'Step Into Heritage in Both Mind and Space': Dept. of Education Announces Territory-Wide V.I. History Month Activities

  • Staff Consortium
  • March 15, 2022

A screening of the Fireburn documentary and question and answer segment with Angela Golden Bryan is part of Dept. of Education activities for V.I. History Month.

The V.I. Dept. of Education, Division of Virgin Islands Cultural Education, will host a series of activities in celebration of Virgin Islands History Month in March, D.O.E. has announced.

According to the release, the theme for this year’s celebration is “Step Into Heritage in Both Mind and Space.” 

In addition to a calendar of virtual events, outlined below, students are invited to participate in the #VIBigTreeChallenge and the #VIHistoricalSpacesChallenge. Students are reminded to find details of both challenges in their department-issued email account. 

On March 11, local ecologist and scholar Olasse Davis gave a live presentation on the “Remarkable Trees” of the Virgin Islands featuring a 300-year-old tree near Basin Triangle on St. Croix. 

All virtual activities will be streamed live on the Virgin Islands Department of Education’s Facebook page. 

Tuesday, March 15 


10:00 a.m. 

St. Croix Eastern Marine Park Virtual Presentation on Territorial Coral Reefs  

Wednesday, March 16 

10:00 a.m. 


Screening of the Fireburn Documentary and Question and Answer segment with Angela Golden Bryan  

Friday, March 18 

10:00 a.m. 


Location: St. John 

Kurt Marsh of St. Janco 

Fortsberg Historical Space, St. John 

1:30 p.m. 

Location: St. Croix 

Frandelle Gerard - CHANT 

(Monkey Don’t Climb Tree - Remarkable Trees) 

Remarkable Trees Across the Street from the CHANT Building in Frederiksted 

Tuesday, March 22 

10:00 a.m. 


Tour of the Eastern Marine Park Visitor Center 

Tuesday, March 29 

Hybrid - Educational Complex 

10:00 a.m. 

Monica Marin of the Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources – Division of 

Libraries, Archives and Museums Virtual Presentation on the Impact of Virgin Islands artists locally and globally. 

Wednesday March 30 


10:00 a.m. 

Celebrating the Contributions of former Delegate to Congress Ron de Lugo


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