98 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Haitian Americans"
Haitian Music  Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Haitian Music Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Date
1990-05-26
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Also copied onto cassette C90-15). Each year at the Florida Folk Festival, the Florida Folklife Program emphasized a particular culture, tradtions, or geographic area. In 1990, they emphasized celebrations of various Florida groups. including Haitians, Trinidadians, Greeks, and Jewish peoples.
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Haitian Music and Carnival Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Haitian Music and Carnival Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)

Date
1990-05-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Also recorded on cassette C90-16). Each year at the Florida Folk Festival, the Florida Folklife Program emphasized a particular culture, tradtions, or geographic area. In 1990, they emphasized celebrations of various Florida groups. including Haitians, Trinidadians, Greeks, and Jewish peoples.
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Haitian storyteller Liliane Louis

Haitian storyteller Liliane Louis

Date
1985-08-09
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of Louis telling various Haitian stories at her home. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
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Haitian storyteller Liliane Louis

Haitian storyteller Liliane Louis

Date
1985-08-03
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. Recording of Louis telling various Haitian stories. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
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Hallan Daphnis interview

Hallan Daphnis interview

Date
1981-08-17
Description
One audio cassette. Daphnis, a radio announcer for the Compas Creole radio show, discusses why he immigrated to the United States; his education in the U.S.; his work with the H.A.C.A.D., Haitian American Community Association of Dade; the Little Havana neighborhood; traditional celebrations; Haitian folk music; the similarities between Little Haiti in Miami and Haiti itself; trends in Haitian immigration to the U.S.; negative stories put out by the media about Haitians, especially regarding voodoo; the arts and Haitian artists; local Haitian restaurants in Little Haiti, etc. Copied from T81-80, though the reel is missing
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Interview with and performance by Haitian singer-composer Kiki Wainwright

Interview with and performance by Haitian singer-composer Kiki Wainwright

Date
1985-08-04
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. (Copied onto C86-108/109) Interview with Wainwright. He discusses dancing and singing in Haiti; forming in a dance troupe; his career in Miami; writing songs; and singers in Haiti. Also includes Wainwright performing ten songs. NOTE: According to the depositor agreement, Wainwright's performances can not be used for commercial purposes. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
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Interview with Director of Latin American Studies at the University of Florida, Dr.  Helen Safa

Interview with Director of Latin American Studies at the University of Florida, Dr. Helen Safa

Date
1982-06-28
Description
Two audio cassettes. (Copy can be found in S 1576, box 39, tape 31.) Safa was director of the Center of Latin American Studies, 1980-1985. A Columbia University graduate, Safa taught at UF until 1997. She has written extensively about gender and Latin America. In the interview she discusses Latin American influences on Florida and its culture. Side 1 (C82-1): Safa discusses "quince" celebrations, godparents, New Year's Traditions, the close relationship between Florida and the Caribbean, the history of Caribbean immigration in the U.S. and Florida; and modern-day Cuban, Haitian, and Puerto-Rican immigration. Also, Safa presents a historical sketch of Caribbean cultures; Chango, Santeria, and Voodoo religions in Caribbean culture. Side 2 (C82-1): Safa discusses cultural assimilation amongst Caribbean immigrants in the U.S.; rites of passage and celebrations used to reaffirm group identity; "Quinces;" the outlawing of Santeria and other religions in Cuba after the revolution; different US immigrant groups' identification with their Caribbean heritages, like in New York and Miami. Side 1 (C82-2): Safa compares Miami's cultural assimilation when compared with countries like China and India; Cuban immigrants in Florida who immigrated to the US before the 1960s, during Battista's governance; studies on the Mariel boatlift; and Cuban Mafia groups who moved to Florida after Castro's takeover and their role in Florida's exile anti-Castro organizations. She also talks about the importance of retaining traditions for immigrants; the political and economic crises in Caribbean countries; and the immigrants' viewpoints on America.
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Interview with Haitian cook Julienne Petitfrere

Interview with Haitian cook Julienne Petitfrere

Date
1992-03-06
Description
One audio cassette. Held at the Seminole Inn in Indiantown. Julienne discusses Haiti, Haitian foodways, immigrating to the US, cooking, Easter foods, cooking grapes and goats, and Jamaican foods. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 1992). Headed up by FFP folklorist Debbie Fant, and assisted by Robert Stone and Robert Shanafelt, the fieldwork involved 26 informants, slides, print images and recorded interviews. In the end, the FFP recommended seven people for festival participation.
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Interview with shell player Limone Joseph

Interview with shell player Limone Joseph

Date
1985-08-17
Description
One reel to reel tape (also copied onto audio cassette: C86-101). Interview with Po Lambi player (Haitian shell playing). The skill was used in rural Haitian villages to signal social gatherings, as work songs, and during harvesting. It is usually played with drums, and is of African origins. For Haitians, it is a symbol of their culture. He discusses learning po lambi; uses of it; life in rural Haiti; moving to the US (c. 1975); getting degree in Social Sciences; his family's reaction to his learning po lambi; history of the tradition; and teaching Haitian folklife to others. For images of Joseph, see S 1577, v. 41, S86-4721 - S86-4727. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
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Interview with Wagner Lalanne

Interview with Wagner Lalanne

Date
1985-07-30
Description
One reel to reel tape. (Copied onto C86-107) Lalanne discusses moving to Miami; conservatory training; learning music; playing professionally in Haiti; how the music has changed in U.S.; Caribbean influences; and current songs. Recorded at the Aux Palmiste Restaurant. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t90-074Haitian Music Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)SoundMusical groups
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Demonstrations
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Music performance
Community culture
Community rites
Oral education
Performing arts
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s1576_t90-093Haitian Music and Carnival Traditions Workshop at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Florida Folklife Area)SoundMusicians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Demonstrations
Music performance
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Performing arts
Bands (Music)
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a_s1576_40_tape12Haitian storyteller Liliane LouisSoundFieldwork
Tales
Storytelling
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
African Americans
Oral narratives
Storytellers
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a_s1576_t85-147Haitian storyteller Liliane LouisSoundFieldwork
Tales
Storytelling
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
African Americans
Oral narratives
Storytellers
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a_s1576_06_c81-051aHallan Daphnis interviewSoundField recordings
Haitian Americans
Emigration and immigration
Arts, Haitian
Radio broadcasters
Radio announcing
Interviews
Latinos
Life histories
Oral histories
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a_s1576_t86-066Interview with and performance by Haitian singer-composer Kiki WainwrightSoundFieldwork
Haitian Americans
Composers
African Americans
Music
Performing arts
Calypso music
Music business
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Music performance
Musicians
Social workers
Singers
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a_s1576_06_c82-001Interview with Director of Latin American Studies at the University of Florida, Dr. Helen SafaSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Latinos
Universities and colleges
Universities and colleges Faculty
Emigration and immigration
Spanish language
Holidays and festivals
Haitian Americans
Cuban Americans
Puerto Ricans
Mexican Americans
Beliefs and cultures
Politics and culture
Florida history
Executives
Educators
College teachers
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a_s1624_03_tape09Interview with Haitian cook Julienne PetitfrereSoundFieldwork
Cookery, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Cooking and dining
Occupational groups
Emigration and immigration
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Sound recordings
Cooks
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a_s1576_t86-058Interview with shell player Limone JosephSoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Demonstrations
Music
Latinos
Haitian Americans
Shells
Interviewing
Interviews
Life histories
Drums
Musicians
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a_s1576_t86-065Interview with Wagner LalanneSoundFieldwork
Haitian Americans
Bands (Music)
Restaurants
Music
Performing arts
Calypso music
Music business
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Musicians
Singers
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