Behind the Scenes: Children of the Ocean God – Ouїcou

Behind the Scenes: Children of the Ocean God – Ouїcou

In today’s blogpost I am showcasing a very common, but rather complex cultural practice celebrated by the Black Caribs, called a “ouїcou” – phonetically pronounced “we-sue.” This was a feast, which was often held for a multitude of...
Book Review:  Hiroona – An Historical Romance in Poetic Form

Book Review: Hiroona – An Historical Romance in Poetic Form

I found Hiroona: An Historical Romance in Poetic Form to be an intriguing and unusual read. The peculiarity of Hiroona lies in the fact that it is written in a narrative poem form which is seldom seen in contemporary literature. Huggins uses this literary style to...

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