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Volcán de Doramas

Doramas
1440-40? - 1481
Indigenous warrior, member of the resistance on the island of Gran Canaria. He fought against an invasion by the Castilians in the late 15th century. He died at the battle of Arucas 1481
(Wikipedia)
José-Luis Marrero
1981

Santidad /  Volcán de Doramas   Santidad /  Volcán de Doramas

Description

Sculpture group symbolizing the bravery of the Canary caudillo Doramas. In the center is a female figure representing the island, raising her hands in prayer. Behind her, two human heads are an allegory of Aboriginal peoples. In their defense, Doramas is on the front carrying his fighting stick.

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1481 DORAMAS 1981

Santidad - Volcán de Doramas

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Locatie (N 28°6'44" - W 15°30'37")

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