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Raw Story

Raw Story
Mon, 12 Oct 2015 01:37:30 -0700

But you can blame him for the complete annihilation of the Arawak peoples native to Hispaniola, where the modern states of Haiti and the Dominican Republic are located. It's true that many of them succumbed to disease, but the rest were worked to death ...

Upside Down World

Upside Down World
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:14:00 -0800

She identifies as a member of the Garifuna community, whose members are descendants of West African, Central African, Island Carib and Arawak peoples. Garifuna communities are located on the Caribbean Coast and have historically been excluded from ...

Neon Tommy

Neon Tommy
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:45:00 -0800

Garinagu, the plural of Garifuna, originate from Central America and are the descendants of Carib and Arawak peoples, as well as African captives that escaped slavery after a shipwreck along the coast of St. Vincent. Internationally, large populations ...

San Diego Free Press

San Diego Free Press
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:40:33 -0800

It opens describing Columbus' atrocities against the lovely Arawak peoples and the most damning quotes are from his own journal in his own words (and those of Bartolomé de las Casas, who is also well worth a read!). I too am curious to see how this ...

The New Republic

The New Republic
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:10:30 -0700

Conversely, it does no service to an understanding of native American cultures to cloak them in a mantle of innocence and virtue: to pretend, for example, that the hostile relationship between the Carib and the Arawak peoples was a European fantasy, or ...

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network
Tue, 16 Jul 2013 18:03:09 -0700

... erupted and wiped out the colonial town of St. Pierre and killed 29,000 people. But eons before that, the mountain exploded in 295 AD and obliterated the Arawak peoples, predecessors of the Taino, who had migrated there from South America in 130 AD.

Albany Times Union (blog)

Albany Times Union (blog)
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:19:41 -0700

Garifuna are descendants of West African, Carib and Arawak peoples. Others are Creoles, descendants of African slaves and European settlers, and they have different faces and lighter skin. Then there are the Maya, who have three different groups, each ...

New York Daily News

New York Daily News
Mon, 14 Nov 2011 07:54:20 -0800

Colon's ethnic group is descended from native Carib and Arawak peoples and West Africans said to have escaped slavery in a 1600s shipwreck off St. Vincent. The British later forced the Garifuna from the island and they settled along the coasts of ...

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