These kids are no older than 12 or 13, but can cast their nets like the pros twenty years their senior. This is typical daily life in villages like Kahkabila, where the people eat what the jungle and the sea provides. I once spoke with the village leader, a middle-aged Miskito indian the locals call […]
You know, I never could follow everything my mother was saying when I heard her reciting the Lord’s Prayer in church. Now I feel like I understand! save us from satan’s tricks This is hanging on the wall of a schoolroom in the little village of Kahkabila. That wasn’t the only thing noteworthy… in the […]
A miskito horse and a creole goat posing for a photo in Kahkabila. Yes, they do speak English! Sup. Sup.
The manatee statue lived by the shore and beckoned the gentle beasts to the lagoon each winter. They answered the call of their ancestors, the ones who had created the statue. It is said that statue would turn away from the sea sending the manatees away, and would later turn to face the sea, calling […]