Pre-historic Caribbean
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BOOK
Wilson, Samuel M. Archaeology of the Caribbean (2007)

ARTICLES
Alegria, Ricardo E. The Ball Game Played by the Aborigines of the Antilles, American Antiquity, April 1951
Alegria, Ricardo E. On Puerto Rican Archaeology, American Antiquity, Oct. 1965
Alegria, Ricardo and H. B. Nicholson and Gordon R. Willey. The Archaic Tradition in Puerto Rico, American Antiquity, Oct. 1955
Alegria, Ricadro. The Fiesta of Santiago Apostol (St. James the Apostle) in Loiza, Puerto Rico, The Journal of American Folklore, Apr.- June, 1956
Allaire, Louise. On the Historicity of Carib Migrations in the Lesser Antilles. American Antiquity, April, 1980
Barse. William P. Preceramic Occupations in the Orinoco River Valley. Science, Dec. 7, 1990
Berman, Mary Jane and Perry L. Gnivecki. The Colonization of the Bahama Archipielago: A Reappraisal. World Archaeology, Feb. 1995.
Bullen, Ripley. P. Archaeological Chronology of Grenada, American Antiquity, Oct. 1965
Buxton, L. H. Dudley, J. C. Trevor and Alvarez H. Julien. Skeletal Remains from the Virgin Islands, Man, April 1938
Callaghan, Richard T. Comments on the Mainland Origins of the Preceramic Cultures of the Greater Antilles. Latin American Antiquity, Sept. 2003
Cosculluela, J. A. Prehistoric Cultures of Cuba, American Antiquity, July 1946
Curet, L. Antonio. Ideology, Chiefly Power, and Material Culture: An Example from the Greater Antilles, Latin American Antiquity, June, 1996
Curet, L. Antonio and Jose R. Oliver. Mortuary Practices, Social Development, and Ideology in Precolumbian Puerto Rico, Latin American Antiquity, Sept., 1998
Curet, L. Antonio, Lee A. Newsom, and Susan D. deFrance. Prehistoric Social and Cultural Changes at Tibes, Puerto Rico, Journal of Field Archaeology, Spring 2006
Curet, Luis Antonio. House Structure and Cultural Change in the Caribbean: Three Case Studies from Puerto Rico, Latin American Antiquity, June 1992
Davis, Dave D. Archaic Blade Production on Antigua, West Indies. American Antiquity, Oct., 1993
_____ and R. Christopher Goodwin. Island Carib Origins: Evidence and Nonevidence. American Antiquity, Jan. 1990
DeWolf, Marian. Excavations in Jamaica. American Antiquity, Jan., 1953
Fewkes, J. Walter. Prehistoric Objects from A Shell-Heap at Erin Bay, Trinidad, American Anthropologist, Vol. 16, No. 2 (Apr. - Jun., 1914), pp. 200-220
Gmelch, George and Sharon Bohn Gmelch. Barbados's Amerindian Past. Anthropology Today, Feb. 1996
Goggin, John M. and Irving Rouse. A West Indian Axe From Florida. American Antiquity, April 1948
Granberry, Julian. Was Ciguayo a West Indian Hokan Language? International Journal of American Linguistics, Oct., 1991
Harris, Peter O' B. Preliminary Report on Banwari Trace, A Preceramic Site in Trinidad
Heckenberger, Michael and Eduardo Goes Neves. Amazonian Archaeology. Annual Review of Anthropology, Vol. 38 (2009)
Hofman, Corine L., Alistair J. Bright, Arie Boomert and Sebastiaan Knippenberg. Island Rythms: The Web of Social Relationships and Interaction Networks in the Lesser Antillean Archipelago between 400 B.C. and A.D. 1492, Latin American Antiquity, Sept. 2007.
Honychurch, Lennox. Crossroads in the Caribbean: A Site of Encounter and Exchange on Dominica. World Archaeology, Feb. 1997
Hostos, Adolfo de. Anthropomorphic Carvings from the Greater Antilles. American Anthropologist, Oct.- Dec. 1923
Howard, Robert R. New Perspectives on Jamaican Archaeology, American Antiquity, Oct. 1965
Keegan, William F. Central Plaza Burials in Saladoid Puerto Rico: An Alternative Perspective. Latin American Antiquity, June, 2009
Miller, Nicola. The Absolution of History: Uses of the Past in Casto's Cuba, Journal of Contemporary History, Jan. 2003
O'Brien, Joshua J. A Sediment Analysis of the Three Dog Site (SS21), San Salvador Island, Commonwealth of the Bahamas
Osgood, Cornelius. Prehistoric Contact Between South America and the West Indies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Jan. 15, 1942
Patterson, Thomas C. Vieques and the Reinterpretation of Caribbean Pre-Columbian History, Caribbean Studies, 1988.
Ramos, Reniel Rodriquez, Elvis Babilonia, L. Antionio Curet, Jorge Ulloa. The Pre-Awarak Pottery Horizon in the Antilles: A New Approximation, Latin American Antiquity, Mar. 2008
Rampersad, Sabrina R. Targeting the Jamaican Ostionoid: The Blue Marlin Archaeological Project, Caribbean Quarterly, June 2009
Rouse, Irving. Prehistory of Trinidad in Relation to Adjacent Areas. Man, July 1947.
_____. Areas and Periods of Culture in the Greater Antilles, Southwestern Journal of Anthropology, Autumn 1951
_____. The Circum-Caribbean Theory, an Archeological Test. American Anthropologist, April-June, 1953
_____.  Prehistory of the West Indies, Science, May, 1964
Samson, Alice V. M. and Bridget M. Waller. Not Growling but Smiling: New Interpretations of the Bared-Teeth Motif in the Pre-Columbian Caribbean, Current Anthropology, June 2010
Sanoja, Mario. Venezuelan Archaeology Looking toward the West Indies. American Antiquity, Vol. 31, No. 2, Part 1 (Oct., 1965
Sears, William H. and Shaun O. Sullivan. Bahamas Prehistory. American Antiquity, 1978.
Siegel, Peter E. Ideology and Culture Change in Prehistoric Puerto Rico: A View from the Community. Journal of Field Archaeology, Autumn 1996.
_____. Contested Places and Places of Contest: The Evolution of Social Power and Ceremonial Space in Prehistoric Puerto Rico, Latin American Antiquity, Sep. 1999
Stewart, T. D. Negro Skeletal Remains from Indian Sites in the West Indies, Man, 1939
Swartz Jr., B. K. A Logical Sequence of Archaeological Objectives. American Antiquity, Oct. 1967
Taylor, Douglas and Irving Rouse. Linguistic and Archaeological Time Depth in the West Indies. International Journal of American Linguistics, April 1955.
Waldron, Lawrence. By Unseen Hands: Regarding the Gender of Saladoid Potters in the Ancient Lesser Antilles. Caribbean Review of Gender Studies, 2011
Wilson, Samuel M. The Prehistoric Settlement Pattern of Nevis. West Indies Journal of Field Archaeology, Winter, 1989
_____. The Prehistoric Settlement Pattern of Nevis, West Indies. Journal of Field Archaeology, Vol. l6, 1989
_____, Harry B. Iceland and Thomas R. Hester. Preceramic Connection between Yucatan and the Caribbean. Latin American Antiquity, Dec. 1998
Zamora, Margarita. Abreast of Columbus: Gender and Discovery, Cultural Critique, Winter, 1990-1991
 

VIDEOS
The Arawak from the Amazon (2:08 min.)
Ancient Art in the New World (3:23 min.)
Dominica's Carib Indians and tourism (3:35 min.)
Los Huecoides (English titles) (4:20 min.)
Arawaks of Barbados (5:47 min.)
Island Caribs (15:54 min.)
Los Huecoides: una nueva migración al Caribe (Español, 19:38 min.)
El Enigma de la Cultura Ignieri (3:34 min.)
Nuestros Antepasados: Un breve viaje a través de la historia (Español, 5:40 min.)
Origen Aborigen: piezas tainas en san pedro de macoris (Español, 11:04 min.)