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Carib

A Tatar unit of area approximately equivalent to 1,821 square meters. It was rendered obsolete when the Soviet Union began to use the metric system in 1924.
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His central platform was the Santa Rosa Festival, in which he claimed the historical authority of the Carib community in preparing the festivities in the Church and their own community.
In Antigua, islanders have been waiting for an order of 500 cases of Carib for two weeks, said Cleon Benjamin, a warehouse supervisor at A.
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.
But numerous Dominica shops do feature tourist items such as the unique, tri-colored baskets Carib women weave of larouma reeds, as well as native pottery, hand-painted candles, wood carvings, coconut-oil-based soaps, and Cafe Dominique, the local equivalent of Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee.
Caribs are just extending that bill specialization to gender, he observes.
The Carib men fathered children with their African captives and set the African men at liberty, giving them Indian women.
The Carib practice of taking wives from the tribes they conquered engenders a cross-culturalism in the child (Couvade) who embodies both self and enemy.
The Carib people call their mother island Waitukubuli, meaning `Old and Tall is Her Body'.
Ellis says BHP has established a dialogue with the Caribs to incorporate their concerns and participation into the exploration process.
Thunder's mother Willive and great-aunt Mamag take the boy to visit Carib in an effort to remedy his fear of thunder.
Dominica is one of the few Caribbean territories which has a continuous history of Carib resistance and survival.
Brigstock (the principal source for his account of pre-Columbian Carib history), and sundry former inhabitants of the American colonies (acknowledged in his preface for providing certain memoirs from which this work was developed).