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Birthdate 26 June 1949
Nationality Jamaican
Status Asylee in the USA with CIS Work Authorization
Location Washington, DC
1987 Louisiana State University
Certificate in Landscape Design
1967-1971 California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, California
B.F.A. with Distinction, Major: Environmental Design
1961-1966 York Castle High School, Brown's Town, St. Ann, Jamaica
G.C.E. O & A Levels
1955-1960 Servite Convent, Brown's Town, St. Ann, Jamaica
2005 - present Publisher/Author
Gnosophia Publishers, Washington, DC
2002 (post Work Authorization)-2005 Retail Positions at Georgetown University Bookstore and Utrecht Art Supplies, respectively
2000-2001 Coordinator (Volunteer)
Moving Spirits Studios & Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
1999-2000 Project Director
ACTS of Trelawny, Martha Brae, Trelawny, Jamaica
Ecotourism and Community development
1998-2000 Consultant
Small business and micro-enterprise development, product design /development, and marketing in Jamaica, Bahamas and Haiti
1996-1999 Founder/CEO
The Alter*native Market, Kingston, Jamaica
Monthly event for holistic modalities, craft, organic produce
1991-1993 Founder/Director
Mother Earth Restaurant, Kingston, Jamaica
Vegetarian whole food and books
1989-1999 Owner
Prints of Whales, Kingston, Jamaica
Esoteric, metaphysical and alternative medicine books
1985-1999 Founder/CEO
Xaymaca Craft Limited, Kingston, Jamaica
Distributors of Jamaican craft, and craft development from research, design, feasibility, through to commercial production and marketing.
1982-1999 Founder/CEO/Design Director
The Workshop Company Limited, Kingston, Jamaica
Environmental and graphic design
1980-1982 Art Director
Media Advisory Research Services (MARS) Limited, Kingston, Jamaica
Advertising and Public Relations
1976-1980 Freelance designer
1972-1974 Architectural Designer & Illustrator
A. G. Lowe & Associates, Kingston, Jamaica
1971-1972 Designer/Sales Associate
Warner's Designs for Business, Phoenix, Arizona
1968-1970 General Assistant
Anne Pendleton Smith Interiors, Oakland, California
MARKETING Media promotion, exhibitions, event planning
PRESENTATION Public speaking, Facilitation (workshop methodology)
PUBLISHING Writing, editing, layout, production, distribution
SKILLS HTML and webpage design, Word processing: Microsoft Word/WordPerfect, CorelDraw, Jamaican translation, Psychospiritual counselling, Dream interpretation
1980 Homoerotica: The Art That Dares to Speak Its Name
One-man show, Bolivar Gallery, Kingston, Jamaica
1979 Annual National Exhibition, National Gallery, Kingston, Jamaica
Wisdom for the Soul of Black Folk, 2007 Compiler/Editor
Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing, 2006 Compiler/Editor
Tambourine Publisher/Editor 1998-1999
Oneness Magazine Editor 1990, 1991
New Age Jamaica Publisher/Editor 1990, 1991, 1992
The Jamaica Gaily News Publisher/Editor 1977-1980
Nitaino's Yard Home page
SoulVentures Exploring the Possible
I-sight Psychospiritual exploration for the 21st century
Wisdom for the Soul Quotations for affirmation and empowerment
Seeking Asylum An online resource for LGBT asylum seekers
Langwij Jumieka The world's first and most comprehensive Jamaican/English website
Anomalie Infrequent blog
EcolocityDC Social network for Ecolocitizens
June 2008 Founder

Initiative to make DC a Transition town starting with an Intentional Community, that will encompass Clean Energy, Freecycle, Natural Building, Organic Farming, Community Salvage, New Urbanism & Sustainable Development, Permaculture, Frugal Living/Voluntary Simplicity, Greentrification, Alternative Commerce (e.g. CES/LETS), Greentrepreneurs, Training and Education.

2002-2008 Compiling and editing third anthology of quotations,
Wisdom for the Soul of Queer Folk

Researching/writing a fictional reconstruction tracing the role of the intermediate-sex shaman/gatekeeper in a Caribbean island culture from pre-Columbian times to the present

2000-2001 Volunteer Administrative Assistant
The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Center, Atlanta, Georgia
1999-2000 Secretary
Trelawny Cultural Development Commission, Falmouth, Trelawny, Jamaica
1998 Founding Member
Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexuals & Gays, Kingston, Jamaica
1995-1999 Lay Preacher/3rd Year RSI Practitioner Intern
Temple of Light Church of Religious Science, Kingston, Jamaica
1977-1981 Founder/General Secretary
Gay Freedom Movement, Kingston, Jamaica