Touna Kalinago Heritage Village

Dominica’s Kalinago are a warm and friendly people, always happy to share their culture and experiences with guests of the Kalinago Territory.Touna Kalinago Heritage Village

This generosity is particularly evident through a unique Living Village Experience at Touna Kalinago Heritage Village. Touna is the Kalinago word for ‘water’ as the village is located alongside the Pagua River.  Here, the people continue the old-fashioned hospitality of their ancestors by opening their hearts and homes to visitors.

Touna Kalinago Heritage Village offers a great opportunity for visitors to appreciate the simple pleasures of the Kalinago people and feel part of an indigenous community.

Visit Us

Squeezing Sugar Cane for JuiceA visit to the Touna Kalinago Heritage Village generally lasts about 1-1/2 to 2 hours and includes:

  • Riverside reception
  • Home visits to residential homes.
    You will visit several different homes and see cassava bread making, basket & craft weaving, sugar cane squeezing, and learn about traditional herbs by talking with a village Elder.
  • Snack or Lunch.
  • Swim in the river.

Home Stays

You can also stay with a Kalinago family and learn ancient hunting and fishing practices, herbal remedies, traditional cooking methods and much more. Contact us for details.

Your visit here will be filled with memories to last a lifetime!

 

Getting Here

We are located in the village of Concord just 20 minutes from Melville Hall Airport.

 

Contact Info

Mr. Irvince Auguiste
Tel. (767) 285-1830  or 316-7655
E-mail:  onenicepeople@gmail.com

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