Genealogy Projects tagged with garifuna on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Maroon Culture

    This project is a product and sister to the Facebook group of the same name: Maroon Culture . WHO AND WHAT ARE MAROONS? The word Maroon is said to stem from the spanish word 'Cimarron', which means (from the colonialist's perspective) uncontrollable, 'wild, and untamed'. The etymological root of 'Cima' means top, as it relates to the mountains. The etymological root of 'Maron' goes back to ...

  • Black Africans of Nicaragua

    Black Africans of Nicaragua Bluefields (or Blewfields) is the capital of the municipality of the same name, and of Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur (R.A.A.S.) in Nicaragua. It was also capital of the former Zelaya Department, which was divided into North and South Atlantic Autonomous Regions. It is located on Bluefields Bay at the mouth of the Escondido River. Bluefi...

  • Black Africans of Honduras

    Black Africans of Honduras Garifuna People Roatán and 6 other [ ) Bay Islands], Honduras