A Voices from Haiti

Michel DeGraff: Our Word is Our Bond A VoicesfromHaiti InnerView with Michel DeGraff, MIT Linguistics Professor Children Enjoying Learning (Photo: M. DeGraf Imagine a classroom in Haiti where students are forbidden to speak their mother tongue, Kreyòl. Instruction in most subject areas is in a foreign language: French. Students who lapse into Kreyòl are punished [...]