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Welcome to the Haitian Network Group of Detroit (HNGD) , a non-profit organization with 501© (3) status.  HNGD is designed to give Haitians and friends in the Metropolitan Detroit area the opportunity to network; HNGD advocates the improvement of cultural diversity in the Detroit area.

Our mission is to promote Haitian culture, provide an environment for Haitians and friends of Haiti to network, and contribute to the welfare of Haitians worldwide.

Membership is open to anyone with a genuine interest in Haiti and its people.

Browse through and subscribe to our newsletters to learn more about us, our accomplishments and events.

We appreciate your donations in support of the different HNGD projects.












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Report on 2017 Bèl Bagay Lakay Haitian Art & Craft Festival

Thank you all who participated in the success of Bèl Bagay Lakay Arts & Crafts Festival. Meet the winner of our festival raffle:   Claude Jacobs   See pictures printed in the local paper of Farmington Press 8/2/2017 visit   Visit our website gallery and HNGD Facebook page for more pictures      

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Read Our Latest Edition of HNGD’s Newsletter

Click to view our latest edition of  Zanmi Detroit – July 2017 – Volume 9, No.1  or Enjoy browsing through the pages online below:

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Meet the artists featured during the 2017 Bel Bagay Lakay Craft fair

 Ancestral Memory, Struggle, and Vision in Haitian Art Anthropology studies humans in all time and all places. It focuses upon human action, thought, and behavior; that is what is termed “culture.” Art is culture. Haitian art is born out of culture. It is up to us to decode the message wrapped in the systems of …

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Join Parade to Help Spread the News About Upcoming Bèl Bagay Lakay Festival

HNGD is looking for some diehard supporters to help spread the news about the upcoming Bèl Bagay Lakay Festival. Please, join us on Saturday July 22 to walk as a group in the Farmington Founders Festival Parade. This is the best way to let the citizens of that area know that there is a Haitian …

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Mark Your Calendar: July 29 and 30, 2017 – Bèl Bagay Lakay Haitian Art & Craft Festival

The long awaited encore presentation of Bèl Bagay Lakay Haitian Art & Craft Festival  will take place on July 29 and 30, 2017 in downtown Farmington’s Riley Park and Sundquist Pavilion. This activity is supported by the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs Minigrant Program, administered by CultureSource. Bèl Bagay Lakay (Beautiful Things from Home …

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