metellus

Jean Metellus (30 April 1937 - 4 January 2014) was a Haitian neurologist, poet, novelist and playwright. Jean Metellus was born in Jacmel, Haiti....

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