The indigenous people of Dominica will celebrate Kalinago Week 2022 beginning September 16th to the 24th under the theme, “Building Resilience Through Kalinago Heritage: Pride In People, Strength In Community”.
The event is a week of cultural activities that seeks to highlight the heritage and resilience of the Kalinago people.
Cultural Officer, Prosper Paris highlighted a few of the activities that are set for the week.
The main highlight of the Kalinago week will be observed on Monday, September 19th, 2022 — the actual day in history when the Kalinago people fought and died for the cause of free trade.
Also on Monday 19th, there will be an award ceremony from 3:00 PM at the Kalinago Barana Aute with over 27 people to receive awards.
The week of activities will also continue on Tuesday.
Cultural Officer, Prosper Paris.
Kalinago Week will commence with a media launch on September 9th, 2022.