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the ancient population of the Canary Islands. By the time of the discovery and conquest of the islands by the Spaniards (1402–94), the Guanche population had reached 20,000. They spoke a language close to the Berber languages. According to a great deal of data, the origin of the Guanches was also related to North Africa. They engaged in farming and livestock raising and used tools made of stone and wood. After the Spanish conquest, some of the Guanches were exterminated, others were sent into slavery, and the rest became mixed with the Spanish colonists and lost their language.

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Onward Upward" written by Freddy Valle and directed by Katherine Guanche and Freddy Valle Charlie must venture through the game that is life in order to save his dearly beloved, Valarie.
Rodriguez ZZ, Guanche D, Alvarez RG, Rosales FH, Alonso Y, Schulz S.
See Liu Fuzhi (((IJJiA), Guanche Shisan Jie Wu Zhong Quanhui Jingshen Yanli Chengchu Tanwu Huilu he Xingshi Fanzui Huodong [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] [Implementing the Spirit of the Thirteenth Plenary Session of the Fifth Central Committee [of the Communist Party of China] to Severely Punish Embezzlement, Bribery and Criminal Activities], in LAWY.
Plus special guest appearances from Adriana Catano, Maria Elivira Salazar, Paola Guanche, and countless TV and Radio personalities that came to represent their brands and express the importance of healthy living to their fans and followers.
Viana's reflecting pool, where bodies of Spaniard and Other merge, and Lope's bathing scene, where conquistador courts Guanche princess, suggest direct links with the novela morisca and Reconquest lore, whose paradigms Merediz dismisses prematurely in pressing transatlantic resonances.
Guanche at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute in Van Nuys.
Receiving merit awards were Carlos Green, Annie Speights, Neil McPherson, Cal Walton III, Nikko Evans, Tara Benton, Becca Chambers, Ed Guanche, and Joseph Figo.
8) "Zhongyang 'sanjiang' jiaoyu lianxi huiyi fuzeren Zhang Quanjing qiangdiao: ba xuexi guanche 'sange daibiao' sixiang guanchuan 'sanjiang' jiaoyu quanguocheng" ("Zhang Quanjing, the central coordinator of the three stresses education, emphasizes: Implement the learning of the three represents thought throughout the three stresses educational activities").
Original islanders, descendants of the Guanche, are easily recognised - the men in their wide-brimmed felt hats, the women with headscarves tied under the chin, a straw hat perched on top.
Wang, Bingqian, "Renzhen Guanche Shwuda Jingshen Kaichuang Caizheng Keyan Xinjumian," Caizheng Yanjou.
For post-1959 anthropological studies of these communities, see: Alberto Pedro Diaz, "Guanamaca, una comunidad haitiana," Etnologia y folklore 1 (January-June 1966): 25-39; Jesus Guanche and Dennis Moreno, Caidije (Santiago de Cuba, 1988); Julio Corbea, "La comunidad cubano-haitiana de la Caridad," Del Caribe 1, 3-4 (1984): 61-4; and Joel James, Jose Millet, and Alexis Alarcon, El vodu en Cuba (Santo Domingo, 1992).