Zwarte Peter
Zwarte Piet (pronounced ['zʋɑrtə pit], "Black Pete"; French: Père Fouettard [pɛʁ fwɛtaʁ], "Father Whip") is a companion of Saint Nicholas (Dutch: Sinterklaas) in the folklore of the Low Countries, whose yearly feast in the Netherlands is usually celebrated on the evening of 5 December (Sinterklaasavond, that is, St. Nicholas' Eve) and 6 December in Belgium, when they distribute sweets and presents to all good children.
The characters of Zwarte Pieten appear only in the weeks before Saint Nicholas's feast, first when the saint is welcomed with a parade as he arrives in the country (generally by boat, having traveled from Madrid, Spain). The tasks of the Zwarte Pieten are mostly to amuse children, and to scatter pepernoten, kruidnoten and strooigoed (special sinterklaas candies) for those who come to meet the saint as he visits stores, schools, and other places.
The original Zwarte Piet is sometimes associated with Knecht Ruprecht, but in the Low Countries the tradition has not merged with Christmas.

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Zwarte Piet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The original Zwarte Piet is sometimes associated with Knecht Ruprecht, but in the ... Those helpers would listen, just like Zwarte Piet, at the chimney - which was ...
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"Da's Paola haar koosnaampje voor Koning Albert". Actrice Ruth Becquart verklapt dat de nieuwe serie over de Koning op @een #Albertino heet.
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Dec 6, 2012 ... Debate over whether a traditional Dutch Christmas character is a harmless festive figure or an oppressive racist incarnation has been reignited ...
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Zwarte Peter | MNM
De tips van Zwarte Peter waren vaag en soms misleidend, maar toch had Rudy er genoeg aan om Zwarte Peter en zijn zak vol lekkers in Maaseik te vinden.
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Waar zit Zwarte Peter? Tips! | MNM
21 nov 2012 ... Ben jij op zoek naar Zwarte Peter? Wil jij die zak vol cadeautjes vinden? Dan kan je wel wat tips gebruiken! Ontdek het hier. Tips. 1. Sinterklaas ...
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Zwarte Peter is gevonden! | MNM
26 nov 2012 ... Afgelopen weekend is er massaal naar Zwarte Peter gezocht. En na vier dagen is hij ook gevonden. Rudi De Backer uit Bree vond Peter in ...
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Is Zwarte Piet Racist? - The Root
Dec 12, 2011 ... Zwarte Piet is Racisme -- or "Black Peter is Racism" -- might as well be Dutch for " shots fired." Activist Quinsy Gario was recently beaten and ...
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Zwarte Piet and Cultural Aphasia in the Netherlands [1] - Quotidian ...
Zwarte Piet [Black Peter] is the imaginary character in blackface acting as the helper of Sinterklaas, the central figure in the Dutch ritual of gift-giving thas has its ...
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I see a lot of Swedish people justifying Zwarte Piet, like the Black Peter character isn't meant to mock and demean black people. Really? Why is the black ...
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"Black Peter," (Zwarte Piet) - African American Registry
On this date, we point out the origin of Black Peter (Zwarte Piet) om approximately 500 A.D. He is a “Black Face” character of European folklore, a companion of ...
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Jan 18, 2009 ... Traditionally, the "Zwarte Piet" feast is held on the 5th of December in Holland and celebrates "Black Peter" as the companion of St. Nicholas.
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Dec 6, 2012 ... Dr Peter Bruggen : Does Fame Make You More Suicidal? ... Together with Sinterklaas, Zwarte Piet helps deliver Christmas gifts and sweets to ...
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Nov 9, 2008 ... Zwarte Piet / Black Peter and Racism Links. This blog provides links about the Zwarte Piet/Black Peter tradition in The Netherlands from a racial ...
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Dec 6, 2011 ... I would like to offer my thoughts about the tradition of "Black Peter": ... a university campus in Montreal wearing blackface, carrying monkeys ... incident has heightened my interest in this debate about Zwarte Piet, or Black Pete.
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Michelle L. Stefano, Peter Davis, Gerard Corsane ... Zwarte Piet is of african origin in the traditional iconography, most often being depicted with black curly hair and full lips. during the first ceremonial entry of St nicholas in amsterdam (in 1934) ...
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accompanied by Zwarte Piet, a white man mimicking a dark-skinned buffoon. Zwarte Piet (literally meaning Black Peter) dresses in jester cloths, paints his face shoe-polish black, exaggerates his lips with red lipstick, and sports an afro wig.
De zwarte Peter: een nieuw prettig boek voor jonge en oudere kinderen
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Dutch folklore In the Netherlands Saint Nicolas (often called "De Goede Sint" - " The Friendly Saint") is now aided by helpers commonly known as Zwarte Piet (" Black Peter"). The folklore of Sain Nicalos has many parallels with the Germanic ...
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Dutch folklore In the Netherlands Saint Nicolas (often called "De Goede Sint" - " The Friendly Saint") is now aided by helpers commonly known as Zwarte Piet (" Black Peter"). The folklore of Saint Nicolas has many parallels with the Germanic ...
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IF ZWARTE PIET IS NOT RACIST, HOW AM I A RACIST….PETER DE WITTE? | SXMGOVERNMENT.COM st maarten news judith roumou
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Black Pete, Zwarte Piet: The Documentary | Black Women in Europe (™) Blog
Warm greetings. According to folklore, Sinterklaas arrives in the Netherlands via steamship every November, rides into town on his horse, and is assisted by his helper Zwarte Piet, which literally translates to “Black Peter.
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Zwarte Piet: A Dutch perspective
I remember going to Sinterklaas’ arrival when I was four, maybe five
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Black Pete, Zwarte Piet: The Documentary: An Interview with Shantrelle P. Lewis | Flyover Feminism
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Is Zwarte Piet Racist?
The Dutch still portray Zwarte Piet -- Santa's helper -- in blackface. Some want them to stop.
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We are respectable negroes: Chauncey DeVega says: Black Peter, Santa Claus, and Some Christmas Cheer for You Bad, Bad Grown-Ups Everywhere
The Black Israelites are always a source of great amusement--and their energy is oh so fitting for any reflection on Black Peter. Random thought: don't the Black Israelites in Time's Square look like Power Rangers?Last week, moms and I were talking about the much discussed trampling death of a Walmart employee in Long Island, New York.
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FreshMD : Zwarte Piet
Yesterday we made our annual visit to Westminster Quay for the arrival of Sinterklaas and Zwarte Piet (St. Nicolaas and Black Peter). It was too cold and wet for pictures, but here's one from last year. Note Ariana caressing the...
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No.16: Zwarte Piet | Stuff Dutch People Like
16,629,200 people can't be wrong, right? (by Stuff Dutch People Like)
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Sinterklaas en Zwarte Piet | Garrick van Buren
Yesterday, we celebrated St. Nicolas Day.
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THE NATURAL HAVEN: Black Peter or Zwarte Piet - Netherlands and Racism
I nearly had a minor heart attack in the supermarket (side story why is there only one major supermarket in Netherlands?). Anyway back to my heart attack, this was because a small group of children entered the supermarket in blackface! I could not believe my eyes! I actually thought I was in a twilight zone.
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