FOR COMMON GOOD - Stories of Us. MERIKIN by Kimberly De Souza
By Kimberly De Souza
This is the story of the Merikins as told through the eyes of Curwin Callendar, a proud
descendant of the freed, African-American slaves who journeyed to Trinidad at the height of
slavery between May 1815 to August 1816.
Take a look at the history of the settlers, and how their culture shaped Trinidad and Tobago
Kimberly De Souza is a Journalist, Writer and Storyteller who participated in the Writing for Culture cohort of our FOR COMMON GOOD Arima x Louisville Exchange which was facilitated by Louisville Story Program which has become our 'Stories of Us' project.
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