Haiti’s Ecological Tale of the Love Between a Girl and a Fish
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Tezen Nan Dlo By Dady Chery Haiti Chery About the story. Tezen Nan Dlo is one of Haiti’s most popular folk tales. The Kreyòl “te” indicates the past tense, and “zen” means “hook.” At its heart are the enticements of the natural world, … Continue reading

Thoughts on Nature and the Descent of Man
Dady Chery

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By Dady Chery Haiti Chery When rumors of sightings of the ivory-billed woodpecker surfaced around spring 2006, the Nature Conservancy decided to girdle to death about three trees per acre near the bird’s potential habitat in an Arkansas swamp. The … Continue reading

Dady Chery and Eric Draitser Discuss Imperialism and Colonialism in Haiti
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Interview of Dady Chery with Eric Draitser Haiti Chery Eric Draitser: Today I have the amazing special opportunity to speak to someone whom I really admire, really respect, whose work I follow regularly, and I think we’re all going to … Continue reading

Dady Chery Discusses Haiti’s Struggle Against Occupation with Ruthann Amarteifio
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By Dady Chery Haiti Chery Ruthann Amarteifio: It has been a long time. So Dady, you have been writing a book called We Have Dared to Be Free, for five years. Before the dreadful earthquake in Haiti in 2010, you … Continue reading

Haitian-Born Author Dady Chery Discusses ‘We have Dared to Be Free’ With Anita Stewart – Part I
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The following interview was originally broadcast on Wise Women Media on August 5, 2015 and later rebroadcast as a three-part series on Challenging the Rhetoric, on August 26-28. For the audio for the first part of the series, scroll to … Continue reading

Dessalines’ Ideal of Equality for Haiti

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By Michel-Ange Cadet Haiti Chery The last clouds of smoke dissipate after the deafening sounds of cannons at Vertières. Bodies, bruised, bloodied, are spread out on the road. Streams of bloods mix with the torrential rains and flow to the … Continue reading

Interview: Haitian-Born Author Dady Chery Dissects Haiti’s Ongoing Occupation

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Interview of Dady Chery With Gilbert Mercier, Haiti Chery | New Junkie Post. A few months ago we decided to launch News Junkie Post Press, aka NJP Press. Dady Chery will be the first author published by us; Gilbert Mercier will be next in line. On the occasion, Mercier introduced Chery’s book and conducted this interview.

Dady Chery’s Book ‘We Have Dared to Be Free’ 1st from NJP Press, July 28, 2015

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Interview of Dady Chery With Gilbert Mercier, Haiti Chery | New Junkie Post. A few months ago we decided to launch News Junkie Post Press, aka NJP Press. Dady Chery will be the first author published by us; Gilbert Mercier will be next in line. On the occasion, Mercier introduced Chery’s book and conducted this interview.

Humanitarian Imperialism: Aid as a Trojan Horse
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By Dady Chery Haiti Chery We lived sustainably, with color and panache Long before the word sustainable became fashionable, before Scott and Helen Nearing experimented with non-establishment living in the 1930s and concluded that their project had failed because it … Continue reading

Adyjeangardy Gets International History Prize for ‘History of Haiti’s Arawak Indians’

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By Amos Cincir, Omega World News | Haiti Chery. Translated by Dady Chery for Haiti Chery. Historian and career journalist Ady Jean-Gardy, who signs his name Adyjeangardy, was awarded the French Academy Institute of Arts and Letters International History Prize during the weekend of May 2-3, 2015 for his work, “Histoires des Indiens Arawaks d’Haiti” (History of Haiti’s Arawak Indians). (English | French)

Haiti’s Leadership Against Imperialism

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  By Michel-Ange Cadet Haiti Chery Negro: that’s what they called us. Not to designate our person but mainly to assert a supposed supremacy which they believed themselves to hold and in the name of which we had to serve … Continue reading

In the Fight Against Imperialism, Beware the Peddlers of Despair
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  By Dady Chery Haiti Chery All around us – Afghanistan, Iraq, Haiti, the Congo, Ivory Coast, Palestine, Somalia, Libya, and elsewhere – empires are tearing a trail of destruction. This is not a sign of strength but of weakness, … Continue reading

Love’s Celebration Is Worth Life’s Struggles
Dady Chery

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By Dady Chery, Haiti Chery | News Junkie Post. “‘Why fight?’ Some ask, when we have probably passed the tipping point in climate change…. One might as well ask: Why live the best lives we can, although we will all die?…. But on accepting the human condition, we also discover that there is pleasure in cherishing what we cannot possess.”

Un poème par René Depestre: ‘La révolution sans fétiches’

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Par René Depestre, du receuil En Etat de Poésie (Les Editeurs Réunis Francais, Paris, 1980) | Haiti Chery. Il y a ceux qui crient sur tous les toits / Vive la Révolution! / derrière ce cri se cache parfois le voeu / secret que la révolution se casse une jambe….