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Chief's Bones Gone Volcano Very Mad
By Peter B. Gallagher, Seminole Tribune, 11 October 1996 [interjected comments by Taini-Ti Anani and a followup message by Adonaset]. For more than 2000 years, the skeleton of a chieftain lay on the east side of Montserrat, in the Leeward and Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles chain. He lay in a pre-Arawak village near the shore. His remarkably complete village, the Trants Site, mirrors sites found in Venezuela's Orinoco River Valley. The digging up of the chief's grave and the consequences.