Amistad

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Amistad ("friendship" in Spanish) may refer to:

Arts, media, and entertainment[edit]

  • Mutiny on the Amistad (1987, full title: Mutiny on the Amistad: The Saga of a Slave Revolt and Its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy), the historical account of the La Amistad mutiny by Howard Jones
  • Amistad (film), a 1997 Steven Spielberg movie based on the events of the book
  • Amistad (publishing), an imprint of Harper Collins Publishing
  • "Amistad", a working title for the song "You Found Me" by The Fray
  • Amistad Memorial (New Haven), the memorial in New Haven, Connecticut recognizing the mutiny aboard La Amistad

Law[edit]

Places[edit]

Ships[edit]

  • Amistad/Amitie, an 18th-century schooner that transported Acadians from France to Louisiana
  • La Amistad, a 19th-century Spanish schooner on which kidnapped Africans meant for the slave trade rebelled and took control, becoming a notable incident of the abolition movement

Other uses[edit]

  • Amistad Research Center, a research center at Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana devoted to research about slavery, civil rights, and African Americans that commemorates the revolt of slaves on the ship by the same name
  • Amistad gambusia, an extinct fish that lived in springs now flooded by Amistad Reservoir in Texas