Posts Tagged: Eva van Baren

799. Third Oldest Papiamentu Text (1783)

Curaçao’s awesome creole language, Papiamentu, is widely perceived as the primary means of communication among slaves and freed slaves from the second half of the seventeenth century on. Yet the oldest (1775) and third oldest found documents (1783) written in Papiamentu

799. Third Oldest Papiamentu Text (1783)

Curaçao’s awesome creole language, Papiamentu, is widely perceived as the primary means of communication among slaves and freed slaves from the second half of the seventeenth century on. Yet the oldest (1775) and third oldest found documents (1783) written in Papiamentu