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The Arawak Indians are not of the black race. The Carib and Taino-Arawak Indians are all American Indians from the West Indies Central American Caribbean Islands. Note: The term red man was given to the Taino American Indians in the year 1492 by Columbus, as they used a red coloring called Bija (Beha) to ward off mosquitos and to paint their bodies red. The "red skinned Indians" are referred to as American Indians. To call an Indian a redskin is as much a derogatory term as to call an African American the "N" word.

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