Latest News for: Creole society


Jonathan Schoop’s extension with Tigers gives him worry-free winter: ‘It’s peace of mind I wanted’

Michigan Live 29 Oct 2021
Jonathan Schoop lingered on the free-agent market until February and then arrived weeks late to spring training as he wrangled with visa issues in his native Curacao ...I go to the beach some ... Curacao is a polyglot society and Schoop can speak Papiamento -- the island’s creole and most widely spoken language -- along with English, Spanish and Dutch.

The Life and Legacy of Marilyn Goudeau Guidry

Natchitoches Times 01 Oct 2021
Augustine Historical Society on Isle Brevelle. Over the years, she made significant contributions to preserving Cane River’s creole heritage ... She welcomed everyone to her kitchen table, and to the experience of her Creole hospitality ... Augustine Historical Society Senior Treasure (2013), and Creole Cultural Preservationist (2014).

Gov. McKee at New Bridges for Haitian Success: 'We stand with the Haitian community'

The Providence Journal 25 Sep 2021
PROVIDENCE — Gov ... “The issues that are happening on the border right now are just not right,” said McKee ... More ... “Most of these refugees have never lived in the U.S., and the majority are monolingual in Haitian-Creole,” Georges said. “Many have limited understanding of American society, norms, laws and institutions ... .

Strolling through Seychelles heritage |02 September 2021

Nation 02 Sep 2021
The Seychelles National Museum of History transports you 250 years into the past, giving you a taste of the islands’ rich creole heritage ... Typical creole kitchen appliances such as the mortar and pestle, enamel mugs and plates, cassava grater and the ‘marmit’, a cast iron cooking pot found in every home, can be seen on display ... Creole art.

Patricia Hruby Powell | 'Gone With the Wind' meets 'Twelfth Night' meets 'Bridgerton'

The News-Gazette 29 Aug 2021
Rita Williams-Garcia’s “A Sitting in St ... The story opens with a bit of Creole bayou history — a culture created by a mix of Indian, French, Spanish and African peoples ... James parish, Le Petit Cottage. Think ... See what I mean about the Shakespearean aspect? ... She’s the mannish daughter of a White Creole high-society mother and English father ... .

Nicaragua Elites and Organized Crime: Ted Hayman, the Cocaine Fisherman

InSight Crime 15 Jul 2021
three Indigenous communities made up of the Rama, Mayangna and Miskito; and three mixed-ethnic and race communities with combinations of Creole, Mestizo and Afro-Caribbean populations ... The ethnic and Indigenous hierarchies along the Caribbean Coast in Nicaragua are inherited from the remnants of colonial coastal society.

Groundbreaking to observe beginning of Badin-Roque House restoration

Natchitoches Times 03 Jul 2021
Augustine Historical Society has gone forward in the preservation and restoration of the Badin-Roque House ... Augustine Historical Society partnered with the Cane River Creole National Historical Park and the National Center for Preservation Training and Technology (NCPTT) to apply for funding through the Lower Mississippi Delta Initiative.

Gaming in colour: uncovering video games’ black pioneers

The Observer 05 May 2021
His son, Andersen Lawson, recalls that he was often working on gaming projects in the garage of their family home in Santa Clara, California ... “Was it difficult [for him]? Yes, I’m quite certain. But I never heard any grumblings from him ... Photograph ... This is the origin of many traumas which are visible in Creole society and mixed societies in general.”.

President Bio of Sierra Leone accused of gross tribal discrimination

Sierra Leone Telegraph 03 Apr 2021
A ministerial cabinet of 30 in a country with a population of 7 million people – has 22 Mendes, 8 non-Mendes – none of whom are Creoles or Konos ... There is only one Creole and zero Kono speaking presidential appointee. Mrs Stanela Beckley (Chairperson of the Teaching Service Commission) is Creole.

EXCLUSIVE: Landmarked mansion sells for $57M in Palm Beach’s Estate Section: MLS

Palm Beach Daily News 29 Mar 2021
The property is home to Southwood, a landmarked 1934 Monterey-style mansion — with French Creole influences — designed by noted society architect Marion Sims Wyeth. The mansion has 18,554 square feet of living space inside and out, with nine bedrooms, the listing shows ... More ... More ... The house was later renovated by society architect John L.

President Ramkalawan meets representatives of the Seychelles Bible Society | 03 March 2021

Nation 03 Mar 2021
Representatives of the Seychelles Bible Society paid a courtesy call on President Wavel Ramkalawan yesterday at State House ... After the meeting, Pastor Abel informed the press that the main objective of the meeting with the president was to discuss the society’s Bible House project ... We have the creole Bible printed, but we have no place to store them.

SW La.'s three wildlife refuges slowly healing after storms

American Press 09 Feb 2021
The National Audubon Society’s “Creole Christmas Bird Count” revealed that Creole’s bird count was greatly impacted by the storms’ effect on their habitat ... “Personally, as a counter for this bird count circle in Creole, I noticed the complete the absence of commonly found species ...

Zydeco music combines Cajun and Creole traditions for unique sound

Leesville Daily Leader 03 Feb 2021
Prior to the invention, the genre was very traditional and heavily intertwined with Creole 'la la' music ... The lives of the Creole and Cajun sharecroppers in rural southern Louisiana were as intertwined as the music they played ... Creole and Cajun music share many rhythms and instruments because of their base music.

A shrimp Creole for our times

Denver Post 08 Jan 2021
Louisiana Creole cuisine is eclectic ... And, as food often does, it transcended the otherwise-segregated society, bringing together heritages on a plate. Creole cuisine is often confused and used interchangeably with its cousin, Cajun cuisine ... Similarly, Creole cuisine revels in improvisation ... Shrimp Creole ... For the Creole Seasoning (optional).

An archaeological project analyzes informal commerce in the colonial Caribbean

Phys Dot Org 02 Dec 2020
ArCarib is the first archaeological project that transcends the maritime boundary between the islands and Venezuela and seeks to understand how goods that were traded by sea, mainly coveted Venezuelan cocoa and other less known objects such as creole stoneware and European ceramics, affected island and mainland societies.