Tribe Profile
Season Cuba
Tribe Type Starting Tribe
Day Formed Day 1
Rival Tribe(s) Havana
Tribe Status Merged with Havana on Day 22
Challenge Wins 1
Lowest Placing Member SoleSurvivor (20/20)
Highest Placing Member Ḡwẵine Ḹٍٍkƨ Ĺiĸe Ͼềлȑềd (Winner)

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Cardenas (also known as the Veterans) was one of the starting tribes of Survivor: Cuba. Their tribe color is maroon.



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  • »Blaine7275 from Laos, notorious for being the first player to recieve a Hidden Immunity Idol.
  • »Brian Long173311 from Hawaii, known from being inactive at first but worked his way into a majority alliance.
  • »David34 from Hawaii, one of the fan favorites of his season for his great one-liner about "kicking some old poeple but."
  • »DBWAWESOMEPOSSUM from Hawaii, notable for his "Dear Manu" blog after being voted out by that specific tribe.
  • »Ḡwẵine Ḹٍٍkƨ Ĺiĸe Ͼềлȑềd from Laos, a fan favorite for his kind personality which made him develop into a potential Jury threat and was betrayed by his tribe.
  • »Kaaitlyn from Hawaii, known for being the "Comeback Girl" when she was the first girl to return, cheating on the last tribal challenge, and self-voting herself out.
  • »King Piccolo16 from Hawaii, known for being voted out of the suffering Honu tribe with a Hidden Immunity Idol in his pocket.
  • »Mad Russell from Laos, notable for being the first contestant in the series with Autism. Also for his villain-like actions on trying to scare TheHickman and Ometepe03 into getting Alik99 out.
  • »SoleSurvivor from Hawaii, known for being on the chopping block post-merge, but won immunity challenges frequently, forcing Popoki to vote one of their own.
  • »YanivCarmel from Hawaii, known for being a challenge dominator pre-merge, but being voted out because of his own idol in the first merged tribal council.

Post-Tribe Swap

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Post-Abduction Tribe

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Tribe History

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  • Cardenas is a city in Cuba.
  • None of the original members of Cardenas made it to the Final Tribal Council on their original season.
    • Three members of this tribe did not make the merge in their original season.
  • Cardenas is the first tribe to go to the first tribal council and still go into the merge with a majority of it's original members left.
  • A Spider is Cardenas Insignia.