A production of "West India," a musical spoken poem by my late friend and collaborator, Dr. Roi Kwabena, from his Y42K album. This video plays on the weight of Eurocentric constructions of Caribbean history and identity, a zone where hegemonic European and American fantasies were played out. In response, Kwabena calls for a reclamation of an alternative identity, a localized and indigenous one, that emerges from within the region's primordial self.

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