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4 Research Items
September 1994 - February 2016
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
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DNA sequencing studies in the Caribbean reveal that the Taino did not go "extinct" as most historical narratives tell us, but rather were assimilated. But the extinction myth did its damage in that very little work has been done on surviving customs, traditions and especially the spirituality. This paper was written to point to a myriad of Indigeno...
This paper presents a fresh hypothesis surrounding the origin and usage of the word Taino. Highly controversial, the word refers to the various Arawakan native peoples of the Caribbean islands who were contacted by the Spaniards in 1492. Supposedly meaning “Good people” we explore the etymology of the word,, its usage and offer a different interpre...
On March 22 and 23, 2003, more than 900 people attended an historic two-day event held at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. Taíno and Carib community members from across the Caribbean were invited to participate in the museums Expressive Culture Series program. Participants included: Dr. Jose Barreiro (Taíno)...
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