Canary Islanders

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Isleño
... isleños) is the Spanish word meaning "islander." The Isleños are the inhabitants of Canary Island, and by extension the descendants of canarian settlers and immigrants to Louisiana, Cuba ... The name "islander" was given to the Canary Islanders to distinguish them from Spanish mainlanders known as "peninsulars" (Spanish peninsulares) But in these places or countries, the name has evolved from a category to ... The name evolved to the point that when addressing the Canary Islanders of Louisiana, they would be referred to as the Isleños, or Los Isleños ...
Mencey - Origins - Population Genetics
... Africa after the migratory wave to the Canary Islands" and the "results support, from a maternal perspective, the supposition that since the end of the 16th century. 2009, in spite of the geographic nearness between the Canary Islands and Morocco, the genetic heritage of the Canary islands male lineages, is mainly from European origin ... genetic base of the current male population of the Canary Islands ...
Canarian People - Ancestry - Population Genetics
... The most frequent mtDNA haplogroup in Canary Islands is H (37.6%), followed by U6 (14.0%), T (12.7%), U (except U6) (10.3%) and J (7.0%) ... with the historical records on introduction of sub-Saharan slave labour in Canary Islands ... open the possibility that these L lineages were part of the founding population of the Canary Islands ...

Famous quotes containing the word canary:

    Cruelty is a mystery, and the waste of pain. But if we describe a word to compass these things, a world that is a long, brute game, then we bump against another mystery: the inrush of power and delight, the canary that sings on the skull.
    Annie Dillard (b. 1945)