Island Roots Heritage Festival Part 2

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This year’s festival was the first visit from Calico Jack and Charles Vane…at least in the last 300 years or so… which meant they needed a little initiation. So they were called up to the stage to join the Every Child Counts drum performance. Let me illustrate the differences with a pair of musical slide shows.

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Island Roots Heritage Festival, Green Turtle Cay, Abaco – Part 1

I am back from my annual trek to The Island Roots Heritage Festival on Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, Bahamas.

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2016 marked 10 years since my first trip to Green Turtle. That year, I was invited to the Island Roots Heritage Festival to be Mary Read. In years since I have organized groups to go as various historical characters that suited the event theme – Queen Victoria and her Court, Wreckers, Loyalists, etc.

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