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The route that the Arawak or Taino Indians took is believed to have originated on the eastern slopes of the Andes.
In order to understand the mass extinction of the Arawak tribe, we must understand that the Arawak population was just not given to warfare, despite a complex social organization.
Although the Arawak people were often (except for a few tribes) divided into four separate classes, conflict was minimal within the tribe and culture.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/cultural/southamerica/arawak.html   (567 words)

  Arawak - MSN Encarta
Arawak, a once-predominant group of Native Americans originally inhabiting an area that stretched from present-day Florida down through the islands of the West Indies and the coastal area of South America as far as southern Brazil.
The Arawak were the first natives of the Americas encountered by the Italian-Spanish navigator Christopher Columbus.
The Arawak population in the West Indies fell from a probable 2 to 3 million to a few thousand by the early 16th century; by the end of that century, island Arawak were extinct.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761567043/Arawak.html   (382 words)

Tribes speaking dialects of the Arawak language are met with in and between Indians of other linguistic stocks, from the sources of the Paraguay to the northwestern shores of Lake Maracaybo (Goajiros), from the eastern slopes of the Andes in Peru and Bolivia to the Atlantic coast in Guyana.
The Arawaks were met by Columbus in 1492, on the Bahamas, and later on in Haiti, Cuba, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico.
Missionary work among the Arawaks of Guyana and on the banks of the Orinoco began, in a systematic manner, in the second half of the seventeenth century, and was carried on, from the Spanish side, among the Maypures of the Orinoco, from the French side along the coast and the Essequibo River.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01680c.htm   (1940 words)

 The Arawaks
The Arawaks were though to have first settled on the borderland between Bolivia, Peru and the forests between the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers.
Barbados and Trinidad in the east was settled by the Ignerian Arawaks.
Arawaks believed that the soul left the body after death and wandered for a while at night feeding on mammy apples.
www.pages.drexel.edu /~sd65/carib_history/arawaks.htm   (4876 words)

 Arawak Beach Inn Reservations and Information
Arawak Beach Inn, located on the pristine island of Anguilla, is offering the perfect escape to ease parent’s worries and help rediscover life before curfew concerns, carpools and steep tuition bills.
Arawak Beach Inn’s Empty Nest package boasts all that is needed for mom and dad to slip back to a time when the rising costs of tuition bills wasn’t a main concern.
Arawak Beach Inn features a pool, the Arawak Beach Inn Café, home of the Caribbean’s best pizza, a bar, and oceanfront accommodations boasting a balcony or deck with spectacular views, a king- or queen-size bed, a refrigerator, and a private bath.
www.arawakbeach.com /html/special.html   (519 words)

 Arawak - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Arawak, a once-predominant group of Native Americans originally inhabiting an area that stretched from present-day Florida down through the islands...
The original inhabitants of Hispaniola were Native Americans of the Arawak group.
Members of the Arawak tribe, an important group of the Arawakan linguistic stock of Native Americans, were the aboriginal inhabitants of Jamaica (the...
au.encarta.msn.com /Arawak.html   (121 words)

 Arawak   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Arawaks who were food producers settled at Hosororo Creek on the Aruka river around 3550 years ago.
Arawaks also occupied the Corentyne river around 2000 years ago leaving their unique type of rock engraving, timehri.
Arawak pot from the Mabaruma excavation (Meggers and Evans)
www.sdnp.org.gy /wrma/arawak.htm   (92 words)

 Guadeloupe Beaches: Arawak Beach | guadeloupe-guide.info
Arawak Beach is protected by jetties on each end of the crescent-shaped beach.
Although Arawak Beach is not the most secluded beach in Guadeloupe the combination of natural beauty, atmosphere and personality offered at this location could be just what you are seeking.
Arawak Beach is near Gosier, so a trip into town is a definite option.
guadeloupe-guide.info /attractions/beaches/arawak.beach   (572 words)

 Arawak Life in Photographs
Arawak woman cleaning fish in a traditional dug-out canoe made by her father, Mahaica River; Pakuri Arawak Territory.
Arawak man harvesting the Tokoma grubs from palm tree he felled 30 days prior to entice the Gru-Gru beetle to lay its eggs inside the exposed wood, Pakuri Arawak Territory.
Arawak woman preparing a campfire to cook one fish for her to eat - she will smoke the others and take them home to share with her family back in the village the following morning.
www.pantribalconfederacy.com /arawak/life.php   (259 words)

 About Arawak Expeditions
Arawak Expeditions is a small, family-run outfitter that specializes in sea kayaking tours and adventure tours in the U.S. and British Virgin Islands.
Arthur Jones is the president and founder of Arawak Expeditions.
A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Arthur is an alumnus of Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
www.arawakexp.com /web2/about_arawak_expeditions.htm   (264 words)

 Arawak Beach Inn - Anguilla - Caribbean Hotel on wiol.com
Arawak Beach Inn is located on the beach at Island Harbour on the beautiful island of Anguilla, in the Caribbean.
Arawak Beach Inn is a 17-room Caribbean-style Inn set in pastel-colored, oceanfront, hexagonal villas.
The Arawak Café and Bar is open throughout the day situated next to the pool.
www.wiol.com /anguilla/Arawak   (149 words)

 Caribbean - Anguilla - Hotel: Arawak Beach Inn
The Arawak Café serves up delicious Caribbean fare and International cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Arawak Café’s hours of operation revolve around guests’ hours of operation.
It’s common to see a guest slip behind the bar to pour themselves a drink and it is all on the honor system with a “tab pad” left in the Conch shell on the bar.
www.wiol.com /anguilla/Arawak/more.html   (157 words)

 Arawak   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Arawak (YTB-702) was laid down on 3 July 1945 at San Pedro, Calif., by the Bethelhem Steel Co.; launched on 30 August 1945; delivered to the Navy on 12 March 1946; and placed in reserve with the San Diego Group, Pacific Reserve Fleet.
Based at San Diego, Arawak was active in the 11th Naval District for a little less than 37 years.
In December of 1985, Arawak was placed out of service, and her name was struck from the Navy list.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/a10/arawak.htm   (164 words)

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Arawak Cay, the site where the Junkanoo Summer Festival is held, has developed naturally as a Bahamian seafood paradise.
A stroll through Arawak Cay will reveal seafood delights such as conch salad, scorched conch, conch fritters, cracked conch, grilled shrimp, grilled lobster tails, and a variety of fish dishes.
The establishments on Arawak Cay are open seven days per week, from 9:00 a.m.
www.bahamas.com /bahamas/experience/vendordetail.aspx?sectionid=48177&rightsectionid=48177&level=2&supplierid=149276   (258 words)

 arawak energy - privacy statement   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Arawak Energy Corporation (“Arawak”) has taken all reasonable care in producing and publishing information contained on this web site, and will endeavour to do so regularly.
Arawak has provided links from this web site to other web sites that are arms-length to the Company.
The viewer should be aware that in linking to these outside web sites, he or she is leaving the Arawak web site and that Arawak is not responsible for the content of any other site.
www.arawakenergy.com /privacy.html   (660 words)

 Arawak History & Links   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The first human inhabitants of the Virgin Islands were the Arawak Indians.
The Arawaks were descendants of coastal Indians from what is now Venezuela and Guyana who were forced out of that area by more aggressive tribes.
The Arawaks lived peacefully here, fishing and farming, until the fierce and cannibalistic Carib Indians moved into the area about 100 years before the arrival of Columbus
www.angelfire.com /sd/nayehi1/arawak.html   (91 words)

 Arawak Beach Inn General Info | caribbean-guide.info
The Arawak Beach Inn is in All Anguilla, an attractive part of Anguilla that is a great place for an enjoyable getaway.
Two beautiful pristine beaches are a moment away from the hotel, while excursions scheduled with the hotel to the island's local sites or secluded cays and beaches provide guests with enough options to stay entertained throughout their trip.
The Arawak Beach Inn enjoys the distinction of being cited by Fodor's as being one of the top hotels in the area.
caribbean-guide.info /accommodations/hotels.and.resorts/arawak.beach.inn/general.info   (248 words)

 Grenada Arawak islands Perfumery
Arawak Islands is a small privately run factory which specializes in products made from what our island is famous for.
At Arawak Islands, they feature a good selection of souvenirs which will tantalize the senses and encourage you to return to the island.
Situated at the Frequente Industrial Park on the main road to the Aiirport, their friendly staff will take you around the facility and gladly answer any and all questions, as well as explain all the different spices/perfumes or gifts which they make on the premises.
www.grenadaexplorer.com /tip/arawak-island.htm   (333 words)

 Arawak Inn Weddings
For those who prefer to say "I do" with sand between their toes while sporting a Speedo instead of a tuxedo the Arawak Beach Inn is the place to do just that.
The Arawak can arrange to have the ceremony at a bevy of island perfect locations including the private Arawak Cove.
Arawak Beach Inn features a pool, the Arawak Beach Inn Café, a bar, and oceanfront accommodations boasting a balcony or deck with spectacular views, a king- or queen-size bed, a refrigerator, and a private bath.
www.lovetripper.com /issues/issue-30/anguilla-arawak.html   (482 words)

 Arawak Expeditions: Sea Kayaking Adventures in the Caribbean
Arawak Expeditions would like to invite you along on an unforgettable adventure.
Arawak Expeditions is a small, family-run outfitter based in St. John, U.S.V.I. Now in our fifteenth year of operation, we were the first company to offer sea kayak tours on St. John.
We are proud of our record and our experience, and we are fully licensed to operate kayaking and biking tours in the Virgin Islands National Park on St. John.
www.arawakexp.com   (351 words)

 Welcome to Arawak Homes!   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Arawak has Architectural and structural engineering services that it offers without any extra charges but if you already have your own plan then we can build it on your lot.
Arawak will build your plan on one of our lots.
Once the down payment and closing costs are paid, Arawak Homes will let a customer upgrade any fixture in the home.9.
www.arawakhomes.com /faqs.htm   (372 words)

 Antigua & Barbuda - History & Culture
The first settlements, dating from about 2400 B.C., were those of the Siboney (an Arawak word meaning "stone-people"), peripatetic Meso-Indians whose beautifully crafted shell and stone tools have been found at dozens of sites around the island.
Long after the Siboney had moved on, Antigua was settled by the pastoral, agricultural Arawaks (35-1100 A.D.), who were then displaced by the Caribs--an aggressive people who ranged all over the Caribbean.
The earliest European contact with the island was made by Christopher Columbus during his second Caribbean voyage (1493), who sighted the island in passing and named it after Santa Maria la Antigua, the miracle-working saint of Seville.
www.geographia.com /antigua-barbuda/aghis01.htm   (723 words)

 PennySlinger.com: My Bio-Sphere: 1984-93- Arawak Art
Study of an Arawak sacred snuff table made of woven fiber, wood beads and shells.
'Cohoba' was a hallucinogenic snuff made from a certain kind of bean, mixed with lime, which the Arawaks sniffed through y-shaped tubes to connect them with the spirit world.
I created a series of detailed drawings of Arawak art and artifacts for a book Nik intended to write.
www.pennyslinger.com /html/PS_48_a.htm   (137 words)

 Arawak - TLP
Arawak is the language spoken by the Taíno, the native inhabitants of Kiskeya (The island now containing Haiti and the Dominican Republic and named Hispaniola by the European colonizers.).
Arawak also was used to designate the friendly Amerindians encountered by the Spanish in the Caribbean.
Pre-Colombian Hispaniola - (1754) Map showing boundaries of the native Taíno kingdoms and the Arawak names of localities.
thelouvertureproject.org /index.php?title=Arawak   (93 words)

 A Place of Your Own at Arawak- Anguilla Local News
Arawak Beach Resort in Island Harbour is doing something unusual this year that may allow a few people to realize their tropical beach life fantasy.
Arawak is located on the beachfront in the old-time fishing village of Island Harbour.
In addition to the normal resort rooms, Arawak is offering a few villa apartments for year-round, long-term rental, starting at $1200 per month.
www.news.ai /ref/arawak.html   (237 words)

 CD Baby: ARAWAK JAH: Arawak Jah Classics Live !
On December 8th, 1994, the ARAWAK JAH reggae band first appeared in a LIVE performance at the Latin Club in Madison, WI and 10 years later in 2004 the band is a Worldwide house name.
This ARAWAK JAH Classics Live (10th Anniversary Edition) cd is a rendition of those first hired musician by Ras JUAN in their last concert together live at the Washington Hotel Club in Madison.
This cd is a recognition to all whom wore participant at one time or another of ARAWAK JAH from the begining until now in so helping this band in becoming a World class act to this date.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/arawak8   (311 words)

 Welcome to the Arawak Agency
Since 1980, Arawak Customs brokers have been at the forefront of importing and exporting goods in Abaco.
Our experienced staff's goal is to provide courteous, cost effective, on time service to our many clients in Abaco and around the world.
Whether you're experienced, or looking to import or export goods for the first time, let the conscientious, professional staff at Arawak Customs Brokers handle your shipment in Abaco, and see how easy and hassle free it can be.
www.arawakagency.com   (132 words)

 Pre-Columbian Hispaniola - Arawak/Taino Indians
Arawak is the general group to which they belong, and describes especially the common language which this group of native Americans shared.
But, it's not clear if at the time of Caonabo these were Arawak/ Taino or not.
In 1494 Guarionex was made to submit, then was imprisoned.
www.hartford-hwp.com /archives/43a/100.html   (3337 words)

 Arawak Cigars by Jean Jarreau "Probably The Most Expensive Cigar in the World"   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Arawak Cigars by Jean Jarreau "Probably The Most Expensive Cigar in the World"
ARAWAK™ Cigars will be officially presented in World Première
All ARAWAK™ Cigars are sold in an exclusive handmade
www.arawakcigars.com /home.html   (69 words)

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