Dignity, Power, and Place

Long before Europeans arrived in the Caribbean, indigenous people inhabited the islands. Over the centuries that followed, millions of Taino, Arawak, and Kalinago Indians, who were erroneously christened Caribs by the invaders, suffered ruthless genocide. Today, only the Kalinago survive, and Dominica, Waitukubuli, has the largest settlement of indigenous people in the region. Yet whatContinue reading “Dignity, Power, and Place”

A Good Book?

Looking for a good book to ease your mind during this summer of environmental, medical, and social unrest? You’re not the only one. After Hurricane Maria devastated the infrastructure of Dominica in 2017, including the breezy, century-old building that was one of the last standing free libraries built by the Carnegie Foundation across the Caribbean,Continue reading “A Good Book?”

Happy World Book Day

Hi Everyone, ln such an uncertain world, it’s important that we point young people in a positive direction. They are the future. Here I am sharing my young adult novel Back to the River with students at Roseau Primary School. Hope you too read a book to celebrate. World Book Day.