Thief, Slave Trader, Murderer: Christopher Columbus and Caribbean Population Decline

  title={Thief, Slave Trader, Murderer: Christopher Columbus and Caribbean Population Decline},
  author={George E. Tinker and Mark D. Freeland},
  journal={Wicazo Sa Review},
  pages={25 - 50}
S P R I N G 2 0 0 8 W I C A Z O S A R E V I E W Is Christopher Columbus guilty of genocide?1 Of murder? On the date of the columbian quincentennary in 1992, marking the fi vehundredth anniversary of the misadventure of Columbus (Cristóbal Colón), some 20,000 italian people took to the streets in Genoa, Italy, in protest.2 While the italian event was largely ignored in the United States, there was enough protest of the quincentenary among American Indians and their allies of all races that any… 

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