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Tag Archives: Arawak

  1. interCaribbean Airways launches Cacique Rewards

    interCaribbean Airways is pleased to announce our new rewards program called “Cacique Rewards“. A rewards program for our customers across the islands of the Caribbean. Now all frequent and infrequent travelers can join Cacique Rewards and earn Cacique Rewards Points for rewards flights across the Caribbean network. At this time customers may sign up, via the link […]

    December 24, 2014TravelNo comments
  2. (Updated!) LIAT MANAGEMENT AGREE TO SETTLE PRIVATELY WITH AMERINDIAN PASSENGER

    For anyone linking over from BARBADOS FREE PRESS, The matter is now resolved, and no more news articles about it is part of the deal… This is even though Damon claims his wife never lied to him in 21 years of marriage? As Mr Corrie sees it? “Sometimes we just can’t win even when we […]

    May 18, 2014TravelNo comments
  3. US$30 Million Resort ‘Village’ For St. Lucia: Does Caribbean want to persist the Grass Hut myth?

    A US$30 million resort, dubbed ‘The Caribbean’s own Disney-like Team Park in Paradise,’ is slated for the Village of Dennery in the Caribbean island of St. Lucia. The Caribbean Market Village, (CMV), is the brainchild of Antiguan-born, U.S. citizen, Sheila Newton Moses of the Manhattan International Group, and is set to be built on the […]

    March 19, 2014TravelNo comments
  4. United States Embassy held 237th Independence Day Reception: Ambassador Palmer supports the Redskins?

    Ambassador Palmer also took time during Barbados celebrations to express sympathy to the 19 fire-fighters who lost their lives in Arizona combatting seasonal blazes…

    July 7, 2013Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  5. ARAWAK PRINCESS BURIED IN WESTBURY CEMETERY UNKNOWN TO MOST BARBADIANS by Damon Gerard Corrie

    Barbadians grow up, like most others who learn about Caribbean History and the arrival of Columbus in the ‘New World‘ (and the subsequent invasion it unleashed for the true landlords of the Western Hemisphere) – hearing about ‘the Arawaks‘ and the ‘Caribs‘; but the Eurocentric educational system of the Western World gives everyone the impression […]

    June 23, 2013Culture, TravelNo comments
  6. “First peoples of the Caribbean still being ignored!” By Damon Gerard Corrie

    Dear Editor, I was pleased to see a documentary on the Lokono, Taino & Kalinago Amerindian Tribal Nations – the first peoples of the Caribbean on the CBC News in Barbados (23rd December 2012), and note that I deliberately said ‘peoples‘ and not ‘people‘, because under International Human Rights Laws each Amerindian tribe is a […]

    December 27, 2012Nature, TravelNo comments
  7. DEBUT OF THE CARIBBEAN AMERINDIAN DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION

    6 members of the best known three pre-Colombian native Amerindian Peoples of the Caribbean, the Taino of the North Caribbean, the Kalinago of the Central Caribbean, and the Lokono of the South Caribbean, announced the birth of the (non-profit) Caribbean Amerindian Development Organisation (CADO). The gender balanced CADO Council founder/life members are: Damon Corrie & […]

    December 10, 2012NatureNo comments
  8. FIRST EVER CARICOM INTER-TRIBAL GAMES 2012 SUCCESSFULLY HELD IN GUYANA!

    A mere 4 weeks ago Damon Gerard Corrie had an idea, the kind of idea that consumed his thoughts and denied him sleep that night; inspired by the 2012 London Olympics in which for the first time ever a member of his Lokono-Arawak tribe in Guyana (a young man by the name of Raul Lall […]

    October 5, 2012Athletics, Video Gallery2 comments
  9. Inter-Tribal Games: A FIRST EVER FOR THE CARIBBEAN REGION! GET ON BOARD AND SUPPORT HISTORY IN THE MAKING!

    It might not be a huge spectacle this year – as everything must start small, but the point is it WILL start this year come hell or high water! Hopefully next year it can evolve into a Caribbean (including non-CARICOM countries like the Greater Antilles) or even Latin America, or even the entire Americas one […]

    September 1, 2012Culture, Photo Gallery1 comment
  10. CARICOM member states show contempt for Indigenous Peoples AGAIN at OAS Headquarters in Washington D.C., USA

    Once AGAIN – for the 14th consecutive time – CARICOM member States of the OAS refused to participate in the meeting at OAS headquarters in Washington DC – of negotiations in the points of consensus, on the historic Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples of the Americas; April 18-20 2012. This noble effort […]

    April 24, 2012Controversy, PoliticalNo comments
  11. O.A.S HEADS-OF-STATE HAVE HISTORIC OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A MAGNANIMOUS HUMANITARIAN GESTURE THAT INVESTS IN THE FUTURE OF MANKIND!

    On 9th February 2012, in the Gabriella Mistral room at the GSB Building of the Organization of American States located at 1889 F st. NW Washington DC; a Consultation Session with the working group on ‘Access to and Use of Technology‘ was held. Only two indigenous representatives were directly involved and physically present at this […]

    February 12, 2012Featured, TravelNo comments
  12. THE SECRET ETHIOPIAN CONNECTION IN OUR FAMILY TREE by Damon Corrie

    Dear Reader, I have decided to share this information with the wider world, for if I die – it will be lost forever should I bow to the desire of several family members who wish to continue to keep it all a secret within our bloodline for various reasons. “Regarding the secret Ethiopian connection in […]

    February 7, 2012Oddity, Review7 comments
  13. Indigenous Activist Damon Corrie’s Rant – Trinidad government offers colonial style tokenism (with heavy Church interference) to one tribe and completely ignores the other 2!

    Dear reader, Over 500 years ago – the illegal ‘Christianization‘ (by force) of Indigenous Colonial Trinidad began, you may find it shocking to note that the politicians of today with their ‘cosmetic solutions‘ and ceaseless ‘lip-service‘ to todays Indigenous remnant survivors in Neo-Colonial Trinidad are once again imposing an illegal foreign religion upon the true […]

    January 8, 2012Featured, Political2 comments
  14. ‘Barbadiana Jones’ Damon Corrie becomes first outsider to see & photograph a series of waterfalls in Guyana’s interior

    Damon Corrie (called by some as a real life ‘Barbadiana Jones‘ which is in reference to the adventurous ‘Indiana Jones‘ a fictitious explorer of Hollywood fame) is of Barbadian birth and Guyanese Amerindian descent and is well known in local, regional & international circles for two things primarily – #1 His promotion of Indigenous Rights, […]

    September 13, 2011Featured, TravelNo comments
  15. Barbadian of Guyanese Arawak descent now the most influential Indigenous rights activist in CARICOM

    Well known Worldwide Indigenous Rights Activist Damon Gerard Corrie (himself of maternal Guyanese Lokono-Arawak descent), is now the Caribbean representative on the Planning Committee of the 4th Indigenous Leaders Summit of the Americas; it is a three-year mandate. With the majority of votes of support coming in from every Caribbean country that harbors an Indigenous […]

    April 24, 2011Featured, Political1 comment
  16. {WARNING, NC-17: Violence, Death, Racism, Blood & Extremely Graphic – Not for Squeamish} Massacre of Native Americans in (the state of) Mato Grosso, Brazil – Do not close your eyes!

    On behalf of Our Tribe: We cannot sit still and be quiet anymore in a situation that urges action. These photos were taken by a photographer who cannot be identified because his life is at risk. This is a genocide that is happening in Brazil, in a state ruled by President Lula’s political party (PT)*. […]

    September 24, 2010Crime, Featured12 comments
  17. American Archaeologist describes 1000-year old Amerindian site on Nevis as interesting

    Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of North Carolina University Dr. Scott Fitzpatrick described the excavation site of a Pre Columbian Amerindian settlement at Coconut Walk, as one which held untold stories of Nevis’ history. The Professor made the disclosure in after his visit to the site which is under investigation by […]

    July 24, 2010Culture, Featured, TravelNo comments
  18. UNICEF REPRESENTATIVE VISITING BASSETERRE WANTS MORE CONTRIBUTIONS FROM PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLE IN CARIBBEAN SOCIETY

    The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) Representative for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Tom Olsen has called on regional territories to adopt a policy of inclusion for disabled persons and indigenous populations. The comments were aired on this week’s edition of the SKNIS radio magazine Perspectives, which highlighted the outcomes of the UNICEF Mid Term […]

    June 12, 2010Editorial, Health2 comments
  19. Barbadian Indigenous Rights Activist meets Central American author Rigoberta Menchu at the UNPFII 2010

    “From left to right – Ali Elissa, Damon Corrie, Rigoberta Menchu, and Roberto Borrero at the UN” Thanks to President Roberto Borrero I was also able to meet Nobel Peace-Prize Winner Rigoberta Menchu of Guatemala at a reception one night at the United Nations, I had read her famous book (I, Rigoberta Menchu) as a youth of the […]

    May 7, 2010Books, Controversy, Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  20. Barbadian’s Indigenous Cultural Centre idea a big hit at the United Nations

    Thanks to the Tribal Link Foundation of the USA (founded and led by the visionary and dedicated Indigenous Rights advocate Ms. Pamela Kraft) – I had one Golden opportunity to write the project proposal up while I was at the United Nations headquarters for the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) in New York cirty […]

    May 2, 2010Editorial, Travel1 comment
  21. FIFTH ASSEMBLY OF CARIBBEAN PEOPLES – CALL TO THE ASSEMBLY: Barbados, 3rd – 8th August, 2010

    Now that the fraudulence of the international oligarchy and its inhuman system of subordinating people and nations to the narrow interests of financiers and elites has become manifestly clear, the time has come for the Caribbean people to assert themselves and to boldly step forward and take firm control of the future agenda of our […]

    April 17, 2010Featured, Nature, Political, Travel2 comments
  22. GUYANA CONSUL ON HOLETOWN FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND – FARIA URGES “WELL ROUNDED” HISTORICAL OVERVIEW ABOUT “FIRST BAJANS”

    Guyana is willing to send a cultural troupe of indigenous native peoples (the Amerindians) and provide a speaker in the lecture programme, among other assistance, at this weekend’s annual Holetown Festival in Barbados. In commending the Festival organisers’ work, Guyana’s Honorary Consul, Norman Faria, hoped the modest assistance would further deepen the contribution of the […]

    February 11, 2010Culture, Featured1 comment
  23. {Follow-Up} BARBADIAN ”INDIANA JONES’ MAKES DISCOVERY OF LIFETIME IN GUYANA REMOTE INTERIOR

    Word has leaked out to a select few local, regional and International media sources that Barbados born Damon Gerard Corrie (of paternal Trinidadian and maternal Guyanese Amerindian descent) – well known to Barbadians as “the Snake Man”, may soon be well known throughout the Caribbean as ‘Barbadiana Jones” – he’s been able to watermark and […]

    November 10, 2009Controversy2 comments
  24. Native Americans use technology to advance their cause – ITU Transfers Americas Regional Internet Portal To Indigenous Peoples

    The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has transferred ownership of its Indigenous Americas portal to the Indigenous peoples themselves. The transfer took place at the conclusion of the ITU’s Second Regional Workshop of Indigenous Peoples and ICT’s which was attended by over 120 Indigenous representatives from 21 countries of the Americas region. Also participating in the […]

    September 8, 2009News, TechnologyNo comments
  25. KARAIRA, TRIBAL LINK’S TAINO GRANDMOTHER – #8 in series from Activist Damon Gerard Corrie

    I first met Grandmother Karaira (aka ‘Millie‘) in 2008 during my first year of Tribal Link Foundation?s ?Project Access Global Capacity Building Training for Indigenous Peoples? in New York. She is fiercely proud of her Boriken Taino heritage; and for those who don’t know – she’ll remind you that Boriken is the true name of […]

    June 8, 2009Controversy, Crime, News1 comment