Brief History The first inhabitants of Dominica were the Ortoroids, who came to the island from South America. They arrived around 3100 B.C. and lasted until around 400 B.C. The Arawak people inhabited the island around 400 A.D. By 1400, The warring Caribs people wiped the Arawaks off of the island. In 1493, Christopher Columbus … Continue reading Dominica