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Taíno people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Jatibonicu Taino Tribal Nation of Borikén Concilio Taino Guatu-Ma-cu A Boriken Taíno: Pre-Colombian Indigenous Amerindian Inhabitants ...

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History of Voodoo
The notoriously perceived notion of Voodoo as practiced in the western world is that of grotesquely molded wax dolls with pins sticking out of them. Let's look deeper than that!
Parapsychology >> Spirits
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Religions >> Native American, Shamanism

Taino is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Taino books and related discussion.

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Taino Mythology
Taíno. Mythology. Page 2.
The local Taíno population used subterranean chambers for a variety of purposes. provide insights into Taíno use of water-filled caverns.
Prehistoric Seafaring Exploration by the Taino and Carib Indians in
prehistoric exploration of the Spanish Main were the Taino in the northern area, the by the Taino and Caribs in the islands and the seafaring Maya on Yucatan.
ago, I thought I had learned one important thing about the fate of Taino of Puerto Taino woman and make her his wife, and have as many children as possible.
United Confederation of Taíno People

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Consciousness of Taino: Explorations of Identity
By Jose Barreiro In the Greater Antilles, Taino is in the mind. Taino is nation and movement, ancestry and identity. Taino, the term, is mentioned in the early chronicles of conquest, recorded to mean “the good people” or the “noble people.
Backgrounder: What is hurricane?
A god considered evil by the Taino people of the Caribbean was called Huracan. Hurricanes may not be considered evil but they are one of nature's most powerful storms. Their potential for loss of life and destruction of property is tremendous.
Where Did The Word 'Hurricane' Come From?
Spaniard explorers in the Caribbean picked up the word from Taino, a language spoken by the Arawak, the indigenous people of the region. Reportedly, 'huracan' was the Taino word for 'storm.
Hurricane: From the Goddess Guabancex to Fierce Irene
To the Taino people, a hurricane, or huraca'n, was a fierce storm visited upon humankind by the god of chaos, Juracán.
'All clear' Bahamas GB spared Irene's wrath

Suggested Web Resources

Taíno people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For other indigenous peoples, see Indigenous peoples (disambiguation). For other uses, see Taíno. Reconstruction of a Taíno village in Cuba.
Taino Indian Culture
A concise historical and ethnographic description of the Tainos.
Taínos of Puerto Rico, a cultural site
A cultural history of the Taínos of Borikén including traditions, folklore, foods, cooking, agriculture, clothing, artifacts, physical description, and much more.
The Jatibonicu Taino Tribal Nation of Borikén
Jan 26, 2011 This is the official tribal Government web site of the Jatibonicu Taino Tribal Nation of Borikén Puerto Rico.
Race and | TAINO |
The story of the Arawaks, the Caribs and the Spaniards is a well known tale told to every Caribbean child.

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