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The Tribune

February 9, 2010

Noelle Nicolls writes about Bahamians, Haitians, and myths of identity. Well worth a good hard read.

BAHAMIANS base their very survival and sense of self worth on preserving what is believed to be the quintessential Bahamian way of life. With a possessive, sometimes almost fanatical sense of pride, they stand unwavering in defence of this identity. Unfortunately, the concept of a Bahamian national identity is so problematic it essentially boils down to an evolving fantasy.

via The Tribune.

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