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Papa Bois
Papa Bois appears as part man, part donkey. He is covered with hair from head to chest and can run faster than a deer. He lives in the forest and protects the birds and beasts of the forest.
Keywords: Calendar Nalis -- Trinidad and Tobago; Calendars; Folklore Trinidad and Tobago; Papa Bois; Folklore
Coverage: December 2008
Resource Type: Calendar
Format: jpeg
Part of the NALIS Calendar Collection


Parang
Male and female paranderos singing and dancing on the streets during Parang festivities
Keywords: Calendar Nalis -- Trinidad and Tobago; Calendars; Dance--Trinidad and Tobago; Parang; Dance--Caribbean Area--European influences; Dance
Coverage: December 2011
Resource Type: Calendar
Format: jpeg
Part of the NALIS Calendar Collection


Pastelle
Cornmeal, green banana leaves, heavily spiced meat fillings and a press are essential for the creation of pastelles usually around Christmas.
Keywords: Calendar Nalis -- Trinidad and Tobago; Calendars; Pastelle; Caribbean Christmas Food; Flavours of our heritage; Trinidad and Tobago food; Trinidad and Tobago cuisine
Coverage: December 2010
Resource Type: Calendar
Format: jpeg
Part of the NALIS Calendar Collection


Pelau
The pelau is a true representation of our cuisine as it embraces a mixture of various cooking styles. Rice, pigeon peas, vegetables, carmelised meat and sometimes coconut milk make this tasty one pot dish a Caribbean treasure.
Keywords: Calendar Nalis -- Trinidad and Tobago; Calendars; Pelau; Caribbean Food; West Indian Food; Flavours of our heritage; Trinidad and Tobago food; Trinidad and Tobago cuisine
Coverage: March 2010
Resource Type: Calendar
Format: jpeg
Part of the NALIS Calendar Collection


Phantome
The Phantome emits an eerie spell as he straddles the roads with his extremely long legs. Unsuspecting victims are squeezed to death when he suddenly snaps his legs shut.
Keywords: Calendar Nalis -- Trinidad and Tobago; Calendars; Folklore Trinidad and Tobago; Phantome; Folklore
Coverage: November 2008
Resource Type: Calendar
Format: jpeg
Part of the NALIS Calendar Collection


Piqué
Members of the Northwest Laventille Cultural Movement performing the Piqué, a companion dance to the Belé during the Prime Minister's Best Village Competition, 2010
Keywords: Calendar Nalis -- Trinidad and Tobago; Calendars; Dance--Trinidad and Tobago; Piqué; Dance--Caribbean Area--European influences; Dance--Caribbean Area--African influences; Best Village Competition; Folk dance; Dance
Coverage: August 2011
Resource Type: Calendar
Format: jpeg
Part of the NALIS Calendar Collection


Pitch
Two boys pitch marbles in the yard. To play pitch you draw a circle and put marbles in it. You use your fingers to pitch marbles out of the ring. The player with the most marbles at the end wins.
Keywords: Calendar Nalis -- Trinidad and Tobago; Calendars; Children's games; Pitch; Games we used to play; Games
Coverage: February 2009
Resource Type: Calendar
Format: jpeg
Part of the NALIS Calendar Collection


Pogonia rosea
"...Pogonia rosea is a ground dweller, or terrestrial, favouring open savannah or shrub patches. There is uncanny bluish blush to its leaves and stem, while its flamboyant flowers appear during the wet season."
Keywords: Calendar Nalis -- Trinidad and Tobago; Calendars; Orchids -- Trinidad and Tobago; Orchids -- Caribbean; Orchids
Coverage: September 2013
Resource Type: Calendar
Format: jpeg
Part of the NALIS Calendar Collection




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