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Tag Archives: Damon Corrie

  1. United States Embassy held 237th Independence Day Reception: Ambassador Palmer supports the Redskins?

    Ambassador Palmer also took time during Barbados celebrations to express sympathy to the 19 fire-fighters who lost their lives in Arizona combatting seasonal blazes…

    July 7, 2013Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  2. “First peoples of the Caribbean still being ignored!” By Damon Gerard Corrie

    Dear Editor, I was pleased to see a documentary on the Lokono, Taino & Kalinago Amerindian Tribal Nations – the first peoples of the Caribbean on the CBC News in Barbados (23rd December 2012), and note that I deliberately said ‘peoples‘ and not ‘people‘, because under International Human Rights Laws each Amerindian tribe is a […]

    December 27, 2012Nature, TravelNo comments
  3. DEBUT OF THE CARIBBEAN AMERINDIAN DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION

    6 members of the best known three pre-Colombian native Amerindian Peoples of the Caribbean, the Taino of the North Caribbean, the Kalinago of the Central Caribbean, and the Lokono of the South Caribbean, announced the birth of the (non-profit) Caribbean Amerindian Development Organisation (CADO). The gender balanced CADO Council founder/life members are: Damon Corrie & […]

    December 10, 2012NatureNo comments
  4. FIRST EVER CARICOM INTER-TRIBAL GAMES 2012 SUCCESSFULLY HELD IN GUYANA!

    A mere 4 weeks ago Damon Gerard Corrie had an idea, the kind of idea that consumed his thoughts and denied him sleep that night; inspired by the 2012 London Olympics in which for the first time ever a member of his Lokono-Arawak tribe in Guyana (a young man by the name of Raul Lall […]

    October 5, 2012Athletics, Video Gallery2 comments
  5. 1st, 2nd & 3rd place medals for Caricom Inter-Tribal Games

    Damon Corrie wants to thank the persons who have already come forward to support this history making effort of the CARICOM Inter-Tribal Games – I encourage others to step forward and support this worthy cause – due to begin a mere 7 days from today! Still time for you to help make it a resounding success!

    September 23, 2012Athletics, TravelNo comments
  6. Inter-Tribal Games: A FIRST EVER FOR THE CARIBBEAN REGION! GET ON BOARD AND SUPPORT HISTORY IN THE MAKING!

    It might not be a huge spectacle this year – as everything must start small, but the point is it WILL start this year come hell or high water! Hopefully next year it can evolve into a Caribbean (including non-CARICOM countries like the Greater Antilles) or even Latin America, or even the entire Americas one […]

    September 1, 2012Culture, Photo Gallery1 comment
  7. A BEAUTIFUL CONCEPT FOR HOW INDIGENOUS CHILDREN SHOULD BE EDUCATED By Damon Gerard Corrie

    I met Mrs. Suraporn Suriyamonton of the 4 million person Karen Tribal Nation of Burma/Thailand,at the Tribal Link Project Access Global Capacity Training for Indigenous Peoples Training course in New York City recently. Ever since I became aware in my early teens of the genocide being waged against the Karen Tribe by the government of […]

    June 7, 2012Controversy, EducationNo comments
  8. THE INDIA YOU DO NOT KNOW – By Damon Gerard Corrie

    I was fortunate to have met Mrs. Meenakshi Munda of the 2 million person Munda Tribal Nation of India, at the Tribal Link Project Access Global Capacity Training for Indigenous Peoples Training course; held in May 2012 in New York City USA. Meenakshi is a petite, attractive and soft-spoken soul, and I did not expect […]

    June 6, 2012Controversy, TravelNo comments
  9. SAN TRIBESMEN & WOMEN IN BOTSWANA ILLEGALLY ARRESTED BY GOVERNMENT SECURITY FORCES: By Damon Gerard Corrie

    On 13th December 2006 a verdict was issued in the ‘Central Kalahari Game Reserve Legal Case‘; was decided in the High Court of Botswana – IN FAVOUR of the San Indigenous Community who were declared “TO HAVE A RIGHT TO RETURN TO LIVE IN THE CENTRAL KALAHARI – WITH THE RIGHT TO HUNT THERE FOR SUBSISTENCE PURPOSES” On […]

    June 1, 2012Controversy, TravelNo comments
  10. THE BANGLADESH MILITARY – BIGGEST CONTRIBUTOR TO UN PEACEKEEPING FORCES, AND AMONG THE WORST HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATORS IN ASIA

    People in the Commonwealth only think of Bangladesh as being ‘that country next to India with a sometimes good cricket team‘, and Cricket fans may recall the happy dancing Indigenous Christian & Buddhist Jumma women the Bangladesh government paraded for the cameras during the Cricket World Cup – in order to fool the world that […]

    May 21, 2012Controversy, PoliticalNo comments
  11. Andrea Landry – a Canadian indigenous leader of tomorrow: By Damon Gerard Corrie

    I had the pleasure of meeting 23 year-old Andrea Landry at the Tribal Link Project Access Global Capacity Building Training Course for Indigenous Peoples, held in May 2012 in New York City; USA. I feel no embarrassment whatsoever in admitting that the first thing which caught my attention about Andrea was her external beauty, I […]

    May 19, 2012Nature, TravelNo comments
  12. Madame Anna Namarat Enole Sina – truly ‘One who has seen hot Sun’ by Damon Gerard Corrie

    I first met Madame Anna Namarat Enole Sina of the 20,000 person Ogiek Tribal Nation of Kenya – at the Tribal Link Project Access Global Capacity Building for Indigenous Peoples Training Course, held May 2012 in New York City; USA. Anna founded the Natodua Jua Kali Women’s Association in Kenya in September 2010, and the […]

    May 10, 2012Political, TravelNo comments
  13. Eleanor Goroh, an Indigenous Artist from Sabah – “The Land Below the Wind” by Damon Gerard Corrie

    I met 30 year-old Eleanor Goroh of the Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia Organization, at the Tribal Link Project Access Global Capacity Building for Indigenous Peoples Training Course May 2012 in New York City, USA; the first observation anyone would naturally make – is that she is a petite indigenous lady with a studious look about […]

    May 6, 2012TravelNo comments
  14. CARICOM member states show contempt for Indigenous Peoples AGAIN at OAS Headquarters in Washington D.C., USA

    Once AGAIN – for the 14th consecutive time – CARICOM member States of the OAS refused to participate in the meeting at OAS headquarters in Washington DC – of negotiations in the points of consensus, on the historic Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples of the Americas; April 18-20 2012. This noble effort […]

    April 24, 2012Controversy, PoliticalNo comments
  15. INDIGENOUS SNATCH A SMALL VICTORY FROM THE JAWS OF DEFEAT AT THE OAS

    At the 14th Session of negotiations in the quest for points of consensus, on the Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples of the Americas – held at OAS headquarters in Washington DC; USA – April 18-20th 2012…we (in the Indigenous Caucus) felt a tangible and pervasive sense that many OAS member states had […]

    April 23, 2012PoliticalNo comments
  16. SOLIDARITY & CONTROVERSY AT THE 6th SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS, April 14-15th #Cartagena, #Colombia #water #poverty #women #usa #cuba #oas

    I consider myself privileged to have heard the following speeches with my own ears – and to be reliably informed by certain political allies in the delegations of certain States of some aspects you will not see mentioned in the media – that transpired during the VI Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia. What […]

    April 18, 2012PoliticalNo comments
  17. {Damon Corrie} INSIDERS’ REPORT FROM THE 4th INDIGENOUS LEADERS SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS, April 11-13th Cartagena, Colombia

    For the first time in History an Indigenous Leaders Summit of the Americas (ILSA) was given a high degree of prominence by the State hosting the immediately following Summit of the Americas, in 2009 the III Indigenous Leaders Summit had to be held in Panama whilst the V Summit of the Americas (for the OAS […]

    April 17, 2012Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  18. PROOF that the Skeete’s Bay-Culpepper Island development is not “just in the planning stages” but is actually underway!

    Dear Reader, I wish to add these {Skeete’s Bay} photos to the National debate/awareness, for I too read the Nation article with great interest – and was given the impression that the developer was still only in the planning stages, but after having gone to the site myself on Sunday 12th February 2012 – I […]

    February 20, 2012Travel1 comment
  19. O.A.S HEADS-OF-STATE HAVE HISTORIC OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A MAGNANIMOUS HUMANITARIAN GESTURE THAT INVESTS IN THE FUTURE OF MANKIND!

    On 9th February 2012, in the Gabriella Mistral room at the GSB Building of the Organization of American States located at 1889 F st. NW Washington DC; a Consultation Session with the working group on ‘Access to and Use of Technology‘ was held. Only two indigenous representatives were directly involved and physically present at this […]

    February 12, 2012Featured, TravelNo comments
  20. Indigenous Activist Damon Corrie’s Rant – Trinidad government offers colonial style tokenism (with heavy Church interference) to one tribe and completely ignores the other 2!

    Dear reader, Over 500 years ago – the illegal ‘Christianization‘ (by force) of Indigenous Colonial Trinidad began, you may find it shocking to note that the politicians of today with their ‘cosmetic solutions‘ and ceaseless ‘lip-service‘ to todays Indigenous remnant survivors in Neo-Colonial Trinidad are once again imposing an illegal foreign religion upon the true […]

    January 8, 2012Featured, Political2 comments
  21. President of Suriname shuts down land rights conference following clear demands from indigenous and tribal peoples

    A conference organised by the Government of Suriname on 21 and 22 October 2011, which was meant to clarify positions and proposals on land rights and build mutual understanding between the Government and indigenous and tribal (maroon) peoples, ended in a very abrupt manner. The Government even called it “a disaster” on 23 October 2011. […]

    December 18, 2011Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  22. This Is The Year That Was: 2011, Pt 1 – for Education, Energy and Jamaican Mourning

    2011 will be special for many for many reasons – here at Bajan Reporter we base it on shares in Facebook now, rather than the number of comments, since switching to a website has led to occasionally more vitriolic or legally questionable comments which are better left unprinted since Bajan Reporter is not anonymous and […]

    December 11, 2011Featured, NewsNo comments
  23. Once presumed extinct Barbados Leaf-Toed Gecko (Phyllodactylus pulcher) re-discovered in Barbados!

    On Sunday 2nd October 2011 founder of the Caribbean Herpetological Society Damon Corrie was conducting a field survey in a remote part of Barbados with his sons Hatuey & Tecumseh, and daughter Sabantho and they made what many would consider to be the Herpetological discovery of a lifetime, they found a pair of the once […]

    October 5, 2011Featured, NatureNo comments
  24. “SALARIES & PENSIONS MUST BE RAISED IN GUYANA!” PUBLISHED IN THE KAIETEUR NEWS ON MONDAY 12th SEPTEMBER 2011

    Dear Editor, I recently spent 8 wonderful weeks in Guyana and talked with Policemen, Teachers and Pensioners (among others), and ALL were adamant about the same issue – they are not getting enough money to survive in present day Guyana. I don’t want to waste valuable space in this respected newspaper by way of voluminous […]

    September 21, 2011ControversyNo comments
  25. ‘Barbadiana Jones’ Damon Corrie becomes first outsider to see & photograph a series of waterfalls in Guyana’s interior

    Damon Corrie (called by some as a real life ‘Barbadiana Jones‘ which is in reference to the adventurous ‘Indiana Jones‘ a fictitious explorer of Hollywood fame) is of Barbadian birth and Guyanese Amerindian descent and is well known in local, regional & international circles for two things primarily – #1 His promotion of Indigenous Rights, […]

    September 13, 2011Featured, TravelNo comments