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Nelson Kau'marix Zayas
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  • Pine Plains, NY
  • United States
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  • Pedro Rodriguez
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  • Ignacio G. Rivera
  • Mia Lynn Rosario (Hibi D' Aniki)
  • Jaime Rosario Rivera
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Arawak Loom
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I am looking for any resources, especially photos/descriptions of the type of looms the Tainos would have used. The only name I have come across so far is called an Arawak Loom, but I can't seem to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by WAR May 11, 2018.

Achiano, Koromo, Rakuno, Sobaico
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Caney Circle's medicine wheel lists these as spirits who bear the name of that direction's respective star. Trying to figure out if Achiano, Koromo, Rakuno, Sobaico are the names of spirits or the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Miguel Sague Jr Aug 26, 2017.

Nagua/guayuco

Is anyone aware if the chroniclers documented specifics about the make-up of the nagua? Specifically I would like to know if they were worn as one long piece (a breechcloth) or as two individual…Continue

Started Feb 19, 2015

Pleiades Dance?
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Is anyone aware of a ritual ceremony in Taino culture involving  the Pleiades dance, which involves a mock fight between men and women, followed by a race? The dance took place at the start of the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nelson Kau'marix Zayas Feb 27, 2015.

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Nelson Kau'marix Zayas commented on Miguel Sague Jr's blog post Higuera Gourd in Taino spirituality
"Perfect, hahom!!"
Oct 29
Nelson Kau'marix Zayas commented on Miguel Sague Jr's blog post Higuera Gourd in Taino spirituality
"I was hoping the article gave more details about the designs on the gourd. I cannot see the designs in the photos."
Oct 28
Nelson Kau'marix Zayas left a comment for Diana
"Takaji (Greetings). What town are you in? I live in Pine Plains. I will be holding Full Moon Ceremony on Sunday. You are welcome to join the Google Meet."
Oct 28
Nelson Kau'marix Zayas and Diana are now friends
Oct 28
Nelson Kau'marix Zayas is now friends with lara pacheco and Ignacio G. Rivera
Sep 2
Edgar Rodriguez(Kunuku Ceiba) left a comment for Nelson Kau'marix Zayas
"please keep me on ,thanks"
Aug 14
Samantha Perez left a comment for Nelson Kau'marix Zayas
"Hi! I am not certain how to email you about the emails regarding membership. I’d love to continue my membership"
Aug 11
Mia Lynn Rosario (Hibi D' Aniki) left a comment for Nelson Kau'marix Zayas
"Please keep me on. Been very busy at work with Covid19 Abrazos  Bomatum Mia"
Aug 11
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Nelson Kau'marix Zayas is now friends with Guazabara Rivera and Jaime Rosario Rivera
Aug 20, 2019

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About Me:
I was born in NYC. Both my parents and their parents were born in Boriken.
Occupation:
Treasurer for the Caney Circle. Owner of Nelson Zayas Tax Services. Elementary School Teacher. Co-founder and Treasurer of Willow Roots, Inc.
Education:
BS Physician Assistant
MS Elementary Education PreK-6
MS Integrating Technology in the Classroom
Administrative Certification
Contact Information:
n.zayas@ppcsd.org
Research Interests:
Taino weaving
Taino medicine
Taino stories
Taino language
Taino culture
Link:
http://www.ppcsd.org/webpages/nzayas/

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At 5:06pm on August 14, 2020, Edgar Rodriguez(Kunuku Ceiba) said…

please keep me on ,thanks

At 5:48pm on August 11, 2020, Samantha Perez said…
Hi! I am not certain how to email you about the emails regarding membership. I’d love to continue my membership
At 1:52pm on August 11, 2020, Mia Lynn Rosario (Hibi D' Aniki) said…

Please keep me on. Been very busy at work with Covid19

Abrazos 

Bomatum

Mia

At 2:24am on August 2, 2014, AkuTurey said…

Taino ti,welcome Nelson! There is a lot to learn and"re-discover" here. You had questions about the Poughkeepsie Taino event on Aug 9th?  

 
 
 

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Cotton Weaving on Taino Belt

Created by Miguel Sague Jr Dec 3, 2020 at 2:36pm. Last updated by Miguel Sague Jr yesterday.

Taino cotton cemi

Created by Miguel Sague Jr Dec 3, 2020 at 2:19pm. Last updated by Miguel Sague Jr yesterday.

Taino basketry

Created by Miguel Sague Jr Dec 3, 2020 at 2:02pm. Last updated by Miguel Sague Jr yesterday.

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