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Boat Building

Photo Credit: Daishell Bethel, 2012 A not uncommon sight in Carriacou and Petite Martinique are skeletal boat frames, like the one pictured here, along beaches, under trees, or in backyards. The islands’ famed boatbuilders craft these traditional vessels for fishing and carrying people and produce between the islands. The age-old craft of boat building remains a […]

Maroon Festival

All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day are annual Christian festivals held on the 1st and 2nd of November each year to honour the Christian Saints and celebrate the souls of the departed


String-Band were quite popular as the musical accompaniment for folk celebrations like quadrille and lancers, wakes, fêtes, and at Christmas caroling and serenading.