Governor General highlights prominent African survivals in St. Kitts and Nevis

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Tasked with giving the featured address at the opening of History and Heritage Month on January 31 at Matterson House, Governor General, His Excellency Sir S.W. Tapley Seaton, took the opportunity to highlight prominent African survivals in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis.Sir Tapley identified the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park as being the most well-known survival and said that it was built by enslaved Africans.

“It is perhaps only fitting that in the Brimstone Hill National Park, which is now a UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) world heritage site of universal importance that we can reflect upon the call of our forefathers to lend their ingenuity and skill to this magnificent fortress.


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