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Arawaks
The Arawak
Arawak
are a group of indigenous peoples of South America and of the Caribbean
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Arawak (other)
The Arawak
Arawak
are an indigenous people of South America, and historically of the Caribbean. Arawak
Arawak
may also refer to:Lokono, or Arawak, an indigenous Arawak
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Haiti
Coordinates: 19°00′N 72°25′W / 19.000°N 72.417°W / 19.000; -72.417 Republic
Republic
of HaitiRépublique d'Haïti  (French) Repiblik Ayiti  (Haitian Creole)FlagCoat of armsMotto:  "Liberté, égalité, fraternité" (French)[1] "Libète, Egalite, Fratènite"  (Haitian Creole) "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity" Motto on traditional coat of arms: "L'union fait la force" (French) "Inite se fòs"  (Haitian Creole)[2] "Union makes strength"Anthem: La Dessalinienne  (French) Desalinyèn&
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La Navidad
La Navidad
La Navidad
was a settlement that Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus
and his men established in present-day Haiti
Haiti
in 1492 from the remains of the Spanish ship, the Santa María. La Navidad
La Navidad
was the first European colony established in the New World
New World
during the Age of Discovery, though it was destroyed the following year.[1]Contents1 Founding 2 Calamity 3 Attempt at rediscovery 4 See also 5 ReferencesFounding[edit] Columbus sailed around the island of Hispaniola
Hispaniola
on Christmas Eve of 1492, during his first voyage. One of his ships, the Santa María, drifted onto a bank and heeled over.[2] After hearing from Guacanagari that there was much gold to be had on the island, Columbus decided that he would leave the crew of his wrecked vessel to make a settlement on the island and gather the promised gold
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Hispaniola
Hispaniola
Hispaniola
(Spanish: La Española; French: Hispaniola; Haitian Creole: Ispayola; Latin: Hispaniola; Taíno: Haiti)[3][4] is the 22nd-largest island in the world, located in the Caribbean
Caribbean
island group, the Greater Antilles. It is the second largest island in the Caribbean after Cuba, and the most populous island in the Caribbean; the eleventh most populous island in the world. The 76,192-square-kilometre (29,418 sq mi) island is divided between two sovereign nations, the Spanish-speaking Dominican Republic (48,445 km2, 18,705 sq mi), and Creole-speaking Haiti
Haiti
(27,750 km2, 10,710 sq mi)
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Spanish Empire
The Spanish Empire
Empire
(Spanish: Imperio Español) was one of the largest empires in history. At the time, it was not known as that by the Spanish with the monarch ruling kingdoms in Spain, his possessions in Italy and northern Europe, and in the "Spanish Indies," its New World territories and the Philippines.[1] From the late fifteenth century to the early nineteenth, Spain's crown of Castile controlled a huge overseas territory in the New World.[2][3] The crown's main source of wealth was from gold and silver mined in Mexico
Mexico
and Peru. The empire reached the peak of its military, political and economic power under the Spanish Habsburgs,[4] through most of the 16th and 17th centuries, and its greatest territorial extent under the House of Bourbon
House of Bourbon
in the 18th century
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Puerto Rico
Coordinates: 18°12′N 66°30′W / 18.2°N 66.5°W / 18.2; -66.5Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico  (Spanish)FlagCoat of armsMotto: "Joannes est nomen ejus" (Latin) "John is his name"Anthem: "La Borinqueña"[a] "The Borinquenian""The Star-Spangled Banner"Great SealStatus Unincorporated territoryCapital and largest city San Juan 18°27′N 66°6′W / 18.450°N 66.100°W / 18.450; -66.100Official languages Spanish English[1]Common languages94.7% Spanish[2]5.3% EnglishEthnic groups75.8% White12.4% Black3.3% Two or more races0.5% American Indian & Alaskan Native0.2% Asian<0.1% Pacific Islander7.8% Other[3]DemonymPuerto Rican (formal) American (since 1917) Boricua (colloquial)Country  United StatesGovernment Commonwealth[b
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Paramaribo, Suriname
Paramaribo
Paramaribo
(Dutch pronunciation: [ˌpaːraːˈmaːriboː], nickname: Par′bo) is the capital and largest city of Suriname, located on the banks of the Suriname
Suriname
River in the Paramaribo
Paramaribo
District. Paramaribo
Paramaribo
has a population of roughly 241,000 people (2012 census), almost half of Suriname's population
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Spaniards
Spain
Spain
Nationals 41,539,400[1] (for a total population of 47,059,533) Hundreds of millions with Spanish ancestors in the Americas especially in the Hispanic
Hispanic
colonies Nationals Abroad : 2,183
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The Bahamas
Coordinates: 24°15′N 76°00′W / 24.250°N 76.000°W / 24.250; -76.000Commonwealth of the BahamasFlagCoat of armsMotto: "Forward, Upward, Onward, Together"Anthem: "March On, Bahamaland"Royal anthem: "God Save the Queen"Capital and largest city Nassau 25°4′N 77°20′W / 25.067°N 77.333°W / 25.067; -77.333Official languages EnglishRecognised regional languages Bahamianese[a]Ethnic groups (2016) 92.7% African 4.7% European 2.1% Mixed 1.9% other[1][2]Demonym BahamianGovernment Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy[3][4]• MonarchElizabeth II• Governor-GeneralDame Marguerite Pindling• Prime MinisterHubert MinnisLegislature Parliament• Upper houseSenate• Lower houseHouse of AssemblyIndependence• from the United Kin
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Cuba
Coordinates: 22°00′N 80°00′W / 22.000°N 80.000°W / 22.000; -80.000Republic of Cuba República de Cuba  (Spanish)FlagCoat of armsMotto:  "¡Patria o Muerte, Venceremos!" (Spanish) "Homeland or Death, we shall overcome!"[1]Anthem: La Bayamesa Bayamo
Bayamo
Song [2]Location of  Cuba  (green)Capital and largest city Havana 23°8′N 82°23′W / 23.133°N 82.383°W / 23.133; -82.383Official languages SpanishEthnic groups (2012[3])64.1% White 26.6% Mulatto, Mest
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Dominican Republic
Coordinates: 19°00′N 70°40′W / 19.000°N 70.667°W / 19.000; -70.667Dominican Republic República Dominicana  (Spanish)FlagCoat of armsMotto: "Dios, Patria, Libertad" (Spanish) "God, Homeland, Freedom"Anthem: Quisqueyanos Valientes Valiant Quisqueyans Capital and largest city Santo Domingo 19°00′N 70°40′W / 19.000°N 70.667°W / 19.000; -70.667Official languages SpanishEthnic groups 87.5% Dominican 10.2% Haitian 2.3% otherDemonym Dominican Quisqueyano (colloquial)[1]Government Unitary presidential republic[2]• PresidentDanilo Medina• Vice PresidentMargarita Cedeño de FernándezLegislature Congress• Upper houseSenate• Lower houseChamber of DeputiesIndependence• from
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Arhuaco People
The Arhuaco
Arhuaco
are an indigenous people of Colombia. They are Chibchan-speaking people and descendants of the Tairona
Tairona
culture, concentrated in northern Colombia
Colombia
in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.Contents1 Name 2 Territory2.1 Communities3 Economy 4 Cosmology and worldview 5 Conflicts with colonizers5.1 Prohibited cultivation 5.2 Government Projects6 See also 7 Notes 8 Bibliography 9 External linksName[edit] The Arhuaco
Arhuaco
are also known as the Aruaco, Arawak, Bintucua, Bintuk, Bíntukua, Ica, Ijca, Ijka, Ika, and Ike people.[1] Territory[edit]Location of the Arhuaco
Arhuaco
habitat in Colombia.The Arhuacos live in the upper valleys of the Piedras River, San Sebastian River, Chichicua River, Ariguani River, and Guatapuri River, in an indigenous territory in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta Mountains
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Mestizo
Mestizo
Mestizo
(/mɛˈstiːzoʊ, mɪ-/;[1] Spanish: [mesˈtiθo], American Spanish: [-ˈtiso]) is a term traditionally used in Spain, Latin America, and to a lesser extent, in the Philippines
Philippines
which originally meant a person of combined European and American Indian descent, regardless of where the person was born. The term was used as an ethnic/racial category in the casta system that was in use during the Spanish Empire's control of their American colonies. Nowadays though, particularly in Latin America, Mestizo
Mestizo
has become more of a cultural term, with culturally mainstream Latin Americans regarded or termed as Mestizos regardless of their actual ancestry, and with the term "Indian" being reserved exclusively for people who have maintained a separate indigenous ethnic identity, language, tribal affiliation, etc
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George Simon (artist And Archaeologist)
George Simon (born 23 April 1947) is a Lokono
Lokono
Arawak
Arawak
artist and archaeologist from Guyana.[1][2] He is the founder and mentor of the Lokono
Lokono
Artists Group, a group of Lokono
Lokono
artists from Guyana, based primarily in Simon's hometown of St
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