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
St. Croix Eastern Marine Park Virtual Presentation on Territorial Coral Reefs
Wednesday, March 16
Screening of the Fireburn Documentary and Question and Answer segment with Angela Golden Bryan
Friday, March 18
Location: St. John
Kurt Marsh of St. Janco
Fortsberg Historical Space, St. John
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
Tour of the Eastern Marine Park Visitor Center
Tuesday, March 29
Hybrid - Educational Complex
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
Celebrating the Contributions of former Delegate to Congress Ron de Lugo