Excited for a recipe! Haitian households celebrate their country's Independence Day with bowls of this comforting soup. Although this is a vegetarian version, add small cubes of browned beef stew meat along with the pumpkin, if you like. Simply remove and then return them to the pot just as you do the hot peppers. This recipe was inspired by Norzina, a lumber and charcoal...
The celebrity Dutty Boukman is that on the night of August 14, 1791, at Bois-Caiman, held down the home of Mézy Lenormand, he organized a voodoo ceremony for a large number of slaves. This initiative is considered by many historians as the first congress of slaves, in which resolutions were adopted in strategic mobilization against the slave system and the fight for freedom. In a painting symbolizing the ceremony of Bois Caiman, we see Boukman open voodoo ritual.
Jean-Jacques Dessalines... In the back of this picture is the Haitian flag. The white part of the French flag was removed. The remaining blue was taken to represent Haiti's citizens and the red to represent les gens de couleur (the people of color).
Citadelle Laferrière, approximately 17 miles (27 km) south of the city of Cap-Haïtien and five miles (8 km) uphill from the town of Milot in Haiti.... www.castlesandmanorhouses.com .... The Citadelle Laferrière or, Citadelle Henry Christophe, or "the Citadel", was built by Henri Christophe, a leader of the Haitian slave rebellion at the beginning of the 19th century when Haiti gained independence from France.