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All three of us have lived in the Haitian community of Boston for a long time. Following our observations in the community, as well as all of our experience in the American society and schools, we see that it is important for everyone in the community to work together.
To succeed, we must be educated. And we Haitians who care about the community and the growing generation, we see that the last chance left for us, to liberate ourselves and other Haitians, is "education.
We Haitians from Haitiwho have lived the reality of our country, we are used to beautiful words, beautiful phrases, and deceptive speech in French. But what interests us the most is action and practice.
So, we don't look at theory only. Who has really received a real education: I leave the answers to the readers. And this applies especially to these innocent people who have landed here in this country, and who work very hard, days and nights, in factories.
Even if they didn't have access to education at home, at least their children who are here, the growing generation here should receive an adequate education the same way many other ethnic groups who live in this country do.
We can observe the problems of young Haitians in school here: We see that it's time to think about them, to think of creating something for them, to think of their future so that they can avoid spending the rest of their lives in Jail.
As we consider their performance in school and their isolation as an ethnic group, we believe that it's important for the whole community to work together to think of their future, because tomorrow, they are the ones who will replace us, they are the ones who will represent the community.
It is with this purpose that the three of us gathered on April 17,at Harvard Universityfor a first debate on the education of young Haitians in the community.
Nou pa gen lajan, men nou gen jan We don't have money, but we have good humor. It's true that we don't have money to try to do all that is possible in the community, but we think that it is important to write these ideas down on paper, as a way to facilitate communication with the community and to see how these ideas might become a reality.
Men anpil, chay pa lou Many hands make the burden light. Say a verb, I will tell you a riddle in Haitian Creole. As the title indicates: The verbs are classified in alphabetical order, from A to Z, a way to make it easier to use them. This statement is quite important when talking about Haitian culture and literature.
Up to now, the Haitian literature most of it remains an oral one. There were debates in the past dealing the existence vs. Language plays a key role here. The writing system is just an invention that occurred later.
Are we going to deny what our parents tell us, things that they lived — for the fact that they were not written down in a particular language? This would be one to back up the argument supporting the existence of an oral literature which is one of the source of a written literature. Nobody was born with a pen in their hand knowing how to write.
It is a good idea to document them by writing them in the language that they are being told which is the Kreyol language. I believe it makes sense also to write them in the native language, not only it is our native language but also we find such a particular sensation when hearing them in that language.
Journal of Pidgins and Creole Languages, The book under review is, therefore, a welcome respite, for it respects the standard orthography and is quite systematic throughout… The Dictionary is a guide for learners of both languages, for people who want to be bilingual and for those who are interested in linguistic research.
Specially, his book represents a new orientation in contemporary Creole lexicography. His Dictionary of Haitian Creole Verbs lives up to its name. He cautions the reader to use his dictionary with circumspection, not as a manual of conversation but understand the quasi-to understand the quasi-totality of Haitian verbs used in any aspect of life.
It is a very useful resource for linguists, translators, and learners of the language. With regard to its originality and overall quality, I would rank it as the best work on the vocabulary of the language and right next to Freeman and Laguerre's Haitian-English Dictionary and our own somewhat dated Haitian Creole - English - French Dictionary.
The high quality of the work is reflected by its having been deemed worthy of review in the prestigious Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages Writings By Emanuel W. Vedrine Part I pdf, KB. Haitian Creole-English Bilingual Dictionary. The Indiana University, Creole Institute. Member of the editorial team.
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