indigenous people

  • Christopher Columbus did not discover the Caribbean

    Today, the United States of America recognises Columbus Day. A day which commemorates Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the Americas. On August 3, 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail from Spain with intentions to find a new route to Asia. On October 12, over two months later, he landed on an...
  • Songs of cultural resilience

    The Garinagu (plural of Garifuna) of Belize are an indigenous group with a history that is as similar as it is different from that of other indigenous groups. Every Easter Saturday since 2014, Hopkins Village in western Belize, comes alive, in a celebration of the culture of the Garinagu....
  • Indigenous People Ignored At COP21

    After the hoopla has subsided over the Paris Climate Conference or COP21 just two months ago in December 2015 and in the middle of the strictest security measures due to the horrible terrorist attacks in the city, the news on how climate change is affecting all life in the...