At the same time, though Du Tertre retains some of the positive celebrations of Carib Indians
from the earlier edition, in 1667, he points out that their adoption of Catholic practices is merely superficial.
THE SIGHT OF SAINT VINCENT TODAY, BY SEA OR BY AIR, IS LITTLE CHANGED FROM WHAT THE CIBONEY, AND LATER THE ARAWAK AND CARIB INDIANS
, SAW NEARLY SIX THOUSAND YEARS AGO: A MOUNTAINOUS TROPICAL ISLAND, BURSTING WITH VEGETATION, RINGED WITH VOLCANIC BLACK-SAND BEACHES AND SURROUNDED BY SEAS OF BRILLIANT TURQUOISE.
aggressively prevented European settlement on St.
THERE is a legend among the old Carib Indians
, who used to inhabit what is now the winter playground of sun-and-rum lovers, that when someone knew his time was up he would set sail for Tobago.
According to various accounts, the Africans who survived the wreck were either welcomed by the Carib Indians
who inhabited the island or enslaved by them.
Much more successful were the piraguas of the Carib Indians
, dugouts hollowed from huge trees, large enough to carry 100 men.