Half-castes sentence example
The extraordinary ruined fortifications found, and the knowledge of the higher art of war displayed by the Maoris, suggest (what is no doubt the fact) that there was a hard fight for them when they first arrived, but the greatest resistance must have been from the purer Papuan inhabitants, and not from the half-castes who were probably easily overwhelmed.
The population of the archipelago is about 19,000, of whom about 370 are whites or half-castes.
The people of colour in 1906 numbered 53,000, including 2300 Chinese and 6500 Maori half-castes.
An apparent increase of 7000 in the Maori and half-castes between 1891 and 1906 is, perhaps, partly due to more accurate computation.
It seems probable that the number of Maori and half-castes taken together is about the same as it was thirty years ago, though the infusion of white blood is larger.Advertisement
The first class includes half-castes (who are numerous, for the Dutch are in closer relationship with the natives than is the case with most colonizing peoples), and also Armenians, Japanese, &c. The total number of this class in 1900 was 75, 8 33; 72,019 of these were called Dutch, but 61,022 of them were born in Netherlands India; there were also 1382 Germans, 441 British and 350 Belgians.
The percentage of Spanish blood is greater than in the other Central American republics; but there is also a large population of half-castes (ladinos or mestizos) due to intermarriage with native Indians.
The suburbs, scattered over a large area, consist chiefly of cane huts occupied by Indians and half-castes.
The half-castes settled in the Bass Straits are ministered to by the bishop of Tasmania.
According to Tate the Gadaras are now represented by Sidi half-castes - those Makrani " boys " who are so well known in the mercantile marine as stokers and firemen.Advertisement
The total includes 105,000 Chinese and 7500 aborigines and half-castes.
The majority of the inhabitants are Indians or half-castes.
The Griquas (or Bastaards) are descendants of Dutch-Hottentot half-castes.
The European half-castes are not prolific inter se, and they are subject to a scrofulous taint.
There are public schools for Europeans and half-castes in the towns, but there is no provision for the education of the children of settlers in the out-districts.Advertisement
In his absence the "Catherine" was seized and the crew murdered by Portuguese and half-castes, and Thompson himself was later on murdered by natives.
At the census of 1906 they numbered 47,731, as against 45,470 in 1874; and there were 6516 half-castes.
Intermarriage with British, Dutch, and French with Caribs and Creoles has further complicated the ethnology of the country, producing "Indians" with fair hair and blue eyes, and half-castes with European features and Indian or negroid coloration, or with European coloration and Indian or negroid features.