Some articles on natives:
... Almost immediately, they began enslaving the natives as workers in the mines ... However, the health of the natives working in the mines became very poor, which is why the Spanish began to look towards a new group for labor ... African slaves in high numbers to help work the mines with the natives who were still able ...
... and was cooked together with human flesh and that of other birds by the natives of Guadeloupe ... He also stated the natives wore the feathers as head decoration, and as moustaches through the septum of the nose ... He described how it was hunted by the natives as follows The natives make use of a stratagem to take them alive they watch for a chance to find them on the ground, eating the fruit ...
... the year 1530 Friar Martín de la Coruña was the first to come into contact with the natives of the lands that now make up the present day Coeneo ... He quickly gained trust, affection and respect, and convinced the natives to convert to the Catholic faith ... However, the Spanish conquistador Nuño de Guzmán attempted to rob the natives of their possessions and abuse them for refusing to comply ...
Famous quotes containing the word natives:
“Stay on the beach. The natives over there are cannibals. They eat liars with the same enthusiasm as they eat honest men.”
—Earl Felton, and Richard Fleischer. Captain Nemo (James Mason)
“We are Christians by the same title as we are natives of Perigord or Germany.”
—Michel de Montaigne (15331592)
“I am sorry to say we whites have a sad reputation among many of the Polynesians. The natives of these islands are naturally of a kindly and hospitable temper, but there has been implanted among them an almost instinctive hate of the white man. They esteem us, with rare exceptions, such as some of the missionaries, the most barbarous, treacherous, irreligious, and devilish creatures on the earth.”
—Herman Melville (18191891)