Tag Archives: David Darkie Williams

Schools Garifuna Film Showcase

Schools throughout the country are hosting film showcases focusing on the history of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the Garifuna people, throughout this week and next week. David “Darkie” Williams, President of the Garifuna Heritage Foundation, said this activity forms part of the International Garifuna Summit which is currently taking place as part of… Continue Reading →

International Garifuna Summit

Today, the annual International Garifuna Summit began as part of the National Heroes and Heritage Month. David ‘Darkie’ Williams, President of the Garifuna Heritage Foundation said this year’s program runs from today to 14th under the theme “Celebrating Our Indigenous History, Heritage and Culture – From Mainland to Islands and Return: Strengthening links, Forging Networks,… Continue Reading →

Garifuna Program Launched

Today, the Garifuna Heritage Foundation launched its program of activities which will be held to coincide with National Heroes and Heritage month in March of this year. This year’s Garifuna activities will take place from March 6th to the 15th under the theme “Celebrating Our Indigenous History, Heritage and Cultures – From Mainland to Islands… Continue Reading →

Documentation of Garifuna Heritage

Anticipation is building as final arrangements are being put in place for the 3rd Annual International Garifuna Conference is set to take place in SVG this month. David Darkie Williams, President of the Garifuna Heritage Foundation said the main aim of the conference is to collect material to be documented for future generations. The theme… Continue Reading →

3rd Annual International Garifuna Conference launched

The Garifuna Heritage Foundation today launched the Conference, which is scheduled to be held here next month under the theme: The Garifuna Diaspora- Uremia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines – retrieval, inclusion and reparation. The conference will be held from October 11th to 12th at the Peace Memorial Hall, in collaboration with the University… Continue Reading →

Garifuna Arrival Day

Two Vincentians are now in Nicaragua participating in celebrations to mark Garifuna Arrival Day, which is being observed today. The two are Teacher and Calypsonian Maxwell Tajo Francis of Fancy and Vice-President of the Garifuna Heritage Foundation Gail Baptiste of Owia. President of the Garifuna Heritage Foundation David Darkie Williams says the day holds great… Continue Reading →