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Arawak Dance [Kanaval 09]

Scenes from Kanaval 2009 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. This particular dance is a tribute to the original inhabitants of the island, the Arawak (Taino) people. With some nice little commentary...

Puerto Rican Dance -- Taino Indians of the Arawak people

The beginning of the History of Puerto Rican Music and Dance performed by the Julia De Burgos Cultural Arts Center at International Cleveland Community Day in the Atrium of the Cleveland Museum...

We visit an Arawak indian settlement and speak with some women; tribal chief Daniel Gomez!

In this December 18, 2008, video recording, we visit an Arawak indian settlement in the jungles of Venezuela's southern Bolivar State and speak with some indian women about their life-style...

For Love or Money: Christopher Columbus and the Arawaks

A history day project explaining the conflict and compromise of the interations between native Arawak Indians and Columbus. Conflict also occurred when the Indians tried to defend themselves;...

Silencing of the Tongues: Arawak/Lokono (Final Edit)

The video pursues the last remaining speakers of the Lokono language, otherwise known as Arawak, in Guyana. I does so on the Essequibo Coast in the area of Mainstay/Tapakuma and Wakapoa on...

Caribe Native Arawak - "HURRICANE'S MARCH"

A video clip and song for the St Kitts school mascot event, for the teams and students, also dedicated to rubber ball games, to aboriginal peoples, traditions, cultures and religions, to all...

Columbus and the Arawaks Jamaica part 1.flv

The deception of Christopher Columbus with His expedition to Jamaica. The Arawak Indians knew the creator Gods before Christianity.

TAINO Nation of Jamaica 'Xaymaca'

Arawak was the language of the first settlers on the island of Jamaica, the Tainos. The Tainos arrived in Jamaica somewhere near 600 AD. It is assumed that the Tainos were the natives of the...

Words of Life Arawak People/Language Movie Trailer

This is: Words of Life Arawak People/Language Movie Trailer c20630 [c20630t] Other names for this language are: Arowak; Arowaks; Lokono This language is spoken in: French Guiana (Guyane);...

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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 ...

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 ...

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
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:04:14 -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 ...

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 ...

NatGeo News Watch (blog)

NatGeo News Watch (blog)
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 06:23:01 -0700

The island's history is long and rich—first discovered by Europeans when Christopher Columbus arrive in the late 1490's, it was first colonized by the French in the 1690's, following pitched battles with the indigenous Arawak peoples. The British took ...
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.
Morning Star Online
Sun, 18 May 2014 06:41:15 -0700

It tells the history of Grenada from the first colonisations and the resistance of the Carib and Arawak peoples, the slave revolts including the brave insurgency led by Julien Fedon in 1795, up to the revolution and its eventual downfall. Its manner of ...

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