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These groups succumbed easily to disease and/or malnutrition, and died by the thousands.
The enslaved African adapted better to the new environment and thus became the number one choice of unpaid labour.
In fact, some historians Sugar became Antigua's main crop in about 1674, when Christopher Codrington (c 1640-1698) settled at Betty's Hope plantation.
He came from Barbados, bringing the latest sugar technology with him.
It is the site of a restored British colonial naval station called "Nelson's Dockyard" after Captain Horatio Nelson.
Today English Harbour and the neighbouring village of Falmouth are known as a yachting and sailing destination and provisioning centre.
The indigenous people of the West Indies made excellent sea vessels, which they used to sail the Atlantic and Caribbean.
The economy is mainly reliant on tourism, with the agricultural sector serving the domestic market. Other leading population settlements are All Saints (3,412) and Liberta (2,239), according to the 2001 census.
English Harbour on the south-eastern coast is famed for its protected shelter during violent storms.
Codrington guided development on the island as a profitable sugar colony.
For a large portion of Antigua history, the island was considered Britain's "Gateway to the Caribbean".
The Arawak were the first well-documented group of indigenous people to settle Antigua.