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Today’s blog post was written by Jo-Anne S. Ferreira, a Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine and a member of SIL International (Americas Area).  Her academic interests are (socio)phonetics, contact linguistics, the history of Portuguese language and culture in … Continue reading

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Arresting Trinidad and Tobago Ethnicities: An Introduction to our Historical Background Pt 2

This blog post is the second in a four part series about Trinidad and Tobago’s ethnic background. In this installment we will explore the groups that inhabited the island of Trinidad after the British takeover in 1797 to 1889 joining with Tobago. … Continue reading

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