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Garifuna Settlement Day

Slickrock staff
A staff photo from a few years ago; many of us are Garifuna

Tomorrow is Garifuna settlement day in Belize, a national holiday. Many of our island staff are Garifuna, an ethnic group with their own language and religion. The Garifuna of Belize live in Dangriga, Hopkins, Seine Bight, and Monkey River, as well as other parts of Belize.

 
 

Today I found a blog post with an excellent summary of how the Garifuna people came to Belize. This is a very good read:
http://www.menafn.com/qn_news_story.asp?storyid={78089bfc-0700-4fcb-b0dd-51297c1041a4}

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