Indigenous Caribbean Network

A network for Indigenous Caribbean people interested in discussing our culture/society: past, present and future. Others welcome, too!

Your Council Women are:

1.) Dayvanna Mitchell-Screiner

https://www.facebook.com/dayvanna.mitchellschreiner

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2.) Tai AnaYuisa Pelli

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009363872412

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3.) Lenia R. Sague

https://www.facebook.com/lenia.sague.7

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"Hi, Doc Nevis hehe please message me I am interested in speaking with you in relation to nevis, and your knowledge on piracy on the island"
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Present Indigenous Peoples/Past Practices

Promoting Traditional Cultural Practices See More
Dec 23, 2019
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The Language Group

For those interested in learning and revitalizing the Indigenous languages of the Caribbean. Includes, Taíno, Karifuna, Garifuna, Lokono, Wayuu, Añu (Paraujano), Warao, Carib etc.THE USE OF ANY INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE IS WELCOMED AND ENCOURAGED! :)See More
Dec 23, 2019
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THE LOST TAINO TRIBE

The Lost Taino Tribe documentary explores all angles about a very complex issue - Taino history and the Puerto Rican identity. A documentary being created from the input of the global community.
Dec 23, 2019
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Powwow Meet-Ups

List the time & date of the powwows/areitos you're attending, so if others are also going they can meet-up with you!Please post the name and date of the gathering in the title of your post! Hope to see you on the trail!See More
Dec 23, 2019
Dayvanna Schreiner replied to Leia's discussion Baptisms/Blessings/Naming Ceremonies
"We have several Behiques, which are our Taino spiritual leaders. "
Dec 20, 2019
Mr.Gonzalez Elliot is now a member of Indigenous Caribbean Network
Dec 19, 2019
Sarimer Luna Valedon is now a member of Indigenous Caribbean Network
Dec 16, 2019
Leia replied to Leia's discussion Baptisms/Blessings/Naming Ceremonies
"Thank you very much! It certainly does help! I appreciate your reply. However I am looking for something similar to a baptism. I’ve recently become pregnant and was wondering if our traditions had an equivalent to baptisms so I could partake…"
Dec 14, 2019
Miguel Sague Jr shared their blog post on Facebook
Dec 11, 2019
Miguel Sague Jr shared their blog post on Facebook
Dec 11, 2019
Miguel Sague Jr posted a blog post

TAINO BEADED RELIC FROM THE ERA OF EUROPEAN CONTACT

The Pigorini Cemi is an extraordinary piece of Taino artistry that combines elements of native Taino, European and African culture in one intricately crafted object.It is put together from Taino hand-woven cotton fabric (sarobey), native seashell beads, native seeds, as well as European glass beads, European wood and European circular mirrors, and topped off with a…See More
Dec 11, 2019
AJ Whitworth replied to Leia's discussion Baptisms/Blessings/Naming Ceremonies
"There was! From what I could find on the topic, the Taino had something called Guatiao, which would be, in general, a naming ceremony. However, what I found of it was that is was to name adopted children, sort of like publicly claiming that you were…"
Dec 9, 2019
Ellen Fernandez-Sacco left a comment for Miguel Sague Jr
"Thanks for the welcome atiao! I realized I missed replying. Seneko kakona"
Dec 6, 2019

Indigenous People Caucus of the Greater Caribbean

 

WELCOME TO THE INDIGENOUS CARIBBEAN NETWORK

Feel free to create your own on-site blog, or to run feeds from your favourite blogs. You can create music, video and photo slideshows that can then be played on any site across the Web. Feel free to create a new discussion on the network message board. You can also create your own sub-groups and decide who can join. Make maximum use of this site, it belongs to no one but yourselves.

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Forum

Baptisms/Blessings/Naming Ceremonies 3 Replies

Started by Leia in What does it mean to be "indigenous" in the Caribbean today?. Last reply by Dayvanna Schreiner Dec 20, 2019.

TOBAKO ...our first sacred medicine 2 Replies

Started by Lil Wolf in General Discussions. Last reply by Jaime Rosario Apr 11, 2018.

Blog Posts

TAINO BEADED RELIC FROM THE ERA OF EUROPEAN CONTACT

The Pigorini Cemi is an extraordinary piece of Taino artistry that combines elements of native Taino, European and African culture in one intricately crafted object.

It is put together from Taino hand-woven cotton fabric (sarobey), native seashell beads, native seeds, as well as European glass beads, European wood and European…

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Posted by Miguel Sague Jr on December 11, 2019 at 7:54pm

Pearls, Grenada: Histories of Resistance by an Old Runway

A view out toward the sea, from the beach at the end…
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Posted by Maximilian Forte on October 13, 2019 at 10:22pm

Colonial Myth-Making and the Mission of Santa Rosa de Arima, Trinidad

Was the Arima Mission an “Indian Mission”? For what purposes, and in whose interests, was the Arima Mission established? How many Indigenous people lived in the Arima Mission, and in Trinidad as a whole? Who counted them? How were they counted, and why? Why did…
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Posted by Maximilian Forte on October 13, 2019 at 6:02pm

New Book: ARIMA BORN

Arima Born: Revealing the History of Arima and its Mission through the Catholic Church’s Baptismal Registers, 1820–1916



ARIMA BORN The Catholic Mission of Santa Rosa is something that helped to make Arima a distinctive town in Trinidad, accounting for nearly half of the Amerindian population of the colony in the 1800s. The baptismal registers of the Catholic Church in Arima, including…
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Posted by Maximilian Forte on October 1, 2019 at 12:26am

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La Bruja

Created by Miguel Sague Jr Apr 4, 2016 at 12:07am. Last updated by Miguel Sague Jr Apr 4, 2016.

Angel Rodriguez Caguana archeoastronomy

Created by Miguel Sague Jr Mar 29, 2016 at 3:10pm. Last updated by Miguel Sague Jr Mar 29, 2016.

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