West Indies, Eastern Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago, tobago, Palm trees along the beach at Pigeon Point by Gavin Hellier

West Indies, Eastern Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago, tobago, Palm trees along the beach at Pigeon Point by Gavin Hellier

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In Trinidad and Tobago, at least ten known and named pre-Columbian languages were spoken by peoples of a variety of Amerindian origins. These languages include those from language families such as Carib, Arawakan and others. Except for Kalina/Kari’ña (Carib), lokono (Arawak), and Warao, most of the other languages once spoken here are now extinct, both here and elsewhere on the American continent.

In Trinidad and Tobago, at least ten known and named pre-Columbian languages were spoken by peoples of a variety of Amerindian origins. These languages include those from language families such as Carib, Arawakan and others. Except for Kalina/Kari’ña (Carib), lokono (Arawak), and Warao, most of the other languages once spoken here are now extinct, both here and elsewhere on the American continent.

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I want to live here. I would just stare at my house every single day if I lived in one of them.

I want to live here. I would just stare at my house every single day if I lived in one of them.

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Trinidad Marketplace : Shado Beni Otherwise known as 'culantro' (NOT cilantro) in the US.

Trinidad Marketplace : Shado Beni Otherwise known as 'culantro' (NOT cilantro) in the US.

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pupunha -- Its English language common names include peach-palm. Names from Spanish-speaking countries include pejibaye (Costa Rica), chontaduro (Colombia, Ecuador), pijuayo (Peru), pijiguao (Venezuela), tembé (Bolivia), and pibá (Panama). In Brazilian Portuguese it is called pupunha.[1] In Trinidad and Tobago it is known as peewah.

pupunha -- Its English language common names include peach-palm. Names from Spanish-speaking countries include pejibaye (Costa Rica), chontaduro (Colombia, Ecuador), pijuayo (Peru), pijiguao (Venezuela), tembé (Bolivia), and pibá (Panama). In Brazilian Portuguese it is called pupunha.[1] In Trinidad and Tobago it is known as peewah.

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