The Carib Community has been seeking a significant
grant of land since the mid-1970s--a forested area with frontage in Arima
that would permit the construction of a model Amerindian Village, the growth
of an independent cassava culture, and the further development of Amerindian
With a model Amerindian Village, Trinidad's Caribs
would provide visitors with a combined Eco-Tourist and Cultural Tourism
package that would emulate similar efforts underway in Dominica and, reportedly,
The Carib Community would like financial assistance
in furthering exchange relationships with their Amerindian kin in the Caribbean,
permitting regular travel and extended stays.
The Carib Community would, ideally, like to host long-term
guests from neighbouring Amerindian communities in the Caribbean
The Carib Community is in the process of launching
a Permanent Amerindian Resource Centre and is asking for financial assistance
and the provision of modern multimedia equipment so as to further serve
the wider national and international publics.
The Carib Community is asking the government of Trinidad
and Tobago to officially proclaim a national commemorative day in remembrance
of the Amerindian Heritage of Trinidad and Tobago.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE GOALS
OF THE CARIB COMMUNITY, SEE THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT OF A PROJECT PROPOSAL
FOR AN AMERINDIAN HERITAGE COMPLEX: CLICK
SEE ALSO THE OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
OF THE PLANNED CARIB DOCUMENTATION CENTRE AND REQUEST FOR SUPPORT: CLICK