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Indigenous Passages to Cuba, 1515-1900$
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Jason M. Yaremko

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780813062808

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813062808.001.0001

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The “Evil Designs” of “Frequent Intercourse”

The “Evil Designs” of “Frequent Intercourse”

Havana, Empire, and Indigenous Geopolitics

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(p.40) 2 The “Evil Designs” of “Frequent Intercourse”
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Indigenous Passages to Cuba, 1515-1900
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Jason M. Yaremko

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813062808.003.0003

Chapter 2 follows the history of indigenous passages within the Florida-Cuba nexus into the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. As the imperial geopolitics of the region were altered by the more aggressive entry of the British after 1762, the English occupation of Cuba, and then the recovery of the “Pearl of the Antilles” by the Spanish, indigenous peoples continued to adapt in their responses to the alternating waves of colonizers penetrating the continent and surrounding region. Mobility remained key as hundreds again took flight to and refuge in Cuba. Others, especially Amerindian newcomers to Florida such as the Lower Creeks, also journeyed to the island, and like their predecessors, used it to promote their own geopolitical interests, a story that appears to end with the territorial takeover and "Indian removal" by the United States.

Keywords:   Cuba, Florida, indigenous, imperial, Spanish, British, United States, geopolitics

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