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    On the United Nations International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the Santa Rosa First Peoples Community of Trinidad launched the book by Dr. Arie Boomert.
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    Seminar organized by INTEC and Nexus1492
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    Local volunteers complete the reconstruction of the Amerindian Cayo Village on St. Vincent.
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    Dr. Jaime Pagán Jiménez on the use, processing, and consumption of guáyiga in the Caribbean islands.
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NEXUS1492 - Transformations of Amerindian Cultures Across the Historical Divide

New World Encounters in a Globalizing World

NEXUS logoThe ambition of NEXUS1492 is to rewrite a crucial and neglected chapter in global history by focusing on transformations of indigenous, Amerindian cultures and societies across the historical divide of 1492. It investigates the impacts of colonial encounters in the Caribbean, the nexus of the first interactions between the New and the Old World.

Research Objective

Upcoming

World Archaeological Congress
28 Aug

World Archaeological Congress

28 August - 02 September 2016. The World Archaeological Congress (WAC) is a not-for-profit organiza...
European Association of Archaeologist Conference
30 Aug

European Association of Archaeologist Conference

30 August - 4 September 2016. The 22nd annual meeting will be held in Vilnius, Lithuania. The main ...
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