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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.

PUBLIC SPEAKER

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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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Africans Around the World Overcome Adversities Everyday

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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Akò 30 Out lan pap sifi

Konpatriyòt onè, Sa pa gen lontan, mwen te ajoute vwa m ak pa plizyè milyon konpatriyòt Ayisyen ki pa janm sispann klewonnen “Se ak yon sèl
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Pou nou onore zansèt yo an verite

«Pou nou onore zansèt yo, nou dwe mete tout bandi kidnapè-kadejakè PHTK nan prizon, libere peyi nou epi elimine Kò Gwoup nan zafè Ayiti, atoujamè!». Jodi a,
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Delane 2021

Gad on ane 2021 Limanite sot viv! Toupatou se te tèt chaje. Kanta pou sitiyasyon Pèp Ayisyen an menm se fyèl pete, pa gen bouch pou
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Confessions of Haitian Kidnapper Arnel Joseph

The following text was first published on Facebook in July 2019. Many disturbing allegations it contains have recently been verified. However, key elements of this note
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Haiti an International Crime Scene

The following slides provide a quick overview of Haitian history. This presentation was offered during a webinar hosted on December 19, 2021 by the Democratic Socialists
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Ze a!

Jodi a, kòmalòdinè, nou pral rale retwovizè listwa pou nou etidye bon jan tras zansèt nou yo kite pou ede nou konbat gang Kò Gwoup an fanmi e alye k
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JAFRIKAYITI, OTTAWA

jafrikayiti@gmail.com
+1-613-482-2549

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