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Hairuna or The Land of The Blessed

by | Jun 15, 2012

Hairouna means “The Land of the Blessed” in the native Carib language. The Caribs, lived in the island before the arrival of european settlement. They mixed with enslaved Africans, who had shipwrecked or had escaped from Barbados and became known as Garifuna or Black Caribs.

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