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The Mysteries of Lapeyrouse Cemetery

The Mysteries of Lapeyrouse Cemetery

"Cemeteries are interesting. They`re worth visiting and they`re worth studying. If we take the time to listen to what the stories might tell us, we have a lot to learn." - Richard Veit   Walking through Lapeyrouse cemetery in the middle of the day with the hot...

Rocking the colonial order: Brother Resistance and the Rapso uprising

Rocking the colonial order: Brother Resistance and the Rapso uprising

The life of recently departed Rapso pioneer Brother Resistance is a reminder of the important contribution that (often invisible) grassroots thinkers make to the intangible cultural landscape of T & T. He was a tireless cultural worker and a firm believer in the diverse cultural artforms of Trinidad and Tobago. As a Rastafarian, he was part of a vibrant movement that advocated for alternative development paradigms, a deeper appreciation for our local culture, a deeper understanding of our history and better environmental awareness.

A Look at Art History in Trinidad and Tobago

A Look at Art History in Trinidad and Tobago

On April 15th we are celebrating World Art Day! This global event was started by UNESCO to help reinforce the links between artistic creations and society, encourage greater awareness of the diversity of artistic expressions and highlight the contribution of artists to sustainable development (Unesco.org).

All About Toco

All About Toco

Author: Catherine Serrant, Research Assistant, National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago.   “Culture, History and Environment of the northeast coast”[1]   Trinidad’s most north-easterly villages are known for their beauty and greenery. The National Trust wants...

Mud Volcanoes – Trinidad’s Geo Heritage

Mud Volcanoes – Trinidad’s Geo Heritage

National Trust Staff and Fire Service Officer at the L’eau Michel Mud Volcano (2020) Have you visited the L’eau Michel Mud Volcano and felt the sensation of floating in that pool of mud and wondered, what is a mud volcano exactly? Or perhaps you have seen photos and...

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