Bahamian Culture

Tyler Walton and Jordyn Nelson

Culture Rules:

Greet using the handshake accompanied by eye contact and a smile.

Warm and hospitable,although they initally may appear a bit move standoff than people from other Caribbean islands.

They are a little slower to move to a first name basis

Its good manners to wait for the woman to offer her first hand

Direct communicators,but modify their language so it comes across sensitive and friendly.

Bahamian Food:

  • Rock Lobster
  • Cracked or Fried Conch
  • Conch Salad
  • Conch Chowder
  • Guava Duff
  • Bahamian Stewfish
  • Peas and Rice
  • Johnny Cakes
  • Baked Crab
  • Baked Bonefish

The Bahamian etiquette is very similar if not the same as the american etiquette.

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