Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: Haitians : the Lavina Williams Dance Group … (image)
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Title: Haitians : the Lavina Williams Dance Group … (image)
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 9/6/1972
Subject: Carifesta (1st : 1972 : Guyana), Festivals - Caribbean Area
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: South America -- Guyana -- Georgetown
Funding: Support for the development of the technical infrastructure and partner training provided by the United States Department of Education TICFIA program.
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Bibliographic ID: CA00199930
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Holding Location: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: CARIFESTA I 1972

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tbt'r va-fdrmamp j at-the
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evening, featured several .s-
ects 41 Haitinu sqc ety dur- .
ing the country's 200-year
hWstory through the me-
dium o f d an c i pg,1
ch -a-ting and drum-
ming. The Ticture above
sho*e the Haitians, bearing
lighted toraheq as they dance .
around in a circle, while
dodog a Voodoo ritual dance.
The -. dancers passed the
famnes on 'several parts.- of .
hei btdoede, inclu.Mg their .<
genbtals as a rituibd exercise r
to olean'se their bodies. The I r
picture on the tight shows a Q'
dance that was set in- the
Colonial period when,
Cee tians sought to emu-
b" we French. The young
cotDe gaudily dressed in
Frefeh attire is seen doing a
French dance.

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