Random Fact of the Day: Curacao

Standard

RFOTDCuracaox

Curacao is a small Caribbean Island that was colonized by the Dutch. The Dutch also brought African slaves to the island, but the natives of the Island are an indigenous group of people called the Arawak. Their ancestors had migrated to the island from the mainland of South America, likely hundreds of years before Europeans arrived. They were believed to have migrated from the Amazon Basin.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s