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BITS OF CULTURE - Dominica
 
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Cultural Values
Main Religion & Death Concepts/Rituals
Health Care Values
Diet
Interesting Facts
 

Languages

Official language:
English

Other Languages:
French Patois (French Creole)
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Cultural Values

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Main Religion & Death Concepts/Rituals
 
Health Care Values

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Diet
  • Popular main course complements are yams, dasheen and tannia, root tubers.
  • Largely based on fish and chicken for meat and local fruits and vegetables, such as coconut, beans, rice.

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Interesting Facts
  • The island is home to Elizabeth “Ma Pampo” Israel, who at 127 is currently thought to be the world’s oldest living person.
  • Dominica is home to the World Creole Music Festival, one of the most definitive events in Creole music.

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