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New generations of Roatanians are often not aware of the people that were here before them. They are sometimes confused why and how their own ancestors chose Roatan. The island has been accommodating Homo sapiens for about 1,500 years or so.

A part from a few pottery shards and bone fish hooks, there is not much evidence left that Paya Indians lived on Roatan and the other Bay Islands. Yet they lived and flourished here and on the eastern mainland of Honduras for over 3,000 years