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Essay heading: The Arawaks
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Issue: Ancient
Written by: Davrell
Date added: July 1, 2009
No of pages / words: 5 / 1302
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However, given the number of wives he might have, this constituted a huge family. The round houses of the common people were also large. Each one had about 10-15 men and their whole families. Thus any Arawaks home might house a hundred people. The houses did not contain much furniture. People slept in cotton hammocks or simply on mats of banana leaves...
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People slept in cotton hammocks or simply on mats of banana leaves. They also made wooden chairs with woven seats, couches and built cradles for their children. In addition to houses the typical Arawaks village contained a flat court in the Centre of the village which was used for ball games and various festivals, both religious and secular...
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