Variations of this myth are found among other Arawak
groups, namely the Yanesha, where the main protagonist is Ayots and his son Poparrona (Santos-Granero 2002), and also among the Nomatsiguenga where Abireri becomes Mabireri and Kiri becomes Queri (Shavar and Dodds 1990).
Further, the basalt sand was littered with thousands of sherds, Arawak
pieces, some of which I picked up: either for their lovely molding or their painted decoration, and I found some damaged stone instruments, probably pestles.
In 1634, the Dutch wrested control of the island from the Spaniards, who had previously grabbed it from the first inhabitants, the Arawaks
The Garifuna language is spoken by the descendants of Carib, Arawak
and West African people in Honduras, Guatemala, and Belize, communities that originated from African slaves shipwrecked on the Caribbean island of St Vincent.
indians, Spanish conquistadors, African slaves, the British Navy and Dutch colonialists have all had a hand in creating the spicy stew that Curacao is today.
Aruba's first inhabitants were the Caquetios Indians from the Arawak
it's Chocolate Pyramid and she's approaching the final markers now MOOR, ALGONQUIN, CARIB, ABORIGINE ARAWAK
, MAROON, SEMINOLE, GULLAH, GEECHEE Chocolate Pyramid's way out front in first place the others are barreling around the track quickly approaching the last straight-away and Snowball Express is beginning to make his move he's putting on pressure from the rear scrambling to make up for lost time but it's going to be impossible for Snowball Express to catch up .
Jan Rogozinski, A Brief History of the Caribbean: From Arawak
and Carib to the Present (Middlesex: Plume Books 2000), p.
The original inhabitants were the Arawak
people, who were driven out by the Caribs in 1000 AD.
It was a way to provide labor in a country where the indigenous Arawak
population had been virtually wiped off the face of the earth by colonizers within a decade of Columbus claiming the land for Spain.
The name Haiti means "Land of High Mountains", and it was inhabited by the Taino branch of the Arawak
people when the Europeans arrived just over 500 years ago.
The ambiguity comes from the original accumulation: it depicts two Arawak
people, a woman and a man, greeting the viewer.
, Blackfoot, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Chippewa, Choctaw, Creek, Crow, Hopi, Huron, Inuit, Iroquois, Lakota, Mohegan, Navajo, Nez Perce, Oneida, Pueblo, Seminole, Shawnee, Sioux, Teton; others acceptable
, Blackfeet, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Chippewa, Choctaw, Creek.
The Bahama Island of Bimini, from the Arawak
term for a sacred healing spring known as "Beimini," was said to harbor the mythical Fountain of Youth.