Friday, March 04, 2005



Originally uploaded by Karlek.
Chatoyer is the National Hero
of Saint Vincent and the
Grenadines. He was warchief
of the Caribs and Black Caribs
and a General in the Army
of France during the
"Second Carib War" fought
in St. Vincent from
1795-7. He was killed and,
as a result the
Caribs/Black Caribs were
exiled to Honduras
where they still exist
under the name
of Garifuna.This painting by Brunias
may be from life.

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