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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
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

Haiti Realities Interview Part 1

Jean Saint-Vil talks to Pat Van Horne about Haiti’s realities, part 1 of 3 By Ish Theilheimer Global Research, February 03, 2010 Last week, CBC’s Radio
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Haiti Realities Interview Part 2

Haitian Realities Contrast With Stereotypes (Video) – Part 2 By Ish Theilheimer Global Research, February 03, 2010 Last week, CBC’s Radio One’s The Current featured a
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Journey to Benin

A Haitian family made the return trip to ancestral Benin. Let us follow their path…  
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Spirituality Haiti 2000 and beyond…

As we approach the end of the year 2000, more and more “Black” peoples the world over are discovering the negative impact of acculturation through “Chritianisation”
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Haiti Realities Interview Part 3

Haitian Realities Contrast With Stereotypes (Video) – Part 3 By Ish Theilheimer Global Research, February 03, 2010 Last week, CBC’s Radio One’s The Current featured a panel
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A Giant Step for Mankind – Made in Haiti

The Bwa Kay Iman Uprising Against Slavery by Jean Saint-Vil, August 11, 2009 There was a time, not so long ago, when popes, kings and queens
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