Haitian Child from the Town of Casale with polish features
You are looking at a Haitian child from the town of Casale in Grande Anse. The town has a large Polish influence which is dated back during the Haitian revolution from France. History reported that back in 1802, about 5200 Poles were sent to Saint Domingue by Napoleon to deal with the slave revolt.
Upon arrival, the Polish brigade joined the slaves to fight against the French army.« Previous · Next »