Creole peoples

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Creole people are ethnic groups which originated during the colonial era from racial mixing mainly between Africans and other people born in the colonies, such as Europeans and sometimes South Asian and Native American peoples; this process is known as creolisation.wikipedia
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Belizean Creole people

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Belizean Creoles, also known as Kriols, are Creole descendants of Black Africans, enslaved and brought to Belize by English and Scottish log cutters, who were known as the Baymen.

Fernandino peoples

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Fernandinos are creoles, multi-ethnic or multi-racial populations who developed in Equatorial Guinea and the former Spanish Guinea.

Afro-Hondurans

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They descended from Africans, who were enslaved and identified as Garifunas and Creole peoples.

Creoles of color

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The Creoles of color are a historic ethnic group of Creole people that developed in the former French and Spanish colonies of Louisiana (especially in the city of New Orleans), Southern Mississippi, Alabama, and Northwestern Florida in what is now the United States.

Louisiana Creole people

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Contemporary usage has again broadened the meaning of Louisiana Creoles to describe a broad cultural group of people of all races who share a colonial Louisianian background.
As in many other colonial societies around the world, creole was a term used to mean those who were "native-born", especially native-born Europeans such as the French and Spanish.

Sierra Leone Creole people

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While some scholars consider the Oku people to be Creoles, Oku scholars such as Olumbe Bassir and Ramatoulie O. Othman distinguish between the Oku and the Creoles: The latter are a mixture of various African ethnic groups with some European and Amerindian ancestry, who brought Western culture with them and absorbed more from British colonial officials.

Seychellois Creole people

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The majority of the people living in the Seychelles are referred to as creole.

Alaska Natives

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People of mixed Alaska Native American and Russian ancestry are Alaskan Creole, sometimes colloquially spelled "Kriol".
This resulted in marriages and children that would come to be known as Creole peoples, children who were Indigenous and Russian.

Slavery

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These people are culturally American and are the descendants of a Charter Generation of slaves and indentured workers during the European colonization of the Americas before 1660.
White French Creole fathers frequently sent their mixed-race sons to France for their education.

Caribbean

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Atlantic Creole is a term used in North America to describe a mixed-race ethnic group of Americans who have ancestral roots in Africa, Europe and sometimes the Caribbean.
In Haiti and most of the French, Anglophone and Dutch Caribbean, the population is predominantly of African origin; on many islands there are also significant populations of mixed racial origin (including Mulatto-Creole, Dougla, Mestizo, Quadroon, Cholo, Castizo, Criollo, Zambo, Pardo, Asian Latin Americans, Chindian, Cocoa panyols, and Eurasian), as well as populations of European ancestry: Dutch, English, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish ancestry.

Casamance

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The crioulos of mixed Portuguese and African descent eventually gave rise to several major ethnic groups in Africa, especially in Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, São Tomé e Príncipe, Equatorial Guinea (especially Annobon Province), Ziguinchor (Casamance), Angola, Mozambique.
Casamance, to this day, has preserved the local variant of Upper Guinea Creole known as Ziguinchor Creole, and the members of the deep-rooted Creole community carry Portuguese surnames like Da Silva, Carvalho and Fonseca.

Creole language

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The development of creole languages is sometimes mistakenly attributed to the emergence of creole ethnic identities; however, they are independent developments.
Originally, therefore, the term "creole language" meant the speech of any of those creole peoples.

Kristang people

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The Kristang (otherwise known as "Portuguese-Eurasians" or "Malacca Portuguese") are a creole ethnic group of people of mixed Portuguese and Malaccan descent based in Malaysia and to some extent in Singapore.

Ziguinchor

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The crioulos of mixed Portuguese and African descent eventually gave rise to several major ethnic groups in Africa, especially in Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, São Tomé e Príncipe, Equatorial Guinea (especially Annobon Province), Ziguinchor (Casamance), Angola, Mozambique.
Ziguinchor is a melting pot of all the ethnic groups co-existing in Senegal: Mandinka, Jola, Wolof, Fula/Halpulaar, Mancagne, Manjack, Soninke, Serer, Bainounck, Balanta and Creole.

Creolization

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Creole people are ethnic groups which originated during the colonial era from racial mixing mainly between Africans and other people born in the colonies, such as Europeans and sometimes South Asian and Native American peoples; this process is known as creolisation.
As consequence to slavery and the different power relations between different races creolization became synonymous with Creole, often of which was used to distinguish the master and the slave.

Cape Verde

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The crioulos of mixed Portuguese and African descent eventually gave rise to several major ethnic groups in Africa, especially in Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, São Tomé e Príncipe, Equatorial Guinea (especially Annobon Province), Ziguinchor (Casamance), Angola, Mozambique.
Another term is creole, meaning those of mixed native-born African and native-born European descent.

Mozambique

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The crioulos of mixed Portuguese and African descent eventually gave rise to several major ethnic groups in Africa, especially in Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, São Tomé e Príncipe, Equatorial Guinea (especially Annobon Province), Ziguinchor (Casamance), Angola, Mozambique.
Bantu people comprise 97.8% of the population, with the rest made up of Portuguese ancestry, Euro-Africans (mestiço people of mixed Bantu and Portuguese ancestry), and Indians.

Réunion

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The term also indicates the same to the people of Réunion and Seychelles.
Creoles (a name given to those born on the island, regardless of ethnic origins) make up the majority of the population.

Blanqueamiento

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Ethnic group

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Creole people are ethnic groups which originated during the colonial era from racial mixing mainly between Africans and other people born in the colonies, such as Europeans and sometimes South Asian and Native American peoples; this process is known as creolisation.

Early modern period

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Creole people are ethnic groups which originated during the colonial era from racial mixing mainly between Africans and other people born in the colonies, such as Europeans and sometimes South Asian and Native American peoples; this process is known as creolisation.

Miscegenation

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Creole people are ethnic groups which originated during the colonial era from racial mixing mainly between Africans and other people born in the colonies, such as Europeans and sometimes South Asian and Native American peoples; this process is known as creolisation.

Ethnogenesis

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The development of creole languages is sometimes mistakenly attributed to the emergence of creole ethnic identities; however, they are independent developments.

English language

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The English word derives from the French, which in turn came from Portuguese, a diminutive of cria meaning a person raised in one's house.