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AP/Wide World Photos [6272802]

Marta Lavandier

Haitian Culture

These young students are participating in a celebration of Haitian culture and history. The event, organized in Miami, acknowledged Haitian Flag Day, May 18, and the Haitian revolution. Community organizations are increasingly promoting Haitian culture, arts, religion, and Creole language.

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Image ID: 12_005
Title: Daphne Dorlean, left, and Alberta Roundtree, both from Shadowlawn Elementary School in the Little Haiti section in Miami, dance a Haitian Compas dance at the Miami Police Dept. Friday, May 17, 2002; The Miami Police dept. honored the Haitian flag as part of Haitian Heritage Celebrations going on in Miami.
Source: AP Photo; The Associated Press.
Name: Associated Press () - Copyright Holder
Name: Lavandier, Marta () - Photographer
Name: Wide World Photos, Inc. () - Distributor
Location: AP/Wide World Photos [6272802]
Subjects: Fans
Folk dancing, Haitian
Haitian American teenagers
Miami (Fla.)

Keywords: Dominican Republic
Haitian Migration - Twentieth Century
Haitians in the Dominican Republic
Women - Caribbean - Haiti
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