Youth Parliament Discussion to commemorate the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

To commemorate the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, the Sint Maarten National Commission for UNESCO and the Africa Caribbean Heritage Alliance (ACHA) showed the DVD, ‘The Middle Passage’ and held a discussion with the members of the Youth Parliament on Friday August 21, 2015 at 7pm at the.. read more →

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

To commemorate the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, the Sint Maarten National Commission for UNESCO presented copies of the DVD ‘Pride in our African Heritage’ produced by the students of SIMARC (Sint Maarten Archaeological Center) under the supervision of Dr. Jay Havisier and initiated by the Sint Maarten.. read more →

Dutch Caribbean islands press on with inventorying their living heritage

Mr. Joseph Spanner of Congo Reserve Plantation in St Eustatius sharing oral histories     related to slavery (as passed down by his ancestors) with students of the Simon Doncker Club © Misha Spanner     Having completed the first joint training on the implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage last September,.. read more →