Carib Indian

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Noun1.Carib Indian - a member of an American Indian peoples of northeastern South America and the Lesser AntillesCarib Indian - a member of an American Indian peoples of northeastern South America and the Lesser Antilles
Amerindian, Native American - any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived
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The island also has the region's only Carib Indian population.
Equal time is given to the explication of vernacular religious life and the "folk" traditions of colonial populations, as well as native Taino and Carib Indian beliefs and practices.
Dovecot (10 Infirmary Street; +44 (0) 131 315 3054) is staging 'The Creative World of Alan Davie', a celebration of seven decades of work that includes sculpture, painting, tapestry, jewellery, printmaking, drawing and even poetry and experimental jazz--with influences ranging from Byzantine mosaics to Carib Indian petroglyphs.
Kent Auguiste, a member of the Carib Indian council that oversees the reserve, said the culture should be preserved but not at the expense of personal freedom.
Ethnic groups: African descent (66%), mixed (19%), West Indian (6%), Carib Indian (2%), other (7%).
Another Garifuna dance and song type that is clearly derived from Carib Indian traditions is the semi-sacred abaimahani performed at the dugu.
3 million people; the remainder is a mix of people of European, Chinese and Middle Eastern descent, including a small community descended from the Carib Indians.
Before the arrival of Europeans, Carib Indians had driven the more peaceful Arawaks from the island.
The British turfed out the Portuguese, who in turn had "acquired" the land from the indigenous Carib Indians, who apparently barbecued their enemies and washed them down with local cassava beer.
The Garifuna, formerly known as Black Carib Indians, make up seven percent of Belize's population.