The Galibi were a Cariban-speaking people who lived in the Lesser Antilles and northern South America at the time of European settlement. They are believed to have co-existed with the Island Caribs on the islands of Grenada and Tobago and may have also lived further up the islands. The Galibi are believed to have been a major trading link between the Island Caribs and mainland Cariban-speaking groups. The Cariban languages are an indigenous language family of South America. ... The Lesser Antilles are part of the Antilles, which together with the Greater Antilles form the West Indies. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... Although there is some debate as to whether the prehistoric, Clovis culture was European in origin, the first generally accepted European colonists were the Norse, starting but then abandoning a colonisation process. ... Carib or Island Carib is the name of a people of the Lesser Antilles islands, after whom the Caribbean Sea was named; their name for themselves was Kalinago for men and Kallipuna for women. ... Tobago is an island in the southern Caribbean Sea, part of the nation of Trinidad and Tobago. ...
Some archaeologists believe that the Galibi were not distinct from the Island Caribs, but most believe that they were a distinct group.
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