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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

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

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.

Latest Post

Haiti, Restitution et Réparations: Message urgent à Michaelle Jean, Gouverneure Générale du Canada

Ceci est un appel urgent à vous, en tant que gouverneure général du Canada, fille d’Haïti, ancienne  citoyenne de la France, vous qui êtes mariée au
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Kouraj ak sajès Pèp Ayisyen an pi fò pase ni konplo ni wanga

Konpatriyot, onè!  Kèk semèn pase, nou te di : Koze a po ko fini. Blan Kidnapè 2004 yo fenk kòmanse konfese! Vwalatilpa, se tout bon vre, jodi a, nou
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Men vrè gouvènman Madan Lalime vle ofisyalize a

Lè ou wè malfèktè sa yo fente agoch, se adwat y ap franchi ak tout boulin. Osito yon vrè gouvènman Ayisyen tabli, premye aksyon konsekan li
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Ayiti gen dosye Restitisyon-Reparasyon pou: Lafrans, Lespay, Angletè, Almay, Etazini, Kanada…

Nan mwa me 2022, pandan pèp Ayisyen an ap sibi zak kidnapin gang lokal ki gen konplis entènasyonal, jounal New-York Times pibliye yon seri 6 atik
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Haiti demands long overdue reparations and refuses to become Caribbean Rhodesia

Message posted to the Corbett Haiti List while in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, January 9, 2004... I participated in this solidarity conference and I can confirm that the
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Restitisyon: Aristide di koze a po ko fini

«Koze a po ko fini. Blan Kidnapè 2004 yo fenk kòmanse konfese, menm moun fou sezi!» Jodi a, nou genyen yon panse espesyal pou tout frè ak
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