The Caribbean Before Columbus
Life before Columbus in the Eastern Caribbean
Visitors to the Lesser Antilles, from St. Thomas at the Northern tip all the way down to Trinidad and Tobago at the Southern tip, have enjoyed the culture and modern history of their inhabitant. But that culture and history is barely 500 years old; the current inhabitants of the Caribbean Islands are not the people that Christopher Columbus encountered 1492. Let's look at the people who lived there for thousands of years - their origins, lifestyles, beliefs and, perhaps, their stranger than fiction origins. Destination - Caribbean!