Example sentences for: amerindian

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  • The earliest signs of people on Jamaica are the remains of the Arawak, an Amerindian society that originated on the north coast of South America.

  • In fact, the hammock was an Amerindian invention that remains with us today; it is an object which, more than any other, evokes an image of a warm sunny day on a tropical isle.

  • Another noteworthy museum on Calle Isabel is in Casa Serrallés: the Museum of Puerto Rican Music traces the complicated development of the island’s distinctive musical legacy, from Amerindian influences to the blending of Spanish colonial musical styles.

  • Take Route 503 out of town — this road runs along the banks of the Río Portuguéz — and after about a mile and a half (2 km) you’ll arrive at the Tibes Indian Ceremonial Park, one of the most important Amerindian archaeological sites in the Caribbean.

  • For example the claim that dogs that are "crossed" are chasing spirits in the forest rather than prey may be related to the belief of theTacana in Bolivia that malevolent spirits dwell in canopy trees such as Dipteryx odorata and Ceiba samauma [ 15 ] . The Caribs in Dominica used leaf baths against bad luck [ 16 ] . From the Venezuelan/Spanish or Amerindian tradition comes the belief in plants called "turals" in Venezuela and in Spanish-speaking Trinidad.

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