Today, I speak to you of Marie Rose Cavelan Fedon involved in one of the most important rebellions that the island of Grenada experienced in 1795-1796. But her story begins long before that!
Martinica, women island, iguanas island or flowers island ? I tell you all about Martinique, Matinino, Madinina, Ioünacaera...
Today, I'm talking about original or rare first names: Appolina, Zélie, Philomène, Marie-Donatine, Hyppolite, Démosthène, Eléazar...
The registers of military recruitment indicate the identity and service records of recruits, but imagine my surprise when I found one of the few records with a photograph!
"On an island where we confuse pistachio and peanut..." You have probably already read this expression or its variants if you are a reader of the Bondamanjak site. In fact, historically speaking, we don't confuse anything at all; we....
Do you know Marc Cyrus from Le Carbet? He was the son of Marc so called Méry and Marie Sainte, major sergeant of milicia in disobediance...
100 words for a lifetime : portrait of my ancestor Jean Louis Cicine Pierre-Louis
Today, I am not talking about the eruption of 1902, but about an unknown eruption, that of Mount Pelee in 1929.
William of Doc Seven is taking advantage of a trip to discover his native land: French Guyana.
It's not the most beautiful or the most impressive. She's not exceptional, no. It doesn't matter, it's my favourite house of the 1920s in Bellefontaine.
menu prepared by Mr Augé, caterer, for the 45-course meal served on Tuesday the 17th of May 1768 for his son's wedding. And it's not really light!
You are one of those who have free time? You want to start genealogy research on your (French) family? If you are confortable with French (Yes it is in French and there is no english subtitle), Nota Bene has posted a video tutorial to help you.
I am going to speak to you about a press article which particularly marked me. It would be nowadays tidied up in the sections news stories of France-Antilles; it is nothing more and nothing less only the narrative of a femicide in the 18th century.
Not long ago, I discovered on Twitter the hashtag #100ansavant1900 (100yearsbefore1900). This is a participatory project launched by Nouvelles branches to identify the centenarians of France prior to the twentieth century.
Many of you want to know more about your family's history, but it's not always easy to know where to start your genealogy. If you read French, I propose to you today to dwell on a genealogical research guide, published by the Territorial Archives of Martinique, available online and which deserves to be better known.
"L'Or Noir", a documentary tracing the history of the Atlantic slave trade in the last third of the eighteenth century, from the account of the shipowner Joseph Mosneron of Nantes.
I could have written a little story about women's struggles for their rights, but I completely missed the boat! For the occasion, I would like to share with you a French book: Women of Martinique: what (hist)story?
You will often read on the web that Fort-de-France became the capital of Martinique in 1902 when Saint-Pierre was destroyed by the volcanic eruption of Mount Pelee. The story is a bit more complex!
One of my favorite channels on YouTube is DirtyBiology...