Haitian storyteller Liliane Louis

Date: August 3, 1985

Source: S1576 , T85-147, T85-148

Type: Sound

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  • Bouki Bathes His Mother (French) (Liliane Louis) (T85-147)
  • Bouki Bathes His Mother (English)
  • Bouki and Malice in the Cow's Belly (French)
  • Bouki and Malice in the Cow's Belly (English)
  • Drunk joke (Martial Louis)
  • Haitian culture
  • The Cat Who Tasted Trouble (French) (Liliane Louis) (T85-148)
  • The Cat Who Tasted Trouble (English)
  • Bouki Steals Marie Louiz (French)
  • Bouki Steals Marie Louiz (English)
  • AyAyAy! (French)

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  • 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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