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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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Vincent of the "Black Carib threat." Following the two-year Black Carib War (1795-96), more than 4,000 Black Caribs surrendered to the British after the death of their great leader, Chatoyer.
For the implementation of the Ramadan Phone experience, Carib Publishing took advantage of a patented customization technology from a US-based company called Foneclay.
There also are a few white descendants of English colonists, as well as some East Indians, Carib Indians, and a sizable minority of mixed race.
Other words that are common in the mainstream household include toboggan (Micmac), barbecue (Taino), tobacco (Maya), and hammock (Carib).
The Santa Rosa Festival, produced jointly by the Santa Rosa Carib Community (SRCC) and the Santa Rosa Catholic Church, is held in honor of the former mission's patron saint, St.
In five chapters ("Border of Violence, Border of Desire: The French and the Island Caribs," "Domestication and the White Noble Savage," "Creolization and the Spirit World: Demons, Violence, and the Body," "The Libertine Colony: Desire, Miscegenation, and the Law," and "Race, Reproduction, and Family Romance in Saint-Dominique"), The Libertine Colony offers critical analyses of missionary writings by Jean-Baptiste Labat and Jean-Baptiste Du Tertre (both of whom are frequently cited in the literature), as well as of Raymond Breton's first bilingual Carib-French dictionary.
This otherwise miscellaneous volume closes with two interrelated sections: "The Carib Sea," a sequence of fifteen lyrics and ballads on Stedman's extended voyage to the Caribbean Islands in 1892, followed by "Ariel," a longer poem--written while Stedman was still at sea, returning from the Caribbean--marking the centenary of Percy Bysshe Shelley's birth.
But chief of the 3500 remaining Carib natives Charles Williams is outraged and has criticised locals who have become extras for pounds 50 a day
Regina, aged 43, from the Carib Territory, is the sole breadwinner for her children, and five grandchildren, and her steady income is the difference between life and death for all of them.
By contrast, the Carib Indians constituted a more familiar missionary problematic: a "heathen" people, with a shared language and relatively intact social structure.
Ask for kutcheela, a blend of coarse and fine seasonings used to spike any dish, and wash it, all down with the island's favorite brew, Carib beer.
and Carib Glass went to court Tuesday to argue whether the lockout of 875 workers is legal, but a judge postponed the hearing until Thursday.