giovedì 19 dicembre 2013


# 70 cm.76x101
semi-gloss on canvas

Before the arrival of Columbus, the island of Hispaniola was inhabited by Taino Indians, a peaceful population.
The Spanish colonization began in 1493, with the arrival of 1,300 men from Spain.
The harsh treatment of the natives, together with diseases exported from Europe, the native population was reduced to about one-twentieth of its total.

For this reason, the Spanish began importing African slaves to the island.
E 'for this reason that most of the people of Haiti and the Dominican Republic have a little' in the heart of Africa.

In Las Galeras and throughout the peninsula of Samana prevalent ethnic group rather dark skinned, in all shades of mulatto and mestizo.

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