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Jafrikayiti

Jafrikayiti (Jean Saint-Vil) is author of:
  1. LAFIMEN: Listwa Pèp Ayisyen Depi Nan Ginen (CD 1 – 4), audio recordings on the history of the Haitian People.
  2. Viv Bondye ! Aba Relijyon!,  book (essay) on spirituality and the Afro-Haitian experience with Christianity.

Co-founder of two self-help organizations AKASAN (Ayisyen ki ap soutni Ayisyen nètalkole) and Jaku Konbit which follow the principles popularized by Marcus Garvey, he is also an artist-activist immersed in the Global Peace and Social Justice movement.

He hosts or co-hosts  several weekly radio programs such as Bouyon-Rasin at the University of Ottawa’s C.H.U.O 89.1 F.M,  Rendez-vous Haitien at Carleton University’s C.K.C.U 93.1 F.M, Chèche pa peche and Pawòl pou chèche chimen on www.radiokajou.com.

Featured political analyst on Canadian as well as international media, a University of Waterloo (Hon. B.Sc., Biology) graduate and Canadian Civil Servant, Jafrikayiti lives in Ottawa-Gatineau but returns to Haiti on a regular basis.

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AUTHOR

Read Jafrikayiti’s English language essays, under Blog.

Read, listen to or view excerpts from his Haitian Kreyòl works under Products

Activist
ACTIVIST

For the emergence of a new era of justice-based global peace and genuine human sisterhood/brotherhood.

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VISUAL ARTIST

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How I wish when I was growing up, I had books that told me about the true
story of my people, of their civilizations, inventions, struggles, victories.

Books in which the first picture I saw resembled me, instead of the Columbus face that starred curiously back at me, on the very first page of “our” Histoire d’Haiti by Frères de l’instruction chrétienne.

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