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1927 (In the year) Leonora Armstrong was the first Bahá'í to visit and speak about the Bahá'í Faith in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Trinidad, Barbados, Haiti, British Guiana and Dutch Guiana (now Suriname). [Biographical Profile] Colombia; Venezuela; Ecuador; Trinidad and Tobago; Barbados; Haiti; British Guiana; Suriname Travel teaching; Leonora Holsapple Armstrong
1953 14 Oct Robert and Elinor Wolff arrived in Dutch Guiana and were named Knights of Bahá'u'lláh. [BW13:451] Dutch Guiana (Suriname); Suriname Knights of Bahaullah
1956 (In the year) The first indigenous person to become a Bahá'í in Dutch Guiana (Suriname), George van Axel Dongen, enrolled. Dutch Guiana (Suriname) George van Axel Dongen
1966 Ridván The first local spiritual assembly in Suriname was formed in Paramaribo. Paramaribo; Suriname Local Spiritual Assembly
1972 Dec The first International Youth Conference of Surinam took places in Paramaribo. [BW15:341] Paramaribo; Suriname; Latin America Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Youth; Youth; First conferences
1977 Ridván The National Spiritual Assembly of Suriname and French Guiana was formed with its seat in Paramaribo. [BW16:219, 341]. Suriname; French Guiana National Spiritual Assembly, formation
1983 Mar The first International Youth Camp of Surinam was held in NW. Nickerie, attended by 130 Bahá'ís. [BW18:176] Nickerie; Suriname International Youth Camps
1984 Ridván The National Spiritual Assembly of French Guiana was formed with its seat in Cayenne. [BW19:62, 155]
  • See BW19:522 for picture.

    Formally part of a region assembly with French Guiana, the new National Spiritual Assembly of Suriname was formed with its seat in Paramaribo.

  • Cayenne; French Guiana; Paramaribo; Suriname National Spiritual Assembly, formation
    1990 Ridván For the first time, two Bush Negro women delegates attended the national convention of Surinam. [BINS226:6] Suriname Indigenous people; Conventions, National; Firsts, Other

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