Garifuna 4 Children-Numbers: Numbers 1 - 10 (Paperback)

Book listings on our website do not always reflect the current availability of books on our store shelves. Check a book's in-store availability beneath the "add to cart" button. Or to be certain that a book you've found on our website is also here on our shelves, feel free to call us at 615-953-2243.

Garifuna 4 Children-Numbers: Numbers 1 - 10 Cover Image
By Roy Cayetano (Editor), Isidra Sabio
To Order - Usually Arrives in 1-5 Days
This book cannot be returned


This coloring book was designed for children to have fun while learning the Garifuna language. This coloring book will help them learn how to count up to ten as well as name some elements of our daily life in Garifuna. The Garifuna language originated in the Island of St. Vincent prior to the Garifuna people's exile to Central America in 1797. The language is currently spoken by more than 100,000 Garifunas, mainly, in Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, and in the United States. On May 21st 2001, the UNESCO declared the Garifuna Language, Dance, and Music a "Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity".

About the Author

Isidra Sabio was born in the Garifuna community of Cristales in Trujillo, Honduras. She attended world renowned Panamerican School of Agriculture (El Zamorano), becoming the first Garifuna woman to graduate from this prestigious university. She obtained her Master in Science from Louisiana State University. After graduating, she returned to Honduras and worked for the United Nations in Malaria control and research for 3 years. In 2007, Isidra was awarded "Scientific Contribution Award" by the Honduran President during the celebrations of the Afro-descendants month. Currently, she coordinates science research projects for a University Hospital in New York City. Isidra has worked as a volunteer for different Garifuna organizations, in Honduras as well as in the United States. Most recently she has been working as a volunteer for the Garifuna Coalition, where she now serves as a Board Member since 2010

Product Details
ISBN: 9780988824003
ISBN-10: 0988824000
Publisher: Afro-Latin Publishing
Publication Date: January 27th, 2013
Pages: 34
Language: English