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Garifuna Settlement Day ce

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter

The Garifuna community on Wednesday celebrated the arrival of their fore-fathers to Belizean shores.

Throughout the country, Garinagu started their day with the symbolic re-enactment of their arrival, bearing coconut, plantains and other ground foods.

Following the ‘Yurumei’ Garinagu assembled at various Catholic churches in their respective communities for their traditional Garifuna mass. After that, Garinagu gathered to celehrate the day with song, dance and their cultural foods.

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