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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.

Visual-Artist
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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My 2016 birthday gift

Dear family / friend, As you likely know, I am not big on birthday gifts. However, this year, I really want you to do something special
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Ayisyen vote byen pou nou sove Ayiti

  Ayisyen frè m, Ayisyen, sè m, Mesaj sa a, se pa ni pawòl kandida, ni koze anplwaye kandida. Se yon pitit zantray menm manman k
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If this Haitian was superstitious like the Clintons

“malè ou swete bèlmè, se manman ou li frape” – Haitian wisdom (the evil you wish upon your mother-in-law strikes your mother)  * The other day,
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The Ottawa Initiative on Haiti

“Colin Powell has lied to the world over the last few years so many times…” As announced earlier, I will be sharing some images and sounds
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Haiti 2004 – Life Under President Aristide (days before the coup)

In December 2003, my wife, Manzè Choublak, and I decided to take our son Lanmoukaji with us to the bicentennial celebrations in Haiti. Meanwhile in mainstream
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Haitians Say Ngiyabonga (Thank You) South-Africa!

South-Africa is a beautiful country, inhabited by a courageous, generous and friendly people! By Jean Saint-Vil and Darlène Lozis, February 23, 2011  Ngiyabonga President Zuma! Ndiyabulela President
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JAFRIKAYITI, OTTAWA

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+1-613-482-2549

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