The perception that we have about pre-Columbian inhabitants from Cuba (named as aboriginal, indigenous or incorrectly Indians) comes to us through the stories of the conquerors, called chroniclers of the Indies, for what is tinged by the europeanizing and Christian vision of the same ones. One of these chroniclers, Bartolomé de las Casas, distinguished three types of different cultures as for ethnic, linguistic, and of technological and social development features, which he called Guanahatebey, Siboney or Sibuney and Taína. But history dates from centuries BCE.
Migrations Toward Cuba B.C.E
The prehispanic first migration toward Cuba happened 8000 BCE from Gulf of Mexico and North America. Paleolithic hunters that came from Missisippi, Florida and Bahamas ... read more.
The perception that we have about pre-Columbian inhabitants from Cuba (named as aboriginal, indigenous or incorrectly Indians) comes to us through the stories of the conquerors, called chroniclers of the Indies ... read more.
The Cuba discovery by Christopher Colombus
The island of Cuba was discovered October 28 of 1492 after the disembarked of La Pinta, La Niña and La Santa María, the first three european ships under the command of the admiral Cristóbal Colón during his first trip toward the New World ... read more.
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With Cuba's colourful history, and in a particular complex and controversial relationship with America, everything is well represented in Cuba for Beginners Book. A comic illustrated guide about the whole history of Cuba.