DOMINICA – ‘WAITIKUBULI’
Named after the day on which it was sighted by Christopher Columbus, Sunday 3rd November 1493, the island of Dominica was also named ‘Waitikubuli’ (“tall is her body”) by its indigenous Carib settlers. Descendants of the Caribs live in the Carib Territory and elect a Carib Chief every five years.
While the Spanish took little interest in the island, the island changed hands several times following a series of battles between the Caribs, French and British. In 1660, the <read more>