Toussaint Louverture (1743 – 1803) Leader of the Haitian independence movement during the French Revolution, who emancipated the slaves and briefly established Haiti as a black-governed French protectorate.

Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roche Gilbert du Motier the Marquis de La Fayette or General Lafayette (this name formed in one word, instead of two, after the French Revolution) a Frenchman who was an officer in the American Revolutionary War.

La Dessalinienne: Haitian Independence Day 2016 Video

La Dessalinienne: Haitian Independence Day 2016 Video

happy haitian independence day - ariana reines

yesterday i saw two conch shells for sale on a table in greenpoint also on the table were polish science fiction novels, a golden apple, and a broken typewriter the man selling the things on the table.

Soup Joumou is traditionally consumed on New Year's Day (January 1), as a historical tribute to Haitian independence in 1804.

Soup Joumou is traditionally consumed on New Year's Day (January as a historical tribute to Haitian independence in

On a Caribbean cruise and look for an adventurous port? Head to Labadee Haiti, @royalcaribbeans private island! #allureoftheseas #ad

Things to do in Labadee Haiti on a Royal Caribbean Cruise

On a Caribbean cruise and look for an adventurous port? Head to Labadee Haiti, Royal Caribbeans private island!

Soup Joumou  This savory pumpkin soup is served in Haiti on January 1, the anniversary of Haiti's liberation from France. It is said that the soup was once a delicacy reserved for white masters but forbidden to the slaves who cooked it. After Independence, Haitians took to eating it to celebrate the world's first and only successful slave revolution resulting in an independent nation.

Haitian Pumpkin-Beef Soup (Soup Joumou)

Soup Joumou This savory pumpkin soup is served in Haiti on January the anniversary of Haiti's liberation from France.

Soup Joumou / Photo by Chelsea Kyle, Food Styling by Jennifer Ophir

Haitian Beef and Pumpkin Soup (Soup Joumou)

La Citadelle la Ferrière (Haiti). 'If ever a country settled on making a statement of intent on winning its independence, Haiti found it in the mighty Citadelle la Ferrière. A giant battleship of a fortress sitting atop a mountain crag, with a Versailles-like ruined palace at its base, it commands its landscape as a proud symbol of the world’s first black republic.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/haiti/sights/fortress/parc-national-historique

La Citadelle la Ferrière (Haiti). 'If ever a country settled on making a statement of intent on winning its independence, Haiti found it in the mighty Citadelle la Ferrière. A giant battleship of a fortress sitting atop a mountain crag, with a Versailles-like ruined palace at its base, it commands its landscape as a proud symbol of the world’s first black republic.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/haiti/sights/fortress/parc-national-historique

Hilton Celebrate Haitian Independence Day | Maplewood Library

Hilton Celebrate Haitian Independence Day | Maplewood Library

This baby hat & blanket set, discovered by The Grommet, is handmade by Haitian moms providing them economic independence and keeping their families intact.

Baby Gift Set with a Mission by Haiti Baby

This baby hat & blanket set, discovered by The Grommet, is handmade by Haitian moms providing them economic independence and keeping their families intact.

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