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Our blog captures the Soka Tribe voice on all things carnival, culture, health and lifestyle.

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“Hands in de Air”: Identifying a Black Caribbean Feminism in Soca Music

“Hands in de Air”: Identifying a Black Caribbean Feminism in Soca Music

Shauna Rigaud 03/11/2020 0
“This article is a part of series of work by Shauna Rigaud, a doctoral student at George Mason University. Shauna’s work centers around nation forming...
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2019 Year In Review

2019 Year In Review

sokatribe 03/02/2020 0
2019 was a year to remember for Soka Tribe. We tried more new things than ever before and so happy we did because the lessons were priceless. We were ...
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GHANA RECAP: Return to the Reason Part 2

GHANA RECAP: Return to the Reason Part 2

sokatribe 12/17/2019 0
It seems like just yesterday we were basking in the Ghanaian sun for the Return to the Reason Dance Festival Part 2, presented in partnership with The...
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NYC Class Recap: Soca Warrior

NYC Class Recap: Soca Warrior

sokatribe 11/30/2019 0
Soca Warrior, the Drumming Sensation! We had the privilege of having our first class with live drumming at our Brooklyn class on Black Friday. A huge ...
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Congrats to Commissioner Farquhar

Congrats to Commissioner Farquhar

sokatribe 11/11/2019 3
Congratulations are in order to our founder Shermica Farquhar!On Nov 19, 2019, Shermica was sworn in as a commissioner for the  the Mayor’s Advisory C...
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Return to the Reason: Part 2

Return to the Reason: Part 2

sokatribe 11/07/2019 0
AKWAABA*  from the Soka Tribe Family to Afropole and Rehab Beach Club. We are excited to partner with them for Part 2 of the Return to the Reason Fest...
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Carnival Recap: Belize to Broadway

Carnival Recap: Belize to Broadway

sokatribe 10/08/2019 0
Jamie Thompson, Belize to Broadway!We are super proud of Jamie Thompson, part of our Convoy famalay, who is joining the cast of The Lion King on Broad...
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Carnival Conversations With Dani!

Carnival Conversations With Dani!

sokatribe 09/24/2019 0
Our Convoy Conversations continue with one of newest members, Dani!  Dan's love for dancing and good vibes makes her a natural fit for the Tribe!What ...
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Convoy Conversations With Sokanista!

Convoy Conversations With Sokanista!

sokatribe 09/10/2019 0
We've featured quite a few of our Convoy members- now hear from the one who started the movement herself-Shermica "Sokanista" Farquhar and her thought...
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Carnival Conversations -From The UK!

Carnival Conversations -From The UK!

sokatribe 09/10/2019 0
Soka Tribe is a global movement-and we're committed to bringing you stories from our members around the world.  Leon, who is based in London, gives us...
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The Antiguan Answer

The Antiguan Answer

sokatribe 08/28/2019 0
Have questions about Antiguan Mas?  Z'Mali, the Antiguan Answer, has you covered!What country do you represent?Antiguatd {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {...
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The Goods on Grenada

The Goods on Grenada

sokatribe 08/28/2019 0
Our favorite Dominican, ROC, give us the goods on Greenz and all things Jab Jab!What country do you represent?DominicaWhere are you based?Washington, ...
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Carnival Conversations: Shauna Riguad

Carnival Conversations: Shauna Riguad

sokatribe 08/13/2019 0
In our double inaugural feature, Shauna Rigaud gives us all things CropOver from the "Gem of the Caribbean"-Barbados!What country do you represent and...
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Carnival Conversations: Wenisha Jones

Carnival Conversations: Wenisha Jones

sokatribe 08/13/2019 0
Wenisha "Wenny" Jones drops all the wisdom in our first "Carnival Conversations" feature!What country do you represent and where are you based?I repre...
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The One and Only Naeem Brewington-AKA

The One and Only Naeem Brewington-AKA "The Mighty InterNAAtional"

sokatribe 07/30/2019 0
 You've seen him at the fetes, on the road in Trinidad, Jamaica, and Barbados, and bringing the energy and vibes everywhere he goes- meet Naeem Brewin...
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