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2011 Barauda Award Goes To Garifuna American ISIDRA SABIO on October 1st 2011

September 1, 2011 2 comments

 

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(VIDEO) Segment on Garifuna People in New York City on TV Show INDEPENDENT SOURCES

December 13, 2010 Leave a comment

Garifuna American Owner of BeingGARIFUNA.com Teofilo Colon Jr (a.k.a. "Tio Teo") Being Interviewed on TV Show INDEPENDENT SOURCES

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Brooklyn, New York — INDEPENDENT SOURCES, a 30 minute weekly news show based out of New York City which reports on Ethnic Media and Issues of interest to the ethnic community, recently aired their “Just A DREAM” episode last week.  The episode included a segment on the Garifuna community in New York City.

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(INTERVIEW) Garifuna American Choreographer MARIANO MARTINEZ Prepares For Gunchei Cultural Presentation at 2010 Garifuna Coalition Fundraising Gala

November 17, 2010 9 comments

Garifuna American MARIANO MARTINEZ

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Bronx, New York — Garifuna American Choreographer MARIANO “Junie” MARTINEZ has been a fixture in the Garifuna American community for a long time.  A Dancer, Choreographer and Entrepreneur, MARIANO MARTINEZ is a dynamic individual with an interesting story that upon hearing for myself I wanted to share with you all.

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Garifuna American Science Student NIXON R. ARAUZ Is An Example of Perseverance, Intelligence and Resilience Leading To Academic Success

July 14, 2010 12 comments

Garifuna-American Student NIXON R. ARAUZ

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A few weeks ago, I came across this fantastic bit of news regarding Garifuna-American student NIXON R. ARAUZ and I thought I should share it with you.  From Honduran dirt roads to Ivy League University halls, this student is an inspiring example of Perseverance and Resilience Leading To Academic Success.

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