Guinea John went to the East Coast of Trinidad and climbed up a cliff in Manzanilla. He put 2 corn cobs under his arms and flew back to
 From the novel Salt by Earl Lovelace, pg 3.
 The silk cotton tree is known locally as a tree in which spirits reside. It is supposedly difficult to find someone who will cut one down. This particular tree, relevant in this myth still stands today.
 Totoben and Maisie; main personas in the publication Caribana: African Roots and Continuities, by Nourbese Philips