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THE BASIC BELIEFS OF THE VOODOO RELIGION

  The word ‘voodoo’ comes from the Fon language, (spoken in Benin, West Africa), and means a kind of power which is mysterious and, at the same time, fearsome. Voodoo is invested in all parts of Haitian life and has a considerable influence on each person and on each natural…

ACIJ/JMB COORDINATES INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE INVENTORYING WORKSHOP IN KINGSTON

Participants in the ICH Inventorying Workshop pose with UNESCO facilitators David Brown (extreme left) and Richnel Ansano from Curacao (extreme right).     The African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank (ACIJ/JMB), in collaboration with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Cluster Office in Kingston,  coordinated a pilot, community-based,…

ACIJ/JMB’s REPARATION DEBATE COMPETITION 2018

ACIJ/JMB’s REPARATION DEBATE COMPETITION 2018 St. Jago High School emerged winners of the African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank’s (ACIJ/JMB) Reparation Debate Competition 2018 when they played the final match against Ardenne High School at the Institute of Jamaica Lecture Hall on November 1, 2018. This final match brought…

ST. JAGO HIGH SCHOOL WINS ACIJ/JMB REPARATION DEBATE COMPETITION 2018

ST. JAGO HIGH SCHOOL WINS ACIJ/JMB REPARATION DEBATE COMPETITION 2018 St. Jago High School students and coach pose with their trophy after winning the final match in the ACIJ/JMB Reparation Competition against Ardenne High School. The match was held at the Institute of Jamaica Lecture Hall on November 1, 2018.…