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Fabre Nicolas Geffrard Emigration Policy

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Fabre Nicolas Geffrard Emigration Policy

During the government of Fabre Nicolas Geffrard, he encouraged the immigration of African-American, specially Catholic farmers from Louisiana who had familiarity with Vodou.

Between 1859 and 1860, an estimated 500 black Louisianans immigrated to Haiti. Geffrard appointed James Redpath to attract immigrants to the island

Tags: Black American, Emigration, Fabre Geffrard

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