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Unformatted text preview: 1. Summarize paragraph 1, pg. 3 An intellectual Guatemalan once told Christopher H. Lutz that his evidence about those of African ancestry having a heavy influence on the Ladinos disturbed a lot of people. Lutz found information about the creation of Central America’s Capital, Santiago de Guatemala, and claimed the African slaves who helped to make Ladinos prominent influenced the city. 2. Define and explain the role of each: Miskitos, Black Caribs, Cimarron, Ladino, and Mulatto. Miskitos are a mixture between Africans and Sumu Indians. Ladinos are people of mixed Spanish and African ancestry. Mulattos are a mixture between black and white ancestries. Cimarron is abandoned or fugitive slave communities enduring by integrated unstructured Ladino communities. Black Caribs are African decedents from the Caribbean and a mixture of African ancestry. 3. What is the author’s argument? Pg. 10 Lokken argued that developments in the colonial era began the process of eliminating the origins...
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- Fall '06
- African ancestry, Black Caribs