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Interview with Lucrèce Louisdhon-Louinis

Interview with Lucrèce Louisdhon-Louinis, a professional storyteller, librarian, dancer, and executive director of the Louinès Louinis Haitian Dance Theatre. She moved to New York City…

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Interview with Maude Heurtelou & Fequière Vilsaint

Interview with Maude Heurtelou and Fequière Vilsaint. Heurtelou is the vice president and Vilsaint is the founder and president of Educa Vision, Inc. (EVI), a publishing company that develops…

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Interview with Lucie Tondreau

Interview with Lucie Tondreau, who was elected Mayor of the City of North Miami in June 2013. Born in Haiti, Tondreau moved to Montreal, Canada, with her parents at the age of seven. She moved to New…

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Interview with Rosie Gordon-Wallace

Interview with Rosie Gordon-Wallace, the founder and curator of Diaspora Vibe Gallery and Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator, which specialize in cultivating Caribbean and Latin American art with…

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Interview with Maggie Steber

Interview with Maggie Steber, a documentary photographer who has worked in 63 countries around the world. Born and raised in Texas, she worked as a reporter and photographer at the Galveston Daily…

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Interview with Laurette Jean

Interview with Laurette Jean, a dancer and choreographer who is actively involved in the Haitian cultural community. Jean works as a Principal Management and Budget Analyst for the Office of…

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Interview with Marie Vickles

Interview with Marie Vickles, the Visual Arts and Crafts Coordinator at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami. Originally from Denver, Colorado, Vickles is a well-traveled artist who is…

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Interview with Marie-Paule Woodson

Interview with Marie-Paule Woodson, an advocate for women and children, with particular interests in human rights, fair employment, and social justice. Woodson grew up in Haiti, and her father…

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Interview with Sandy Dorsainvil

Interview with Sandy Dorsainvil, a Haitian-American educator and community advocate who became the Executive Director of the Little Haiti Cultural Center in 2013. Dorsainvil earned a B.A. in history…

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Interview with Lilian Nérette Louie

Interview with Liliane Nérette Louis, a storyteller, author, and cook with a strong interest in Haitian folk arts. The daughter of a doctor, Louis grew up in a large family in Port-au-Prince,…

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Interview with Gérard Campfort

Interview with Gérard Campfort, an educator, soccer enthusiast, musician, and author. Dr. Campfort was born in Haiti, and after graduating from l'École Normale Supérieure in…

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Interview with Nancy St Léger

Interview with Nancy St. Léger, an educator and cultural artist who has performed Haitian dance traditions and rhythms in New York and South Florida for the past twenty years. With a…

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Interview with Edwidge Danticat

Interview with Edwidge Danticat, a well-known Haitian-American writer. Danticat was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and lived there with her aunt before joining parents in Brooklyn, New York at age…

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Interview with Yolande Thomas

Interview with Yolande Thomas, a singer, actress, community leader, and activist in New York and Miami. Thomas enjoyed singing and performing in school productions as a child in Haiti before moving…

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Interview with Paulette Saint Lot Frank

Interview with Paulette Saint Lot Frank, a Haitian folk and opera singer and dancer. Saint Lot Frank is the daughter of Aglae Rameau and Dr. Emile Saint-Lot, a diplomat who was the Haitian…

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Interview with Matisou Légba

Interview with Matisou Légba, a well-known Haitian drummer who has been studying and playing the traditional Vodou rites and tempos for over 25 years. He first learned these rhythms as a…

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