Seminar & Book Launch – October 25th-26th


DATE:  OCTOBER 25th- 26TH, 2012

VENUE:  Peace Memorial Hall

THEME:  Garifuna: Land, Reparation, and Social Justice”. 


  Thursday October 25th, 2012

1:30pm- 3:30pm    BOOK LAUNCH: “The Black Carib Wars:  Freedom , Survival and the Making of the Garifuna” by Christopher Taylor.

  • Remarks by TGHF President
  • Remarks by Director, National Library Services
  • Remarks by Open Campus : Resident Tutor
  • Introduction of Author and review of book –    Dr. Garrey   Dennie
  • Presentation by Author of book – Mr. Christopher Taylor
  • Questions by the Media
  • Closing –  TGHF  representative
  • Book signing by author
  • Refreshments

7:00PM – 7:30PM     Opening Ceremony   –  Chair Person:   Mr. Cerlian Russell

  • National Anthem to be sung in Garifuna
  • Prayer
  • Remarks by President of TGHF –  Mr. David Williams
  • Remarks by Minister of Culture
  • Cultural item
  • Introduction of speaker –  Dr. Garrey Michael Dennie

7:30PM – 8:30PM:   PRESENTATION by Dr. the Hon. Ralph Gonsalves

8:30PM- 9:30 PM:   Discussion – Moderator:  Dr. Garrey Michael Dennie

Friday 26th:

9:00AM- 10:00AM:  INTRODUCTION OF SPEAKER  –    Mrs. Zoila Ellis Browne

PRESENTATION BY: Dr. Beth Rose Middleton

10:00AM – 11:00 AM:  Discussion – Moderator

11:00AM- 11:15AM:  BREAK

11:15AM- 12:00AM:    INTRODUCTION AND VIDEO   PRESENTATION of Professor  Sir. Hilary Beckles’ Lecture

12:00AM – 1:00PM:    Panel Discussion   (Panelist:  Dr. Adrian Fraser, Dr. Garrey Dennie, and Mr. Jomo Thomas)  Moderator:



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