Tucked into the trees just beyond the lapping blue waves of a tropical sea, imagine a naked shaman pausing to gently pull a cock out of his puckered mouth and let out a long and portentous sigh. He’s just sighted, cresting a distant horizon, the first masts of strange ships. Though unknown to him, they’re Spanish caravels captained by Christopher Columbus. The first people who met Columbus, the friendly and peaceful Lukku-Cairi or Lucayans of the Bahamas first contacted in…
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