National Geographic : 1941 Jan
Carib Baskets Are Still Made on Dominica Present-day natives, like the original Indians found by Columbus when he came to the island in 1492, still practice the weaving craft handed down through centuries. In Roseau these hampers are used by head carriers. Finlays by Edwin L.Wisherd St. Lucia Styles Came from Paris Long Ago When Creole women gotochurch on Sunday, they wear bright madras turbans and flowered dresses with voluminous skirts caught up toreveal stiffly starched petticoats. Customsand dress areevidence ofFrench invasions.