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Liberian Family (Journey Between Two Worlds)

Stephen Chicoine

Liberian Family (Journey Between Two Worlds)

by Stephen Chicoine

  • 164 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Lerner .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People & Places - United States - Other,
  • Social Issues - General,
  • Social Science - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Houston,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Liberian American families,
  • Liberian Americans,
  • Refugees, Political,
  • Texas,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

  • The Physical Object
    FormatTurtleback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10925241M
    ISBN 10060621948X
    ISBN 109780606219488

    Get this from a library! Trans-Atlantic sojourners: the story of an Americo-Liberian family. [Neely Young] -- Unique in its formation and in a citizenry made up largely of repatriated ex-slaves, Liberia has been the scene of a fascinating intercontinental history. Trans-Atlantic Sojourners enters this. The Cooper family fortunes like many Americo-Liberian families who were in power during the epoch were turned upside down on Ap , when a bloody coup d'état forever changed life in Liberia. Though Cooper and much of her family sought refuge in the U.S., her affection and loyalty to her homeland are eloquently presented in the pages.

    50 geography and peopleS1 Liberia is located on the Atlantic coast in West Africa and encompasses a territory of 43, square miles.1 The country shares borders with Sierra Leone to the northwest, Guinea to the north, and Côte d’Ivoire to the east.2 The country is rich in natural resources including iron ore, timber, diamonds, and gold, and provides a favorable environment for growing File Size: 1MB. Unique in its formation and in a citizenry made up largely of repatriated ex-slaves, Liberia has been the scene of a fascinating intercontinental history. Trans-Atlantic Sojourners enters this history through the experiences of one Americo-Liberian family. M. Neely Young introduces us to two patriarchs, both former slaves--Othello Richards of Rockbridge County, Virginia, and.

    Liberia (lībēr´ēə) [New Lat.,=place of freedom], officially Republic of Liberia, republic ( est. pop. 4,,), 43, sq mi (, sq km), W Africa. Liberia fronts on the Atlantic Ocean for some mi ( km) on the southwest and is bordered on the northwest by Sierra Leone, on the north by Guinea, and on the east by Côte d'Ivoire. Upcoming Liberia Family Reunions. Pedigree charts and family group records are important genealogical tools, so bringing or creating on site a big family pedigree (or family tree) is sure to draw attention; at the same time, have plenty of blank family group sheets available for individual families to complete and submit to go into a "Liberia family record book," which you can then digitize.


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Liberian Family (Journey Between Two Worlds) by Stephen Chicoine Download PDF EPUB FB2

Liberian Family [Stephen Chicoine] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Liberian Family: Stephen Chicoine: : Books Skip to main content. The Liberian Family book give background on the unrest that precipitated their decisions to leave their homelands, and then look at life in this country.

However, the overview of a family who fled Liberia's civil war is less successful at conveying the individuals' : Stephen Chicoine. A Liberian family. [Stephen Chicoine] -- Describes the events that led to civil war in the West African republic of Liberia and the efforts of one Liberian family to immigrate to the United States and rebuild their lives in Houston, Texas.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. A Liberian Family (Book): Chicoine, Stephen: Describes the events that led to civil war in the West African republic of Liberia and the efforts of one Liberian family to emigrate to the United States and rebuild their lives in Houston, Texas.

“With a fistful of good characters and a backbone of research, James Ciment's very readable book makes the story of Liberia, the ex-slaves' country, look like a limb of American history.” ― Edward Ball, author of Slaves in the FamilyCited by: 7.

“How to become the President of Liberia from “Liberia & Beyond” InCharles Taylor enrolled as a student at Bentley University, in Waltham, Massachusetts. A year later Taylor became chairman of the Union of Liberian Associations in America, which he founded on July 4, "The Liberian Agenda" () by L.J.

Taylor is a fairly interesting novel about Sonia Johnson, a smart lawyer who marries a man originally from Liberia who is not what he seems. Sonia finds herself trapped in Liberia with her son, Liberian Family book to find a way out for both of them/5. Since most of these books list the tribes of Liberia to be 16, that’s the number I agree with.

The 16 tribes make up about 95% of the population; the Americo-Liberians are % (descendants of the Settlers from the U.S. and the remaining percentage consists of the Congo People, those from the Caribbean and other African countries.

Author Stephen Chicoine, in his book, A Liberian Family, writes about a Liberian family who fled to the United States in to escape the civil war.

Chicoine details their new life in Houston, Texas, including problems adjusting to living in a small apartment, low-wage jobs for the adults, and isolation from their culture. Before you check out this dictionary, why not learn more about Universal Outreach's work in Liberia.

Liberian English is quite distinct from British or American usage. It has some archaic American expressions held over from the “pioneers” of the s (like “vexed” for angry), but also has some British and other diverse expressions.

A Guide to the Liberian Legal System and Legal Research By Hanatu Kabbah Hanatu Kabbah holds an LL.B (Hons.) and an LL.M (Public Service Law) degree from NYU. She is a co-founder and Director of the newly established Centre for Human Rights and Development (CHRD) in Sierra Leone. Nevertheless, Liberia’s high maternal mortality rate remains among the world’s worst; it reflects a high unmet need for family planning services, frequency of early childbearing, lack of quality obstetric care, high adolescent fertility, and a low proportion of births attended by a medical professional.

Liberia lies on the west coast of Africa. The name comes from the English word "liberty" and refers to the nation's origin as a colony of free blacks repatriated to Africa from the United States in the early nineteenth century.

Although the settlers and their descendants, known as Americo-Liberians, defined the boundaries of the nation. Liberian Milk Candy recipe by Anonymous, is from The Great Liberian Meals Project, one of the cookbooks created at Family cookbooks are an important way to preserve our mealtime traditions for future generations with individual printed recipes or your own professionally printed cookbook/5(1).

With two-thirds of the population of Liberia below the age of 25 years, the country, a FP commitment maker sinceis taking to scale the integration of youth-friendly health and family planning services at all levels of the health care delivery system. A market approach is being explored to improve access for marginalized women and girls.

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Liberian ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. The first African novel is said to have been written by a Liberian writer, Joseph Walters, in The novel was Guanya Pau, a story of an African Princess. If you add the names of other Liberian writers such as the renown Pan-African nationalist, Wilmot Blyden, Edwin Barclay, Hilary Teage, who wrote the Liberian National.

This Guide to Law Online Liberia contains a selection of Liberian legal, juridical, and governmental sources accessible through the Internet. Links provide access to primary documents, legal commentary, and general government information about specific jurisdictions and topics.

Liberia is a country in West Africa which was founded by free people of color from the United emigration of free people of color, and later former slaves, was funded and organized by the American Colonization Society (ACS).

The mortality rate of these settlers was the highest in. Liberia Self-Published Genealogy Books: Liberia Family Tree Connection Find unique genealogy resources such as school records, business associations, vehicle registrations, church memberships, graduation lists, clubs & societies, employment records, orphanage residents, insurance claims, and mining accidents.

Liberian corporate entities are cost efficient, confidential, simple to form and administer, and can be formed in one business day. The Registry also has a world-wide network of full-service offices that are supported by professional staff that are available to legalize and accept documents for filing – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.nous Liberians, and indigenous Liberian children raised by Americo-Liberian families (a system known as wardship).

The overwhelming majority (about 97%) of the Liberian population is indige-nous; Americo-Liberians make up the remaining 3%. The indigenous groups speak languages belonging to the Niger-Congo family of African languages,File Size: KB.The Yancy Family Liberia, Africa.

any questions or comments about this page can be directed to [email protected] Information on Liberia. Liberia, officially the Republic of Liberia, is a country on the west coast of Africa, bordered by Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Côte d'a, which means "Land of the Free," was founded as an independent nation by the American Colonization Society.