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Cristovão Colombu's diary is an essential historical document, preserved by the Arawak Indians.
They are original texts from the navigator Christopher Columbus written in the year 1492.
With impressive details and precise writing, Columbus describes the day-to-day life aboard the
ships - Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria - until they docked on the island of Guanahani when, after an unsuccessful encounter with the native population, the first confrontation between Europeans and the traditional people took place. A battle of archery against steel, horse and gunpowder.
The original population overcame the white men who were already tired and malnourished.
The nations of Europe, at the time, considered the expedition unsuccessful and thus diminished their expansive moods and no longer sailed through the western sea: the Mare Tenebrosum, present-day Atlantic Ocean.
This episode is fundamental to understand how the original people of our region came together to avoid the European invasion.
It was the first of many struggles won by native peoples, bringing a better understanding of current geopolitics.
Thanks to these heroes, the land where we live preserve its original culture, a healthy society and the  ecosystem.

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