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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.

Latest Post

Temwanyaj Kout Kouto Perejil Oktob 1937 p3

(Moso nan seri Lafimen: Listwa Pèp Ayisyen Depi Nan Ginen © Jafrikayiti) Lasosyete Onè, Lafwadènyè nou te kanpe nan ane 1937, bò Larivyè Masak. Nou t
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Temwanyaj Kout Kouto Perejil Oktob 1937 p2

Daprè temwanyaj ni listwaryen, ni moun ki te vivan alepòk, nan ane 1937, pat gen okenn pwoblèm, tout bon vre, ant Ayisyen epi Dominiken. Ekonomi toulede
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Temwanyaj Kout Kouto Perejil Oktob 1937 p1

KOUT KOUTO, OKTÒB 1937: Rivyè Masak Wouj ak San Nèg ! (Moso nan seri Lafimen: Listwa Pèp Ayisyen Depi Nan Ginen, © Jafrikayiti) Lasosyete onè, Nou
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Rachid Badouri: Haiti’s struggle against Apartheid is no joke!

Dear Rachid Badouri, As promised in my recent publication “Et si Rashid Badouri se rendait enfin en Haiti?”, you may now find a video montage of
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Et si Rashid Badouri se rendait enfin en Haïti?

“M pa ka ri, twòp kou nan do m” (je ne peux rire, trop de couteaux sont plantés à mon dos), entonne Beethova Obas. Pourtant, le
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Canada’s next astronaut has just crossed the border and she needs your help

Yesterday, I had the privilege to stand among some very beautiful, bright and generous people who gathered at the Montreal Olympic Stadium to welcome a few dozen
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