Identity Art Competition

I have Completed  my submission for the Identity competition.

CEA2FC18-5DCC-415D-BB2A-6AA1C17F9BD9The supporting blurb is as follows:

The three Haitian girls have Polish surnames and heritage. I have also learned that they are the descendants of Polish legionaries, who were sent to Haiti by Napoleon to suppress the uprising of slaves. When the Poles realised the extent of suffering by the locals, they switched sides to fight in support of the oppressed Haitians. Subsequently, some 4000 out of 5000 were slaughtered. The remaining 1000 of the Polish soldiers escaped to the islands and dispersed around the country. Until now, the Poles are celebrated as the greatest friends, supporters and freedom fighters in Haiti.

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