Tobago History (3/6/2015)

Tobago.Past Prior to the arrival of Europeans Tobago was most likely inhabited by Cariband/or Taino (Arawak) people (Native Americans). 1498 Columbus sighted the island and called it Bellaforma, for almost 100 years there was no recorded history of Tobago 1517 Start of slave trade to Trinidad by Spain through the Atlantic slave trade. The origins of most Tobagonians […]

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The Caribbean History Archives (2011)

            THURSDAY, 25 AUGUST 2011 Tobago Stories Tobago possesses a fascination that has drawn people to it for close upon five hundred years. In myth and in recorded history, in stories told and in very old books, one finds all sorts of curious references. Historian Jack Archibald said to me […]

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