Nort' i Saliña

Nort'i Saliña was named Kunuku Bieu on an 1866 map by Conradi and Jarman. To this day, the village has several residents with Indian appearance. They are proud of their Indian heritage. Europeans settled in the village and together with the Indians formed a closed society, It was difficult for outsiders to gain a foothold. The residents were fishermen, sailors, farmers and had other professions as well. It is noteworthy that the inhabitants were primarily known as charcoal burners. Nort'i Saliña also had some boat owners in its history. The folk festivals that are still celebrated today are Maskarada and San Juan. Barí and Simadan are not celebrated as much anymore.