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Tales from the Tribe

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

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Chief Jazelle Finally Heads Home

Chief Jazelle Finally Heads Home

admin 02/16/2019 0
The Tribe Goes To Trinidad- Soka Tribe Chief Jazelle Hunt  (Interviewed has been edited and  condensed for length) We recently sat down with Soka Trib...
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Carnival Ready!? or Not?! Part 1

Carnival Ready!? or Not?! Part 1

admin 02/12/2019 0
Every year for carnival, I find myself packing up until the night before … “What to bring to Trinidad?” creates more angst for me around wardrobe choi...
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St. Croix (STX) Carnival Recap!

St. Croix (STX) Carnival Recap!

admin 01/23/2019 0
STX Carnival- Playing Mas Close to HomeWe recently had a chance to sit down with Soka Tribe member Thandi Masilela and get the full scoop on her exper...
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Soca Seasons

Soca Seasons

admin 01/01/2019 0
  3  Seasons of SocaRecently, I’ve been asked lots of questions about “when is the new soca dropping?” So heres the long and short of it. NEW SOCA is ...
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Soka Chiefs on Wellness

Soka Chiefs on Wellness

admin 08/14/2018 0
What is wellness?Wellness is the subjective and objective measure of your quality of life! It encompasses your mental state, physical health, and othe...
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Community Day!

Community Day!

admin 07/18/2018 0
IIn case you missed it, Check out the pictures from our Community Day Event on July 10th, 2018. It was so hot we had to dance through the fountain aft...
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National Dance Day

National Dance Day

admin 07/18/2018 0
National Dance Day is coming up people! As you all know, we here at Soka Tribe believe that dance is life. So on July 28, 2018 we hope you all get out...
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Very First time

Very First time

admin 07/17/2018 0
Are you a carnival Virgin or veteran: I’m somewhere between virgin and vetI grew up going to Eastern Parkway Labor Day parade in Brooklyn. I played ma...
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Changes are coming!!!

Changes are coming!!!

admin 07/17/2018 0
IMPORTANT CHANGESHope you all enjoyed class on July 12,  we are now on a short 5-week break. We will return with:A Special Season Launch on August 9...
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Cali Carnivals: LA & San Fran

Cali Carnivals: LA & San Fran

admin 07/16/2018 0
Are you a carnival Virgin or veteran:I consider myself a Veteran. I’ve been playing mass for 7 years (Miami, ATL, Orlando, SF, Hollywood, TNT, Jamaica...
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It's Nailaahh! Sokah!!

It's Nailaahh! Sokah!!

admin 07/11/2018 0
Sokah songstress Nailah Blackman, born in San Fernando Trinidad is up for the New Artist Category at the BET Awards Ceremony! Nailah Blackman's the ...
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Soka Tribe in Trinidad Carnival!

Soka Tribe in Trinidad Carnival!

admin 07/11/2018 0
We can’t believe it’s finally happening! Soka Tribe Trinidad 2019 will be powered by Carnival Luxe. Sokanista designed a trip especial for Soka Tribe ...
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Calling All Criminal Whiners!!

Calling All Criminal Whiners!!

admin 07/11/2018 0
If the way you whine could cause a crime, let them know with the newest addition to our collection, the "Criminal Whiner" tanks and crops.  Click here...
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CELEBRATING HISTORY MAKERS..

CELEBRATING HISTORY MAKERS..

admin 07/11/2018 0
 CELEBRATING HISTORY MAKERS...and the future ones!3 Inspirational StoriesThe Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Washington DC and partner...
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We got a new name!

We got a new name!

admin 07/11/2018 0
We made it to 100 subscribers so our channel name is officially... youtube.com/c/sokatribe We'll be rolling out recap videos soon! So Don't forget to ...
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