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Ch 8: Indigenous Peoples of the Carribean

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This online chapter provides expert instruction on the indigenous peoples of the Caribbean. You can use this collection of simple lessons and quizzes as a convenient test preparation resource, homework help tool or tutoring solution.

Indigenous Peoples of the Caribbean - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you'll find a series of bite-sized lessons that explore the history, cultures and religions of indigenous peoples of the Caribbean, such as the Arawaks and Tainos. Our expert instructors present information about these peoples' languages, social structures, artifacts and symbols. Complete the chapter at your own pace using any Internet-connected device. The chapter also comes with interactive self-assessment quizzes to help you retain your knowledge. If you have any questions about the chapter topics, you can submit them to our instructors online. When you're finished, you should be equipped to:

  • Summarize the history of the Taino people
  • Discuss the Taino civilization in terms of its economy, politics and social structure
  • Describe Taino art, artifacts, symbols and petroglyphs
  • Recognize the characteristics of Taino religion, culture and language
  • Evaluate the culture, art and religion of the Arawaks
  • Interpret facts about the Arawak tribe's language, symbols and history

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