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The word Amerindian is a combination of American Indian. Columbus called the natives Indians because he thought he had landed in India.

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Name the Amerindians who occupied Trinidad and Tobago?

The Caribs and Arawaks.


Where did the arawaks live?

The Arawaks mainly lived in the Greater Antilles and the Caribs lived mainly lived in the Lesser Antilles. By the way the Arawaks were called the Taino and the Caribs were called the Kalinago. HOPE THIS WAS INFORMATIVE AND HELPFUL!


Who are the caribs arawaks?

the caribs


Who were the first inhabitants of Trinidad and tobago?

The first inhabitants of Trinidad and Tobago were the Amerindians(Caribs and Arawaks/ Kainos and Kalinagos)


How did the caribs and arawaks get to Trinidad?

boat


Were did the Caribs and the Arawaks came from?

caribean


Where did arawaks and the caribs occupy?

The arawaks occupy Jamaica Barbados and Greater antillies


Which continent did the arawaks and caribs come from?

The Arawaks and Caribs are indigenous peoples who originally inhabited the Caribbean islands, not a specific continent. The Arawaks were a peaceful group known for their agricultural skills, while the Caribs were more warlike and practiced cannibalism.


How did the arawaks and caribs make ferin out of cassave?

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What the caribs and arawaks slept in?

The carib slept in hammocks. Warriors in training lived in a house called a carbet.


Who were the first inhabitant of the Caribbean?

they were the Ciboney, the Arawaks, and the Caribs.


What is the differences between the carib and arawaks the main dish for the caribs is fish and the main dish for the arawaks is cassava.?

Arawak were peaceful and the Caribs were warlike peo shape houses an