Cayetano, Roy

Object Details

Given Name(s)Roy
Place of Origin
DescriptionRoy Cayetano is Garifuna from the town of Dangriga, Belize. He received his PhD in Anthropology and Linguistics at the University of Michigan. He has published several poems and books, including The People's Garifuna Dictionary: Garifuna-English, English-Garifuna / Dimureiágei Garifuna published in 1993. As of 2018, he is also a key organizer of the Garifuna National Council of Belize, author of the 2009 submission that named Garifuna language, dance, and music as intangible world heritage by UNESCO.
Depositor StatusN
Native Language(s)Garifuna
Research Language(s)Garifuna
Other Language(s) SpokenSpanish


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