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history of place-names in Trinidad and Tobago

Carlton Robert Ottley

history of place-names in Trinidad and Tobago

by Carlton Robert Ottley

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Published by Crusoe Publications in Fair View, Diego Martin, Trinidad .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Trinidad and Tobago.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Trinidad and Tobago.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby C.R. Ottley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2119 .O8 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. ;
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3829296M
      LC Control Number81141382

        Trinidad and Tobago Readers Book Three: Where We All Came From, a primary school book which includes the fictional story of Pedro, a Madeiran boy who migrated to Trinidad with his family, and numerous 19th and 20th century accounts and writings. Trinidad and Tobago was discovered by Christopher Columbus (Cristobal Colon) in October on his 3rd Voyage and he claimed the islands in the names of the King and Queen of Spain.

      Until , Trinidad and Tobago were separate territories. Both have a history of repeated invasion and conquest by competing European powers. Trinidad, named Iere (probably meaning ‘humming bird’) by the Arawak inhabitants, was claimed for the Spanish Crown by Christopher Columbus in Today, at le people in northeast Trinidad are of Amerindian descent and the Santa Rosa Carib Community is the last remaining organized group of people identifying with an Amerindian identity and way of life. The Amerindian influence is still strong in modern Trinidad and Tobago.

      Buccoo Coral Reef, reef off the southwestern coast of Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago, southeastern West Indies. It consists of five reef flats surrounding Bon Accord Lagoon. Buccoo, noted for its submarine gardens, has long been a popular tourist attraction. However, pollution and years of abuse by. the twin isles of Trinidad and Tobago. In a land far away, in the south of the Caribbean lays two magical islands. One, called Trinidad which is full o.


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This book was one of his many gifts to the newly formed nation of Trinidad and Tobago, and aimed to redress the great injustice that the people did not know their own history. De Rightest. The forests on both Trinidad and Tobago are hunting grounds for small game, the most-sought-after being the paca, or lappe.

Other animals include the agouti (a short-haired, short-eared, rabbitlike rodent), quenck (collared peccary; a wild hog), tattoo (an armadillo), prehensile-tailed porcupine, and iguana. Names of Places and Origin in Trinidad and Tobago. Arima -- Amerindian.

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Subsequently, Britain ruled Trinidad and Tobago as a crown colony until Between andthe government of Trinidad and Tobago included, in addition to its governor, a wholly appointed. This paper presents French historical sources and references about Tobago collected in the Libraries and Archives of Martinique and the record of two archaeological missions sent from Martinique to Tobago in the ’s.

French contributions to the history of Tobago, published or not, gives light on the French speaking protestant Walloons who settled in the island during the 17th by: 1.

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