When St. Domingue declared its independence it was renamed Haiti, an Amerindian name. Author explores what the founding fathers of Haitian independence might have known about the Amerindian past in the Caribbean and in South America. He also raises questions about ethnicity and identity in 19th-c. Haiti.

In: New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids
In: Curaçao in the Age of Revolutions, 1795-1800