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Native of Dutch Guiana in traditional folk dress.

South America costumes. Native of Dutch Guiana in traditional folk dress.

Native of Dutch Guiana

Native of Dutch Guiana in traditional folk dress 1930s.

The three Guianas – British, Dutch and French – are the only South American countries under European domination; all the others are independent republics. Many of the Negroes of Dutch Guiana have retreated to the bush, where they have reverted to African tradition.

Illustration by Jo Bartas

Free Ebook: Rebel destiny; among the bush Negroes of Dutch Guiana (1934)