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Title The indigenous people of the Caribbean / edited by Samuel M. Wilson.

Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [1997]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  972.901 INDI MF12    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 253 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series The Ripley P. Bullen series.
Ripley P. Bullen series.
Notes "Organized by the Virgin Islands Humanities Council."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [223]-248) and index.
Contents Foreword / Jerald T. Milanich -- 1. Introduction to the Study of the Indigenous People of the Caribbean / Samuel M. Wilson -- 2. The Study of Aboriginal Peoples: Multiple Ways of Knowing / Ricardo Alegria -- 3. The Lesser Antilles before Columbus / Louis Allaire -- 4. The Biological Impacts of 1492 / Richard L. Cunningham -- 5. The Salt River Site, St. Croix, at the Time of the Encounter / Birgit Faber Morse -- 6. European Views of the Aboriginal Population / Alissandra Cummins -- 7. Settlement Strategies in the Early Ceramic Age / Jay B. Haviser -- 8. The Ceramics, Art, and Material Culture of the Early Ceramic People in the Caribbean Islands / Elizabeth Righter -- 9. Religious Beliefs of the Saladoid People / Miguel Rodriguez -- 10. Maritime Trade in the Prehistoric Eastern Caribbean / David R. Watters -- 11. Notes on Ancient Caribbean Art and Mythology / Henry Petitjean Roget -- 12. "No Man [or Woman] Is an Island": Elements of Taino Social Organization / William F. Keegan.
13. Taino, Island Carib, and Prehistoric Amerindian Economies in the West Indies: Tropical Forest Adaptations to Island Environments / James B. Petersen -- 14. The Material Culture of the Taino Indians / Ignacio Olazagasti -- 15. The Taino Cosmos / Jose R. Oliver -- 16. Some Observations on the Taino Language / Arnold R. Highfield -- 17. The Taino Vision: A Study in the Exchange of Misunderstanding / Henry Petitjean Roget -- 18. The Caribs of the Lesser Antilles / Louis Allaire -- 19. Language and Gender among the Kalinago of Fifteenth-century St. Croix / Vincent O. Cooper -- 20. The Garifuna of Central America / Nancie L. Gonzalez -- 21. The Legacy of the Indigenous People of the Caribbean / Samuel M. Wilson -- 22. Five Hundred Years of Indigenous Resistance / Garnette Joseph.
Other author Wilson, Samuel M.
Virgin Islands Humanities Council.
Subject Indians of the West Indies.
Indians of the West Indies -- Antiquities.
Caribbean Area -- Antiquities.
West Indies -- Antiquities.
ISBN 0813015316 (acid-free paper)