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Carib

1. a member of a group of American Indian peoples of NE South America and the Lesser Antilles
2. the family of languages spoken by these peoples
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Purple-throated Caribs were banded at each site (Table 1) during March and April with unique color-coded darvic bands (www.
The ethnic complexion of the population of some 75,000, of which about four-fifths live in the capital Roseau, is described as being principally of African heritage with some 3,000 Caribs.
Caribs are just extending that bill specialization to gender, he observes.
Runaways became an important source of the Black Carib population after the mid 1620s, when the French and English began settling the Lesser Antilles, eventually forcing the Caribs back to their strongholds in Saint Vincent and Dominica.
The historical moment when the Caribs are invaded is transfigured through myth to illuminate the freedom and evolution also present in that cross-cultural encounter as Couvade, the ritual dream of the Caribs, crosses the "bridge of relationships" to become an imaginative resource for the future Caribbean.
It will be very bad for the Caribs if the forest is damaged; we rely on it for our waterflow and canoe building', Carib Chief Hilary Frederick says.
If BHP discovers a significant ore deposit in Dominica, he says, then it would be possible to weigh the potential benefits and risks, including environmental dangers and threats to the Caribs.
As Carib is the last in the lines of Caribs the exhorters, the hope is that the children will carry on the business of remembering.
Dominica is one of the few Caribbean territories which has a continuous history of Carib resistance and survival.
This split between good and bad, Arawak and Carib, Taino and Island Carib, has dominated all thinking and research in the Caribbean.
TORONTO -- Impact E-Solutions Corporation (Pink Sheets: IESO), a leading provider of online transaction management, is pleased to announce that, through its licensing agreement with Carib Tixx Limited, the Company has entered into an agreement with University of West Indies (UWI) Development and Endowment Fund at St.
And Emerson Development Company was granted the contract for the installation of hurricane shelter shutters on Grand Turk with a $3,340 bid, and Carib Construction Company Ltd got another for the installation of a generator in the Strategic Policy and Planning Unit (SPPU), Grand Turk in the amount of $11,385.