Cynthia McLeod

Cynthia McLeod


Born
in Paramaribo, Suriname
October 04, 1936

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McLeod was born in Paramaribo as Cynthia Ferrier; she is the daughter of Johan Ferrier, the first President of Suriname, and the sister of author Leo Henri Ferrier.

She completed her secondary school education in Suriname and continued her education in the Netherlands, where she studied to become a teacher in Child Care and Education. She married Dr. Donald McLeod whom she met in the Netherlands. In 1962 they went to Suriname, where McLeod studied for a teaching degree in Dutch Language and Dutch Literature. From 1969 to 1978 she taught Dutch Language and Literature in pre-university education in Paramaribo. Her husband, Donald McLeod, was appointed in 1978 as Suriname’s Ambassador to Venezuela. Then he became Suriname’s Ambassador to Belgiu
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“Haar kind was nu de prijs die ze betaalde voor haar vrijheid,was die prijs te hoog? ze wist het niet”
Cynthia McLeod, Vaarwel Merodia : Kroniek van een Surinaamse familie, 1820-1890

“Wie zich schaamt voor zijn familie om de kleur, is dom,heel dom.”
Cynthia McLeod, Vaarwel Merodia : Kroniek van een Surinaamse familie, 1820-1890

“Als haar zoon Titi,het meisje uit India en met een onbekende afkomst wilde, dan was het goed. Zolang hij van haar hield en zij van hem, was dat voor hen beide de beste keus. Zo was het”
Cynthia McLeod, Vaarwel Merodia : Kroniek van een Surinaamse familie, 1820-1890

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