Taino TV Launched

Taino TV Launched

Taino TV Launched UCTP Taino News – In collaboration with Presencia Taina TV, and Indigenous Peoples Literature, the United Confederation of Taino people has announced the launching of the TAINO TV Network. This historic project, which uses new media outreach mechanisms such as You Tube will assist the UCTP in its focus on using communications […]

BERNARDO RUIZ’S ROBERTO CLEMENTE WINS OUTSTANDING MADE-FOR-TELEVISION DOCUMENTARY AWARD

BERNARDO RUIZ’S ROBERTO CLEMENTE WINS OUTSTANDING MADE-FOR-TELEVISION DOCUMENTARY AWARD

Quiet Pictures, a New York-based production company, announced today that “Roberto Clemente” won the 2008 NCLR ALMA Award® for Outstanding Made-for-Television Documentary. Written, Directed and Produced by Bernardo Ruiz, the American Experience (PBS) documentary chronicles the life of an exceptional baseball player and committed humanitarian, who challenged racial discrimination to become baseball’s first Latino superstar. […]

CANEY INDIAN SPIRITUAL CIRCLE

CANEY INDIAN SPIRITUAL CIRCLE

the official website of the Mother Earth Church of the Grand Caney, Taino Religion, Taino Spirituality, founded in 1982 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania under the name CANEY INDIAN SPIRITUAL CIRCLE la web oficial de la Iglesia Madre Tierra Del Gran Caney, religion taina, espiritualidad taina, fundada en 1982 en Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Estados Unidos de Norte America […]

Tribal Government of the Jatibonicu Taino People of Puerto Rico

Tribal Government of the Jatibonicu Taino People of Puerto Rico

We of the tribe of Jatibonicu’ and its Tribal Council of Elders and tribal members, extend to you a very warm Taino greeting. We who are the original people of the Island of Borikén (Puerto Rico), do hereby officially welcome you to our Boriken island homeland and our Taino tribal nation home page. This tribal […]

United Confederation of Taíno People

United Confederation of Taíno People

WE THE TAINO PEOPLE, determined to secure the blessings bestowed upon us by the Creator, with respect for our mother earth, each other, our elders and ancestors, affirming and safeguarding our Indigenous cultural heritage and spiritual traditions, and in dedication to our children and future generations, do hereby acknowledge and accept on this third day of […]

Utuado, Puerto Rico el Pueblos de Puerto Rico

Utuado, Puerto Rico el Pueblos de Puerto Rico

Utuado Puerto Rico Nickname: Otoao, Ciudad del Viví”, “Los Montañeses” Gentilic: “Utuadeños” Utuado is a municipality of Puerto Rico located in the central/western mountainous region of the island known as La Cordillera Central. It is located north of Adjuntas and Ponce; south of Hatillo and Arecibo; east of Lares; and west of Ciales and Jayuya. […]

Mayaguez Puerto Rico el Pueblos de Puerto Rico

Mayaguez Puerto Rico el Pueblos de Puerto Rico

Mayaguez Puerto Rico   Nickname: “the Sultan of the West”, “La Sultana del Oeste”, “City of Pure Waters”, “Ciudad de las Aguas Purasí”, “el Pueblo de Mango”Gentilic: “Mayagüezanos”  Mayagüez (mah-yah-GWES) is the eighth-largest municipality of Puerto Rico. Also known as “La Sultana del Oeste” (The Sultan of the West) or “Ciudad de las Aguas Puras” […]

A Brief Summary of the Origin, and Survival of the Taino Language

A Brief Summary of the Origin, and Survival of the Taino Language

by David Wahayona Campos The Greater Antilles, lying in the center of the Caribbean region, contain the four largest islands of the area. The islands of Cubanakan (Cuba), Boriken (Puerto Rico), Bohio (Haiti/Republica Dominica), Xamaika (Jamaica), as well as the Lucayo (Bahamas) all share a universal language with some dialectal differences. In the late 1500s […]

Puerto Rican Parrots

Puerto Rican Parrots

by J. Michael Meyers National Biological Service The Puerto Rican parrot (Amazona vittata) had shared its habitat with the peaceful Taino Indians for centuries before the arrival of European settlers in the Caribbean. Status and Trends Upon arrival of the Spanish in 1493, the Puerto Rican parrot lived in all major habitats of Puerto Rico […]

Aguadilla Puerto Rico

Aguadilla Puerto Rico

Aguadilla Puerto Rico Nickname: “El Nuevo Jardín del Atlántico”, “La Villa del Ojo de Agua”, “El Pueblo de los Tiburones” Gentilic: “Aguadillanos”   Aguadilla (ah-gwah-DEE-yah), founded in 1775 by Luis de Córdova, is a city located in the northwestern tip of Puerto Rico bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, north of […]

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