Culling of stray goats on Saba

Journalists Robert Slagt and Nynke Brandsma of the Dutch newspaper NRC wrote an article about the goat challenges on the Windward Islands. The article below describes their observations on Saba: The battle for the goat: ‘Maybe today was one of the last times we could hunt’ Goat hunting Stray goats …

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Saba Lace tradition showcased during Art Month

On Thursday April 4th, 2024, several individuals took part in a Saba Lace workshop, hosted by Peggy Barnes and organized by the Tourism Bureau, as part of the Saba Art Month 2024. Ms. Peggy Barnes is known for her extensive work with Saba lace as she started from the young …

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“Better than we” is Dr. Ryan Espersen’s Book on Saba’s history

“Better than we” is Ryan Espersen’s PhD thesis that aims to understand the materiality of Saba’s ideological landscape during its pre-emancipation colonial period. This is accomplished by understanding the dialectics, or inseparable relationships, between Saba’s geography, locally situated ideologies of class, race, and gender in Saba’s social environment, and the …

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