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jamaican heritage | Common Ground 191 - Jamaica culture, history, art

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Taino (Arawaks) of Jamaica. http://caribya.com/jamaica/history/arawak.taino/

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Jamaica National Costume. I need to educate my girls and myself on my Jamaican history.

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Pictures of Jamaican food - Lip Smacking Food From Jamaica!

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The Arawaks (Taino) were forced to work in the mines instead of growing food in their fields, which led to generalized malnutrition.

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☀ Puerto Rico ☀The taino history The Taínos were farmers and fishers, and practiced intensive root crop cultivation in conucos, or small raised plots. Manioc was the principal crop, but potatoes, beans, peanuts, peppers and other plants were also grown. Farming was supplemented with the abundant fish and shellfish animal resources of the region. Cotton was grown and spun into cloth, and along with the many other items produced by the skilled Taíno craftspeople, was used in a widespread…

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Slaves at work on the island early 1700s

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old photograph of Jamaican post office and mailmen from the 19th century

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Jamaica | History of the Maroons (Part 1)

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Jamaica 1962 Independence SG 193 Fine Used

Jamaica 1962 Independence Fine Used SG 193 Scott 181 Other West Indies and British Commonwealth Stamps HERE!

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