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Introducing Scrabble in Haiti

Uploaded on Sep 9, 2011

This documentary shows the work of Dr. Benjamin Hebblethwaite (University of Florida) in the promotion of Haitian Creole Scrabble as a tool to increase literacy in rural Haiti.

This youtube clip contains footage from our 2009 fieldwork in Haiti. At the time we were unaware of similar earlier efforts undertaken to introduce Scrabble in Haiti. There were indeed efforts that preceded our own. (A shout out to Michel DeGraff for pointing this out). Chapo ba! – Ben H.

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