Dem Seh: Bunx Tales by Owen Ifill

By Owen Ifill

"Dem Seh" is a e-book of reports from my village, Buxton. I come from a village of serious culture and background, and certainly one of its many traditions is its storytelling. we're a predominantly black village; direct descendants of slaves, and so storytelling has continuously been with us. we've got consistently had a line of significant storytellers, or as we are saying "shit speak artists". The booklet is a small number of a few of the extra renowned and hilarious tales. a few are modern and others are from the former new release. This booklet grew out of a feeling of the necessity for renewal in my village. Buxton suffered via a few violent and tense occasions many years in the past, and that i felt that Buxton had to snicker back; to chortle at itself back. To have a good time itself back. This ebook is a present to Buxton, for Buxton has constantly given of itself. a part of its proceeds could be donated to social and academic projects within the village.

I used to be born in Buxton, Guyana, at the east coast of Demerara, the place I got my basic and secondary schooling. I left for Cuba in 1980, the place I accomplished experiences in drugs in 1985. I again to Guyana, and after serving out my agreement, got here to the us in 1992. i'm presently training in basic Care and habit medication in Brooklyn long island, the place I dwell with my spouse and daughter. i've been writing off and on given that i used to be a toddler and feature 3 earlier courses; "Infinite circles", "In flux" and "Godma". All self published.

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