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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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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

Koupe Fache!

Jodi Dimanch 19 Septanm 2021 an, nou wete chapo pou nou salye chak pitit Ayiti k ap bouske bon lavi, chak jou ki jou, san pran souf, sou zile
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Pou Ayiti lib fòk Ayisyen lib

Sa gen 230 ane pase, sou zile Ayiti, nèg ak nègès te leve kanpe pou yo rache libète nan men kolon esklavajis yo. Jodi a, Dimanch 22
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Trayizon

TRAYIZON: se mo madichon sa a ki fè aktyalite semèn sa a ann Ayiti. «Tu as toujours été si loyal envers eux… Eux, ils t’ont trahi!».
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Canada: Laissez respirer les Haïtiens

Ce communiqué de Green Left Canada, nos camarades dans la lutte pour la paix et la justice mondiales, est absolument opportun et réconfortant. Comme on dit
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Canada: let Haitians breathe!

This Press Release from Green Left Canada, our comrades in the struggle for global peace and justice, is absolutely timely and heart warming. As we say
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Men Solisyon an! Bravo Pèp Ayisyen!

Nan mitan tout latwoublay ak konfizyon ki anvayi peyi a, yon gwoup fanm ak gason poze yon jès enpòtan jou ki te 8 jiyè 2021 an,
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JAFRIKAYITI, OTTAWA

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

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